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Nursery have an exciting morning in the snow

February 6, 2018

The children at Truro School Nursery enjoyed playing in the snow this morning....

Reception Class Spend Afternoon on Their Tiptoes

January 15, 2018

The Reception pupils had an exciting afternoon when the Duchy Ballet came to...

Year 1 Embrace Their Creativity

January 12, 2018

Year 1 had a very creative and exciting afternoon when Vicki Bampfield-Hammond came to...

Pre-Prep put on a stunning version of the Nativity

December 14, 2017

Children from the Nursery and Reception classes twinkled as stars, glittered as angels and shone as actors in a humorous retelling of the Nativity story....

Year 1 Step Back in Time

December 8, 2017

On Tuesday, the children of Year 1 were transported back in time to the Victorian...

Year 2 Receive a Visit from Truro Fire Service

December 6, 2017

On Tuesday afternoon, as part of their current topic ‘Fire, Fire!’, Year 2 were hugely excited to be able to re-enact the Great Fire of London in the Pre-Prep...

An Update from the Pre-Prep

November 28, 2017

Reception this week have been learning how to subtract from 10 by using mini people. Meanwhile in Nursery they are learning how to count by matching the spots on a dice to the correct number of...

Year 2 learn about the Tudors

November 24, 2017

In Literacy this week, the Year 2 children used their skills when writing instructions to make gingerbread Tudor...

Reception’s Dinosaur Workshop is a Roaring Success

November 23, 2017

Last week the children and parents in Reception took part in a Dinosaur Workshop....

Truro School Pre-Prep Leading the way for Speaking, Reading and Writing

November 20, 2017

Truro Pre-Prep have scored a faultless trio of 100% scores for Speaking, Reading and Writing in the county’s latest Early Learning Goals...

Nursery’s Autumnal Activities

November 13, 2017

This term the Nursery children have been investigating Autumn....

Reception Class Get Creative With Clay

October 13, 2017

Truro Pre-Prep’s Reception class have been embracing their creativity this Friday with a ceramics...

Reception Enjoy Geological Jaunt to Trevaunance Cove

September 22, 2017

Truro Pre-Prep’s Reception class continue to embrace the great outdoors in style this...

Reception raise enough money to train a new Beekeeper for ‘Bees for Development’

June 19, 2017

Our reception class have been extra busy this term making and selling beeswax candles in order to raise money for the Bees for Development charity. The project started after the pupils had been learning how to make the world a better place as part of a cross-curricular learning target. From learning about mini beasts in Science, looking at the honeybee and the impact it has on the environment, to learning about African communities and schools in humanities, the pupils soon started thinking about what contributions they could make to help these...

Truro Prep the first school in Cornwall to be awarded Woodland Trust’s Gold Award

June 12, 2017

Truro Prep School has become the first school in Cornwall to receive the Woodland Trust’s Gold Award after taking part in the ‘Green Tree Schools’ initiative. With over 7,000 schools signed up to the initiative since it launched in 2008, Sarah Patterson, Head of Truro Prep, was beaming with delight as she was presented with the plaque on Monday 12...

Pre-Prep Head’s Blog: ‘Learning for a Better World’

June 6, 2017

With the recent events that have filled our news these words resonate constantly in my mind. As an educator I believe more than ever that our children must see the collective responsibility that we have to try to make the world a better place and that everyone has the ability to make a difference. We need to teach our children to always treat each other with love, kindness and...

Pre-Prep Head’s Blog: ‘Spring Fever in the Pre-Prep’

May 2, 2017

I don’t know about anybody else but the summer term has always been one of my favourite times of the year and what an exciting first week back in the Pre-Prep we have had. The Pre-Prep is looking just stunning, with the blossom and spring flowers at their very best and the children (and staff) have all come back completely refreshed from their holiday and full of the joys of...

Prep Head’s Blog: 31 March 2017

March 31, 2017

As winter has turned to spring, we have seen more than the usual changes to the seasonal landscape as some of our older buildings have been removed and/or demolished to make way for our new classrooms, assembly hall and music and drama studio. Many of the children shared a dramatic moment with me last week when we saw the old assembly hall literally being demolished in front of us; there were some great moments of empathy, not least for the feelings of Mrs Gregory who has seen scores of plays performed in that...

Year 1’s trip to the Eden Project

March 13, 2017

The Year 1 children enjoyed an amazing visit to The Eden Project on Tuesday 7 March. They had a day packed with exciting adventures including a workshop entitled ‘Building in Brazil’ which required the children to explore the Rainforest Biome in depth, making sketches and examining how houses around the world are...

Pre-Prep & Prep raise over £1,700 for Children’s Hospice South West

March 13, 2017

Assembly at the Prep on Wednesday 8th March had a different feel and the pupils were captivated by an illuminating talk by Mrs Mary Murfin representing the Children’s Hospice South West. Mary shared photographic images of the hospice and talked briefly about the needs and support for children who are...