June 2015

Athletics Summary

June 17, 2015

Junior Girls track and Field Cup – Regional Final – Exeter After a shaky start (breaking down on the A30 22miles from Exeter) the junior girls team performed admirably. Scarlett and Rosie had to go straight onto the track with no warm up to run their 1500m. Bimini and Daisy then had to run their...

Eleanor Sullivan – Oboe Recital

June 15, 2015

On the evening of Monday 8 June, Truro School Chapel resounded to the strains of the Oboe, as 17 year old Eleanor Sullivan, who is in the Lower Sixth at Truro School, performed in her own recital. The event raised a magnificent £600 in support of both the Children’s Hospice South West and the National...

Pentreve Boarding – Football Golf

June 15, 2015

There were some nervous faces at roll call on Monday morning with the dreaded ‘exam hand backs’ expected. It has been a big week in this respect and Mr Nicholas and I will be in a position to analyse the boy’s results during the course of this coming week. We have our fingers crossed that...

Malvern – Work Experience Preparation

June 15, 2015

This has been a busy week for the Malvern girls as the Lower Sixth students have returned to lessons and Penelope and the Upper Sixth students have continued with their exams. The Lower Sixth spent Wednesday and Thursday learning all about the UK university application process and finding out about studying different courses at different...

Poltisco Boarding – Castles and Sunshine

June 15, 2015

It has been a much more relaxing week in the house now the exams are over – although it has been nerve wracking receiving the results for some! Generally our girls have done very well which is testament to their hard work over the year. We have had shorter prep times this week before normal...

Trennick Boarding – Surfing

June 12, 2015

The rumours were true and the Summer has arrived in Cornwall!   Trennick boys have been busy with GCSEs AS and A-Levels since before half-term but the Lower Sixth exams have come to close and the end is in sight for some of the other boys too. The Lower Sixth were able to capitalise on...

Last 16 of County Cup – Cricket Match Report

June 12, 2015

Truro School vs Redruth School – Cricket Match Report The Under 12 cricket team had a comfortable victory over Redruth School in the County Cup on Wednesday 10 June and now play at Camborne in the Quarter Final.   Batting first, Truro scored 172 for one wicket off 17 overs, with Ben French making a...

Truro School vs Pool School – Rounders Match Report

June 12, 2015

Truro School Vs Pool School Under 12’s: Won 20-6 The Under 12’s dominated in both innings. Truro batted first and made 11 rounders. Rosie scoring a rounder off every ball. The girls also fielded well with Pool scoring 4 ½ rounders in the first innings. Truro were down to 8 players for a while when Rosie...

Children’s Poet James Carter Visits Truro Prep School

June 12, 2015

There was feeling of excitement around Truro Prep School on Monday 8 June as pupils eagerly awaited the arrival of award-winning children’s poet James Carter.   Mr Carter’s visit to the school was part of his career-long mission to make children feel both confident and excited about using creative language. His poems are known and...

Howzat?! – Cricket Success for Truro Prep Students

June 12, 2015

Congratulations to our Year 6 Kwik Cricket teams (girls and boys), who both won their respective competitions at Camborne Cricket Club on Wednesday 3rd June 2015. Both teams played consistently well, to win all their matches against five other local schools; comprising St Meriadoc, Connor, Bosvigo, Portreath and Godolphin schools. The teams have now qualified...

New Head Boy and Head Girl Selected

June 11, 2015

Following a challenging interview process this week, Headmaster Andrew Gordon-Brown has today announced the new head students as follows: Phoebe Piercy – Head Girl Toby Copeland – Head Boy Sneha Sen – Deputy Head Girl Michael McKelvey – Deputy Head Boy     A big thank you to our senior prefects who interviewed for the...

The “Spirit of Truro” – When Truro School Built an Aeroplane

June 11, 2015

This article was written by Florian, a student from Germany who took part in a 10-days long work-experience exchange program. He’s currently in the 11th grade and sees this exchange as a way of broadening his horizon, getting to know a different culture and improving his English.   For my work experience in Truro I’m...

End of Season Football Presentation

June 11, 2015

The football season ended with the school’s 9th annual football dinner.   The night was an opportunity to review the season with a superb video montage, which is produced by Mr Huckle.   The boys also have an opportunity to vote for their ‘Players Player’. This year’s awards went to the following boys:    ...

Friends of Truro School Summer Fete 2015

June 9, 2015

Anticipation is rising here at Truro Prep School as we look forward to this weekend’s Friends of Truro School Summer Fete.   We will have a professional BBQ, refreshments, Indian food, crepes, strawberries and cream, homemade cakes and popcorn!   Entertainment will include art and craft, Punch and Judy, a surf simulator, a bouncy castle,...

Exmoor Equestrian Trip

June 8, 2015

During May a small team of students headed to Exmoor for a long weekend of horse riding. Taking full advantage of the open moorland for some invigorating canters, the students soon found their rhythm with some beautiful weather.   After staying overnight in Bath, Saturday was spent at Badminton Horse Trials watching the cross-country phase...

Truro School vs Mount Kelly – Cricket Match Report

June 8, 2015

On Saturday 5 June, the Under 12’s cricket team remained unbeaten with a comfortable win against Mount Kelly.   Batting first, Truro scored an impressive 139 for 3 off 20 overs with Sam Trudgian (41 not out) and Aidan Carter (35) sharing a partnership of 80 for the third wicket.   In reply, Mount Kelly...

Pentreve Boarding – Surfing and the Show

June 8, 2015

The End of Exams You could sense the feeling of freedom as the exams came to a close on Friday. The guys have done all they can and now they wait for the all-important results! Alex still has some on Monday, but otherwise it was all over.   For various reasons there was no Friday...

Poltisco Boarding – Royal Cornwall Show

June 8, 2015

A Hard Week of Exams This week has been exam week at Truro School and all of the girls have worked hard revising and sitting exams. Some of the girls who are only here for the summer term had the luxury of heading out to Low Beach of Thursday afternoon to do paddle boarding and...

Windsurfing – Inlands and North Sea Cup Report

June 5, 2015

It has been a busy half term for our talented windsurfers here at Truro School. Inlands Round One Round one of the Inlands was held on May 23-24 hosted at Whitwell on Rutland Water, a long five hour drive from Cornwall. Two windsurfers from Truro school attended, Lachlan Ross from the Second year and Finn...

Truro School Oboe Recital – Eleanor Sullivan Biography

June 5, 2015

Eleanor Sullivan is 17 years old and in the Lower Sixth at Truro School.  Eleanor started learning the Oboe with Tamsin Carleston at the age of ten and was a member of the Cornwall Youth Orchestra at the age of twelve when she decided her dream was to be an oboist. By the age of 15...