We have been delighted to have welcomed some fantastic new starters to the Truro School Community for this Academic Year; Mark Aston, Bethan Carr, Rober Blackie, Lizzie Crane, Corrie Davies, Chris Dove, Abby Flowers, Henry Goldsmith, Anna Ireland, Alicia Jeffries-Jones, Zoe Levin, Danielle Overend, Megan Pomery, Annie-May Roberts, Rory Stableforth and Peter Truin.
Here, we get to know a few of them and learn more about their hobbies and interests!
Name: Robert Blackie
Previous School: Kingham Hill School (North Oxfordshire)
Hobbies and interests: Sports (hockey, running, cycling, cricket (anything really)), cooking (especially homemade pizza), hill walking and exploring with my wife and our dog.
What you already love about Truro School: Spending Thursday evenings in Trennick.
Name: Rory Stableforth
Previous School: St Agnes ACE Academy
Hobbies and interests: snorkelling, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, wildlife and rock pooling!
What you already love about Truro School: Amazing Forest School facilities and mini-beasts to run around in them!
Name: Anna Ireland
Previous Workplace: Wild Tipi, Cornwall
Hobbies and interests: caring for our animals, music, food, friends and sea swimming
What you already love about Truro School: Everything; I want to enrol as a student and re-live my school days!
Name: Alicia Jeffries-Jones
Previous Workplace: Redruth School
Hobbies and interests: Trampolining, surfing (or trying to), hiking, trying new things and seeing new places.
What you already love about Truro School: There is a fantastic sense of community all around the school, both within and across departments, which has been reflected in the overwhelmingly warm welcome from both staff and pupils.
Name: Megan Pomery
Previous School: St Winnow C of E Primary School
Hobbies and interests: Going out on walks and runs, reading and baking
What you already love about Truro School: The dedication and commitment of all members of staff, the friendly atmosphere.
Name: Peter Truin
Previous School: Humphry Davy School
Hobbies and interests: Surfing, sailing, motorcycling, pub lunches with the family.
What you already love about Truro School: I already love the wealth of musical skills I’ve heard in the music department!
Name: Lizzie Crane
Previous School: Richard Lander
Hobbies and interests: Traveling, walking my dog, relaxing on the beach with a book
What you already love about Truro School: The student’s enthusiasm for chemistry!
Name: Abby Flowers
Current Schools: Pencalenick and Truro Schools
Hobbies and interests: Sports (I am particularly interested in disability sports) and walking/playing with my dog bumble who is also the school dog.
What you already love about Truro School: The thing that I already love about Truro school is the dedication and support given to staff especially throughout this weird period of Covid.
Name: Corrie Davies
Position: Cover Supervisor
Previous School: Hayle Academy
Hobbies and interests: Sailing, Paddleboarding, Swimming, Running, Gardening and Reading
What you already love about Truro School: The warm, welcoming and friendly atmosphere of the pupils, staff and parents and the fantastic facilities. Everyone has been very helpful in helping me find my way around and feel a part of the school in a relatively short space of time.
Name: Mrs Annie-May Roberts
Previous School: Pool Academy
Hobbies and interests: long afternoons spent in Art Galleries exploring new art works and spending time with my dog and horses!
What you already love about Truro School: Wednesday afternoon activities are brilliant not only because I share my passion for horse riding but also because I love hearing all the students talking about the diverse range of things they do.
Name: Henry Goldsmith
Previous School: Falmouth School
Hobbies and interests: Surfing, Sailing, Skateboarding, Mountain Biking, music
What you already love about Truro School: the students’ enthusiasm to take part; the welcome from the students and staff.
Name: Zoe Levin
Previous School: Mill Hill School
Hobbies and interests: Athletics, Trampolining, Squash, Surfing, Triathlon, Athletics, Horse riding
Something people might not know about you: People say I’m a Jack of all trades and the master of none, but I did win Gold at the World Duathlon Championships in 2019
Thanks to all of our new starters for choosing Truro School. We are delighted to have your skills and talents with us and wish you all the best for the brightest of futures with us.