Prep School Head’s Blog

The Head of Truro Prep School’s latest blog updates.

Prep Head’s Blog: 11 October

October 11, 2019

We have had a wonderful day today in the Prep School as Years 3-6 have enjoyed their first Wellbeing...

Prep Head’s Blog: 3 October

October 3, 2019

This term has started with a musical...

Prep Head’s Blog: 21 June 2019

June 21, 2019

Anyone fortunate enough to read the bestselling book ‘Wonder’ will have encountered Mr Browne’s...

Prep Head’s Blog: 16 May 2019

May 16, 2019

Our Starfish Club pledges are now on full view for all to see, so please do come and have a look at our ‘pledges tree’ that is located just inside the front doors at the entrance to the...

Prep Head’s Blog: 22 March 2019

March 22, 2019

Last time I wrote, I reported on an initiative started by one of our Year 6 boys – The Starfish Club – based on the story where a young boy taught an older man a lesson that every small action counts and can lead to change. The starfish pledges involved every child from Nursery to Year 6; they all committed to doing at least one thing to help our...

Prep Head’s Blog: 13 February 2019

February 13, 2019

Three Year 6 boys took our assembly on Monday morning in Prep and Thursday afternoon in Pre-Prep, sharing with the rest of the school their ideas about the problems we face and some possible solutions....

Prep Head’s Blog: 26 November 2018

November 26, 2018

We had a moving act of remembrance last week where all children from Years 1-6 paid their respects during the one-minute’s silence in front of our memorial....

Prep Head’s Blog: 18 October 2018

October 18, 2018

Monday’s assembly was devoted to celebrating the harvest and the Rev spoke to us about having a harvest attitude....

Prep Head’s Blog: 12 October 2018

October 12, 2018

Year 5 children have started their John Muir Award work, dedicated to protecting and enhancing wild places, with a visit to Bodmin Moor last Thursday....

Prep Head’s Blog: 20 September 2018

September 20, 2018

As we come to the end of our second full week of the new academic year, it is safe to say that we are in 'full swing' in every...

Going Green for Grenfell

June 15, 2018

Friday 15 June saw the whole Prep School going green for...

Prep Head’s Blog: 24 May 2018

May 24, 2018

We had a wonderful afternoon last Friday when our new classrooms and assembly hall/music studio were officially opened by Mrs Jane Grassby and Mr Matthew Lovett....

Prep Head’s Blog: 27 April 2018

April 27, 2018

The Truro School orchestra treated Prep School pupils from Years 1-6 to a live performance on Wednesday morning. Mr Churcher, the conductor, introduced us to the different members of the orchestra, pointing out the importance of the unique synergy created by the brass, woodwind, strings and percussion sections....

Prep Head’s Blog: 9 March 2018

March 9, 2018

Last week’s snowy experience seems quite a way off now as we come to the close of this week but I am still hearing stories of snowmen, snow-angels, sledging and snowball...

Prep Head’s Blog: 9 February 2018

February 9, 2018

It Never Snows in Cornwall. I can’t count the times that I have heard this said since I have lived in Cornwall and so couldn’t quite believe what I was seeing when I approached Chiverton Cross roundabout on Wednesday morning and hit the white...

Prep Head’s Blog: 26 January 2018

January 26, 2018

We had a visit from Mr Chris Caws, Development Manager for the Youth Sport Trust in the South West last Friday who came to review our school’s provision and outcomes in PE and sport in order to ascertain whether we met the criteria to achieve a Gold Quality...

Prep Head’s Blog: 12 January 2018

January 12, 2018

There was great excitement when everyone returned on Thursday to find that our six new classrooms were indeed ready for...

Prep Head’s Blog: 1 December 2017

December 1, 2017

This week we have focused on the meaning of Advent and the importance of this special time of year. In assembly on Monday (Prep) and Thursday (Pre-Prep), we looked at the Latin meaning of the word, ‘adventus’ meaning...

Prep Head’s Blog: 13 November 2017

November 13, 2017

Thursday was a wonderful day here at the Prep School as our visitors from London arrived for a day of new and unusual activities. You may remember that during our Harvest Festival celebration I asked for a donation of toys that would make up a toy library for children who would be visiting Cornwall from the Grenfell Tower area and would be visiting us at Truro Prep,...

Prep Head’s Blog: 20 October 2017

October 20, 2017

It was lovely to come together as a school on Wednesday morning to celebrate this special time of year, to show our gratitude for the harvest and to focus on sharing our plenty with...