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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Week of Events



Students Meet Variety of Animals in Latest Duchy College Visit!

Our pupils’ latest trip to Duchy College Rosewarne saw them spend time with hedgehogs, donkeys, horses, mules, tortoises, and more!…

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29 March 2024

Creativity Collaborative Launches Resources to Help ‘Teach for Creativity’ in the Classroom

Teachers and leaders from the Penryn Partnership in West Cornwall, along with University of Exeter experts, have created a toolkit…

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28 March 2024

Pupils’ Hard Work Recognised at Key Stage 4 Achievements Evening

We celebrated the hard work, perseverance and dedication of our Year 10 and 11 students on Tuesday, as our Key…

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27 March 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

Key Stage 4 Recital Evening

You can now book tickets for our Key Stage 4 Recital Evening, which will take place on Wednesday 17 April, 6.30pm.

Tickets are free of charge, and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Please click here to book your tickets for the event.