Truro School: Truro, Cornwall, UK

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Are you trying to find a great boarding school in Cornwall, England? Truro School is a coeducational independent day and boarding school for boys and girls in the beautiful city of Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Locates on a hill which looks at the cathedral city, Truro School is a symbol of educational and human intelligence, and is also a part of Cornwall’s history and heritage.


The school community is composed of almost 800 students who come from all over the world and Truro School is the largest HMC independent selective co-educational School in the whole Cornwall. What is more we can be pride that we have the largest representation of the Duke of Edinburgh in the South West and that we can enjoy a beautiful and peaceful surroundings and coast lines.


Our Sports Centre is worth over 4 million pounds and it is named in honour of our former pupil and a gold medal winner at the Olympic Games – Sir Ben Ainslie. Our Sports Centre is one of the biggest in the country and is composed of sports halls, fitness suite, squash courts, dance studions with a 25 metre long swimming pool and number of grass pitches. We cooperate with Sam Lamprey, who is one of top British surfers, and we try to promote Truro School Surf Academy, making use of our location and forming a next top surfers generation!


This independent boarding school may be characterised by its mission and helping to form balanced and respectful young adults. Students are encouraged to be more individual and to try to learn individually by exploring and mastering their skills and talents. 1 out of 3 students of Truro, attend music lessons regularly and many of them are able to play at more than just one instrument. The School is a host of over 70 music performances a year and gives each students a chance to perform on stage. The Burrell Theatre is an auditorium where students can show what they can do and to present others their abilities to perform music. This is also a chance to express and to gain some confidence. All of these elements make up our school and help us to fulfil our mission. Our artists can attend Heseltine Gallery where they can see artists from all over the UK and try to learn something from them, as well as to show their talents.


This top UK boarding school is composed of 4 boarding houses, which gather students ranging from 1st Years to Upper Sixth. Students of this top UK boarding school  can have a great time and make use of all of the School’s facilities, as well as to explore the beauty of Cornwall.


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7 days boarding: 

GBP 11,099 – GBP 12,275 per term

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Trennick Ln, Truro, Cornwall TR1 1TH

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