Parent FAQs

The school term and closure dates are listed on the school website and are also featured in the website calendar.

Uniform is available during term-time from the uniform shop, situated in the College. It is open Mon 1.15-1.45pm / Weds 3.30-4.00pm / Thurs 1.15-1.45pm. If you wish to purchase sports kits, please visit www.agamesports.co.uk

Please contact Student Services – 01326 372379 ex 1239

Please email Business@penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk or phone 01326 372379 and ask for your login details to be reissued to you.

Please email Secretary@penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk or call Reception on 01326 372379 and leave a message, which will be passed on to the tutor.

There are subject review dates, which take place at different time across the year depending on your child’s year group. Please check the website calendar for key dates.

We would advise you to firstly contact your child’s tutor. If there is a significant concern the tutor will contact the Head of House, the Anti-Bullying team and the Assistant Head in charge of Safeguarding. Our anti-bullying policy is available to view on the policies page of the website or you can find details of our TALK campaign below.

Any person with parental responsibility at the College is welcome to join our Parents Forum. The aim of the Forum is to make the College more aware of the parents’ perspectives and to provide a meeting ground for parents and teachers. The Parents are also regularly consulted on the development plan, new initiatives and changes. If you would like to attend, the Parents Forum dates are available as a download on the Parents Forum page of the website.

Please email parentsforum@penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk

This information is available to view on the Virtual School.

Your child will be given lots of support in lessons to help prepare for their examinations and many students will also be confident revising. However, we have made available some useful downloads on the Exam Timetable page of the website.

This information is available to view on the Virtual School. As a parent you can also sign up to a weekly email. You will be sent an email every Friday with details of homework, behaviour, achievement, attendance and any upcoming key dates for the diary.

You should only try to contact your child in an emergency, if this is the case please call Reception.

Lost property is situated at the College Reception, please send your child to lost property during break or lunch time.

Please contact the Local Authority: www.cornwall.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools-and-colleges/school-meals

Please contact the Local Authority: www.cornwall.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools-and-colleges/school-transport