Truro Prep students become investigators for the day in a ‘Sleuth for the Truth’
When Truro School’s Headmaster was discovered ill out on the front terrace in mysterious circumstances on Tuesday 6 June, the finest investigators from Truro Prep School were called in to help decipher what had happened to him in a 'Sleuth for the...
Athletics success for Truro School teams
On Friday 9th June 48 pupils from Truro School went to the Cornwall Schools games athletics qualifier. It was a wonderful day full of very good performances and from our 6 teams 3 have now qualified for the finals on 30th June -2nd / 3rd Year Girls, 2nd / 3rd Year boys and 4th year boys and we look forward to trying to be the best in...
Musician turned author, Stan Cullimore, gives song writing workshop to Truro Prep students
Truro Prep School students enjoyed a ‘School of Rock’ style workshop on Tuesday when musician turned author, Stan Cullimore, visited the school to hold a song writing session. Students from Years 5 and 6 grabbed their guitars and warmed up their voices in anticipation as they welcomed their second author visit of the...
First-ever life skills carousel helps Truro Sixth Form students prepare for next step
Our Upper Sixth students have recently been taking part in a series of practical life skill lessons as they come towards the end of their time at school. From looking under the bonnet in a car maintenance workshop to basic first aid skills, students have been taking part in a number of tailored sessions on how to look after themselves and become more...
Truro Prep the first school in Cornwall to be awarded Woodland Trust’s Gold Award
Truro Prep School has become the first school in Cornwall to receive the Woodland Trust’s Gold Award after taking part in the ‘Green Tree Schools’ initiative. With over 7,000 schools signed up to the initiative since it launched in 2008, Sarah Patterson, Head of Truro Prep, was beaming with delight as she was presented with the plaque on Monday 12...
Truro School host first volunteer ‘Green Finger Sustainability Day’
On Saturday 20 May, pupils and parents came together for Truro School’s first ever ‘Green Finger Day’. The project was hosted by Head of DT, Chris Baker, whose aim was to engage pupils with a sustainability-led outdoor project involving gardening, landscaping, conservation and upcycling. Over the last few weeks, the students in our ‘Green Finger Club’ have been busy designing and creating wooden flower beds in DT as an extra-curricular activity in order to install a sustainable vegetable plot in an area of waste land on the school...
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Every year the mothers and fathers of over 1000 children entrust us to ensure that their sons and daughters get the best possible education.
We challenge, inspire and support pupils as individuals to grow intellectually, personally and spiritually, and to achieve their potential. We aim to inspire a life-long interest in learning, equipping pupils with the essential skills to tackle the future with confidence and a degree of independence, and to succeed in whatever careers they choose.
Here at Truro School we firmly believe that education is about so much more than excellent exam results, as important as they are. It is for this reason that we prevail to offer a wide-ranging curriculum alongside a plethora of co-curricular activities and pastoral care in order to develop well-rounded, sociable and unpretentious young people.