Headteacher of the Year

Joanna Harvey, Headteacher of St Dennis Primary Acacdemy, was named ‘Headteacher of the Year 2017’ at the Cornwall Teacher Awards evening at Truro Cathedral. Joanna was nominated for her commitment to leadership and improving outcomes at the school which she joined after it was placed in special measures by Ofsted in 2013.

Dr Jenny Blunden, CEO of Truro and Penwith Academy Trust ‘We are all delighted that Joanna has been recognised for her knowledge, skills and experience in school leadership and school improvement, we are all very proud of her and her staff team for the positive impact on children at St Dennis Primary Academy’.

May 2017

Pendeen School is Ofsted ‘Good’

Pendeen School, one of the first sponsored schools to join the Trust has been rated ‘Good’ in all categories by Ofsted in their March inspection visit. Ofsted recognised that ‘Leaders demonstrate an absolute belief that all pupils deserve the very best. This determination and relentless drive for improvement are fully shared by staff and governors.’

Dr Jenny Blunden, CEO of Truro and Penwith Academy Trust ‘We are very pleased that Ofsted has recognised the hard work and commitment of the staff, pupils and governors at Pendeen School and we thank the whole school community for their contributions to this positive outcome’.

May 2017