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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…

Calling all ex-students: could you inspire our students to make a career choice of their dreams?

14 September 2016

Mrs Bastian, our Work-Related Learning Manager says: We’ve teamed up with education charity Future First, who are helping us to…

This is what Mr Lugg did in the first week of September!

14 September 2016

On September 1, Dan Lugg, our Peninsula Schools Sports Partnership Co-ordinator, was part of a six person team who ran a…

Record numbers attend our Summer School Activities Programme

13 September 2016

  Record numbers attended the college Summer School in August – with 100 activities to attend, and over 1000 sessions…

William wows us with his sailing success!

12 September 2016

  Year 8 student Will Laity has been busy this summer while some of us have been chilling.  In August…

Mayor tells our students: “Penryn is proud of you”

09 September 2016

Every one of our 1117 students sat up and listened to Penryn Mayor, Mark Snowdon, welcome them back after the summer…

Record breaking results

25 August 2016

25/08/2016 Penryn College celebrates ‘Gold Medal’ GCSE success for students   Students at Penryn College had their own ‘Olympic’ golden…

Arwenack win Sports Day

28 June 2016

Arwenack were 2016 Sports Day victors and celebrated Kirie Bush and Sam Yendle getting their hands on the cup after the…

Sports Day under way

24 June 2016

Sports Day got under way this morning despite the indifferent weather. All pupils took part in inclusive activities during the…

Pupils show the chef how they roll

23 June 2016

Today, Thursday 23rd June, some of the College pupils had the pleasure of working with the Chartwells area chef, Paul…

Falmouth University Film and TV Workshop

16 June 2016

Two students from Falmouth University joined our Year 10 media students last week for a special session on ‘green screens’.…

Penryn 800 – Art Project

14 June 2016

Last week art leaders from Penryn College took part in a very special art project that is to play a major role in the…

Rotary ‘Big Day Out 2016’

13 June 2016

A group of Penryn College pupils were invited to help at the annual Rotary ‘Big Day Out 2016’ on Wednesday 8th June.…

Tombstoning: Safety Advice

09 June 2016

    Captain Mark Killingback M.N.I. Harbour Master Truro and Penryn ” A leap into the unknown”. Today my staff…

Dementia in the Southwest Event

27 May 2016

On Friday 20th May three pupils from Penryn College attended a launch event at the Princess Pavilions in Falmouth for…

Work Experience 2016

24 May 2016

Last month Penryn College Year 10 pupils took part in Work Experience Week. Our students visited some of the county’s…

Canteen Survey Winners

20 May 2016

Last month pupils were asked to complete an annual survey about the school canteen. Anyone who completed the survey was…