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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Tue 19

Ex-Year 11 Presentation Evening

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 26

Tutor Achievement Evening

November 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 29

Staff Training Day

November 29
Tue 10

Year 9 Careers, Choices and Pathways Evening

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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

#AntiBullyingWeek : As part of Anti-Bullying Week, our students have been leading assemblies on how to prevent bull… https://t.co/alw6orJNTK
0 days ago

🏅 Class of 2019 Presentation Evening: A reminder that our Class of 2019 Presentation Evening will take place on Tue… https://t.co/rvjCGTIZBA
1 days ago

🎤 Pearl of Africa 2019: A huge thank you to @pearlofafrica Children's Choir for their memorable visit to the school… https://t.co/sjvGGmIoO7
2 days ago

📧 VLE E-mails: Due to some recent technical issues, weekly VLE e-mails have not been reaching parents/guardians on… https://t.co/hJEHJFZbKI
2 days ago

#RemembranceDay : This morning our staff and students honoured those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to… https://t.co/hm4ORu4aWy
4 days ago

⚽️ Trip to London: Penryn College take on Wembley! https://t.co/1vJ9cssCm3
6 days ago

📰 Weekly Newsletter: Pearl of Africa Choir, Rotary Young Chef Competition, full sports round-up, Schools Environmen… https://t.co/3rGDZAI5Ys
6 days ago

Remembrance Day Assemblies: Our #RemembranceDay assemblies have been taking place all week this week - with studen… https://t.co/XhRiJd22o5
8 days ago

🎤 Pearl of Africa 2019: Be fantastically entertained while supporting a wonderful charity here at Penryn College to… https://t.co/liznBn0oWs
9 days ago

🌍 Schools Environment Conference: Seven of our students joined academics, Cornwall Council, and over 150 school pup… https://t.co/ZIIJ5IJu9d
10 days ago

🎤 Pearl of Africa 2019: Don't miss your chance to see the amazing Pearl of Africa Choir at Penryn College this Thur… https://t.co/i5slhMq4s5
11 days ago



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

Rugby Teams Taste Early-Season Tournament Success

It’s been a successful month for Penryn College’s Rugby teams – with both the Year 11 and Year 8 squads…

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16 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