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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…

Are we a rugby school? Oh yes!

29 November 2016

Tom Excell, PE teacher, Head of House and rugby coach reflects on Penryn’s passion for rugby Just how keen are…

Sports round up – November 2016

23 November 2016

Netball Penryn College U15’s Netball team beat Millfield. Penryn College played Millfield School at home on Thursday in the 3rd…

Year 9 Careers Fair connects curious students and enthusiastic employers

16 November 2016

What a great evening! Last week our Work-Related Learning team invited local employers and colleges to meet our Year 9 students and…

Remembrance Day – In Pictures

15 November 2016

n Friday the 11th of November 2016 students and staff at Penryn College organised and took part in a stunning…

Netball – sport in the spotlight

08 November 2016

Netball at Penryn College: real success at all levels! Girls’ netball is a hugely popular sport at Penryn College.  Here…

‘What a great bunch of thoughtful, active, committed students’

07 November 2016

Our Press Officer was invited to sit in on debate at the latest School Council meeting. It has to be…

Latest sports round up for week ending 21st Oct

31 October 2016

Netball Netball v Richard Lander Years 7 – 9 all won their matches! Football Year 10s v Humphrey Davy School, Penzance…

How our new Prefect Team makes a difference

31 October 2016

Each school year we appoint a new prefect team – it’s a big deal for us and them, and individual…

Purple 4 Polio: selling crocus bulbs for a great cause

31 October 2016

Members of our Interact Club, a youth division of Penryn Rotary Club, are doing their bit to help eradicate a once…

Riders Alex and Tom win 4X team trophy and individual national places

31 October 2016

Alex Piper and Tom Bell have both won national places in the British Cycling 4X Series 2016.  Tom won 2nd place…

Our boys get stuck into some great local charity work

27 October 2016

Interact members help out at memory garden at Gyllyngdune   Five months after green-fingered volunteers both young and old had…

Expert engineers pump enthusiasm into Penryn College STEM curriculum

25 October 2016

On Friday 60 Year 8 students were propelled into an emergency disaster simulation by a team from local engineering company, Watson-Marlow…