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Year 3 Play – The Boy King

March 29, 2019

Year 3 impressed family and friends with beautiful singing, clear diction and humorous performances at last night's production of The Boy...

IAPS Swimming Gala 2019

March 28, 2019

On Thursday 14th March sixteen year five and six swimmers set of for Millfield School to compete at the qualifying round for the IAPS swimming...

Under 9 Cross Country

March 28, 2019

In beautiful sunshine, on Friday 22nd March, Truro School Prep competed in St Petroc’s annual cross country...

Year 5 Rugby vs Fulham Prep

March 28, 2019

Saturday 16th March saw the return of Fulham Prep to Truro School Prep for their annual Year 5 Rugby...

Barnstorming A Level Drama Performances

March 27, 2019

Last night, Edward Townsend and Josef Ovenden-Hope performed an extract from Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot for their A level drama...

2nd Years welcome local author Chris Higgins

March 27, 2019

It was a privilege to welcome local author Chris Higgins to Truro School this...

Boys’ Hockey Under 12 County Tournament

March 27, 2019

Starting the tournament strong, we came out powerful and determined to get a result in the first game knowing our second game was going to be our biggest...

Truro Prep School Invitation Judo Championships

March 26, 2019

A great morning and tremendous Judo from our students on home territory for...

Regional Badminton Finals 2019

March 25, 2019

On 12 March, four badminton teams from Truro School represented Cornwall in the Regional Finals of the National Schools Badminton Championships at Torbay Leisure Centre, the only school to have teams in all four...

Hot Cross Buns with Baker Tom

March 25, 2019

As well as developing your child’s speaking, reading, writing and numerical skills from an early age, we place equal emphasis on the wider aspects of education including self-confidence, social skills and of course, learning to cook the perfect Hot Cross...

The spring exhibition at The Heseltine Gallery, Truro

March 25, 2019

The Spring exhibition at The Heseltine Gallery, Truro, showcases the glorious colour of one of Cornwall’s leading painters, Ashley Hanson. His sensuous, enigmatic, canvases, painterly responses to place and the novel, blur the borders between fact and fiction, abstraction and...

Emergency first aid at work

March 25, 2019

The British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and the British Heart Foundation, who have formed the Every Child a Life Saver Coalition, have been trying to persuade the British Government to make First Aid training part of the curriculum as 59% of deaths from injuries could be stopped if more people learn basic first...

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...

EPQ Showcase Evening 2019

March 22, 2019

Monday and Tuesday evenings in the Burrell Theatre saw the culmination of the EPQ projects with the students performing their viva, explaining their work and taking questions from the...

Easter courses now live for Truro School Cookery

March 21, 2019

It's been a busy week at Truro School Cookery, but our Easter courses are now live at www.truroschoolcookery.com. Spring clean your cookery skills with our fabulous Adult's 'Spring has Sprung' Skills Cookery. Alternatively, if you need a child-free house to do some actual spring cleaning why not send your children on our Children's Easter Skills...

Truro School Prep Excels At Primary Level

March 21, 2019

Truro School Prep, who work to a more rounded Prep Diploma curriculum, are thrilled to have maintained excellent standards in literacy and numeracy in their most recent results. Taking reading as an example, over the last 12 months pupils have averaged a 17.45 month increase in reading age, 45% above the national...

Year 5 take part in a beach clean

March 20, 2019

Our Year 5 waste warriors headed to Chapel Porth to take part in an organised Beach Clean with the National Trust. The pupils made their way enthusiastically along the beach, scouring the ground and rocks as they went. The children collected litter with gloves and litter pickers and managed to find a wide variety of rubbish, ranging from old trainers to fishing wire and plastic...

Writers dazzle with their inspiring writing!

March 19, 2019

The theme for this year’s Rotary writing competition was ‘My inspiration.’ Entries were allowed to be either fiction or non-fiction, providing that they fitted the theme, and were 500 words or fewer....

Record Year at the Public Schools’ Fencing Championships

March 18, 2019

A 14 strong team travelled to Crystal Palace in London last week to compete in the largest fencing competition in the country, the Public Schools’ Fencing Championships. This year we dominated every category our fencers entered and secured the Brian Howes and Johnson cup, securing our position yet again as the number 1 public school at sabre fencing in the...

Headmaster’s Blog: 18 March 2019

March 18, 2019

It was a rare treat to attend the recital of nationally renowned bass baritone Darren Jeffery which took place in the chapel on Thursday evening. Darren was with us to give a masterclass to some of our students, and to bring our school Singing Week to a memorable...