12 December 2019

Changes to school hours

Following the consultation, it is confirmed that from Monday 6 January 2020, following the Christmas break, school will finish at 3.10pm rather than 3.20pm.

9 December 2019

Librarians - For the love of books

Our librarians are volunteers and are keen readers. They have their own rota and duty list and ensure the library is organised, tidy and well-stocked.

9 December 2019

Priory's gardeners sow the seeds of the past

Penwortham Priory Academy pupils are sowing seeds in a new way – making use of abandoned bottles.

9 December 2019

Mrs Gidden's cool readers club - Lily

Priory’s Head of English, Mrs Gidden, has been really impressed with many of our multi-talented pupils and wanted to highlight their love of reading while excelling at other pursuits. This week we interviewed Year 7 pupil, Lily.

6 December 2019

Mental health - time to talk assemblies

Mental Health - Time to Talk has been the theme in both the assemblies and the Character & Culture sessions this week throughout all year groups. 

3 December 2019

Mrs Gidden's cool readers club - Lucas

Priory’s Head of English, Mrs Gidden, has been really impressed with many of our multi-talented pupils and wanted to highlight their love of reading while excelling at other pursuits. This week we interviewed Year 8 pupil, Lucas.

3 December 2019

PE have a go at taekondo

Last week saw pupils in Years 7-10 given the opportunity for an enrichment taster session of Taekwondo with sessions running in lessons and at lunchtime.

2 December 2019

Year 7 pupil invited to open new M&S store

It's been talked about for a while, but eventually the M&S Foodhall store in Chorley finally opened on Wednesday and Priory pupil, Lewis, was invited to help cut the ribbon.

2 December 2019

Year 10 girls enjoy enrichment adventure

Two Penwortham Priory Academy pupils enjoyed what they called a ‘character-building trip' as part of the Rotary Youth Programme of Enrichment (RYPEN).

29 November 2019

Everyone's talking about Jamie - theatre trip

Students took a trip to the Apollo Theatre, London, on Wednesday and for a workshop at the prestigious Pineapple Studios to meet Layton Williams who plays Jamie New.

28 November 2019

When the BBC came to Priory

Penwortham Priory Academy made national television twice this month as Preston’s famous One Voice Choir succeeded through to the finals of the BBC Songs of Praise Choir of the Year competition.

28 November 2019

Year 8 pupils cook for the homeless

On Tuesday evening these three kind-hearted pupils stayed behind after school to help feed the homeless.