August 2014

Headmaster's Blog – Thursday 21 August 2014

August 29, 2014

It was the turn this morning of our 5th Year students who were back at school to pick up their GCSE results.   With half of all GCSE exams graded A*/A there is much to celebrate, and there were many happy faces.  Congratulations must go to the students who worked so hard, whether they achieved straight...

Outstanding GCSE Results at Truro School

August 21, 2014

The 5th Year students at Truro School are ecstatic following some outstanding GCSE Results. The extent of this year’s achievements is evident in that half of all grades awarded were A* or A, with one fifth at the top A* standard. This is three times the national average.  Twelve of our students achieved eight or more...

Headmaster’s Blog – Thursday 13 August 2014

August 14, 2014

Although the students don’t know it, A Level results day can be almost as nerve-wracking for teachers as it is for them. The hope and expectancy that your students will get the results they deserve, and your quiet confidence that all will be well, is counter-balanced with the fear of the unknown. And so, it...

Truro School Surpasses National Results

August 14, 2014

It is another year of impressive A Level results at Truro School. Top grades were achieved across both the Sciences and Humanities, with 12 departments gaining more than 50% A* and A grades. Nationally the average A*, A and B grades of all exams were 52% compared to 73% at Truro School.   We have...

A Level Results 2014

August 14, 2014

This year’s A Level Results are now available to view as a PDF.   A Level Results Summary (PDF)   Full press release and photos coming later this...

Biathlon at the SBASC

August 12, 2014

On Thursday 7 August, Truro School hosted a Biathlon at the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre, attended by some of Cornwall’s leading athletes in swimming, running and modern pentathlon, as well as athletes from Bromley and Millfield.   Truro School was well represented; Elliot won the U13 boys race – with brother Harris in 2nd place...

Headmaster’s Blog – Tuesday 5 August 2014

August 5, 2014

It’s wonderful news that the Chapter of Truro Cathedral has chosen Truro School to be partners in the creation of a girls’ chorister programme. It represents an exciting next phase in the development of both of our music strategies. If you’ve ever been to the Cathedral to listen to the existing Cathedral Choir of eighteen...

Girl Choristers at Truro School to Enrich Cathedral Tradition

August 5, 2014

Truro, Cornwall, 5 August 2014: The Chapter of Truro Cathedral is pleased to announce a new partnership with Truro School which will see the introduction of girl choristers, aged 13 to 18, to sing in the cathedral choir from September 2015.   The cathedral has had a choir in the traditional form of boys and...

Headmaster's Blog – Friday 1 August 2014

August 1, 2014

I’m back from a couple of weeks of R&R enjoying the recent delightful spell of Cornish sunshine and warmth. I’ve enjoyed reflecting on what was a thoroughly enjoyable last week of term, full of so much activity in just five days.   For three of those days, our pupils were taken off timetable to take...