Senior School News

All the latest news from our Senior School

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

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...

Historic Double Qualification in Squash Championships

February 13, 2019

Part two of our personal “Mission Impossible” turned into the most dramatic Squash triumph for the School imaginable on a day of utter drama, excitement and sporting excellence in the KS 4 final qualification round for the National Schools...

Truro School Fencers selected for European and World Championships

February 9, 2019

British Fencing has published the GBR team for the upcoming European Championships in Italy and the World Championships in Poland and Truro School are delighted to announce that almost half the sabre teams are made up of current or recent, former...

U16 netball through to national semi-finals

February 8, 2019

Congratulations to the u16 netball squad who are through to the semi-finals of the Sisters n Sport National Cup...

Students take first prize in SW Schools Geology Challenge

February 7, 2019

Our Lower Sixth geology students are celebrating after taking first prize in yesterday’s SW Schools Geology Challenge at Plymouth...

Truro School Squash Team Qualify for National Finals

February 7, 2019

Truro School Squash Team qualifies in style for National Finals...

Olesia and Chloe Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

January 30, 2019

Truro School students Olesia Vardar and Chloe Dobbs are celebrating after securing offers to study at Cambridge and Oxford universities,...

Millie Macdonald holds private viewing of Chāi Nà

January 29, 2019

Upper Sixth student, Millie Macdonald, holds a private viewing and reception to celebrate the opening night of her art installation, Chāi...

Sport: January Round-Up

January 25, 2019

A jam-packed month of fixtures and events with some stunning success across a range of sports. This once again underlines our status as a school that offers an amazing variety of sport for the pupils to take part...

Headmaster’s Blog: 25 January 2019

January 25, 2019

Despite the infamous line from one of our senior politicians that “people in this country have had enough of experts”, it was a real pleasure to host a visit from Mike Nicholson last...

Sixth Form identified as leading co-ed A-Level provider in Cornwall

January 25, 2019

The county’s school league tables have been released and Truro School Sixth Form has once again positioned itself as the leading co-educational A-Level provider in Cornwall for both the average grade received and percentage of students achieving AAB or higher in at least two facilitating...

Success at National Public Speaking Competition

January 24, 2019

Yesterday evening, at Plymouth College, the Truro School team won the Devon and Cornwall round of the English Speaking Union Churchill National Public Speaking...

Rosie selected for England Netball U17s

January 24, 2019

We are very proud to announce that Truro School student, Rosie Bartlett, has been selected for the England Netball U17s European Championship...

Debating Team make National Finals

January 22, 2019

Our debating teams had a hugely successful evening debating with the Oxford Union at King’s College...

Millie Macdonald prepares for her exhibition – Chāi Nà

January 18, 2019

Talented Upper Sixth student, Millie Macdonald, is preparing for the private viewing of her exhibition Chāi...

Under 16 Rugby Team Crowned County Champions

January 15, 2019

Congratulations to our U16 rugby team who have been crowned county champions for the fifth consecutive...

Headmaster’s Blog: 15 January 2019

January 15, 2019

The wellbeing of the girls and boys in our care is underpinned by the notion of balance.  Among other things, this means that the educational experiences we offer must protect them from the grip of exam...

Truro School students celebrate Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

January 14, 2019

Truro School has recently been presented with a certificate outlining the important social value of the Duke of Edinburgh's...