November 2016

Headmaster’s Blog: 29 November 2016

November 29, 2016

After such an action packed week at school, I have enjoyed a day of challenging discussion but also the chance to reflect on what an impressive bunch of students we are blessed with. I suspect that the cast and crew of Fiddler on the Roof are rather at the end of an epic and are coming back to earth with a bit of a bump....

Jamie Zennor Downes-Atkins (CO05)

November 28, 2016

During a recent catch up with my old Design and Technology teacher, and now Mentor, Tim Tall, it was suggested that I drop by the school for a quick visit to catch up with the many members of staff that inspired and guided me through my...

Senior Girls’ Boarding Update: 28 November

November 28, 2016

This week Truro held the City of Lights festival on Wednesday which many of the girls attended. The theme, 'Tell Me a Story' had captured the imagination of the artists in residence, school children including students from Truro School, which has been timely with the nation celebrating 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl....

Junior Girls’ Boarding Update: 28 November

November 28, 2016

It's been a busy and festive week in Pentreve House. On Wednesday evening the girls went into town to watch the annual City of Lights Parade. The theme this year was ‘tell me a story’, and the community groups and local schools paraded their lanterns through the streets of Truro alongside dancers, drummers and pipers! It was a real spectacle and the lanterns were truly amazing!...

National Schools’ Badminton Success

November 28, 2016

Truro School did exceptionally well in the area (Peninsula) round of the National Schools’Badminton Championships held in the Sir Ben Ainslie centre at Truro School last week....

Junior Boys’ Boarding Update: 28 November

November 28, 2016

The boys have had a busy weekend. On Saturday Anthony left early to play Rugby for the U15 ‘A’ team against West Buckland. He played very well and helped the team to an impressive 46 – 15 victory....

Senior Boys’ Boarding Update: 28 November

November 28, 2016

Trennick students have had another busy week and are taking full use of the fantastic opportunities available to them. During the week Jay, Sammy and Andrey have been attending training sessions at the Truro Fencing Academy which is based in the schools’ old gym. It is one of the country’s top fencing clubs and has sent fencers and coaches to the recent...

Truro School’s Netball Girls Shooting for National Success

November 25, 2016

All three of Truro School’s netball teams have once again beat tough competition in County tournaments to make it through to the South West...

Year 3 and 4 Netball Fixture v Polwhele House

November 25, 2016

On a wet, blustery and cold Tuesday afternoon, the scheduled games fixtures were pruned of teams, but the event still went ahead in the normal afternoon games session, with all of the matches taking place in the Sports...

Head of Prep’s Blog: 25 November 2016

November 25, 2016

Any visitors to Truro Prep last Friday 18th November will have been struck by the spots that were literally everywhere as we set about our ‘Big Spotacular Day’ that was all about raising money for Children in Need....

Headmaster’s Blog: 25 November 2016

November 25, 2016

It’s been a busy start to the second half of our Autumn Term and life is showing no sign of slowing down. Our annual school production, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, launched this week, and with tickets for all four nights sold out, it’s certainly been eagerly anticipated....

Hockey Report: November 2016

November 24, 2016

The girls had worked hard training in preparation for this day. They were motivated and determined to put the performance in as a team and come out on top....

Life as a Graduate Model – Gaby Cecil (CO11)

November 23, 2016

My journey since leaving Truro school has been exciting, challenging and certainly...

From Truro School to the Metropolitan Police

November 23, 2016

After serving my penance at Truro School from 1970 until 1978 without troubling the prize givers, I decided that a career in the police was more beneficial to me than being captured by the police for wrongdoings....

Julian Hanwell (CO76) The Bell is Silent

November 23, 2016

It’s been a long time since I’ve been back to ‘Main School’, so as I was visiting old friends in Cornwall, I decided to go back and take a...

Truro Pre-Prep Beaver’s attend Mayor’s Christmas Card Ceremony

November 23, 2016

Well done to Year 2 pupils, Jemima and Isabelle, who were invited to a ceremony at the Truro Town Hall yesterday after being chosen for 3rd place and ‘Highly Commended’ in the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Card...

U16’s County Champions

November 23, 2016

The U16s retained their County title by producing some of their best netball of the season. Ably lead by Captain Emily they got off to a flying start by beating Penair 15-6 and Richard Lander 14-9....

Netball Summary: November 2016

November 23, 2016

The U14 netball squad were crowned County Champions last Saturday, all 12 girls playing a significant part throughout the day....

Budding Prep Photographers take over 5,000 photos

November 22, 2016

Year 5 photographers at Truro Prep School have taken over five thousand photographs in their Friday afternoon activity so far this...

Pre-Prep Blog: Burning Curiosity

November 22, 2016

Year 2 have been extremely busy with their topic “Fire! Fire!” During their science lessons they had a very informative visit from the Fire Service’s Green Watch, who came and talked to the children about the fire triangle and also fire safety....