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Changes to sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre

Changes to the operation of the sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre have been announced. In a joint statement, South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Priory Academy said the Academy will take back the […]

3 months ago
West End comes to Penwortham as theatre and TV star Layton Williams pays a visit

Layton Williams with Penwortham Priory Academy pupils The West End came to Penwortham Priory Academy when theatre and TV star Layton Williams hosted a drama and dance workshop for pupils.  The Bad Education actor, from Bury, spent […]

6 months ago
Penwortham Priory Academy gets new state-of-the-art IT building

Pupils outside the new Hex building An academy in Preston has opened its new IT and computer science building. Named The Hex the £1.4million centre was opened by Dr Claire […]

3 years ago
Award-winning astrophysicist from Preston is helping to save endangered animals

Dr Claire Burke A former Penwortham Priory student is leading a pioneering project to track and save endangered animals. Dr Claire Burke, 31, has been awarded the silver prize for physical sciences […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement This Penwortham teacher is competing in the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Tyler Spence will be competing in the Commonwealth Games 2018 A trainee teacher in Penwortham has qualified to represent England in the Commonwealth Games this year. Tyler Spence, 22, teacher […]

3 years ago
Penwortham science boy wonder Jamie Edwards to speak at TedxSalford

Jamie Edwards A Preston schoolboy is to appear at one of the biggest speaking events in the world. Jamies Edwards, 13, is an amateur scientist who is the youngest person ever to […]

7 years ago
Preston schoolboy becomes nuclear fusion world record holder

Jamie working on his reactor A Preston schoolboy is the youngest person in the world to build a nuclear fusion reactor. Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Jamie Edwards, 13, has built the reactor from scratch, with […]

7 years ago
Work to begin on new Humanities Centre at Penwortham Priory

Later this month construction begins at Penwortham Priory Academy on a new £1m languages and humanities centre. Significant rebuilding work at the Academy has taken place over the past 13 […]

8 years ago
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