Learning Resources

Truro High School is proud of the learning resources it offers:

– Prep (for Years Reception – Prep 5) and benefiting every year from Book Week
– Senior (for Prep 6 – Upper Sixth) with girls themselves taking ownership by recommending/requesting titles which are almost always approved and ordered promptly. Run by a Staff Librarian and team of Sixth Form Librarians. Over 20000 books in stock together with access to IT facilities. Separate Sixth Form quiet zone.
– Careers library particularly for those in Years 9-13
– provision of Sixth Form library within Sixth Form Centre to be developed

– an ongoing programme of installation of interactive smart boards together with OHP facilities and classroom networked computers.

Performing Arts Studio

– with dance mirrors and ballet bars. Used for both Prep ballet, Senior dance club and various art exhibitions

Drama Studio

– full equipped with stage, seating, professional lighting system and sound/media box. Used for Year group presentations, LAMDA optional lessons and GCSE/A level scripted/devised pieces

DVD/TV room

– a black-out room located within the English Department for controlled viewing of curriculum text films

Art Rooms

– two Art rooms with associated clay oven/pottery room and photographic dark room

Language Laboratory

– ‘State-of-the-art’ digital language laboratory located within Modern Languages Department. Used by students and extra-curricular clubs (e.g. Spanish for parents/staff)

Sports Facilities
– all weather astro pitch
– separate compound with safety surface for shot, long jump and high jump
– two netball courts, three tennis courts
– three grass tennis courts for grass tennis (not taught)/volleyball club and barbeques!
– heated indoor swimming pool (approx 23 metres) with adjacent changing facilities/shower
– sports hall for indoor badminton, trampoline, volleyball etc with adjacent changing facilities

IT Rooms
– one located within Prep Department
– two within Senior School
– bank of networked computers in Sixth Form Centre

Textiles Room
– with CAD, textile printing facilities (industry standard) and sewing machines

Food Room
– with individual workstations comprising oven/sink/storage and food preparation areas

Laboratories and STEM facilities
– six well equipped science laboratories
– brand-new engineering workshop
– solar observatory – the first of it’s kind on mainland UK
– dedicated STEM room in Prep School