December 2016

Merry Christmas from Truro School!

December 21, 2016

We would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas from all at Truro...

U14 Rugby Team are crowned County Champions

December 15, 2016

The U14 rugby team played in the final of the Cornwall Schools Cup on Wednesday 14 December at Camborne RFC against Mounts Bay...

Headmaster’s Blog: 15 December 2016

December 15, 2016

Truro School Broadcast Services completed the fitting out of their live-streaming truck just in time for last week's wonderful Nine Lessons and Carols service at Truro Cathedral....

3 Gold Medals and one Silver for School Badminton Teams at County Finals

December 14, 2016

Three of Truro School's Badminton Teams emerged undefeated in the County Finals of the National Schools' Championships held this week at the Sir Ben Ainslie...

Cornwall Indoor Rowing Championships

December 14, 2016

On Friday 9 March five girls represented Truro School in the Cornwall School Winter Games Indoor Rowing Championships at Penair...

Year 5 pupils create stop-frame animations

December 13, 2016

This term, pupils in Year 5 Friday afternoon activities produced short films using stop-frame animation techniques and a lot of...

First place for Truro School swimmers in Winter School Games

December 12, 2016

Boys and Girls from Year 7 and Year 8 took part in the 2016 Winter School Games here at Truro School last week, with a fantastic 1st place from Year 7 Girls and Year 8 Boys, winning out...

Junior Girls’ Boarding Update: 12 December 2016

December 12, 2016

The girls have had another great week in Pentreve, with Christmas shopping on Wednesday and a trip down to the Cathedral on Thursday...

Netball Report: December 2016

December 12, 2016

The first year team played very well against Penair, through the second half their driving forward and space awareness greatly improved. This lead them to secure the win with great shooting from...

Senior Girls’ Boarding Update: 12 December 2016

December 12, 2016

It has been a great weekend - the last of the year for us here in Malvern! On Friday we enjoyed a whole boarding trip to the Eden Project for a Christmas ice skating session that was really good...

Students take part in biggest global learning event ‘Hour of Code’

December 12, 2016

Last week the students took part in the global event 'Hour of Code' during Computer Science Education Week, December...

Prep Head’s Blog: 9 December 2016

December 12, 2016

Year 5 kick-started our Christmas celebrations with their unusual (and hilarious) interpretation of the Christmas story, combining the traditional elements with a very modern twist....

Pre-Prep Enjoy a Victorian Christmas

December 9, 2016

Year 1 have been time travellers this term and finished their topic by experiencing a Victorian Christmas. On their travels they found out about the many Christmas traditions that began with the...

Madison Glinski wins Diana Award for Fundraising

December 9, 2016

Madison Glinski has been awarded the prestigious Diana Award after raising over £50,000 for Little Harbour Children’s...

3rd Year Geology GCSE Taster Day

December 9, 2016

On Tuesday 6 December, Geology held their 3rd Year taster day as part of the schools GCSE taster sessions that is offered each year to help third years decide what subjects to take up at GCSE...

Design and Technology students attend Falmouth University ‘Dragons Den’

December 8, 2016

Last week, our Upper Sixth Product Design students attended a ‘Dragons Den’ style workshop with Falmouth University. After a morning spent doing some architectural and environment sketching overlooking the harbour by the Maritime Museum, students headed over to Falmouth University’s Woodlane Campus for a tour of the product design...

Olympic Sailor inspires Sports Scholars

December 7, 2016

On Monday, our sport scholars were treated to a visit from Olympic Sailor Sophie...

Students get the low down on Geology career options

December 7, 2016

Last Friday, students from the 5th Year and Sixth Form were invited to another business lunch, this time centred on Engineering and...

Hockey Report: December 2016

December 7, 2016

The girls had no idea of the ability of the travelling team from Sandroyd, they prepared and organised themselves like any other game....

Senior Girls’ Boarding Update: 5 December 2016

December 5, 2016

I think that without a doubt the third week before Christmas (in the school calendar) is one of the hardest of the...