Welcome to Penryn College A modern, prospering secondary school - catering for boys and girls aged 11-16
Achieving through Challenge We strive to help children 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:



Fri 24

Staff Training Day

September 24
Mon 25
Mon 20
Mon 21

February Half-Term Begins

21st February 2022
Mon 11

📚👩‍🏫 Open Evening: Not long until our Open Evening gets underway! We can't wait to see everyone! ☺️ https://t.co/OEVBuC5O4A
0 days ago

📚⚽️ Clubs & Activities: We have a HUGE range of Music clubs on offer for our students - ranging from College Choir… https://t.co/tv5FoOCgQu
1 days ago

💃 Year 7 Dance Club: Unfortunately, tonight's Year 7 Dance Club has been cancelled. Students who were due to attend… https://t.co/iT7EfRhZTn
2 days ago

🍲 School Menu: Good morning! You can access this week's Caterlink menu here - https://t.co/BRG6RnmyOZ. https://t.co/aErJxpkOqY
2 days ago

📆 New Week: A lovely way to start the week with a day full of sunshine and, as always, lots of exciting lessons and… https://t.co/4XCwmVDzQ6
3 days ago

📰 Weekly Newsletter: The first newsletter of the new school year is now available! 😊 You can read it here:… https://t.co/jiLvjbQLf1
6 days ago

💫❤️ Class of 2020 Prom: What a wonderful night last night - with our Class of 2020 finally having the opportunity t… https://t.co/v7DJsq1aXQ
6 days ago

📚⚽️ Clubs & Activities: Our brand-new Clubs & Activities booklet is now available to view on our website! 💻 From E… https://t.co/akHi8JaW9S
8 days ago

📚👩‍🏫 Open Evening: This year, we have two options on offer for prospective students and parents/carers to visit Pen… https://t.co/kraAKKPL8q
8 days ago



Class of 2020 Students Reunite for Magical Prom

More than a year after their final day as secondary school students, Penryn College’s Class of 2020 pupils reunited on…

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21 September 2021

Class of 2021, Family Members and Staff Enjoy Fantastic GCSE Results Day

Penryn College’s Class of 2021 students returned to the school for a memorable GCSE Results Day on Thursday morning, as…

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12 August 2021

Jake Selected to Perform at 2021 Boardmasters Festival

Year 10 Penryn College student, Jake, has been selected to perform at the renowned Boardmasters Festival in Newquay later this…

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11 August 2021

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

Penryn College Head of Department

Open Evening & Tours 2021

This year, there are two options on offer for prospective students and parents/carers to visit Penryn College, and one or both options can be selected!

Open Evening 

Our Open Evening will take place on Thursday 23 September 2021, from 5.00pm until 8.00pm. If you would like to attend our Open Evening, please book one of three available slots (5.00pm, 6.00pm or 7.00pm) by clicking here.

Tours During the School Day 

We are also offering prospective students and parents/carers the opportunity to have a tour of the school during the school day. These tours will run between Monday 27 September and Friday 22 October 2021. You can book a spot by clicking here.

We can’t wait to see you!

Curriculum Video

Additionally, you can gain an insight into life at Penryn College by watching our 2020 Curriculum Video here.

Staff Training Day

Please note that the school will be closed to all students on Friday 24 September for a Staff Training Day.

Admissions Policies

Penryn College, as an admitting authority, has republished its Admissions Policies for 2021/22 and 2022/23 in light of the statutory changes to the Schools Admissions Code 2021. The replacement policies are published here.