April 2017

Cornwall Spring Games 2017

April 28, 2017

Justin Knox, the British cycling Go-Ride coach for the South West, organised the Peninsula qualifying event for the team pursuit grass track cycling. This was held on Wednesday 19 April at Penryn College, with four primary schools attending; Trevithick, Mylor Bridge, Mount Hawke and Truro...

Author Ali Sparkes visits students ahead of Cornish Award nomination

April 25, 2017

Award winning children’s author Ali Sparkes visited today ahead of the Kernow Youth Book Awards (KYBA) tomorrow, for which her novel Carjacked has been shortlisted. Carjacked is the story of 12-year-old child genius Jack, who is accidentally abducted when a bank robber steals his family’s car, leading to a series of events in which the Jack ends up using his intelligence to help the robber and the two find out they have more in common than they initially...

Kate tackles 32 miles of the Cornish Coast to raise funds with Scouts

April 25, 2017

1st Year student, Kate, kept herself busy over the weekend by taking part in a 32 mile coast to coast walk with her Scout Adventure Camp. Raising money for Children’s Hospice South West and her Scout Camp, Kate joined around 200 other scouts on a walk from Portreath to Maenporth for their annual Coast 2 Coast...

Truro School receives ISM award

April 24, 2017

Truro School has been awarded with an ISM Trust Silver Certificate for its commitment to music following last year’s GCSE success. The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) have been honouring schools where there has been a high level of uptake and attainment in GCSE music. Last year’s musical cohort at Truro School were particularly successful with their GCSE results, with 81% achieving A* or A grades, and over 15% of the whole school choosing to take up GCSE...

Mark (Mac) McNaughton (CO93) – Speech Day 1986

April 20, 2017

Thomas helps his father train for the London Marathon

April 3, 2017

1st Year student, Thomas, has been spending his weekends supporting his father with his training for the London Marathon by cycling with him along the Camel trail. Thomas’ father, John, a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy, is running the London Marathon on 23rd April to raise money for Well Child, a charity which gives seriously ill children the best possible chance to thrive – at home, with their...