Due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Rydal Penrhos School staff are currently teaching remotely on government advice.

Our Prep School site is offering free childcare provision to keyworkers in the community. All calls made to the school are now being streamlined to the Prep site.

Please see the Coronavirus Information page located in the menu section of the site for the latest developments.


Rydal Penrhos works with industry-leading catering providers Holroyd Howe – offering pupils a wider variety of choice and a higher quality of food to boost their overall school experience and maximise their learning potential within a classroom environment.


We are firm believers in the connection between the body and the mind: feed one, feed both.
Holroyd Howe

Holroyd Howe has 19 years’ experience working with schools and particularly those within the independent sector.

The company have been recognised for their exceptional work with a number of industry awards, including Independent School Caterer of the Year in 2015 and 2016.  The company will deliver training and development for our current catering team, assist with menu design, and provide professional advice through their in-house nutritionists.

Amongst a whole host of changes Holroyd have introduced rustic style salad bars, weekend treats for boarders, regular theme days and tasting tables and first-class hospitality, from match teas to formal dinners. Our breakfast, lunch and supper menus are inspired by local and international dishes.

Holroyd Howe’s offer is based upon: “glorious ingredients, balanced nutrition, making food fun, inspiring creativity and exceptional hospitality”.

These are exactly the values that we want from our caterers – to add value to our pupils’ overall educational experience.