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Our latest Ofsted report: inspectors delighted with progress, safeguarding and pupil involvement

07 March 2017

They came, they saw, they were impressed We were visited by Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools on 9th February 2017.…

GCSE students take a trip to Germany

28 February 2017

25 year 11s and 5 year 10 GCSE history students took a trip to Germany this month where they visited…

Year 11s receive invaluable Alumni advice.

20 February 2017

5 alumni returned to Penryn College to share advice and experience with current students, during an event organised by Future First and Penryn…

Young Carers create inspiration on awareness day

30 January 2017

Young Carer Awareness Day is a yearly event which recognises 700,000 incredible young carers. While showing support for these amazing…

Sports round-up – Penryn College are County Champions!

27 January 2017

Hockey Our under 16s had a fantastic match, winning 5 – 1 against Mullion. Congratulations to the team: G Honey,…

Penryn College ranks first in Cornwall for high ability students

20 January 2017

In two significant progress measures announced in this week’s school league tables, Penryn College’s more able students outperformed all other…

One step closer to the National Final – Jake Ash reports

17 January 2017

Penryn College’s Year 11s moved one step closer to a dream National Final after overcoming Torquay Boys Grammar School in…

Celebrating Penryn College Pupils’ Achievements

13 January 2017

Penryn College held the second Achievements Celebration of the academic year this week, which recognises the students who have been taking the…

A few things you didn’t know about Mr Paul Walker, Headteacher!

09 January 2017

 Mr Walker has worked at Penryn College for 14 years and is a very familiar face to lots of parents.…

Communication at Penryn College

06 January 2017

  There’s never been so many ways to stay up to date with our school. Last term Penryn College took…

Looking back, looking forward: Ms Hunter’s final assembly

15 December 2016

All this week, Ms Hunter has been looking back over 21 years of headship with her students, reflecting on how…

Christmas 2016 at Penryn College – it’s all about sharing, caring and giving

15 December 2016

We do love Xmas here at the college!  We love it so much we always have two enormous 4 metre…

Penryn College Christmas Concert 2016

15 December 2016

  On Tuesday 13th December we held our 2016 Penryn College Christmas Concert – it’s a showpiece of talent for…

Sports round up – 2016 going out with a bang!

15 December 2016

Sports round up – 2016 going out with a bang! U15 Netball beat Pate’s 42-34 and are now in the…

Marie Hunter: goodbye to our indefatigable headteacher!

07 December 2016

  Marie Hunter – farewell to headship after 21 years with us at Penryn College This month Marie Hunter retires as…

Competition, ambition, inspiration: an interview with football coach, Jake Ash

06 December 2016

Jake Ash, head coach of football at Penryn College, and with a busy day job as our Study Support Programme…

Extreme Reading – don’t try this at home!

30 November 2016

We thought you’d like to see the results of our Year 7 Extreme Reading Competition.  Every class is challenged to…

Sports round up – celebrating some fabulous successes this week!

29 November 2016

  Abbie Downing has impressive National Success in Biathlon! Abbie Downing recently qualified in 46th place in her Biathlon regional round,…

We say goodbye to the class of 2016!

29 November 2016

November 23rd: An evening of celebration and best wishes for future success for our former students   Students, teachers and…

What did you do this weekend? Year 7 and 8 rugby players had a memorable one!

29 November 2016

    “Played rugby at Twickenham, watched by Eddie Jones the England Rugby head coach and then stood as Guard of…