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The Students of Truro School have been coming together in preparation for this year’s City of Lights

November 15, 2017

With only a week to go until this year’s City of Lights parade the students of Turo Prep School and Truro Senior School have been busy collaborating to make their impressive...

Author Maz Evans Visits Truro Prep

November 8, 2017

Carnegie Medal nominated author Maz Evans visited the Prep School today to work with pupils in Years 4-6 and talk to the whole school about her books “Who Let The Gods Out” and its sequel, “Simply The...

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...

Prep Head’s Blog: 13 October 2017

October 13, 2017

This half term, one of our new clubs, Language Club, is well underway. The term started with three members, one learning Italian and two learning Japanese. As the term has progressed, the club has now grown to five members as word is...

Prep Head’s Blog: 6th October 2017

October 6, 2017

The School Council has met twice so far this term, and have represented the views of the children in Prep clearly and with great maturity. As a result of some of their discussions, we will be making further changes to our snacks at break times, providing more variety of fresh fruit and vegetables for all to enjoy. In addition, children have been voting as to what should be included in packed lunches to ensure they are as healthy and tasty as possible. The monitors have also been actively doing their duties over the past few weeks, supporting staff in making sure everything runs...

Year 5 Bodmin Moor Walk: Tuesday 19th September 2017

September 22, 2017

In Year 5 the children are given the incredible opportunity of completing the discovery level of the John Muir Award. The award comprises of four areas: explore, discover, conserve and share their experiences of nature and wild...

Prep Head’s Blog: 15 September 2017

September 15, 2017

As the first full week of term draws to a close, it is clear to see that our children have been firing on all...

Mrs Renshaw receives Conductors Prize from Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod

July 18, 2017

Head of Music at Truro Prep School, Angela Renshaw, received her award for Best Overall Conductor at Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod today in a presentation at the Prep...

Truro Prep’s Chamber Choir delighted to come third at Llangollen International Music Festival

July 6, 2017

Truro Prep School’s Chamber Choir are celebrating after coming third in the Junior Children’s Choir competition at the Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod this week. 45 pupils from Year 3 – 6 travelled up to Llangollen, Wales for the international music festival where they took to the main stage for their biggest performance to...

Success for Prep Judo Players at the One and All Judo Club Championships

July 6, 2017

On 2 July, four of our Truro Prep Judo Team entered the One and All Judo Club Championships in Helston, a much smaller number than usual due to other commitments. However all four entrants fought superbly throughout the day, each coming away with medals in their weight categories....

School House take victory in the House Literature Quiz

July 6, 2017

This morning 140 pupils from Years 2 - 6 across the Pre-Prep and Prep battled it out for the House Literature Quiz title. Held over 10 rounds, each featuring 10 questions, pupils answered questions exploring books for children aged 3-12. Topics included nursery rhymes, the movie version, science fiction, classics, adventures, Harry Potter, animal stories, myths and...

100 Words House Writing Competition 2017: The Final Results

July 6, 2017

Earlier this term, we pitched our brand new writing competition – the 100 Words House Writing Competition 2017. The children were set the challenge of writing 100 words or fewer. Even better, they could write about absolutely anything they liked. We were looking for talented writers - children who could make their story stand out by turning a good idea into something extraordinary. The children rose to the challenge – after all, writing a 100 word story is no mean feat – and gave us some brilliant...

Students participate in the Children’s Hospice South West Rainbow Run

June 27, 2017

The annual Children’s Hospice South West rainbow Run was held once again last Sunday at RAF St Mawgan, with a number of our boarders rising nice and early to take part and raise money for the local charity. Cladding themselves out in white t-shirts, the students made their way to the registration tent and as soon as the claxon had sounded, they were off! A mixture of walking, running, skipping and cartwheeling ensued for the 5K course as they pelted one another with the colourful paint at each...

Prep Sports Day 2017

June 25, 2017

The heats on the track were tighter than ever, the tunes were terrific and the weather was balmy. A significant sports day: all children participated in all of the different events, regardless of ability. The values of excellence, respect, inspiration, determination and fairness were evident...

Year 5 Kwik Cricket Tournament- Mount Ambrose Cricket Club

June 23, 2017

Last Friday saw the Prep School’s Year 5 Kwik Cricket teams in action against a number of local schools at Mount Ambrose Cricket Club. The event was a qualifying tournament for the County Finals to be held on Wednesday 5th July....

Truro Prep kick off their House Cricket matches in the sunshine!

June 23, 2017

This week saw the start of the Prep School’s annual house cricket and rounders matches for both juniors and seniors. There was some fantastic play and great sportsmanship from all teams. These matches will continue in games lessons over the coming...

Truro Prep students become investigators for the day in a ‘Sleuth for the Truth’

June 16, 2017

When Truro School’s Headmaster was discovered ill out on the front terrace in mysterious circumstances on Tuesday 6 June, the finest investigators from Truro Prep School were called in to help decipher what had happened to him in a 'Sleuth for the...

Musician turned author, Stan Cullimore, gives song writing workshop to Truro Prep students

June 14, 2017

Truro Prep School students enjoyed a ‘School of Rock’ style workshop on Tuesday when musician turned author, Stan Cullimore, visited the school to hold a song writing session. Students from Years 5 and 6 grabbed their guitars and warmed up their voices in anticipation as they welcomed their second author visit of the...

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...

Choristers on Tour

June 9, 2017