Welcome to Penryn College A modern, prospering secondary school - catering for children and young people aged 11-16
Academic Excellence In 2023's GCSE exams, 74% of students achieved a grade 4 or above and 29% earned a grade 7 or above
Achieving through Challenge We strive to help children and young people achieve their very best in school and life
Language Learning The 2022/23 school year saw pupils take GCSEs in seven languages: French, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Portuguese, Italian and Persian
Sports, Games, and Activities We provide a wide range of sports, games, and activities for students - from climbing to traditional team sports
Learning for the Future We prepare students for life in the 21st century
Ofsted Report You can view our most recent Ofsted report via 'The School > Ofsted and Performance' on our website


At Penryn College, we work hard to prepare students to achieve whatever they aspire to, however great or small. Our role is to help them meet their personal challenges and provide opportunities that will enable them to thrive in the 21st century.

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Pupils Explore Benefits of Language Learning with Government Employees

This week saw employees from several government departments provide nearly 80 of our Year 8 pupils with an insight into…

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15 June 2024

Penpal Letters Arrive in France!

In what has been Penryn College’s most successful exchange of letters to date, pupils at our French partner school were…

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14 June 2024

Spectacular Summer Fest!

Sunshine, spectacular performances, and a fantastic audience made for a memorable evening at Penryn College on Wednesday, as we hosted…

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13 June 2024

"Cooperation, keenness, enthusiasm and the ability to learn independently are among the key things we develop in our students."

Penryn College Head of Department