Truro Learning Academy
We are a vibrant community serving the west side of Truro. Our school comprises a nursery, Reception class, two KS1 classes and four KS2 classes. We have extensive grounds and take every opportunity to be outside, come rain or shine!
Our school motto is 'Aspire to Achieve' and this is reflected in all that we do. We are a team of dedicated, professional, and committed staff, who strive to provide a rich and exciting curriculum offer for the children in our care.
We pride ourselves on our positive relationships with all of our children and their families.
Truro Learning Academy is part of the Aspire Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust of 31 primary schools in Cornwall who have joined together in a unique and exciting partnership that will ensure better provision, richer resources and higher standards for our pupils.
About our school experience
Candidates will be able to gain a broad experience of a primary school setting. Time will be spent in class observing the teacher across a range of lessons and activities, with the opportunity to work with small groups of children.
Candidates will be able to talk with staff and ask questions to determine if teaching is the right career for them.
Candidates will be able to find out more about initial teacher training opportunities with Aspire Academy Trust.
- Start and finish times
8.30am to 3.30pm
We will work with candidates to arrange mutually convenient times.
- Dress code
Cover up tattoos, Smart casual
- Teacher training
Aspire Academy Trust delivers School Direct initial teacher training in partnership with Cornwall SCITT as the accredited provider.
Links to more information about our school
- Truro Learning Academy website
- Truro Learning Academy Get Information About Schools
- Ofsted report: Truro Learning Academy
- Performance information: Truro Learning Academy
- Teacher training: Truro Learning Academy
- Must have a degree
- Photo identification: Valid photo ID
- DBS check required
Yes. This will need to be completed before a placement is confirmed. We will guide you through the application process. For placements of at least 10 days, the cost will be covered by the school, for placements less than 10 days, the cost will be covered by the candidate.
We can offer school experience throughout the year, but may have some busier times when placements aren't available.
- School experience type
- In school
- DBS check fees
£50.00 One-off, Bank transfer
The fee covers the cost of carrying out your DBS check if you are unable to commit to 10+ days.
- Albany Road, Malabar, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3PQ
Yes - on site parking provided
Limited parking is available in the school car park
- Disability and access details
We offer facilities and provide an inclusive environment for students, staff and school experience candidates with disability and access needs. We're happy to discuss your disability or access needs before or as part of your school experience request.
- School phases
- Early years, Primary (4 to 11)