|Motto||Disce Ut Vivas : Learn [in order] to live|
|Headteacher||Mr James Davidson|
|Location||St Clement's Hill
|DfE URN||136567 Tables|
|Ofsted||Reports Pre-academy reports|
|Houses||Levant, Crofty, Botallack, Geevor|
|Colours||Blue, Red, Green and Yellow|
Penair School is a secondary academy school in Truro, Cornwall, England, for children aged 11 to 16. It is named after Penair House, a mansion built in the late 18th century by Rear-Admiral Robert Carthew Reynolds. It is currently graded as a school that requires improvement by government inspectors Ofsted.
The school is situated at the top of St Clement's Hill, and has several playing fields as well as other facilities such as a fitness suite and an Astroturf pitch. James Davidson became Penair's Headteacher in September 2015 with Robert Sharpe and Mrs Eastburn-Cutts both being Deputy Heads..
In 2004, the school was Specialist Schools Status as a Science College and converted to become an Academy in 2011. Penair School is a member of the Truro and Roseland Learning Community and is the sponsor for Tregolls School, a primary academy in Truro.
Notable former pupils
- Staff Sergeant Olaf Schmid, George Cross holder
- Tom Voyce, rugby union player, for London Welsh and England
- Tom Stubbs, Politician, responsible for saving seven libraries, a pasty tax leaflet that changed news reporting during the Liberal Democrat/Conservative Coalition, and friend to the stars
|This article relating to a school or sixth form college in Cornwall is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|