Penryn College

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Penryn College is an independent co-ed school situated on a 40 hectare estate overlooking the Crocodile River Valley in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. The school has a Christian ethos and caters for learners from Grade 000 to Grade 12 with a pre-primary, senior primary and college.

The college is owned by the Penryn Trust, governed by the Penryn Council, and managed by The Heads of the phases and Penreach. It is also a global member of Round Square.


Penryn College was founded in 1991 in an Anglican Church in Plaston with the aim to provide holistic education for the rural communities surrounding Nelspruit. The college has since moved to a large space on the Boschrand Farm.


Penryn College has achieved a 100% Matric pass rate for the last 17 years. The school motto is “One And All”.



  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Cross country
  • Mountain biking
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Rock climbing


  • Chess
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Music


  • Computer centre
  • Media centre
  • 2 rugby fields
  • 2 cricket ovals
  • Hockey field
  • Soccer field
  • 4 tennis courts
  • 4 netball courts
  • Pavilion
  • 25m heated swimming pool
  • Catering pavilions
  • Chapel
  • School hall
  • Library
  • Tuckshop


There are a limited number of scholarships available for scholars each year. The criteria for these awards include a high average achieved in the College entrance assessment, all round excellence, or a recommendation by the student’s previous school principal.



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