Penwortham Priory Academy

Statue of WW1 Corporal donated to Penwortham school memorial garden

Tommy with John Winders, gardener Chris Farron (second left) Principal Matt Eastham (third left), Lead Teacher for History Alistair Eccles (second right) and Priory's Head Prefects. A new addition to a war memorial garden has been unveiled at a secondary school in Penwortham. Penwortham Priory Academy were donated a statue of Corporal Tommy, which stands in […]

3 months ago
Sam Pegram’s legacy football tournament returns to Penwortham

A football tournament in memory of a Penwortham aid worker who died in a plane crash in Ethophia is returning for a second year. Sam Pegram’s family and friends are […]

12 months ago
A chance remark leads to Penwortham Priory Academy 70 year reunion

4 elderley, caucasian people - 2 men and 2 women - inside holding an old school blazer A chance comment by one of Penwortham Priory Academy’s Class of 1953 led to a fantastic 70 year reunion in the school’s Rose Garden.  Priory’s first head girl Sonia Ward […]

1 year ago
Penwortham teaching ‘legend’ reaches retirement

A Penwortham geography teacher has called time on his career to head off into retirement. Andy Watters has been described as a ‘legend’ by staff and pupils at Penwortham Priory […]

1 year ago
Former Penwortham head boy and girl reunite after 66 years

The first Head Boy and Girl at Penwortham Priory Academy were reunited after almost 66 years and met the current students in the posts. 82-year-old Sonia Ward (nee Taylor) visited […]

2 years ago
Hand-painted mural revisiting Preston’s rich textiles history set to adorn The Harris hoardings

A highly anticipated mural is set to be unveiled outside The Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library later this month. Hand painted by local artist Gavin Renshaw, ‚ÄėThe links in […]

2 years ago
Penwortham football tournament honours Sam Pegram

A Penwortham high school football tournament honouring the late Sam Pegram has raised ¬£1,751.97 for two dedicated charities. Sam Pegram, 25, from Penwortham, and fellow UK nationals Joanna Toole, 36, from […]

2 years ago
Penwortham Priory Academy to host football tournament to honour Sam Pegram

Sam Pegram died while in Africa helping refugees Pic: Blog Preston/Pegram family A local secondary school will host a charity football tournament later this month to raise funds for Sam’s Legacy. Sam Pegram, 25, from Penwortham, and fellow UK nationals Joanna Toole, […]

2 years ago
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