Upon entering Year 6, your child will embark on the Prep School Diploma, a year-long journey with the core aim of making each pupil a well-rounded individual.
The idea is that every pupil will develop a firm understanding of his or her own strengths and abilities ahead of secondary school.
The Prep School Diploma focuses not only on academic subjects, but also on developing your child as a well-rounded eleven year-old, teaching social skills, teamwork, self-esteem and respect for others.
We strongly believe that many of the less commonly assessed aspects of education are as important as the core academic subjects in the development of well-balanced, confident young people. The Diploma therefore reflects achievement in six broad areas of learning and experience:
These are assessed both through their everyday curriculum and in a series of specially organised activity days during their final year at the Prep school (Year 6), before they move on to the Truro School site. Each pupil’s achievements in the six areas are assessed and can, where above expectation, lead to the award of either a Merit or a Distinction.