enryn College

Penryn is a co-educational, English-medium private school situated in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is also a global member of Round Square. Penryn College was officially founded in 1991 in an Anglican church in Plaston, Mpumalanga. Since then, the college has changed its venue to a large space on the Boschrand Farm.

One product of Penryn swimming is triathlete Dylan Nortje, who in 2016 competed at the World Triathlon Champs in Cozumel Mexico in the junior elite category. Halfway through grade 11 at Penryn, he joined the High Performance Centre at the University of Pretoria.

After achieving four IEB distinctions in 2019, Penryn graduate Jordyn Minifie (below) won a scholarship to swim for the Williams Baptist University, in Arkansas USA. 

October 16, 2013- Swimming season starts with a splash at Penryn College Penryn Colleges' swimming pool was a buzz of activity as Mpumalanga Swimming presented the annual Ehlanzeni Primary School Relay Gala. Seven of the Lowveld's primary schools participated in the event. Uplands Prep, Penryn Prep, Komatipoort Academy, Laerskool Nelspruit, Laerskool Barberton, White River Primary, and Laerskool Bergland's swimming teams attended.


Penryn grad Liam Emmett represented Swaziland at the 2018 Africa Games swimming. He also won the 2016 Pan Solutions 2016 Bi/Triathlon on his debut yesterday at Luphohlo Dam in Swaziland. The 16-year-old had come first in the triathlon where he had to first swim 500m, then cycle for 12km before running 5km.