Esse Quam Videri


Esse Quam Videri

Our Mission

To be a beacon of inclusive excellence, providing a balanced education and producing confident, tolerant and enthusiastic young people who enjoy working with others and are ready to influence the world.

Our Values

Our school motto, Esse Quam Videri, (to be rather than seem to be) captures the essence of the values that underpin our endeavours, calling us to be people of integrity who bring constructive energy, honesty, rigour, humility, and generosity to the enthusiastic pursuit of our mission.

Underpinned by Christian values, Truro School aspires to be a place of trust and respect where teachers take an active interest in the intellectual, physical, moral and spiritual development of every student.

Our Ethos

From Nursery right through to Sixth Form, the Truro School Community shares the same values and approach to education. Our approach to education is characterised by six key hallmarks.

  1. To develop individual academic excellence at every level
  2. To inspire creativity, ignite imaginations and help each pupil to find and fully develop his or her talents
  3. To develop pupils who are at ease with themselves and each other.
  4. To forge pupil characters through challenges and opportunities.
  5. To develop students who respect other people and the world around them.
  6. To encourage pupils to develop their own way of thinking.

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The Truro School Identity

Our school motto, Esse Quam Videri (to be, rather than to seem to be), captures the essence of our identity and is defined by the 5 C's below. Underpinned by strong Christian principles, we are a caring and inclusive community which values, nurtures and develops each individual.

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