Design and Technology

Talented student wins Creat-ED event

July 4, 2018

Upper Sixth student Luke Osborne took home the winning title of the A Level Product Design Category at this year’s Creat-ED...

Pupil Sean Heaney visits Steam Bent House

November 6, 2017

Talented student Sean Heaney won the GCSE Product Design award at Falmouth University’s CreatED exhibition. The prize was a day’s work experience at Tom Raffield’s workshop. Raffield is a renowned contemporary designer who works with wood using a unique process known as steam...

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...

Head of Design & Technology reflects on a fantastic year of work

August 13, 2016

Truro School DT has had another hugely productive year, generating fond memories, as well as numerous pieces of superbly innovative work. Chris Baker, Head of DT at Truro School,...

Cornwall’s Future Engineers Inspired by Bloodhound

April 2, 2015

Land speed record breaker and UK entrepreneur Richard Noble (OBE) visited Truro School’s Burrell Theatre on Thursday 26 March to share a special science lecture with students from across the county and supported by The Ogden Trust.   Mr Noble, who hopes to set a new land speed record of 1000mph in 2016, visited Cornwall...

Jonny's Arch in Furniss Island Gardens

December 3, 2014

On the afternoon of 3 December 2014, Truro School pupil Jonny Innes was joined by the Friends of Furniss Island and the Mayor of Truro at the unveiling of his original artwork in Furniss Island Gardens. Jonny, 17 from Falmouth, is an Art and DT student at Truro School and was commissioned as a volunteer...

Junior School Challenge Day

June 27, 2014

On Thursday 26 June 2014 we welcomed 24 pupils from six junior schools around the county for our second Junior School Challenge Day. The focus this year was Art and Design & Technology, intended to challenge the visiting pupils’ ability to solve problems set in a creative context.   Pupils from Bosvigo Junior School, Carclaze...