Prep School Sports News

Pupils Impress at Under 11 County Hockey Tournament

March 24, 2016

Under 11 Girls’ Tournament Congratulations to the Under 11 Girls’ Hockey team, who have qualified to represent Cornwall at the West Hockey finals on Tuesday 19 April at Millfield School,...

Coose Trannack Cross Country – Saturday 19 March 2016

March 24, 2016

Coose Trannack is a Millenium Woodland, planted by the Woodland trust, and located behind Trannack School, Helston. Each year this venue hosts the Coose Trannack Cross Country races, which are open to all children from reception age up to under 17.   The woodland course is strenuous and challenging, predominantly uphill, through various fields. Thank...

County Cross Country Finals – Thursday 17 March 2016

March 24, 2016

Congratulations to the following children, who were selected to represent the Peninsula team at the Cornwall School Games Primary Cross Country Final on Thursday 17 March 2016:   Year 6: Finn E (5th), Max C (19th), Finlay C (41st), Joanna V (30th), Evelyn H (37th) Year 5: Josh L (34th) Year 4: Elowyn P (37th)...

Peninsula Primary Cross Country – Monday 7 March 2016

March 11, 2016

Congratulations to our fifteen runners who competed in the Peninsula Cross Country event on Monday 7 March 2016.   This event, held annually at Pool Academy, can be a bit daunting; a flat fast course, cold conditions and 60-70 runners on the start line for each race. It was well organised, as usual, and the...

Boys’ Swimming Team Compete in Regional Competition

March 4, 2016

This year for the first time we ventured away for the regional round. We travelled away to Millfield School where we competed against several schools including: Millfield, Wells Cathedral, Kings Hawford, Perrott Hill, Plymouth College, Cheltenham and Haberdashers.   The event was run strictly to ASA rules, so our starts, finishes, turns and strokes had...

2016 House Swimming Gala Report

March 4, 2016

This year the format was slightly different. Following on from a preliminary round held at the beginning of the term, each House was represented by two swimmers in every event. For every event there was a heat and a final.   The races were strongly contested and noisily supported.   When all the results are...

Badminton Report – Truro Prep v Truro School

February 12, 2016

A friendly Badminton fixture with Truro School was held on 9 February. The team captains were Oliver and Joanna who both remained undefeated. All team members contributed and should be congratulated for the effort and application shown. It was encouraging to see such a good standard of badminton being played.   After 26 games of...

Truro Area Cross Country Event – Friday 5 February 2016

February 12, 2016

Congratulations to the 26 pupils who competed in the recent cross country races, held at Richard Lander School on Friday 5 February 2016.   We are delighted to report that 16 pupils have now qualified for the next round – the Partnership cross country finals, at Pool Academy after half-term.   Our Year 4 girls’ team...

Football: Year 4 vs Plymouth College and Blundell’s School

February 4, 2016

On Thursday 28 January the Year 4 football team played in two competitive...

Bryanston Prep Schools’ Under 11 Hockey Tournament 2015

November 9, 2015

The netball tournament at Bryanston, held annually each Spring term, has become a regular event in our calendar but this was the first time ever that we had attended their hockey tournament held on Wednesday 4 November.   As expected, the organisation of the tournament was superb, with 18 schools playing their first round of...

Year 6 Sports Partnership Badminton Event

November 4, 2015

Congratulations to our brilliant team of four players: Joanna V, Evelyn H, Max C and Oliver B, who competed in the recent badminton event at Richard Lander School on Thursday 22 October.   They played a series of different matches against players from each of three different schools, winning all of them. The turnover of...

Year 3 and Year 4 Invitational Cross Country at Polwhele House School

October 21, 2015

A promising start for the twenty eight children from Years 3 and 4, who participated in the recent inter-school cross country races at Polwhele House School. Their woodland course is strenuous but all of the children coped extremely well with the challenging conditions.   Results (Top 3 overall finishers in each race):   Year 3...

Year 4 Sports Partnership Bisi Badminton Event

October 11, 2015

A great performance from our team of six players, who competed in the recent Bisi badminton event at Richard Lander School: Sam B, Silas C, Wilf B, Ysolde T-B, Jessica H and Phoebe B.   They took part in a variety of different racket based activities, scoring points towards an overall team total. They had...

Prep Sports Day 2015

July 9, 2015

The heats were tight, the tunes and sound bites were immaculate and even the sun came out to play at this year’s sports day.   Most of the children had chosen to participate in all six possible events at Sports Day 2015. The values of excellence, respect, inspiration, determination and fairness were evident everywhere. It...

Howzat?! – Cricket Success for Truro Prep Students

June 12, 2015

Congratulations to our Year 6 Kwik Cricket teams (girls and boys), who both won their respective competitions at Camborne Cricket Club on Wednesday 3rd June 2015. Both teams played consistently well, to win all their matches against five other local schools; comprising St Meriadoc, Connor, Bosvigo, Portreath and Godolphin schools. The teams have now qualified...

Truro Prep School Judo Competition

May 21, 2015

On Saturday 9 May Truro Prep judoka rose early to meet the challenge of their first invitation judo competition on home soil! Truro Prep, Threemilestone, St Ives, Truro and Redruth judo clubs, came together to put their judo throws and hold downs against each other by weight category and age.   Truro Prep School claimed...

Clean Sweep of Medals for Truro’s Young Fencers

May 14, 2015

Truro’s young fencers were in action last weekend as they aimed for glory in the Under 10s British Sabre Championships.   Hosted at Moulsford in Oxfordshire, the event featured a tough field of 30 top young fencers from around Britain with the Truro Prep School trio of Sam Cox, Lexie Craze and Melissa Jane all...

Netball Report 2014-15 Season

March 26, 2015

Truro Prep Netball Report 2014-2015 season This has proved to be a very busy and purposeful season for the netball squads and teams, with some very high standards of play being demonstrated. We have once more extended the fixture list and have played the following schools across the season; Truro School, Truro High School, Mount...

Football Report Spring Term

March 26, 2015

Truro Prep Football Report – March 2015  This season the U9 and U11 teams have been involved in 29 matches against other schools with over 60 boys and 1 girl representing the teams. Under 9’s (incorporating Year 3 and 4 players) The Under 9’s unfortunately had their fixtures against Polwhele cancelled due to poor weather,...

Year 3 and 4 Football Tournament

March 23, 2015

Year 3 and 4 Football Tournament   On Tuesday 10 March we took 2 teams to play in the Truro Learning Academy football tournament. Each team was put into separate leagues to play against local schools. Between them, our teams won 3 of their matches and drew one, playing competitively and scoring some well taken...