January 2017

Year 6 learn about Victorian Truro in Workshop

January 31, 2017

As part of their humanities studies of Victorian Truro and how the city has changed over time, Year 6 were treated to a visit and workshop by staff from Cornwall Record Office last...

Hockey Match Reports: January 2017

January 31, 2017

What a great start for the U14 boys’ hockey team. Playing a 7-a-side match against Truro Junior Hockey Club, they should all be very proud....

Ellen Husain (CO94) selected as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit 2016

January 31, 2017

Former Pupil Ellen Husain (CO94) was recently named by British Academy of Television Arts (BAFTA) as a Breakthrough Brit 2016 - one of two Producer-Directors chosen across the UK film, games and TV industry, and the first natural history film maker to be selected....

Football Report: January 2017

January 30, 2017

The Under 13s progressed in the County Cup with a closely fought game against Penair. Charlie scored the winning goal to win 2.1 The Under 12s went out of the ESFA cup in another close game. This time a goal in the last few minutes gave St. Ives a 3.2 victory....

Senior Boys’ Boarding Update: 30 January 2017

January 30, 2017

The highlight of this week was an informal cookery lesson from Mrs. Copeland in the Trennick kitchen on Friday evening. Spaghetti Bolognese was on the menu and several students enjoyed preparing the cooking the meal, especially Darryl who assumed the role of head chef and Josh, his assistant....

Senior Girls’ Boarding Update: 30 January 2017

January 30, 2017

It has been an exciting weekend in Malvern with a lovely hum of students in the boarding house. This weekend they have spent time with friends, completed Duke of Edinburgh planning and also taken some time to relax after a busy week....

Junior Girls’ Boarding Update: 30 January 2017

January 30, 2017

It has been a busy week for the girls with a leaving diner for Lena on Thursday evening and a Macbeth Workshop on Friday evening for the drama students. We also had the pleasure of welcoming Anson’s parents and brother Enok to the...

Headmaster’s Blog – 30 January 2017

January 30, 2017

Junior Boys’ Boarding Update: 30 January 2017

January 30, 2017

Saturday started early for Alex who played football for the U14’s who were travelling to Millfield in Somerset. The game was very one sided with Millfield displaying some great footballing skills. Alex played in goal in the first half, then as a mid-fielder during the...

Truro School named Sixth Best UK Independent School for Sport

January 27, 2017

Staff and pupils at Truro School have been celebrating this week after hearing the news that the school has been named the sixth best independent sports school in the UK for the year of...

Prep Head’s Blog: 27 January 2017

January 27, 2017

One of the challenges that we have set ourselves this year is to extend and enrich our pupils, particularly in areas that might not be taught within our curriculum. I am delighted that we are shortly to start our new Enrichment Club for Years 5 and 6 that will take place on Monday afternoons at 4 00...

Reception celebrate the Chinese New Year

January 26, 2017

The Reception children have been celebrating the ‘Chinese New Year’ today with a special workshop full of different activities for them to take part...

Colin Groves (CO80) New Zealand resident with strong links in the UK

January 25, 2017

Colin Groves left Truro School in 1978 aged 16 at the end of 5th form having also attended Treliske Prep School; he went on and completed his A levels at St Austell Sixth Form College. Colin went to The London Business School and also Derby University where he studied Accountancy and was sponsored by British Rail for whom he worked when not studying....

John Stobart (CO73) ‘From Treliske to The Frankfurt Radio Symphony’

January 25, 2017

My musical career started at Treliske as it was then called. I can't remember the year, but we were asked if we wanted to play instruments and I was given the Tuba because I was the tallest in the class! I think it was Probably Mr. Moore who taught us at Treliske as he was later to do at the main school. I don't know how he stood all of us untalented kids squawking into our various...

Peter Child (CO74) CEO of the Cornish Pirates

January 25, 2017

Former Pupil and recently appointed Interim CEO of the Cornish pirates is on the board with former Truro School Pupil Colin Groves (CO80). Peter was brought up in Cornwall and came to Truro School in 1967 and left in 1974 with ten ‘O’ Levels and four ‘A’ Levels which included: English, History, Art and Economics....

Nick Schulkins (CO72) ‘Memories of Truro School and a life in the RAF’

January 25, 2017

I really enjoyed my time at Truro and it provided me with a sound base from which I went on to win an RAF Scholarship in 1970 and to gain a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Dundee in 1976....

Popular fantasy author gives workshop to Truro Prep School students

January 24, 2017

Puffin author of the young fantasy series Keeper of the Realms, Marcus Alexander, visited students at Truro Prep School today to run an English...

A weekend of Cross Country success for Truro School

January 24, 2017

It has been another busy weekend for the Cross Country teams with the Cornwall County School races on Saturday and then a Cross Challenge in Cardiff for some on the...

Junior Boys’ Boarding Update: 23 January 2016

January 23, 2017

On Friday evening the Poltisco boys were treated to an outing to Truro’s Hub Box. As you can see from the photographs the boys had a really enjoyable time. The service and food were great which really added to the...

Netball Report: January 2017

January 23, 2017

The U14s were a little shaky to start after the Christmas break. This was a training match for the Regionals at the end of January; with lots of 7 minutes being played....