Every year a group of Year 10 Richard Lander students take part in an American School Exchange with students from Mechanicsburg Senior High in Pennsylvania. Rosie Brown took part in 2011:
"I thoroughly enjoyed being able to host an American student and had an amazing time visiting her in Pennsylvania. Whilst she was here, we went on several trips to places such as Padstow, St Ives, Falmouth, The Eden Project and other places that Cornwall is famous for. In America we were given the opportunity to go to an American school, visit New York, Washington and go to Mechanicsburg Senior High homecoming football game and ball. I would like to think that my exchange partner enjoyed her time in England as much as I enjoyed my time in America."