Pre-Prep News

Year 1’s trip to the Eden Project

March 13, 2017

The Year 1 children enjoyed an amazing visit to The Eden Project on Tuesday 7 March. They had a day packed with exciting adventures including a workshop entitled ‘Building in Brazil’ which required the children to explore the Rainforest Biome in depth, making sketches and examining how houses around the world are...

Pre-Prep & Prep raise over £1,700 for Children’s Hospice South West

March 13, 2017

Assembly at the Prep on Wednesday 8th March had a different feel and the pupils were captivated by an illuminating talk by Mrs Mary Murfin representing the Children’s Hospice South West. Mary shared photographic images of the hospice and talked briefly about the needs and support for children who are...

Prep Head’s Blog: 13 March 2017

March 13, 2017

Our annual Prep School Open Morning took place on Saturday 11 March and it really was a fantastic event. I was able to leave my ‘meet and greet’ position a couple of times during the morning to go and see exactly what was happening around the...

Prep Head’s Blog: 3 March 2017

March 3, 2017

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the leadership opportunities that our sports leadership programme is developing, where our Year 6 pupils provide sporting activities for pupils in Years 1 and 2. I have enjoyed learning more about this programme and thought it would be a good idea to share some of the specifics of the set-up....

Latest data rates Truro School’s Early Years well above national and local averages

February 24, 2017

Truro School’s Pre-Prep’s Early Years provision has once again been rated well-above the national and local average following the recent release of Early Years Foundation Stage Profile data. 82% of current Year 1 pupils achieved their Early Learning Goals (ELG), in comparison to 67% locally and 66%...

Duchy Ballet gives workshop to Truro School’s Pre-Prep

February 10, 2017

Truro school were thrilled to welcome Duchy Ballet back to the Pre-Prep this week. The children had the opportunity to watch a few sneak previews of some of the dances that will be in this years Hall for Cornwall's performance of 'The Sleeping...

Prep Head’s Blog: 27 January 2017

January 27, 2017

One of the challenges that we have set ourselves this year is to extend and enrich our pupils, particularly in areas that might not be taught within our curriculum. I am delighted that we are shortly to start our new Enrichment Club for Years 5 and 6 that will take place on Monday afternoons at 4 00...

Reception celebrate the Chinese New Year

January 26, 2017

The Reception children have been celebrating the ‘Chinese New Year’ today with a special workshop full of different activities for them to take part...

Prep Head’s Blog: 23 January 2017

January 23, 2017

January is the month for new beginnings and making fresh starts; at Truro Prep School, we are setting the example! Visitors to the site can’t help but notice that the preparation for our ‘new build’ has started in earnest....

Reception’s Dinosaur workshop a roaring success!

January 12, 2017

Reception students at the Pre-Prep carried on their excitement from last term’s Dinosaur project with a Dinosaur workshop this...

Pre-Prep Enjoy a Victorian Christmas

December 9, 2016

Year 1 have been time travellers this term and finished their topic by experiencing a Victorian Christmas. On their travels they found out about the many Christmas traditions that began with the...

Pre-Prep Blog: “All is calm, all is bright…”

December 5, 2016

This year we really wanted our children to understand that Christmas is so much more than presents under the tree and turkey dinners with family and...

Truro Pre-Prep Beaver’s attend Mayor’s Christmas Card Ceremony

November 23, 2016

Well done to Year 2 pupils, Jemima and Isabelle, who were invited to a ceremony at the Truro Town Hall yesterday after being chosen for 3rd place and ‘Highly Commended’ in the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Card...

Pre-Prep Blog: Burning Curiosity

November 22, 2016

Year 2 have been extremely busy with their topic “Fire! Fire!” During their science lessons they had a very informative visit from the Fire Service’s Green Watch, who came and talked to the children about the fire triangle and also fire safety....

Year 2’s DVD and Duvet Night

October 20, 2016

Last Friday there was great excitement in Year 2. All the children arrived at school with suitcases, holdalls, bags and bedding, enough to fill the largest removal...

Early Years Open Afternoon

October 17, 2016

On Friday 11 November from 2pm - 3.15pm we will be opening our doors here at Truro Prep School for a fun-filled Early Years Open Afternoon. Children aged between 2 and 6 are invited to take part in group activities, spend time in our enchanted garden, meet existing Reception pupils and to play in the...

Pre-Prep Blog: Adventures with Dinosaurs

October 10, 2016

This week Reception have chosen to write our Pre-Prep blog about taking their learning...

Head of Pre-Prep, Sarah Hudson – Bringing Learning to Life

September 21, 2016

African Drumming and Dance Sensation

September 12, 2016

Pupils in the Pre-Prep have made a fantastic start to the new term and celebrated the end of their first week back with an inspirational workshop of African music and...

A Trip to the Maritime Museum

June 9, 2016

Find out what happened when Truro Pre-Prep's Reception class visited the local Maritime...