12 March 2020
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We are an Ofsted rated Good school

We are now in a position to share the outcome of our Ofsted full inspection that took place last week.

10 March 2020
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A monster calls for Year 9 pupils

English teacher, Mr Faulkner, along with Assistant Head, Mr Gee, had the recent pleasure of being able to take a party of Year 9 Priory pupils to the Lowry Theatre, Salford, to see the play A Monster Calls.

6 March 2020
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Priory celebrates World Book Day

From Paddington Bear to The Hungry Caterpillar, World Book Day meant staff and pupils were busy decorating their classroom doors all about their favourite books.

6 March 2020
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Head of English kicks off a week of events for World Book Day

On Monday, Mrs Gidden kicked off the week of events by launching the Book Face quiz - who's hiding behind the book?

6 March 2020
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Mrs Gidden's cool readers club - Cerys

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 10 pupil, Cerys.

6 March 2020
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Actor talks about his school story

A star of former school-set drama, Joshua Miles, visited Priory last Friday afternoon to talk about a play he wrote about his time during school.

6 March 2020
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An education in alcohol

Head of Learning for Life, Mrs Hopes, has attended an Alcohol Education Trust workshop to look at, and implement, newly developed teaching resources focusing on alcohol and its impact.

6 March 2020
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COVID-19: Advice for places of education

The Department for Education has launched a new Coronavirus helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. 

6 March 2020
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Food tech pupils enjoy a taste of Runshaw College

Yesterday, a small group of incredibly talented GCSE Food Technology & Nutrition pupils ventured to Runshaw College to sample the delights of its Catering & Hospitality and Travel & Tourism departments.

2 March 2020
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Ofsted Inspection 3 March

We have been informed today that Ofsted will inspect Penwortham Priory Academy on 03 March 2020.

2 March 2020
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Peer mentors prove perfect role models

At Priory we realise that our older pupils are excellent role models for younger pupils and so we have a very successful peer mentoring programme in place.

2 March 2020
Image of Mrs Gidden's Cool Readers Club - Junior

Mrs Gidden's Cool Readers Club - Junior

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, Junior.