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



Learning Skills for Life: Pupils Complete Construction Course

Our Year 10 Construction students recently attended their fifth and final workshop at Cornwall College, concluding what has been a…

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12 February 2024

Students’ Delight as Penpal Letters Arrive!

With a heavy thud, 200 letters landed on Mr Ribenfors’ desk this week, as the long-delayed and much-anticipated penpal letters…

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10 February 2024

A Message from the Governors

A message to the school community from our Governors As you will be aware, we recently carried out interviews as…

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09 February 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