April 3, 1980
Bill and Denise Carter began talking about establishing a model school.
April 3, 1988
David Wylde first discussed the concept of Penryn with Peter Anderson
April 3, 1989
Bill Carter first met Minister of Education, Selby Ripinga. 1989 – 1992 Setting up of the Penryn Trust and sub-committee meetings. First meeting of the St Stithians Outreach KaNgwane Project. First Meeting of the Sub-committee of the St Stithians KaNgwane Outreach Project – including, Enos Mabusa. 23 November Eight representatives of St Stithians School visited KaNgwane.
April 3, 1990
Robbie Williams was appointed as the inaugural Chair of Trust. Rob Snaddon was appointed the first Chair of Council. The formal planning of Penryn commenced. 19 October It was decided to name the school Penryn College. December Penryn College, Nelspruit Site Evaluation was produced
April 3, 1991
Peter Beckenstrater became treasurer of Penryn. Susann Oosthuizen became the first teacher at Penryn. March It was agreed to start development of St Christopher’s into a preschool facility. 16 April The Plaston school opened. 19 April The first newsletter came out.11 April 1991: First general meeting at Eco Link.
April 3, 1992
May 17 Penryn Cycle Run was introduced. 31 May The flame and a Bible that were carried from St Stithians College to Penryn, to pass the baton, arrived at Penryn. 19 August Roger Cameron became the first head of Penryn
April 3, 1993
28 February Move to the new school. 1 March First official school day in the new school. 26 June Penryn was officially opened by Enos Mabuza.
April 3, 1994
Penryn and Penreach officially run as two separate organisations
April 3, 1995
Heather ‘Mamkhulu’ Stephens was appointed as the first full-time director of Penreach.
April 3, 1997
John Lees appointed as the first Prep Head
April 3, 1998
Penryn had its first Grade 12 class. The Anglo American and De Beers Media Centre was officially opened.
April 3, 1999
Greg Theron became the second Head of the College. 19 June The Cameron Chapel was officially opened
April 3, 2000
Paul Harris became Chair of Trust.
April 3, 2001
Phutumile Dumisa became the second director of Penreach. 4 August The Enos Mabuza Centre was officially opened
April 3, 2006
Tim De Wet became Chair of Council. 24 June The Paul Harris Community Hall was officially opened.
April 3, 2012
April 19 John Lees Foundation Phase was officially opened. 29 September The Penreach Shalamuka Centre was opened
April 3, 2013
Chris Erasmus became the third Head of the College. James Aling became the Chair of Council.
April 3, 2014
Grant Williams became the third Head of the Prep. Andile Ncontsa became the third CEO of Penreach
April 3, 2016
Penryn’s multipurpose turf was opened.
April 3, 2017
Jacques Celliers, CEO of FNB, becomes Chair of Trust. Grant Williams becomes the inaugural Executive Head of Penryn
April 3, 2018
Albert Pienaar becomes the fourth head of the College. Graham Roberts becomes the fourth head of the Prep. Penryn College officially becomes know as Penryn
April 3, 2019
Susanna Oosthuizen officially appointed COO of Penreach