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  • Truro School pupils follow in the footsteps of Humphry Davy

    By Em_Williams at 20:31 on 17/11/12
    Chris Shaw (Head of Chemistry, Truro School), David Grant, Peter Wothers (Cambridge University), Nat Keymer and Jon Mailes
    Three Upper Sixth students from Truro School have attended a special presentation ceremony at the Royal Institution to celebrate their outstanding success in the 2012 Lower Sixth Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, a national competition set up by St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Out of over 4300 entrants from most of the country's top schools and Sixth Forms, the three A-level chemists, Jon Mailes, Nat Keymer and David Grant, were...
  • Truro School hockey team crowned county champions

    By Em_Williams at 16:02 on 19/10/12
    Truro School 1st XI boys' Hockey - County Champions 2012
    Truro School's Under 18 Boys' Hockey Team has become the County Champions following a match against Truro College. The match was the first of the season and the team were trying out a new 5, 3, 2 formation. This was an attacking formation which meant if the boys played in their positions it was going to be difficult for the opposition to break through. The first half took a little while to settle and the half time score was 0-1 to...
  • Excellent GCSE Results for Truro School Students

    By Em_Williams at 20:47 on 02/09/12
    Delighted Truro School student Chris Smith with his mum after getting two As, six Bs and two Cs.
    Six students received at least an A* grade in their GCSEs this year and fifteen subjects achieved 50% of their grades at A* or A, proving another excellent year for GCSEs at Truro School. 95% of the GCSE grades were between and A* and C, and 10% of the 133 candidates achieved eight or more A*s. Headmaster, Paul Smith said, "At a time when there is national concern about possible declining achievements in Science and Mathematics,...
  • Truro High Celebrates More Excellent GCSE Results

    By Em_Williams at 11:45 on 30/08/12
    Trurgo High School students Rebecca Hunter, Maddie Wilshire, from Redruth and Alice Joy Evans collect their GCSE results.
    There were lots of tears and excited phone calls to parents when Truro High School pupils opened their GCSE results last week. 98% of girls achieved more than five A* to C grades, 49% were A* or A and 76% A* to B.  Four girls - Alice Joy Evans, from Newlyn, Rebecca Pearse, from Truro, Isabel Westlake, from Truro, and Lauren Wheeler, from Redruth - all got 11A*s.  Katie Purohit, from Zelah, was awarded 10 A*s and 1A, Neroli...
  • Penryn College celebrates academy anniversary

    By Tom_Bailey at 12:07 on 20/08/12
    Henry Preston, chair of governors at Penryn College and partner at Preston Goldburn
    The head teacher and chair of governors at a local school have hailed its move to academy status as a great success as it celebrates its one year 'academy anniversary'. Penryn College, which provides education for more than 1,000 pupils, is a leading secondary school in the region and has been nationally recognised for its achievements, particularly academically and in leadership. The move to academy status during the summer of 2011...

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