Welcome to Rydal Penrhos
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We are delighted that you are considering Rydal Penrhos School for your son or daughter and hope that you have enjoyed visiting our website to get a sense of what we do and achieve each day.

At Rydal Penrhos we are proud of our history and heritage but never at the cost of looking to the future.

Rydal Penrhos has been guiding pupils to become confident, mature and well-educated young people for more than 140 years and we would be excited to share our next chapter with your family as part of our community.

The school is an educational charity, founded in the Methodist tradition. We aim to be an inclusive organisation and we do all we can to share our resources – both physical and human – with our local community.

For more information on joining the school please do refer to the Apply Now section this refers to joining Mid-Year as well as at the start of the academic year.

Private Tours

Anyone wishing to find out more about what Rydal Penrhos has to offer can book a socially distanced tour.

Take a look across the campus, explore the curriculum and speak with key members of staff about the school on topics such as our exceptional examination success and the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities available from Pre-School to Sixth Form.

To book email admissions@rydalpenrhos.com, call 01492 530155 or use our online form here: https://rydalpenrhos.com/admissions/journey-through-rydal-penrhos/

Joining Rydal Penrhos

Although we do some Mid-Year entries the main entry points are:

  • From 2 rising 3 years to our Pre-School department
  • Reception (Pre-Prep, at age 4)
  • Year 3 (Prep, at age 7)
  • Year 7 (Senior, at age 11)
  • Year 9 (Senior, at age 13)
  • Sixth Form (Year 12, at age 16)