Newquay Tretherras is a popular and a successful 11-19 academy at the heart of the town and district community and is consistently oversubscribed. The academy is passionate and committed to a vision of creating modern 21st century educational facilities that will greatly benefit the educational development of children in Newquay and the surrounding villages.
In July 2013, after analysing
risks presented by proposed retail development plans, the Governing body unanimously decided not to pursue a proposed sale of academy land to a national supermarket chain. If a planning application had been submitted and approved the project would have allowed Tretherras to undertake extensive building work and see the oldest part of the academy demolished and replaced with purpose
built state of the art buildings.
As part of the continued ambition and ideas generated from the previous project proposal, the Governing body has developed a phased strategy to improve the whole academy site and look at possible funding through the Education Funding Agency, commencing with a new academy building. Recent changes in the use of EFA funding mean that Newquay Tretherras can now be considered for a scheme and submit a bid to create a new building that would address urgent issues faced by the academy’s 1950's structure. (...)