About

Penryn is a co-educational, English-medium private school situated in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is also a global member of Round Square. Penryn College was officially founded in 1991 in an Anglican church in Plaston, Mpumalanga. Since then, the college has changed its venue to a large space on the Boschrand Farm

Penryn is named after Penryn in Cornwall. The name Penryn means “Top of the Hill” in the Cornish language. Ironically, Penryn College is actually situated on top of a hill. This is often used as a metaphor by Penryn when it refers to itself as the ‘light on top of the hill.’ A reference to it seeing itself as being a light of hope on the hill.