Welcome to Penryn College A modern, prospering secondary school - catering for boys and girls aged 11-16
Achieving Through Challenge We strive to help children achieve their very best in school and life
Sports, Games, and Activities We provide a wide range of sports, games, and activities for students - from climbing to traditional team sports
Learning for the Future We prepare students for life in the 21st century


At Penryn College we work hard to prepare students to achieve whatever they aspire to, however great or small. Our role is to help them meet their personal challenges and provide opportunities that will enable them to thrive in the 21st century.

About the School

Information for Parents/Guardians

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Fri 20

Closure Day

December 20
Mon 23

Christmas Holidays

23rd December 2019 - 3rd January 2020
Mon 06

Closure Day

6th January 2020
Tue 07

Students Return to School

7th January 2020
Mon 17

February Half-Term

17th February 2020 - 21st February 2020
Mon 16

Staff Training Day

16th March 2020
Mon 30

Easter Holidays

30th March 2020 - 13th April 2020
Tue 14

Students Return to School

14th April 2020 @ 8:40 am - 3:25 pm
Mon 25

May Half-Term

25th May 2020 - 29th May 2020
Thu 23

Final Day of School Term

23rd July 2020 @ 8:40 am - 3:25 pm

📰 Weekly Newsletter: Sporting success, school charity events, 2019 Christmas Poem winners, and much more! Be sure t… https://t.co/HvXRI8IOwk
0 days ago

🗳 Mock General Election: The votes have been counted from yesterday's mock general election, and we can now reveal… https://t.co/mSqVOnKGCK
1 days ago

🗳 Mock General Election: More than 380 students voted in our mock general election today! Pupils showed lots of pa… https://t.co/sHb0gQXqEG
1 days ago

🍴🎅 Christmas Lunch and Tree Decoration: Christmas has truly arrived here at Penryn College! Our students and staff… https://t.co/oZxOec62V7
2 days ago

🏓 Table Tennis: Over 150 students from 15 different schools took part in the Cornwall School Games Table Tennis Fin… https://t.co/vPfvMujcZM
2 days ago

🗳 Mock General Election: Ahead of this Thursday's mock general election for students, the key points of the Labour… https://t.co/TrhY8u5RUt
3 days ago

🎄 2019 Christmas Concert: This year's Christmas Concert will take place on Tuesday 17 December (7.00pm onwards). T… https://t.co/QBgKDdYT5C
4 days ago

📰 Weekly Newsletter: Exciting careers day, upcoming school charity events, sporting success, and much more! Be sure… https://t.co/G6XNhIyHZm
7 days ago

🎄🥫 Penryn & Falmouth Foodbank Appeal: Following the wonderful generosity of our students, their families, and staff… https://t.co/e6nHlrs6on
11 days ago

📰 Weekly Newsletter: Foodbank appeal, Rotary Young Chef success, Medical Day visit to the Royal Cornwall Hospital,… https://t.co/8eKAzch0IB
14 days ago

👩‍🏫 Staff Training Day: A reminder that the school will be closed to students tomorrow due to a Staff Training Day.
15 days ago



2019 Foodbank Collection

Following the wonderful generosity of students, their families, and staff during last year’s Foodbank appeal – pupils at Penryn College…

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02 December 2019

Students Showcase Art and Fashion Work

Art and Textiles students at Penryn College have been showcasing their eye-catching work in superb style in recent months, via…

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23 October 2019

U16 Netball Team Crowned County Schools Tournament Champions

Penryn College’s U16 Netball squad made it three tournament wins in as many weeks for the school’s sports teams on…

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17 October 2019

"Cooperation, keenness, enthusiasm and the ability to learn independently are among the key things we develop in our students."

Penryn College Head of Department