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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GCSE Results Day 2024

The Department for Education has confirmed that GCSE Results Day will take place on Thursday 22 August 2024. Results can…

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19 July 2024

Lioness Visits Penryn College

It’s not often that you meet an international sports star, let alone train alongside one, but that’s exactly what our…

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13 July 2024

Pupils Attend Oxford University’s ‘Oxplore Festival’

This week saw a group of our Year 7 and 8 students attend Oxford University’s interactive ‘Oxplore Festival’ at Callywith…

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12 July 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

Reporting a Safeguarding Concern

If you have a safeguarding concern over the holidays and you are currently a student at Penryn College, please use the @talk app on your iPad to let someone at school know. If you are parent/carer or other adult, please check the website or call reception, who will advise you on how to access support. Please click here for more information.

Instrumental Lessons - 2024/25

For new and existing learners

Parents/Carers - If you wish for your son/daughter to continue their Instrumental Lessons, or if your child would like to begin taking part in lessons, we would be very grateful if you could complete the sign-up letter (link below) as soon as possible.

Please complete the sign-up form by Monday 2 September at the very latest. This will guarantee a place on the timetable for lessons starting during the week beginning 16 September. Thank you for your continued support.

Please click here to access the letter (first link on page).