AN all-girls school in Cornwall has been listed for a trio of national awards in education excellence.

Truro High School for Girls, has been shortlisted for a three national awards for educational excellence in the Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2022.

Having been named as the UK’s Small Independent School of the Year 2020, Truro High has this year been shortlisted for three major awards including Independent Girls’ School of the Year and Pre-Prep of the Year.

It’s UX course to teach Prep 6 pupils with user experience skills has also been nominated in the new Innovative Project category.

The news follows the school's big win at the recent Tes Awards, the Oscars of the education world, where Head of STEM Jon Dean was named UK Subject Lead of the Year.

Headmistress, Mrs Sarah Matthews said: "It is absolutely fantastic to see our unique and special school recognised so widely as providing phenomenal opportunities and a first rate education.


"At THS, we are motivated by the joy our students bring to learning and by the fantastic way they embrace every opportunity.

"It is the happiness of the girls that drives us, meaning that we constantly strive to develop unparalleled school experiences for them.

"Girls’ schools are wonderful places.

"It is well documented that they are places where girls thrive; developing confidence, resilience and a love of learning.

"To be recognised as national leaders in such a highly competitive field is a real honour and testament to the utter dedication the strong team at THS has to providing the very best education a girl could ever hope for.

"To say we are delighted would be an understatement!"

The winners of all categories in the annual Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2021 will be announced later in the autumn.