Park Crescent, Ponsanooth, Truro, Cornwall TR3 7HY
10 reasons to choose Kennall Vale School
Kennall Vale School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Truro and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Kennall Vale School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 33 members of Truro & Penwith Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection.
Average class size
Kennall Vale School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Kennall Vale School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 36% of schools. Most pupils go on to Penryn College at the end of Year 6.
The Kennall Vale School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are co-ordinated by topic, with cross-curricular linking. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 3.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Kennall Vale School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Kennall Vale School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm provided offsite at Ponsanooth Pre-School.
Find another school near Kennall Vale School
Truro High School (6.6 miles); Truro School (7.5 miles); St Piran’s School, Hayle (15.2 miles).
Truro and Penwith College (7 miles); Camborne Science and International Academy (9.4 miles); Mullion School (16.8 miles).