Chemistry

Author of Horrible Science Series Visits Truro School

January 27, 2016

Opportunities to meet a children’s author who has sold over 15 million books across 40 countries are scarce, but that is exactly what the Truro School library team had in store for students this...

Victory at the Salters’ Chemistry Festival

June 24, 2015

Salters’ Festivals provide the opportunity for enthusiastic young students to take part in practical chemistry activities which are fun and challenging with a competitive element. Prizes are awarded to the winning teams and all students receive participation certificates.   The Truro School team members were awarded first prize for the University Challenge at this year’s...

Science Students Celebrate British Science Week

March 18, 2015

To celebrate British Science Week a group of Truro School girls went to the University of Exeter’s “Women in Science” seminar on Monday at Tremough Campus.   They were treated to talks from Cornwall-based experts from a variety of fields – including mining, wave energy, conservation, animal behaviour, and public health. Students then enjoyed a...

Lecture: The Art of Science  

November 17, 2014

On Thursday 13 November, a lecture celebrating our recent outstanding exhibition of the abstract artwork of the late Sandra Blow and discussing art and science in modern society was held in the Heseltine Gallery. The Art of Science was led by Deputy Headmaster Nick Fisher, and was followed by a supper sponsored by the Friends...

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

July 9, 2014

The Chemistry Department received a number of certificates for students who have been awarded various prizes in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge paper.   This is an incredibly difficult and academically rigorous paper and the Lower Sixth students who participated have worked very hard in Chemistry this year. In particular Cambridge have said that a mark...