Mr Walsh has turned from a Priory pupil into a Priory teacher – and loves it!
Mrs Simpson was bowled over by her long service award – as it was a necklace made in the design of a bowler hat - which was made by a former Priory pupil.
Learning Support Assistant Mrs Whalley has raised £150 for a cause close to Priory, the Space Centre.
Former Head Girl Janet Edwards and Sports Captain John Bennett, the Class of 1970, visited Priory as part of the 70th anniversary celebrations as well as to meet the new Head Prefects.
70 years ago Penwortham County Secondary School, as it was known then, welcomed its first full cohort of pupils.
Thanks to the Lancashire Evening Post, quite a few blasts from the past have cropped up over the summer break.
Lead Geography teacher Mr Watters, one of Priory’s longest serving members of staff, will leave at the end of this term after 29 years at Priory
A chance comment by one of our Class of 1953 led to a fantastic 70 years of Priory reunion in the Rose Garden.
Priory proudly celebrates its 70th anniversary this year and we have been digging through our archives to look at how the school has changed since 1953.
When the House of Commons came to Priory as the MP for South RIbble visits the school.
On Wednesday we welcomed two special visitors to Penwortham Priory Academy.
Why don't we do these anymore? Class of 2003: A vintage year!
Former Priory pupil Jemma Oliver has travelled the world but is now giving back to the community of Penwortham.
LuSoM deliver a talk to top set maths along with former pupils Jack and James.
Priory’s first Head Boy and Girl were reunited after almost 66 years apart and had the chance to meet the incumbents of the posts.
This week we welcomed back our Head Girl from Class of 2017.
It was back to school for Priory’s first ever Head Girl and her conclusion on the new-look Priory was ‘it’s amazing’.
Priory's alumni were leading the way at the Institute of Physics conference in London
Mr Cox used to be a pupil at Priory and he says the school is 'unrecognisable' from his early days after returning as a Science teacher earlier this year.
Did you know that we also offer GCSE examinations in other foreign languages at Priory?
Happy birthday to 22-year-old Penwortham Priory Academy twins whose birthday was 02-02-22.
History teacher Mr Eccles has revelled in the daily journals to find 'picks' which we will find amusing to read today. How things have changed!
We're really excited to be in touch with the daughter of one of our very first Head Girls.
Class of 2020, pupil, Libby, admitted she almost quit synchronised swimming – but now she has received a call up to the GB World and European squad.
A tree has been planted in the Priory garden in memory of former teacher, Jean Wragg.
We were saddened to be informed that Jack passed away suddenly on 23 October, aged 28.
Sadly, due to the rising Covid cases it is not sensible for us to run an ‘in-person’ Celebration Evening this year.
Former pupils have a habit of returning to Priory as staff – and Site Supervisor Andy Kolacz is the latest!
Penwortham Priory Academy will introduce the Jean Wragg ‘Strive for the Highest’ award in memory of former English teacher and Head of Year who died recently.
This photo was kindly sent to us this week by former English teacher, Mr Hunter.
Carl left Priory in 2009 and an early enthusiasm for PE led to him to an education in sports, followed by a career in the Army.
Whilst at Priory, Louise took part in an experimental education programme and recently her mum got in touch to update us with how things have turned out since she left us a decade ago.
Former Priory pupil Harry has left home at 16 to pursue his dream of being an American Footballer and also to follow his love of sports journalism.
Whilst many of you will be tuning in to watch I'm a Celebrity on Sunday night, please look out for one of its stars in particular - former Priory pupil, Jordan North.
Ed was the 4th official at last night's televised Women's FA Cup semi final match.
The family of Daniel Appleby have brought in this year’s plaque which will be presented to a pupil for friendship and kindness.