Prep Head’s Blog: 23 February 2017
A huge thank you to those parents who were able to attend our meeting on Wednesday about the new building project. In my end of term letter (December 2016) and my start of term letter (January 2017), I outlined some of the changes that were starting to take place but it was especially good to be able to explain and describe the project in more detail to parents in...
Students go through to the semi-finals of the London Institute of Banking & Finance’s Student Investor Challenge
Great news for four of our 5th Year students who have made it through to the semi-finals of the London Institute of Banking & Finance’s Student Investor Challenge. Callum, Charlie, Ollie and Oscar’s successful entry through to the semi-finals means that they were in the top 10% of the 6,414 teams who entered...
Rotary Youth Speaks 2017 Competition
Seven schools took part in this year’s Youth Speaks Competition, held at Truro High School, on Thursday 26 January 2017. Each school’s presentation followed a pattern: Chairperson (up to 90 seconds), followed by the speaker (up to four minutes), a question from the Rotary Club and response from the speaker, and the vote of thanks (up to 90 seconds)....
Lottie offered scholarship at prestigious Royal Academy of Music
Truro School Sixth Form student, Lottie, has been celebrating after accepting an offer and a scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music in London this term. Lottie, who will be taking up her undergraduate principal study in the Oboe, had to go through two auditions at the Royal Academy, and was told there and then that she had been...
Senior Charity Rock Concert to be held in aid of Tourettes Action this year
Students in the Sixth Form have been busy preparing for this year’s Senior Charity Rock Concert in aid of Tourettes Action. The annual concert, which will be held on Wednesday 1 March, is organised, run and performed completely by students in aid of their chosen...
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