Hundreds of pupils were evacuated after four neighbouring schools received coordinated security threats.
St Ives School and Humphry Davy School in Penzance, and Truro High School for Girls and Penair School in Truro, made the decision to ask pupils and staff leave.
Police say the schools received the warning at around 8am but, by 9am, police said they found no threat or risk and buildings were able to reopen.
Head teacher of Humphry Davy School, Bill Marshall, applauded staff and students alike for their reaction to the scare.
I would like to commend all of our students and staff for reacting in such an impeccable way, especially given the really poor weather.
We acted on information given at 8:30am and after finding that there was no issue the pupils returned to their class rooms, I really must thank everyone for their co-operation.
In London four schools were also evacuated this morning following calls about "suspicious devices" being left at each of the premises.
A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police Service said the incidents were being treated as "malicious communications".
In the West Midlands a further six schools were reportedly evacuated following bomb threats today.
It comes a week after similar threats were made at four different schools in the Black Country, and four in Bristol last week.
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