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Students Gain Insight into Working Life at Pendennis Shipyard

06 March 2024

Last month, as part of National Apprenticeship Week, a group of our students visited Pendennis Shipyard, gaining a fantastic insight…

Harry’s Title-Winning Weekend

05 March 2024

A big well done to Year 11 student, Harry, who last week won the Elite Western Counties Boxing Championship! Harry’s…

St Piran’s Day House Competition

04 March 2024

St Piran’s Day takes place on Tuesday 5 March and, as part of our celebrations, our History Leaders are running…

Pendennis Shipyard Training Manager to Attend Symposium

02 March 2024

We are delighted to confirm that Pendennis Shipyard Training Manager, Steve Hancock, will be joining a host of other inspiring…

Plans for World Book Day!

01 March 2024

What’s Happening? On Thursday 7 March, we will be celebrating World Book Day here at Penryn College! Students will have…

World Book Day: Staff’s Favourite Childhood Reads!

29 February 2024

As part of the build-up to World Book Day, some of our members of staff have been sharing their favourite…

Pupils Begin Penning Replies to French Friends

28 February 2024

After receiving their long-delayed penpal letters from pupils at Collège St Louis earlier this month, many of our Year 8…

Students Take Part in Cornwall Youth Council Voting

27 February 2024

Classrooms turned into polling stations this week as our students voted candidates to represent the Truro/Falmouth Constituency for the Cornwall…

An Afternoon of Animals at Duchy College!

26 February 2024

Last week saw our Year 11 Animal Care and Horticulture students spend time with rabbits, birds and more at Duchy…

Special Week for Sports Teams Following Three County Titles

23 February 2024

It’s been a fantastic week for our sports sides, with our U12 Netball team, U13 Hockey team, and U12 Jr.…

Magical High School Musical Production

22 February 2024

Four wonderful shows, countless amazing performances, and a fantastic audience! A massive well done to everyone involved in this week’s…

Inspiring Languages Talk for Year 9 Students

20 February 2024

We were delighted to welcome founder of Mingalaba and former Arsenal Community Outreach Officer, Steve Eadon, to the school this…

Award-Winning Author to Attend Symposium

19 February 2024

We are excited to announce that multi-award winning author, Wyl Menmuir, will be sharing his knowledge and expertise at next…

World Book Day: Character Costume Competition

13 February 2024

We’re really looking forward to celebrating this year’s World Book Day, which takes place on Thursday 7 March! As part…

Learning Skills for Life: Pupils Complete Construction Course

12 February 2024

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

Students’ Delight as Penpal Letters Arrive!

10 February 2024

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

A Message from the Governors

09 February 2024

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

Cross Country Success as Pupils Progress to National Finals

08 February 2024

Last weekend saw several of our students represent Penryn College and the county in the South West Schools Cross Country…

Pupils’ Mechanical Magic in STEAM

07 February 2024

As part of their STEAM Advertising Project, our Year 8 students have produced these fantastic maritime-themed mechanical models (pictured below)!…

National Apprenticeship Week!

06 February 2024

National Apprenticeship Week is here, and we’re celebrating our strong connections with local employers and education providers, who offer our…