Senior School News

Truro School success at the Cornwall Music Festival

March 27, 2017

From 9am in the morning to 10pm at night, literally hundreds of adults and young people competed in the Cornwall Music festival from Monday 13 to Saturday 18 March. Truro School pupils took part in numerous classes, with many pupils coming in 1st place across a variety of classes, arriving back at school laden with trophies and medals and large grins on their...

Headmaster’s Blog: 27 March 2017

March 27, 2017

Having not inspected another school for a few years, I have now done two in a month. I was away for two days this week conducting a Regulatory Compliance Inspection of a day and boarding school in the South West. As ever, I find these visits a great source of professional development as we keep our eyes on our mission to be a beacon of inclusive...

Truro School Fencers secure their No. 1 title at the Public Schools’ Fencing Championships

March 22, 2017

Truro School fencers have once again held onto the schools’ number one status for Public School Sabre Fencing after a successful days competing at the Public Schools’ Fencing Championships last...

Bimini raises over £5,000 for her Street Cramps campaign

March 16, 2017

4th Year student Bimini Love has been delighted at the positive response her crowdfunding campaign ‘Street Cramps’ has received. Having set up the campaign after noticing the rising number of homeless women on the streets in Cornwall and realising they needed help getting access to sanitary products, Bimini has now raised over £5,000 to help provide women all across Cornwall with enough sanitary products for a...

Truro School’s former Head of Geology receives ‘Distinguished Service Award’

March 16, 2017

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We were delighted to hear that former Head of Geology, Ian Kenyon, has been selected for the ‘Distinguished Service’ award by The Geological Society. The award is given to selected individuals who have made a significant contribution to Geoscience and the Geoscience community. Ian has taught the subject for 37 years at Truro School, having been appointed in...

Headmaster’s Blog: 16 March 2017

March 16, 2017

I was recently invited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate to visit another school in the South West as a member of a nine strong team of inspectors. It is always a privilege to ‘look under the bonnet’ of other schools in the HMC group and to talk to students about school life and the care they receive. I look forward to reading the final report of the fine school that I...

Harris makes it on to the Podium in the National Inter-County Cross Country Championships!

March 14, 2017

On Saturday, Harris, Alexander, Benjy, Isaac and Jacob competed for Cornwall against 44 county cross country teams from across England, Wales and Scotland in the National Inter-Counties Championships at Prestwold Hall,...

Joanna races up the National Badminton Rankings

March 13, 2017

Joanna, who started playing Badminton in June 2015 at the Prep after-school Badminton Club, has had a very successful time since then. Her first tournament experience came in October 2015, at the Cornwall Under 13 Bronze event, resulting in a bronze medal in the singles and a silver medal in the...

Under 16 Badminton Girls’ Team go through to National Finals

March 7, 2017

Congratulations to our Under 16 Girls’ Badminton Team who performed fantastically at the South West Regional Championships in Bournemouth last week and will now go on to represent the SW in the National Finals in...

Staff take part in fancy dress for 3M’s charity event

March 6, 2017

Staff members were unrecognisable on Friday as they took part in 3M’s charity event to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and Penhaligon Friends. Students were tasked with raising over £20 per staff member in the build up to Friday in order to get the chosen staff members into fancy dress for the whole day, including a whole school...

Louis makes it to the finals at the Squash Wimbledon Junior Open 2017

March 1, 2017

Louis had a fantastic day at the Wimbledon Junior Open, beating off stiff competition from opponents above his own age group to make it through to the Finals, where a tough match saw him narrowly miss out on the title....

Students go through to the semi-finals of the London Institute of Banking & Finance’s Student Investor Challenge

February 21, 2017

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...

Lottie offered scholarship at prestigious Royal Academy of Music

February 16, 2017

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

February 16, 2017

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...

Truro School Fencers qualify for the European and World Fencing Championships

February 15, 2017

Three of Truro School’s fencers have received confirmation this week that they have been selected to represent Team Great Britain at both the European and World Fencing...

Head Girl gains place at US Ivy league University

February 10, 2017

Head Girl, Maria Chart, has been celebrating this term after receiving an unconditional offer to study Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New...

Truro School have Regional Cross Country Success

February 9, 2017

On a very wet and windy Saturday afternoon on 4 February, seven Truro School pupils represented Cornwall at the South West Regional Cross Country Championships. Held at Truro School the course was just about holding up after a large amount of rainfall over the previous...

Headmaster’s Blog – 30 January 2017

January 30, 2017

Truro School named Sixth Best UK Independent School for Sport

January 27, 2017

Staff and pupils at Truro School have been celebrating this week after hearing the news that the school has been named the sixth best independent sports school in the UK for the year of...

A weekend of Cross Country success for Truro School

January 24, 2017

It has been another busy weekend for the Cross Country teams with the Cornwall County School races on Saturday and then a Cross Challenge in Cardiff for some on the...