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 120 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.

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)