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Wild Willow Workshops at Penryn College – Mission Update!

After the relative quiet of Autumn and Winter, Penryn College wakes up to Spring with a Wild Willow Workshop for our environmental leaders.  Working with Chyan, a local community farm, students learnt the art of cropping and weaving live willow, creating domes, tunnels and wild willow structures. They then returned to the college to plant […]

Exciting Recycling – Mission Update!

The recycling team of Penryn Eco-schools recently got the opportunity to visit our local recycling centre in Truro. There they were taken on a tour of the facilitites, shown how the recycling was separated and treated and discussed the importance of recycling for their future. Thanks to Stephanie Crocker of Cornwall Council Waste Management for making […]

Cornwall’s first Education for Sustainability Conference – Mission Update!

Last week a group of our students represented Penryn College at Cornwall’s first Education for Sustainability Conference at the Eden Project.  There the students delivered a presentation on the work we have been doing on developing our environment and bringing sustainable practices into our school. It was also a great opportunity to hear about the […]

Dreamcatching to success at the Eden Project – Mission Update!

As part of a year long project between the Children and Young Peoples Partnership in Cornwall and Penryn College, Eco-school students were invited to attend the Dreamcatching award ceremony and conference held at the Eden Project. The students became involved last year when CYYP asked them about their dreams for the future.  At a workshop […]

Penryn College – An opportunity for enterprise from our Organic Farm – Mission Update!

As part of the development of the ‘Living Classroom’ at Penryn students are currently involved in designing and planning our organic farm.  From next year this will produce for the students a significant amount of fruit and vegetables.  So what do we do with all this produce? Step in the business students and our enterprise […]

Penryn College’s Environmental Leaders – Working with our primary partners – Mission Update!

After they received their training on plant identification our Environmental Leaders at Penryn College then invited some primary school students up to the school to show them how to identify trees in our ecology garden.  Not only was it a great day for the year 6 students but a true leadership experience for the Environmental […]