KITE is led by Trenance Learning Academy, a high performing infant school in the heart of Cornwall.

Trenance is part of the Kernow Learning MAT.



Trenance has been successfully designated as:

  • DfE designated Teaching School Hub
  • DfE designated English hub 
  • Education Endowment Fund designated Associate Research School. (Part of Cornwall Associate Research school with Mounts Bay Academy)


We work with partner schools across Cornwall  to deliver Initial teacher Education in the Primary 5-11 and 3-7 phases. We also offer a primary programme with a SEND specialism.

Our ITE programmes are delivered in partnership with The University of Exeter and the University of St Mark & St John (Marjon)