Date Posted... Mar 9th 2023

Truro School in Top 100 Co-Educational Boarding Schools

Truro School is delighted to have been listed as Number 23 in the Best School’s Top 100 Co-educational Boarding Schools in the UK, by A-Levels. is the main website of Education Advisers Ltd and aims to provide independent and accurate information about the 2,600 independent schools in the UK.

The table lists the Top 100 co-educational boarding schools in the UK, based on 2022 A-Level results. Rankings are based on the percentage of A-Level entries awarded A* and A grades.

Truro School was ranked 23rd overall in the UK and the 4th best in the South West. It was the only school listed from Cornwall.

Truro School was also listed in the Top 100 Boarding Schools by GCSE, again, the only school in Cornwall to have received this accolade.

Truro School’s 2022 A-Level results included 81% graded at A*-B, 63% at A*/A and 25% at A*, challenging a national trend that predicted grades to fall halfway between 2019 and 2021 figures.

Truro School Head, Mr Andy Johnson, said, “In a school that champions a diverse and holistic Sixth Form education, encapsulated in our Sixth Form Diploma programme, our strong academic achievements sit proudly alongside the extended learning opportunities, mentoring and supra-curricular activities we offer our students. We are extremely proud of the Sixth Form provision here at Truro School that helps to shape the well-rounded young adults who leave us to go on to exciting futures.”

Truro School Head of Boarding, David McKeown, said, “We are delighted that Truro School has been listed as one of the top schools nationally. Our aims in boarding here at Truro School are simple and straightforward. To ensure that all of our boarders are healthy, happy, have fun and are able to maximize their talents. Our pastoral care means that every young person is valued, listened to, and included. Each has a strong sense of purpose in our tight-knit community.”

For more information about Boarding at Truro School, email [email protected].