Geography

2J Debate Development Goal Priorities

April 4, 2019

Last week, 2J embarked on a passionate discussion as to whether they could rank Development Goals, including equality, access to healthcare, zero hunger and environmental sustainability, in order of priority....

1st Year trip to Newquay

May 21, 2018

Last Thursday, the Biology and Geography departments joined forces to take the 1st Years to The Blue Reef Aquarium and Newquay town...

Lower Sixth Geography Field Trip

September 29, 2017

Thirteen Lower Sixth students enjoyed their first field trip of the academic year this week as they spent the day investigating the characteristics of River Kenwyn and its surrounding drainage...

Student receives Royal Geographical Society ‘Excellence Award’

January 19, 2017

Sixth Form student Katie has been awarded with a Royal Geographical Society Excellence Award for achieving the highest raw marks in the country in the 2016 WJEC GCSE Geography...

Geography Pupils Visit the Environment Sustainability Institute

March 20, 2015

On 18 March ten pupils from 4th year at Truro School were selected to go to Exeter University’s Environment Day at Penryn Campus, Falmouth.   The students spent the day at the ESI (Environment Sustainability Institute) which only opened in April 2013. Professor Gaston introduced the day praising the students for their interest in sustainable...

Geography on the Jurassic Coast

November 5, 2014

In October, the A2 Geography students embarked on their annual visit to Dorset and the world famous Jurassic Coast. During their three-day excursion, the students visited numerous locations learning about the geology, landforms and management strategies; essential information for their A Level unit on Coasts.   The old and new management strategies of Lyme Regis...

5th Year Geography Trip to Falmouth

October 3, 2014

On Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 October, the 5th Year Geographers travelled to Falmouth to complete the fieldwork element of their GCSE controlled assessment. They were studying the patterns of retail within its Central Business District, beginning their study at The Moor and working along Market Street and Church Street.   They used a variety...