September 2015

Rugby Summary – Week Beginning 28 September 2015

September 30, 2015

Rugby Summary Week Beginning 28 September 2015 This was a relatively quiet week for rugby with Penryn’s cancellation of all fixtures on Wednesday. However, some 200 boys represented the school on Saturday 3rd October in the eleven matches against Blundell’s. Blundell’s dominated the senior matches with wins at 1st XV, 2nd XV and U16 A&B,...

Rugby Summary – Week Beginning 21 September 2015

September 29, 2015

On Tuesday 22 September Truro’s Under 13 rugby team made the four hour journey to Beechen Cliff in Bath to play the first round of the ‘School Sport Magazine’ National Cup. Beechen Cliff have some 180 boys in each year group and have been dominant over all local opposition in this age group during the...

Truro Under 13 Rugby Team power though first round of the National cup in Bath

September 29, 2015

Final Score: 54-19   Truro’s Under 13 rugby team made the four hour journey to Beechen Cliff in Bath to play the first round of the ‘School Sport Magazine’ National Cup last Tuesday. Beechen Cliff have some 180 boys in each year group and have been dominant over all local opposition in this age group...

Diploma Success for Truro School Musicians

September 29, 2015

Five of Truro School’s top musicians have been celebrating this week following the award of their music diplomas, the next step beyond a Grade 8 music distinction.   Katie (flute), Charlotte (oboe), Molly (oboe), Matt (saxophone) and Ryan (tuba) all undertook the Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music examination (DipABRSM)...

Study Abroad Fair – Friday 9 October

September 28, 2015

Have you ever considered studying abroad?   On Friday 9 October at 1.15pm Truro School hosts is first ever Overseas University Fair. With careers experts and university professionals flying in from the US, Europe and Australia, this event is an opportunity to ask questions about studying abroad and to make plans for your future.  ...

Hockey Match – vs Truro College

September 28, 2015

Truro School 3 – 4 Truro College   The girls started on the back foot, but within minutes the girls had settled into playing there game, calm and confident on the ball. They were strong, powerful and made the ball do the work, they were very unlikely throughout the game to concede 4 goals. Putting...

Poltisco Boarding Update – 28 September 2015 – Segways

September 28, 2015

We have welcomed some new faces this week with extra flexi boarders in Poltisco – Poppy in the 2nd Year at the beginning of the week and Taomi from the 1st Year and Scarlett from the 2nd Year on Wednesday. It was lovely to see how much effort the older girls put in to making...

Truro School Surfers Excel at Cornwall School Games Qualifier

September 24, 2015

On Friday 18 September the Truro School surf team participated in the qualification round of the Cornwall Games surfing competition. Held at Godrevy Beach, the team consisted of Joe E, Tom L, Harry C, Ben N, Lloyd S, Jay S and Max H. We travelled down to Godrevy beach with time to spare to meet...

Cornwall Football Call-up for Trew Siblings

September 24, 2015

Rebecca Trew and William Trew have been celebrating this month following their call-ups to play football for Cornwall.   Rebecca, 13, has been selected for the first time to represent the Under 14 Girls team and will now be involved in a programme of games and training sessions over the coming year.   William, Rebecca’s...

Sam Siegel (Class of 2011) – Fundraising Support

September 23, 2015

Former pupil and aspiring Cornish film director Sam Siegel needs help to create a technically challenging graduation film.   Sam, who is currently a student at the prestigious Met Film School based at Ealing Studios, has already raised some funds with his project team and, for an extra boost, he is holding a themed evening...

Students named in GB Fencing Selection

September 23, 2015

The Great Britain fencing team selections have been released and as expected Truro School pupils make up the lion’s share of the team places. Congratulations go to:   Girls GB Under 17 Sabre Caiti Maxwell Jenna Bray Lily Wood Kelly Rodda Molly Wood (first reserve)   Boys GB Under 17 Sabre: Jamie Craze Bertie Holdsworth...

Slovenia Exchange – Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award

September 23, 2015

Last week 23 students from Skofja Loka School in Slovenia, and their staff members, visited Cornwall to participate in the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award. They were hosted by Truro school families over the weekend and were shown the delights the Cornwall has to offer.   During their expedition week they were dropped off at...

Malvern Boarding Update – 21 September 2015 – First Aid Training

September 22, 2015

This weekend the Malvern girls did many activities both inside and outside the house. On Friday, most of the girls relaxed at the boarding house and whilst Ali watched the Rugby, Agne was supporting Lithuania at the basketball European Cup. This was accompanied by popcorn and ice-cream, of course! Boarding on Saturday On Saturday Anna,...

Swimming Report – Trip to Plymouth College

September 22, 2015

On Thursday 11 September Truro School had a fantastic start to the swimming season, putting up a very strong fight against Plymouth College. It was great to see so many new faces on the ever growing team, with the experienced swimmers looking after the new ones. The junior girls’ team were very strong, leading home...

Hockey Report – Bulk Fixture vs Plymouth College

September 22, 2015

Under 12s: Lost 3-1   The Under 12s battled hard and powerful, playing well together for their first ever game representing Truro School. With Truro scoring first it put the opposition on the back foot as we continued to apply pressure. However in the second half our players started to get tired and this showed...

Trennick Boarding Update – 21 September 2015 – First Aid

September 21, 2015

There has been a buzz around the boarding house all week. The boys have been eagerly awaiting the start of the rugby world cup. At 8pm on Friday the hosts England played in the opening game against Fiji at Twickenham. The boys celebrated with a mid evening feast of Pizzas, chicken, and Chinese food.  ...

Headmaster’s Blog, 21 September 2015

September 21, 2015

If I’m not careful I will blink and it will be Christmas! I guess it felt rather luxurious for our pupils to start the year with lessons on a Thursday. By now, with two complete weeks under our collective belts, Truro School is motoring along and the school is as busy as ever. Most pupils...

Netball Summary – Week Beginning Monday 14 September

September 21, 2015

Under 15 National Sport Magazine Cup   Under 15s vs Torquay Girls’ Grammar School | Won 37-16   After travelling for 2 hours the Under 15s put in an excellent performance in their first match of the new term. Truro dominated with all 11 squad players getting plenty of court time. Alice playing at GA...

Pentreve Boarding Update – 21 September 2015 – First Aid Training and Beach Trip

September 21, 2015

The weekend began in its usual fashion with our weekly boarders departing for home. Andrey who is usually in at the weekend hopped on the train to London to spend some time with his family and Cam headed off to see his Dad also. The remaining boys pottered around after school. Anthony attended Rugby training,...

Poltisco Boarding Update – 21 September 2015 – Cinema and First Aid Training

September 21, 2015

The girls are feeling well and truly settled after just a few weeks here at Truro School. Henrike and Ann-Kathrin said to me on Friday night how they felt they have known each other for at least a year!   On Saturday the girls enjoyed spending time perusing the shops in Truro City centre. In...