Swimming

Swimmers Shine at the South West Regional Championships

May 26, 2016

Swimming success for School House

April 13, 2016

2nd Year Swimming Gala Breaks School Records

March 15, 2016

On Friday 11 March the 2nd Year students assembled in the school’s swimming pool for the annual house swimming...

National Swimming Finals – Report

November 23, 2015

After a long journey up to London, the two junior swim teams went to compete in the National finals at the Olympic pool.   The boys team consisting of Sam, Alex, Max and Luke swam a sensational heat in the medley, qualifying them for the final were they finished 8th. In their freestyle relay they...

House Swimming Gala – Results

November 6, 2015

The galas for the 4th Year, 5th Year and Sixth Form teams have now been completed and the results are out! It could not have been any closer…   Grand Total 1st Vinter 150 Wickett 150 3rd School 149 4th Smith 94 Congratulations to Vinter and Wickett for finishing in joint first place. Swimming Gala...

8 Swimmers Qualify for the ESSA National Finals

October 27, 2015

This is the second year Truro School Swimming have entered the English Schools Swimming Association Secondary Relays competition and for the second year the Truro School swimmers have qualified for the national finals.   The ESSA national finals will be held at the London Aquatic Centre on Saturday 21 November 2015.   The top 30...

ESSA Swimming – Competition Report

October 2, 2015

On Wednesday 23 September, 24 swimmers travelled to Millfield to compete in the ESSA South West division school swimming relays, with the aim of qualifying for the National finals in November. Each team competing in both the freestyle and medley relay.   Both the junior boys and girls A teams started off well, finishing in...

Swimming Report – Trip to Plymouth College

September 22, 2015

On Thursday 11 September Truro School had a fantastic start to the swimming season, putting up a very strong fight against Plymouth College. It was great to see so many new faces on the ever growing team, with the experienced swimmers looking after the new ones. The junior girls’ team were very strong, leading home...

Surf Lifesaving Success for Truro School Pupils

September 17, 2015

Many of the Truro School Swimming Team members have been out in force over the past two weeks representing various Cornish Surf Life Saving Clubs.   The Surf Life Saving National Championships was held two weeks ago in Exmouth where 670 children from around Great Britain attended and, more recently, the Cornish Surf Life Saving...

Sam Norton to Compete at the 2015 ESSA National Swimming Championships

May 21, 2015

Sam Norton has just been selected to represent the South-West at the ESSA Inter-divisional National Swimming Championships on June 27th and 28th, held in Sunderland.   Sam, who is currently in his first year at Truro’s senior school, will be one of seven in the junior boys’ team and one of only two swimmers from...

Junior House Swimming Competition 2015

May 15, 2015

On Friday 8th May the Junior Swimming gala took place in the Truro School swimming pool.   There was excellent camaraderie from all the competitors with some exceptional performances throughout the afternoon. There was even a new record broken in the 1st year!     Swimming Gala Results The final results were: • School House...

Sixth Form House Swimming Gala

December 5, 2014

This afternoon the Sixth Form swimmers have been competing in the House Swimming Gala. There was a positive atmosphere and all the pupils performed to their best.   The final results for the 4th and 5th and Sixth Form gala was: School – 131 points Vinter – 128 points Smith– 127 points Wickett – 112...

National Teams’ Swimming Championships

November 25, 2014

Saturday 22 November 2014, The London Aquatic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London   On Saturday, four young swimmers from Truro School got the experience of a lifetime when they travelled to The London Aquatic Centre, the pool used in the London 2012 Olympic Games, to race in the National Teams’ Swimming Championships. We were...

House Swimming Gala

November 20, 2014

This afternoon the 4th and 5th Year swimmers have been competing in the House Swimming Gala.   There were some really close races and the atmosphere was superb for the first of three galas this year.   The results for the 4th and 5th years were:   School – 93 points Vinter – 90 points...

Truro Boys at National Swimming Finals

November 18, 2014

This Saturday, our Junior Boys’ swimming team will compete in the Medley Relay at the National Swimming Finals for the very first time. They are also the only team representing Cornwall at the finals.   The team – consisting of Sam Norton, Luke Barnsley, Tom Leigh and Alex Beaumont – qualified in 14th position with...

Swimming Report – Monday 10 November

November 12, 2014

vs Reduth School and Helston School   On Monday we had a competitive fixture against Redruth and Helston schools. 28 pupils performed superbly from Truro School.   In the individual races it was very close with Truro School winning 9 of the individual races and Helston and Redruth both winning 8 each. We then progressed...

Swimming Report vs. Plymouth College

October 17, 2014

Wednesday 15 October   On Wednesday, 24 pupils took part in this home fixture against Plymouth College. Each pupil performed exceptionally well against some very tough opposition.   All our swimmers worked incredibly hard and many of the races were close. Although we did not win, the gap is definitely narrowing and the hard work...

School Inter-house Swimming Gala

September 30, 2014

Monday 29 September   29 pupils from our 1st and 2nd Year participated in this inter-house swimming fixture. The houses were combined to form Smickett (Smith and Wickett) and Schinter (School and Vinter). All of the races were relays with a Year 5 and 6 pupil from the Prep School combined with a 1st and...

South West Swimming Championships Relays 2014/15

September 24, 2014

25 of our swimmers took part in the 57th ESSA National Swimming Championships for Secondary Schools – Relays 2014/15 (South West) at Millfield School. Everyone who took part put in some excellent performances and we had some pleasing results. There were over 40 schools present, with a total in excess of 800 swimmers, quite an...

Biathlon at the SBASC

August 12, 2014

On Thursday 7 August, Truro School hosted a Biathlon at the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre, attended by some of Cornwall’s leading athletes in swimming, running and modern pentathlon, as well as athletes from Bromley and Millfield.   Truro School was well represented; Elliot won the U13 boys race – with brother Harris in 2nd place...