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U.S. Students Travel Abroad

Since 2011, students in 6, 7, and 8 grade have had the opportunity to travel to abroad over spring break. This past school year, Head of School, Rob Kelley and his wife, Ann Cotter-Kelley, accompanied 4 students on a 10 day adventure to China, visiting Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai. The trip... » read more

Pennfield Welcomes Military Families

The Pennfield School has a strong history of working with military families from the Naval War College, welcoming about 14 annually and making them part of our community. They arrive from all over the world—from Azerbaijan, Oman, England, India, Norway and the United States, among other places.... » read more

Osmo: a Self-guided Learning Tool

Technology is used daily by our students. The littlest learners work and play with their favorite apps. The lower school uses computers to reinforce their reading and math lessons. Our 5th through 8th grade students participate in our 1:1 iPad program and a weekly technology class. New this... » read more

Young Writer Receives Accolades

Pennfield is proud to have a winning entry in the 2017 Aquidneck Land Trust Art and Writing Contest sponsored by Sixteen on Center. English students in sixth through eighth grade were challenged to write 250 words describing their favorite scenic vista on Aquidneck Island. The contest was open... » read more

Merit & Science Scholarships

Three scholarships available for the 2018-2019 school year. Two Merit Scholarship are Available for Incoming 3rd Graders Two $5,500 Merit Scholarship will be given to new, incoming 3rd grade students.  Recipients will be selected based upon academic record, a teacher recommendation... » read more

Believe in Pennfield- Click to See Movie

The Pennfield Fund is vital to the success of the school, as it supports each and every aspect of the educational and extra-curricular programs.  It is not an “above and beyond” campaign, but a critical line item in Pennfield’s operational budget, that tuition alone cannot subsidize. Give... » read more

Isabelle Penny - Beloved Teacher

Our school mourns the loss of Isabelle Penny who passed away September 3, 2016. Mrs. Penny was the Assistant Head of School and renowned English teacher from 1972-1993. The New School was renamed The Pennfield School in Isabelle’s honor upon her retirement in 1993. To learn more about... » read more

Sailing Through Math & Science

Sixth Grade students at The Pennfield School have had the exciting opportunity to participate in REACH, US Sailing’s STEM Education Initiative at The Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI. The engaging, hands-on program combines STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education... » read more

Coach's Corner for Pennfield

The Pennfield School’s Cross Country team hosted the first meet of the season yesterday afternoon and turned in impressive performances both individually and collectively.  Twenty-six 4th & 5th graders ran first and it was apparent from the starting gun that the Panthers were well... » read more

Did You Know? News Worth Sharing

 Did You Know? Every Pennfield student performs a minimum of 20 hours of community service during the summer before 8thgrade. After volunteering, each student writes a reflective paper and shares their experience with the entire school during an assembly. Our Headmaster holds... » read more
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