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Medical Pathways Programme

If you are intending to apply to train to be a doctor, dentist or a vet, we have a specialised programme to advise you on every step of your application. There is a designated member of staff to run the Medical Pathways programme (Miss Finnegan) who helps arrange for you to have mock interviews, feedback on your application, and other support specific to these courses, to ensure you have the best possible opportunity to go where you want.

What we offer

  • Introductory talk for Lower Sixth students and their parents
  • Mock interviews with professionals, practising traditional interviews and MMI.
  • Business Lunches to meet professionals in these areas, network and ask advice in an informal setting.
  • Seminars with healthcare professionals at various stages of their careers to find out more about your chosen vocation, e.g. two final year medical students, a consultant ENT surgeon plus a practising and retired GP.
  • Workshops on current affairs in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine; entry requirements, ethical principles, and how to prepare for the BMAT and UKCAT
  • Termly review meetings one-to-one with the Medical Pathways coordinator
  • Focused help with preparing UCAS personal statement with the Medical Pathways coordinator
  • An email group which shares all the latest info on medics/dentists/vet applications
  • Arranged trips to University Open days, e.g. Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Cambridge and Oxford
  • A bi-annual careers fayre in which all three professions are represented by professionals in the field.
  • Attend a UCAS convention in March/April of your Lower Sixth, where over 100 different universities are present.
  • Suggested reading provided from 5th Year upwards
  • Dedicated area of the Careers Room to provide them with info about the jobs, and advice practise for BMAT and UKCAT tests.
  • Continued career support after leaving Truro School, with the 3-year support programme carried out by Head of Careers, Nancy Kenward.
The Truro School Identity

Our school motto, Esse Quam Videri, (to be rather than to seem to be) captures the essence of our identity. From Nursery right through to Sixth Form the Truro School Community shares the same values and approach to education which help to shape our identity. Underpinned by strong Christian principles, we are a caring and inclusive community which values, nurtures and develops each individual. Click on the links below to find out more.