3 - 4 Years

From their very first visit to the nursery, your child will be assured of an exceptionally warm welcome where their individual needs will be nurtured and supported.



4 - 11 Years

Set in beautiful grounds with extensive sports fields, Truro School Prep is located next to the Royal Cornwall Hospital and provides a happy, nurturing environment from which to grow.



11 - 16 Years

To inspire, nurture and challenge our pupils to pursue their dreams so that they become confident, respectful and enthusiastic young people with a sense of purpose and individuality.



16 - 18 Years

Our Sixth Form delivers excellent academic standards alongside a personalised support network and a strong focus on developing leadership, co-curricular and employability skills.


A welcome from the Head

Steeped in 140 years of history, Truro School is Cornwall’s leading independent school for girls and boys aged 3-18. The School is situated over two campuses, the Senior School set within 40 acres of sports fields and open spaces overlooking Truro and its iconic Cathedral, and a vibrant Prep School located next to the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Truro School was founded with an ethos of compassionate ambition. We have high academic standards that are supported and balanced alongside a well-developed and personalised pastoral support network, excellent facilities and an extensive range of co-curricular opportunities.

I hope that our website gives you a sense of Truro School, our vision and values. If you would like to find out more, please do come and visit us for one of our Open Events or for a Private Tour where you will be warmly welcomed.

Andy Johnson
Head of Truro School

Established in 1880, Truro School is Cornwall's leading independent school for girls and boys aged from 3 to 18.

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Outstanding Facilities

Community Facilities

We are proud to offer outstanding facilities to enrich our pupils' learning. Many of these facilities are also available to the wider community at various times, please use the links below for more details.