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As you’d expect, children spend lots of time outdoors here – playing in the woods, working in an outdoor classroom designed and built by the DT teacher and growing fruit and vegetables at the gardening club. School brims with imaginative...

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Truro Prep is located on its own discrete campus, surrounded by woods and open countryside. It has an excellent range of facilities for sport and other activities reflecting the school's ethos of broadening horizons through a wide range of activities and diversity of opportunity. Potential parents are more than welcome to visit and tour the school with the Headmaster. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

As you’d expect, children spend lots of time outdoors here – playing in the woods, working in an outdoor classroom designed and built by the DT teacher and growing fruit and vegetables at the gardening club. School brims with imaginative and creative ideas – a groups of pupils recently made a racing car and raced it at Newquay Airport...

Head

Since September 2016 Ms Sarah Patterson BEd, previously deputy head at The King's School, Canterbury since 2012. Degree from Birmingham; has taught in a variety of schools including prep schools in Kenya and Chile. She has been head of English and director of studies as well as class teacher and deputy head.

Entrance

Pupils join nursery in the autumn term after their third birthday. Entry to nursery is first come, first served but school emphasises from the start that...

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Special Education Needs

Pupils who are identified as requiring assistance from our Educational Support team are informally assessed by our SENCO. An IEP is prepared and assistance is then offered as appropriate and may include classroom differentiation by the teacher, working in small groups with one of the Educational Support team either within the class or separately, or in the cases of greatest need working on a one to one basis with a specialist teacher.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
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
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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