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Welcome to Penryn College A modern, prospering secondary school - catering for children and young people aged 11-16
Achieving through Challenge We strive to help children and young people achieve their very best in school and life
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


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.

About the School

Information for Parents/Carers

Find the latest letters, uniform information and anything else you might need to know via the link below:



Mon 24

October Half Term

October 24 - October 30
Mon 28

Staff Training Day

November 28
Fri 16
Mon 19

Christmas Holidays

19th December 2022 - 2nd January 2023
Mon 13

February Half Term

13th February 2023 @ 8:00 am - 19th February 2023 @ 11:30 pm
Fri 10

Staff Training Day

10th March 2023
Fri 31

Final Day of Spring Term

31st March 2023
Mon 03

Easter Holidays

3rd April 2023 @ 8:00 am - 16th April 2023 @ 5:00 pm

🎼 A huge well done to Year 11 student, Mimi, who was selected to perform in the South West Youth Orchestra at Millf… https://t.co/CcDDXIl7Hc
1 days ago

📅 A reminder that our first 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬' 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐮𝐦 meeting of the school year will take place tomorrow (Thursday 29 Septemb… https://t.co/w8aGSV7Lbd
1 days ago

📆 A reminder that, on Thursday 29 September, 3.30pm - 4.15pm, Year 7 parents/carers will have an opportunity to tou… https://t.co/zTegnm0IXN
2 days ago

📚 Our Countdown to GCSE Evening, for Year 11 pupils and parents/carers, will take place on Tuesday 11 October, 6pm… https://t.co/d4PsPNfeqf
3 days ago

📣 As revealed in Friday's newsletter, we are delighted to introduce our 2022/23 Head Students, Isabella and Robert,… https://t.co/J7zmyTmvMP
3 days ago

🏫 A big thank you to everyone who came along to last week's fantastic Open Evening, which saw prospective students… https://t.co/k9CI58C9Tb
3 days ago

💃🕺 Year 7 & 8 Dance Club, which was on Thursdays, is now moving to Mondays, beginning tomorrow (Monday 26 September… https://t.co/3j1nodXDZg
4 days ago



Efforts of School and Local Community Celebrated as Wall of Fame Returns

The efforts and achievements of Penryn College’s staff and students, along with members of the local community, have been recognised…

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22 September 2022

Penryn College Praised by Ofsted Following ‘Good’ Rating

Penryn College has been praised by Ofsted for its “exciting curriculum” and “inclusive” values, following a recent inspection where it…

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12 September 2022

In Memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

This week, as a school, we are marking Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s passing with a series of assemblies which…

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

Penryn College Head of Department

Daytime Tours of Penryn College

We are running daytime tours of the school from 26 September - 6 October.

Booking is required, and you can book your spot by clicking here.