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Parents are professionals, company directors and the like; many have relocated and now commute by plane or train to London. One told us, ‘We are not particularly enamoured of the attitude which is common amongst some of the children and...

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Truro High School achieves excellent academic results at all levels from our youngest pupils in reception through to those sitting GCSE and A Level examinations, for which we regularly sit at the top of the county league tables. The majority of Sixth Form students leave for Russell Group universities and go on to read a very diverse range of subjects. This is no surprise to us, as we treat each girl as an individual and help her to achieve her own aspirations. This is one of the reasons why we believe so strongly in providing an all-round education. We are passionate about sport, drama, textiles and fashion, cooking and baking, business enterprise, astronomy, engineering, science, leadership and so much more. We also believe that our pupils benefit immensely from a girls-only education: they are free to be themselves and to take on any and every opportunity. As part of this, we want to ensure that our girls are fully prepared for the complex world they are entering, where technology and a global perspective play an ever-increasing role. We aim to do all of this with a smile on our face, because we firmly believe ‘happy girls achieve’. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Home Economics: Food at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)

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Parents are professionals, company directors and the like; many have relocated and now commute by plane or train to London. One told us, ‘We are not particularly enamoured of the attitude which is common amongst some of the children and parents of the top tier private schools so were looking for a "third way" of excellent schooling without some of the arrogance, stress levels etc found elsewhere.’


Since 2014, Dr Glenn Moodie, early 40s. Originally from New Zealand, he studied classics and ancient Greek at university before coming to the UK to study a PhD in classics at Bristol, and a PGCE at Leicester. This is his first headship; he was previously at Wycombe Abbey as director of studies, and prior to that, had teaching roles at Uppingham School and Clifton College. Currently teaches Latin and...

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Special Education Needs

All girls, whatever their specific learning requirements, can expect support and guidance to enable them to achieve their best both within the classroom and beyond it. The department, which is centrally located, consists of a well- qualified, experienced and dedicated team which provides 1:1 or small group specialist support across the age range.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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