The Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson has announced that Truro and Penwith Academy Trust has been chosen to open a new Free School in Cornwall.
Dr Jenny Blunden OBE, Chief Executive of the Trust said ‘We are delighted to be the Trust to lead the development of a new 11-16 secondary school in Cornwall. The new Free School will be built to meet the need for school places in North Cornwall and this is a really exciting day for education in Cornwall! We look forward to delivering outstanding teaching and learning for our students when they join us.’
Ellen Winser MBE, Chair of the Trust said ‘This is a really strong and positive development for the Trust and we are looking forward to working in partnership with Truro and Penwith College and others to build this new school for Cornwall’.