Senior School News

All the latest news from our Senior School

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...

Jewellery Making Activities

March 15, 2019

Boys and girls have had the opportunity to explore different silver smithing techniques and create some beautiful hand-made...

Students draw inspiration from the Heseltine Gallery’s exhibition

March 15, 2019

Both students and visitors have been drawing inspiration from the Heseltine Gallery’s current exhibition, which uses the abstraction of dance and physical movement to translate the sounds into gesture, then gesture into a purely visual...

Monty and Harrison travelled to Oxford, for the finals of the prestigious Schools’ Debating Competition

March 12, 2019

On Saturday, Monty and Harrison travelled to Oxford, for the finals of the prestigious Schools' Debating Competition, held at the...

Success for Pupils in the Rotary Club Photography Competition

March 7, 2019

Three Truro School pupils were recently very successful at the Rotary Club photography...

Finn Birnie, receives full scholarship to Belmont University in the USA

March 7, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Truro School Head Boy, Finn Birnie, has been accepted into Belmont University in the USA to study undergraduate...

Junior Charity Concert 2019

March 6, 2019

This year’s Junior Charity concert was held at the Burrell Theatre on Monday evening. The event, organised entirely by the students, was expertly directed by Fin W, Alfie L, Jenna K and Ben J...

U16 girls’ netball play national semi-final on home ground

March 5, 2019

With many parents, pupils and staff watching in a wonderful atmosphere, Truro U16s took to the court in the semi-final of this National...

U13 Boys’ Hockey Crowned County Champions

March 5, 2019

South West finals of the English Speaking Union Mace Debating Competition

March 1, 2019

Truro School students, Hettie and Ella, travelled up to King’s College Taunton last night, to represent the School in the South West finals of the English Speaking Union Mace Debating Competition, having won a tough first two rounds to secure their...

Harlem Globetrotter, Paul Sturgess, put the 2nd and 3rd years through their paces

March 1, 2019

Former NBA Dallas Maverick and current Harlem Globetrotter, Paul Sturgess, visited Truro School on Thursday to put the 2nd and 3rd years through their paces in...

Fin Wallace took to the airwaves to talk about the Junior Charity Concert

March 1, 2019

Truro School student, Fin Wallace, took to the airwaves today to talk about next week’s Junior Charity Concert in which a number of talented students will be performing a range of music and in which Fin will be shaving his head for charity, live on...

Sport: February Round-Up

February 28, 2019

The fantastic successes our pupils achieve are down to many things. Hardworking parents who drive to many practices and wait for hours. Coaches and teachers who organise training and deliver high-quality sessions for pupils to...

Geologist explore geological history of the coastline

February 28, 2019

The Lower Sixth Geologists enjoyed an unseasonably warm February fieldwork trip in the glorious...

New Tuck Shop places emphasis on wholesome home-cooked food

February 28, 2019

Run by the team behind Truro School Cookery, the new Tuck Shop offers a delicious and nutritious range of products, including high-quality, freshly-made paninis and pizzas, tray bakes and free fruit for...

Portugal Surf Trip

February 27, 2019

Truro School's surfers visited Portugal over half term for an action-packed week of...

National Schools Badminton Competition

February 19, 2019

For the second year running, the Truro School girls' and boys’ KS3 and KS4 teams all won the county round of the competition and will progress to the regional round later this...

Truro School Shakespeare Festival 2019

February 15, 2019

On Monday and Tuesday evenings this week, every one of our 2nd Year pupils took to the Burrell Theatre stage to perform in the 14th Truro School Shakespeare...

Jazz Concert draws inspiration from a diverse mix of sounds

February 15, 2019

Drawing inspiration from a diverse mix of sounds, with music ranging from 'Tequila' to 'The way we were', Thursday's Jazz concert brought a revolutionary sound to the Burrell...