Truro School Family Open Morning 2017

Give your child an education for life at Truro School with our extensive co-curricular programme and 59% of grades A*-A at GCSE.

Family and friends are invited to come and enjoy our Senior School Open Morning on Saturday 7th October between 9:30am and 12:30pm. With fun for all the family, we will be hosting displays and activities throughout the morning across the campus in what promises to be an interactive opportunity for everyone to get a real taste of life at Truro School.

Visit the different subject departments and watch demonstrations or take part in some of our vast array of co-curricular activities on offer. Spend as much or as little time on campus as you like, sit down and savour refreshments from the cafe and talk to current students and staff in a relaxed environment.

Exceptional Grades

31

% A*

at Truro School

59

% A*-A

at Truro School

20

% A*-A

National Average (Equal to grade 7 or above in the new national grade format)

84

% A*-B

at Truro School


A sample of open morning activities

With so many subjects to choose from at Truro School there are plenty of activities and events to get involved with during the Open Morning. A sample of what’s on includes:

Sample Activities
Subject What’s On
Art
  • Using the printing press
  • Decorating a ceramic tile
  • Art displays
Science
  • Chocolate taste tests
  • Dissection in the flesh
  • Microscope quiz
  • Animal specimen quiz
  • Harry Potter flames
  • Colourful chemistry and technicolour beakers
Geography, History
and Geology
  • Dinosaur discoveries
  • Relive the Viking quest
  • Geography bingo
  • Modelling volcanic eruptions
  • Secrets of the sands
Music
  • Compose your own music
  • Have a go on a strings instrument
  • Music showcase
Sports
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Squash
Truro School Live
  • Take a sneak peek inside our Outside Broadcast truck
  • Have a go on our film cameras – as used in Wednesday afternoon’s film club

The Complete What’s On Guide

Want to see more? You can download our full what’s on brochure using the link below:


Bespoke Guided Tours

During the Open Morning you will be given the opportunity to take a bespoke guided tour with one of our existing First Year (Year 7) students. This tour can be as long or as short as you like and can be organised at the registration desk on the day. Anyone interested in boarding at Truro School will also have the opportunity to tour the school boarding house facilities.

Meet the Headmaster

There will be a short address from Headmaster Andrew Gordon-Brown throughout the morning in the school’s chapel, where he will be happy to answer any questions put forward.

Bookings and Queries

Advanced bookings are not required for this Open Morning. However, should you have any queries or if you wish to let us know that you will be coming in advance then please contact Emma Williams on eew@truroschool.com or 01872 246062.

How to Find Us

Address: Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH, Cornwall.

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