Visitor Information and Contacting the School
Effective communication between home, school and our stakeholders is essential to support the young people in our care.
Our staff are busy teaching for most of the day, so to ensure you get to meet with the person you want to talk with, we request that parents and visitors make an advance appointment prior to visiting the school site.
If you wish to visit the school, please contact the school reception to arrange an appointment.
Tel: 01736 363559
If you wish to visit the school, please contact the school reception to arrange an appointment.
Tel: 01736 363559
We thank you for your compliance and understanding.
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Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - October 4 What an AMAZING day we’ve had! It was so lovely welcoming Year 6 pupils to experience life @ HDS and it’s been brilliant to see you all again this evening with your families! If you were unable to join us, please do get in touch to arrange a tour or take our virtual tour today! pic.twitter.com/mZayU6rh0t
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - March 23 Pupils of @HDSPenzance created 4 short films all relating to issues that affect young people's mental wellbeing - Check out this one about Self Image 🤳For all 4, visit https://t.co/7DBOBygQOJ@HeadStartKernow #MentalHealthAwareness #wellbeingwednesday pic.twitter.com/Kf55dNaxLs
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - March 17 Really excited to share out latest Youth in Mind video by pupils at @HDSPenzance with a focus on 4 aspects of modern day life that can affect young peoples mental wellbeing. #Wellbeing #mentalhealth @HeadStartKernow @TFFCornwall @TNLComFund https://t.co/qEyzO2vWr3
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - March 17 It’s the simple things… 😊 thank you @HDSPenzance for a brilliant learning experience today!Oh, I have apron envy! pic.twitter.com/1LclrPX7o0
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - December 17 HDS Christmas Concert 2021 We had a fantastic time at our annual Christmas Concert this year!A full playlist will follow next week, so stay tuned!Well done to all involved, and Happy Christmas everyone!https://t.co/DhqoMwLjYg via @YouTube
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - September 28 As part of the careers package we offer to our Year 7 students at Humphry Davy School, today we held a Year 7 Careers Top Trump Tournament in the library. Great fun was had by all our students certainly are Careers Superstars! pic.twitter.com/vl6VMn37yR
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - September 25 Today, we welcomed Year 6 pupils to HDS for some 'Super Saturday' fun! We've had a brilliant day and we hope you enjoyed it too! Click here to see more photos! https://t.co/loUtgyMwR4We look forward to seeing you again at our Open Day and Evening on Thursday 7th October. pic.twitter.com/y1M7Acyb4Z
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 30 SUMMER SCHOOL 2021!What an AMAZING week we’ve had at HDS! Year 7 2021 students, it was a delight spending time with you! We’ve had a brilliant week and, judging by the smiles on your faces, you did too!Visit our website to see the full photo gallery! pic.twitter.com/XI1dB7qEWZ
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 29 What an amazing performance this morning from Alumna Helen Glover and GB team-mate, Polly Swann! Helen, you gave it your all, and your amazing life journey continues to inspire us! Wishing you a safe journey home and some well-deserved time with your family!
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 28 We were excited to see Alumna Helen Glover and her GB team-mate, Polly Swann, finish second in the semi-final of the women's pair earlier this morning in Tokyo.We are sending you the best of luck for tomorrow's final! We know you can do it! @TeamGB @Helenglovergb
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - July 27 Good luck for tomorrow @Helenglovergb - wishing you all the best from Humphry Davy School!https://t.co/zbAgynubej
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - June 10 Massive congratulations to HDS Alumni and Olympic Gold Medallist, @Helenglovergb, on making Team GB for this year’s Tokyo Olympics! You continue to be an inspiration to all our students and we look forward to seeing you compete once more. Exciting times ahead!
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - June 10 We would like to wish Mareme and Isaac the best of luck for their journalistic experience over the G7 summit! They are spending three days at Falmouth University media hub where they are hoping to interview some of the G7 attendees! Good luck! pic.twitter.com/3gd0axY5kC
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - April 21 Looking for the perfect low cost venue for your club/group/activity? Contact us now on 01736 363559 and we’ll be happy to discuss your requirements. Further information can be found on our website: https://t.co/e6I7JyizLW pic.twitter.com/ZBBENDnEvj
Humphry Davy School 25 May 2023 Last month, The Humphry Davy Musical Theatre Club treated us to a fabulous production of 'Night at the Musicals'. The students gave brilliant performances from favourites such as 'Matilda' and 'Wicked'. Well done to all involved on an excellent show!
Humphry Davy School 24 May 2023 Are you interested in a career in fishing? Seafood Cornwall Training Hub have an open event next week!
Humphry Davy School 24 May 2023 Are you looking to kick start your career ? Are you 16-18 years old? Do you want to work on exciting projects that challenge you daily – and get paid while you do it? Apply Today! Penzance Dry Dock have an apprentice open day coming up! Copy the link to book a place! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apprentice-open-day-at-penzance-dry-dock-tickets-608312899257
Humphry Davy School 24 May 2023 Treneere Community Cleanup! Thursday 1st June (Half Term), 9:30am - 11:30am, meeting at the shops. Help keep our local community clean, and pop in to Whole Again Communities CIC for a free lunch after all your hard work!
Humphry Davy School 22 May 2023 One of our brilliant students from HDS was awarded the Sir Humphry Davy Prize this month for outstanding academic achievement in chemistry and physics. Joe was presented with an engraved pewter plate by the outgoing Mayor of Penzance, Councillor Jonathon How, following a public vote as part of The Brian Spiegelhalter Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards on Tuesday 9 May. Well done Joe!
Humphry Davy School 18 May 2023 Year 10 Photography students spent an eye-opening day at Falmouth University, taking in a tour of the campus and facilities and taking part in three fantastic workshops. They were able to test out the state-of-the-art equipment in tutorials that covered long exposure, overhead cameras, stop-motion animation, lighting and infinity curves to create beautiful, professional looking shots for their GCSE coursework. Check back on the website for more of the students work very soon!
Humphry Davy School 18 May 2023 Cornwall SCITT are recruiting for their Maths courses starting in September 2023. Share your passion and expertise with young people and inspire the next generation of specialists within your field. For more details, visit https://www.cornwallscitt.org/.
Humphry Davy School 17 May 2023 Humphry Davy School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable Lunchtime Supervisor to support the senior management team with student supervision during the lunchtime period. This is an exciting ‘first step’ opportunity to experience school-based work. We have an active commitment to staff development, and there may be opportunities to provide cover in other support roles subject to the applicant’s suitability. Please email email@example.com for full details.
Humphry Davy School 17 May 2023 Are you in year 11? Do you want to be a Dentist? Apply for this great opportunity to attend a residential dental summer school funded by Health Education England (HEE). A 3-night, 4-day summer school facilitated on the main University of Plymouth campus from Monday 10th July to Thursday 13th July 2023. You will gain an insight into dentistry/dental therapy & hygiene, looking at the whole life cycle of a dental student and it will focus on supporting your journey into dental education. Funding will cover travel costs, accommodation (in our university halls of residence), all meals, and refreshments. Please see the link below for further information about the summer school and the eligibility criteria. https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/outreach/summer-schools-2023 The closing date has been extended to Friday 26th May. If you are interested please ask Mrs Richards or Mrs Davies for an application form.
Humphry Davy School 15 May 2023 Tassomai’s free Live Lessons continue throughout exam season, this week it’s a GCSE chemistry lesson on polymerisation, on Wednesday at 5pm. Register for the lesson via the link below. They also have reposted some of the previous live lessons for lots of other subjects! (See second link) Chemistry lesson registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_shKazxYBRT2MUD8m-3OW-Q#/registration Live lesson website page: https://www.tassomai.com/live-lessons
Humphry Davy School 12 May 2023 Year 8 Parents Evening Tuesday 16th May (next week!) This is an exciting opportunity to speak to all subject teachers about the progress your child is making and to get any questions you have about your child’s education answered! Please book your appointments via logging into the parent portal and contact reception if you have trouble making appointments. We look forward to seeing you! https://portal.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/secure.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f
Humphry Davy School 11 May 2023 An opportunity for students, staff, parents and carers to go to an open event at Cornwall College Camborne which will provide information about the range of opportunities for students who would like to develop some additional independence as part of their next steps. Booking is via Foundation Learning and Vocational Academy Information Evening - Cornwall College
Humphry Davy School 10 May 2023 We were very proud of the way in which our Year 10 students approached their work experience week before Easter. Many surprised themselves with their ability to transfer existing skills to new situations and employers were extremely pleased with their work and attitude with some students ending their placements with offers of jobs and/or apprenticeships! Well done Year 10 and we look forward to supporting you over the next year as you decide which careers you would like to pursue in the future!
Humphry Davy School 5 May 2023 We are really looking forward to celebrating the King’s Coronation this weekend. Our dance team will be performing on Sunday (pictured showing off their amazing new uniform!) and our music students will be live from 2:45pm on Saturday! Come and join us in Morrab Gardens! We look forward to seeing you there.
Humphry Davy School 5 May 2023 A group of Year 7 students have been enrolled on a Forest School experience in the woods at Carbis Bay. They have been learning all about foraging, cooking outdoors and den building. They have had the opportunity to work on their team building skills and to develop their confidence in the 'Great Outdoors'.
Humphry Davy School 4 May 2023 What an amazing time we had in Austria. Enjoying the perfect weather and skiing conditions, our students developed their skills on the slopes over the course of the week. A great time was had by all, and we were certainly sad to leave the beautiful mountains! We are now planning our visit for next year, and we can’t wait to get back on the snow! Be sure to check out website to see more of the beautiful photos! https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/2331/news/post/1389/skiing-in-austria
Humphry Davy School 28 Apr 2023 Be sure to come and join us in celebrating the King's Coronation next Sunday in Morrab Gardens!
Headteacher William MarshallHumphry Davy School, Coombe Road, Penzance,
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