News

‘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…

‘Mum, I’m getting an ECDL!’

18 October 2016

Don’t panic – Mr Yule, Head of ICT,  answers some FAQs What is an ECDL? This is possibly the world’s…

This week’s sports round up here!

18 October 2016

Sometimes the newsletter just doesn’t have the space for everything that happens on the sports field, so here is a…

We believe school sports doesn’t get any better anywhere in the south-west!

17 October 2016

It’s hard to believe, but Penryn College is even more sports-mad than ever!  There have been huge increases in children…

Students have their say: our student survey gets a reaction!

10 October 2016

Students’ opinions shape school improvements Last summer term we conducted our school wide student opinion survey – we call it…

It helps to talk: support for all students

03 October 2016

This month Penryn College published a leaflet called ‘talk@Penryn College’.  It is just one of the ways we are using…

Will on a winning streak!

30 September 2016

Will Laity continues to have stunning success in his sailing!       This week he won a Bronze medal  in…

Shining the Light Fantastic! Our amazing Arts Leaders involved in a first for Penryn and Cornwall!

28 September 2016

Penryn will see an original light show projected onto the walls of Penryn Town Hall this weekend (Saturday October 1st  8-10pm).…

Penryn students headed outdoors this month (just try stopping ‘em!)

28 September 2016

We have a phenomenal outdoor education programme and September’s activities just prove it!  None of these expeditions or activities would…

Experience our Open Evening – in photos

26 September 2016

  “I came from a primary school with only 100 pupils, but after a few days it doesn’t feel so…

Penryn College on the road to glory as they enter this season’s ESFA PlayStation®Schools’ Cup

21 September 2016

With the summer break now over, it’s back to the classroom and onto the sports fields for Penryn College who…

5 reasons why our boys are doing so well at GCSE

20 September 2016

We were jumping for joy when we saw how well boys had performed at GCSE this year.  They achieved over 63%…

Our young designers meet commercial challenge set by St Austell Brewery

16 September 2016

  Year 11 student, Matilda Fuller,  has already started her interior design career by winning a competition run by St Austell…

Year 9 give royalty a real Penryn welcome

14 September 2016

Our Year Nine students lined Market Street, Penryn on Thursday 8th September to welcome His Royal Highness Prince Richard, Duke…