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  • Truro High School Preparatory Department
    Falmouth Road
    TR1 2HU
  • Head: Miss Annabel Ramsey
  • T 01872 272830
  • F 01872 279393
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 4 to 11 with a linked senior school
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Cornwall
  • Pupils: 93
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: Day £8,001 - £13,353; Boarding £25,941 - £28,080 pa
  • Open days: October and May
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Linked schools: Truro High School

What says..

There are regular trips to local art galleries and museums, and the older girls have been enjoying enrichment activities based on the theme ‘When I grow up I want to be…..’ This has led to trips to a local wedding dress designer and an artist, so far. Who knows what will come up next, a fireman, a pilot, an astronaut? Let’s hope so.  Another treat was hearing about the Egyptian Extravaganza, ‘Tomb Time.’ Girls showed us their mummified Barbies in shoe box tombs and explained how they had mummified tomatoes...

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Since 2016, Annabel Ramsey, previously a class teacher here for two years. Brought up in Falmouth, she has a BEd from University College Chester, and began teaching at a junior school in Wootton Bassett, moving to Porthleven School and then Archbishop Benson CofE primary as deputy head. She joined Truro Prep after a year's sabbatical touring south east Asia and Australia. Loves to explore the world - whether it be close to home on the Cornish coastline and surrounding villages or far flung places in other continents. She is a great fan of the theatre, visiting at every opportunity, with a particular passion for Les Misérables.


Application process followed by a taster day and informal assessment. Once accepted, there is a ‘buddy system’ to help all the girls settle in and feel at home. Boarding...

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