Prep Rugby: County Championship TAG Festival
On Saturday the 20th May, Truro Prep were involved in an inter-school TAG Rugby festival at Camborne Science and International Academy. The aim of the day was to promote a love of the game amongst the children; from the smiles on the children’s faces this was certainly achieved. Two teams were entered and faced some very talented opposition in the form of Mullion, Trewirgie, Newlyn, Marlborough and Perranarworthal School....
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...
Prep Head’s Blog: 26 May 2017
Last Thursday, all pupils in Year 3 and 4 went to the theatre for an end of exam week treat to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat; I was delighted to be asked to join the trip and our children were a joy as they watched, entranced. What made the trip even more exciting was that our very own Charlotte, in Year 4, was in the show. The children spent the first few minutes trying to identify her on the stage; we are all very proud of her efforts and loved going to support...
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...
William’s story through to second round of BBC’s 500 word competition
Year 5 pupil William was delighted when he heard recently that his short story ‘Mysterious Mine’ had been selected for the next round of the BBC 500 word story competition. With over 130,000 stories submitted into the competition and only 5,000 being selected for the second round, William’s story was in the top 4% of...
Truro School hosts Psychology themed Junior Challenge Day
Today, we welcomed 33 students from eight primary schools around the county to Truro School’s fifth Junior Challenge Day. This year, it was focused around Psychology and the brain, challenging the pupils with a carousel of mind and memory games. Pupils from St Mary’s C of E School, Mylor Bridge Community School, St Day and Carharrack Community School, St Agnes ACE Academy, Probus community Primary School, Grampound Road Village School, Mount Hawke Academy and Kea Community Primary School spent the day taking part in a variety of activities that were hosted with the help of Truro School Sixth Form Psychology...
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