Senior School News

All the latest news from our Senior School

Truro Cathedral Choir perform at Truro School’s Easter Concert

April 12, 2019

Truro School welcomed Truro Cathedral Choir to their annual Easter Music Concert where they sang alongside the School’s own talented musicians....

Truro School’s Tennis Trip to Portugal

April 11, 2019

A group of 14 pupils flew to Portugal for a 6 day tennis camp in the Algarve's prestigious Vale do Lobo...

Gold Award in the British Physics Olympiad for Olessia

April 5, 2019

Congratulations to Upper Sixth Student, Olesia who has achieved a Gold Award in the British Physics...

U15 boys’ cricket team win the Indoor Cornwall Cricket Championships

April 4, 2019

Congratulations to the U15 boys' cricket team who won the Indoor Cornwall Cricket...

2J Debate Development Goal Priorities

April 4, 2019

Last week, 2J embarked on a passionate discussion as to whether they could rank Development Goals, including equality, access to healthcare, zero hunger and environmental sustainability, in order of priority....

‘The Only Way is Ethics’ welcomed Dr Peter Vardy

April 4, 2019

This week we were delighted to host our sixth annual ‘The Only Way is Ethics’ conference at the Burrell Theatre, as part of the Cornwall Education Partnership initiative for GCSE...

Observational Research Skills at Newquay Zoo

April 4, 2019

Our Lower Sixth Psychology Students visited Newquay Zoo as part of their observational research skills...

Geological Society Poster Competition

April 3, 2019

Daisy B, Rufus M, Tom P, Aysha C, Lottie M and Harris M represented Truro School in the national finals of the Geological Society poster competition at Burlington House in...

Cornwall Music Festival 2019

April 3, 2019

We were delighted by the success of our talented pupils again this year at the prestigious Cornwall Music...

2019 KS3 National Schools Squash Championships

April 2, 2019

This blue ribbon event of the season was held at Nottingham for KS3 boys on Wednesday 20 March with the National title up for grabs. 83 schools originally entered and only the top eight managed to qualify for the finals day itself....

2019 KS4 National Schools Squash Championships

April 2, 2019

Denied a National title by the smallest of margins perhaps, but full of optimism and desire going forward, the boys will now play and train with a deeper belief than ever before that they can go all the way...

Gala Concert with Roselyon School at St Petroc’s, Bodmin

March 29, 2019

It is always a joy to return to St Petroc’s Church in Bodmin – we are always given a very warm welcome, the church is a magnificent building and, acoustically speaking, a joy to perform...

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...

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...

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...

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...