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! https://t.co/mZayU6rh0t
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - October 4 A big warm welcome to all Year 6's who have joined us for our Open Day today. We know you will have an amazing time! Have fun and we look forward to seeing you and your families at 6pm for our Open Evening. https://t.co/scaXvY70jo
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 https://t.co/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 - 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! https://t.co/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/loUtgyMwR4 We look forward to seeing you again at our Open Day and Evening on Thursday 7th October. https://t.co/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! https://t.co/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 - June 24 Our summer music concert is off to a fantastic start! With the sun shining and the students in great spirits it is sure to be a brilliant evening for all! Welcome everyone! https://t.co/XioNBYy27f
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! https://t.co/3gd0axY5kC
Humphry Davy School @hdspenzance - April 23 Happy Friday everyone! With the summer term now underway, what a glorious day for our first Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition since lockdown! Have a great day Year 10! We look forward to seeing the photos of your adventure! https://t.co/2NGbfcXnCx
Humphry Davy School 4 Oct 2022 What an AMAZING day we’ve had today! It was so lovely welcoming Year 6 pupils to experience life at HDS and it’s been brilliant to see you all again this evening with your families! If you were unable to join us this evening, please do get in touch to arrange a tour…or head over to our website to take our virtual tour today! We look forward to seeing you all again soon. https://virtualschooltour.co.uk/humphrydavy/
Humphry Davy School 4 Oct 2022 A big warm welcome to all Year 6's who have joined us for our Open Day today. We know you will have an amazing time! Have fun and we look forward to seeing you and your families at 6pm for our Open Evening. Further details are on our website, be sure to check back later for photos from today.
Humphry Davy School 3 Oct 2022 Our Year 7 camp this year was an absolute blast! Filled with so much laughter, it was a great opportunity for our new students to make new friends and spend time getting to know their heads of house.
Humphry Davy School 3 Oct 2022 Congratulations to HDS student Katie on this fantastic achievement! What an amazing opportunity. We wish you the best of luck in your competition!
Humphry Davy School 3 Oct 2022 How great was our Careers Fair this year!
Humphry Davy School 30 Sep 2022 Wow, what a great time our Year 7's had last evening. Sleeping with the sharks was a huge hit....and, whilst it's been a bit wet outside today, our Year 7's have been in good spirits, staying warm and dry at Plymouth Bowl. What a brilliant couple of days. Have a great weekend everyone!
Humphry Davy School 29 Sep 2022 Today marked the start of our second Year 7 camp this year! There were lots of happy smiles this morning as students from Longya, Tevi, and Kemeneth houses headed to their first destination - The Eden Project! What a great time they had exploring the biomes, making new friends and having fun! We look forward to hearing about their forthcoming evening, sleeping with the sharks at Plymouth Aquarium! Have fun guys....we look forward to seeing pictures from 'day two' tomorrow!
Humphry Davy School 29 Sep 2022 Thank you to everyone who attended our 'Super Saturday' this year. Here's a short video to show how much fun we had! We are really looking forward to seeing you all again on Tuesday 4th October for our Open Day and Evening!
Humphry Davy School 28 Sep 2022 We’ve had a fabulous day today at our annual Careers Fair. With every student able to engage with a huge range of employers and education providers, there was certainly a ‘buzz’ in the air! Many thanks to all of the exhibitors for providing a wonderful and inspirational experience for all our students. It was great to see so many engaging opportunities; enabling all students from Year 7 upwards to think about their future life goals and find out more about how to reach them. It was also fantastic to see so many of our parents and carers taking the opportunity to visit the event with their children after school. What an amazing day!
Humphry Davy School 27 Sep 2022 Are you in Year 5 or 6 and searching for your future secondary school? We would love to welcome you and your families to our Open Evening on Tuesday 4th October, from 6pm! Come and see for yourselves what makes HDS such a great place to learn!
Humphry Davy School 26 Sep 2022 We’re really looking forward to our Annual Careers Fair this Wednesday (28th September). With over 40 exhibitors representing a diverse range of industries and sectors, it is sure to be an amazing experience for our students during the school day. Parents and Carers of all years are invited to join us to have a look around from 3.30pm. Parents and Carers of Year 11 students are then invited to attend our ‘Ready for Year 11 Event’ which starts at 5.30pm.
Humphry Davy School 24 Sep 2022 What a SUPER SATURDAY we've had today! It was lovely to welcome so many Year 6 students this morning and to see so many excited and smiling faces! Everyone has had a brilliant morning being creative, getting active, exploring the site and problem solving! We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did, and we look forward to seeing you all again on Tuesday 4th October for our Open Day and Evening!
Humphry Davy School 23 Sep 2022 Last night our Year 7 students ‘slept with the sharks’ at Plymouth Aquarium! What an exciting overnight stay...complete with a movie in front of the biggest tank, and a midnight snack! Up early this morning, our students enjoyed breakfast overlooking the water, before heading to Plymouth Bowl for a couple of games and lunch. I'm sure we'll be hearing more about their adventures upon their return!
Humphry Davy School 22 Sep 2022 Today marked the start of our first Year 7 camp this year! Students from Aweni, Medra and Sowena houses were full of excitement as they arrived at school this morning, eager to board the buses and get going! Their first stop at the Eden Project proved to be a huge hit with smiles all round. Tonight they will be ‘sleeping with the sharks’ at Plymouth Aquarium! What an exciting opportunity, we can’t wait to hear all about it!
Humphry Davy School 22 Sep 2022 We are so excited to welcome Year 6 students to our Super Saturday this weekend! We have so many wonderful activities planned for you which will give you a real taste of what life is like at HDS. We can’t wait to see you all!
Humphry Davy School 21 Sep 2022 Members of the Penzance community gathered on Sunday at St Mary's church for a very special service commemorating Queen Elizabeth II. Our senior prefects were involved in the ceremony, invited to lay a rose on the book of condolences and to receive a commemorative candle. It was a beautiful service which reflected on the late Queens service; relationships; community and the future. It was a privilege to represent Humphry Davy School.
Humphry Davy School 21 Sep 2022 Recruiting now! We require enthusiastic and willing individuals to undertake general cleaning duties - to cover absences and at busy times – and to assist the site team to set up facilities on an ad hoc basis (subject to relevant training having been provided). Please visit our website for more information and how to apply! https://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/2343/staff-vacancies-1
Humphry Davy School 16 Sep 2022 What an amazing start to the Autumn term! It has been lovely to welcome back all our students for another school year and to welcome our new Year 7s! So many exciting things to come this year and we cannot wait to share them with you all.
Humphry Davy School 15 Sep 2022 On Tuesday lunch time our staff band put on a fantastic concert for our lucky students on the Plinth. The atmosphere was great! We are hoping that the concert will inspire students to want to learn how to play a musical instrument, sing or join a band!
Humphry Davy School 12 Sep 2022 It was a privilege to attend the Proclamation on the Accession of our new Sovereign at St John’s Hall, Penzance at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday 11 September 2022. Mr Marshall and Mrs Oliver attended, representing Humphry Davy School alongside other members of the Penzance community for this memorable occasion.
Headteacher William MarshallHumphry Davy School, Coombe Road, Penzance,
Cornwall, TR18 2TG
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