Truro School, Cornwall

Truro School is a coeducational independent day and boarding school with 1050 pupils in Truro, Cornwall.

Truro School
Trennick Lane
Truro
Cornwall, TR1 1TH

Outstanding facilities for all occasions

Whether it’s a venue for a conference, children’s party, sports, theatre production or wedding reception, Truro School can offer a number of top quality facilities. At Truro School you can hire function rooms suitable for conferences and meetings and dining facilities for private receptions, weddings and parties are also available, ranging from small informal buffets to formal dining. Our location is convenient for access to and from the A30 and A38 roads, railway network and Newquay or Exeter airports.

Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi
  • In-house catering
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Accommodation

Dance, Drama & Music

Theatre

The Burrell Theatre is Truro’s hidden gem in the heart of Cornwall. The theatre produces and receives a diverse mix of theatre, dance, live music and film and with a seating capacity of 200 or a standing capacity of 350, the space is very adaptable to suit the needs of the user.

Chapel

Truro School boasts a large 200+ seat chapel with upstairs seating, suitable for weddings and concerts, equipped with a Mander Organ and Steinway Piano.

Music School

Truro School's music building includes a large rehearsal room, eight fully equipped music rooms, percussion suites and pianos.

Sports & Fitness

Sports Hall

The Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre offers an eight court multi-use sports hall suitable for Badminton, five-a-side football, basketball, netball, indoor hockey, trampolining and other sports. Our courts are the perfect venue for events as they include the ability for spectators to view the activities from the balcony. The sports hall can either be hired out for a one off event; for example a childrens party or booked for an individual game of badminton.

Fitness Centre

The Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre facilities offer the best range of Life Fitness cardio equipment: Treadmills, Crosstrainers, Bikes, Stepper and Rowing machines, making sure you have everything you need to give your heart and lungs a great workout. With state of the art Life Fitness equipment and enthusiastic staff on hand to help you, our gym is the perfect place to get fit!

Cricket Pitches

Located over looking the city of Truro and the beautiful Cathedral, we have a large pavilion and three well-maintained cricket grounds. All pitches are natural grass wickets that are solely used for cricket and protected during the off season. The Pitch can be hired for one off events or booked by clubs on a regular hire basis.

Cricket Pitches

Cricket nets are fundamental to cricket practice and are used at every level. The Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre offers 6 cricket nets which consist of an artificial mat enclosed by nets on either side and to the rear. The cricket nets can be used by hiring half the hall which allows for the provision of 4 nets or the whole hall for all 6 nets.

Swimming Pool

Located at Truro senior school alongside the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre is our 25 metre 4 lane swimming pool. The facility offers community swimming for the public, inflatable fun sessions, and is also available for private hire by local clubs, groups and private birthday parties.

Astro Turf Pitches

Our fully floodlit Astro Turf Pitch is ideal for Hockey and Football, it is fully secure and comes with the use of hockey and football goals. This facility can be hired out for tournaments, training and competitions, for one off events or booked by clubs on a regular hire basis.

Squash Courts

Squash courts can be hired on an individual basis or can be booked by clubs on a regular hire basis. (Hire periods are for 45 minutes).
Rackets and balls are also available to hire from the sports centre .

Swimming Pool

Truro Prep school hosts an impressive 20 metre swimming pool with a depth of 0.8 metres to 1.1 metres, and heated to 30-34 degrees making it the perfect environment for kids.

Sports Pitches

40 acres of playing fields are available which include 7 Football pitches and 7 Rugby pitches. The Outdoor Pitch can be hired for one off events or booked by clubs on a regular hire basis.

Netball Courts

Our facilities allow two courts to be hired for one off occasions or for regular team practice. Spectators can also watch from the comfort of our elevated viewing gallery.

Tennis Courts

Six outdoor tennis courts are available to hire from May to September.

Celebrations & Events

Entertaining Areas

The Heseltine Gallery is a beautiful open, light and airy space above the chapel. It is available for hire for functions, wedding receptions, book launches, private views or meetings. You can have a fully catered function for up to 120 in the gallery and the studio contains an AV system with screen and projector.

Entertaining Areas

The Old Sports Hall is a multi-functional space and is now available to hire for concerts, fairs, dinners, receptions seating up to 700 theatre style or 400 cabaret style. The hall has a marquee roof and wall liner for dinners and corporate events.

Dining Hall

The school dining hall has three adjoining serveries seating from 30 – 130 people. The old dining hall is suitable for formal dinners, corporate breakfasts and lunches and the new dining halls are suitable for informal receptions, pre-dinner drinks and networking.

Chapel

Truro School boasts a large 200+ seat chapel with upstairs seating, suitable for weddings and concerts, equipped with a Mander Organ and Steinway Piano.

Courses & Corporate

Entertaining Areas

The Heseltine Gallery is a beautiful open, light and airy space above the chapel. It is available for hire for functions, wedding receptions, book launches, private views or meetings. You can have a fully catered function for up to 120 in the gallery and the studio contains an AV system with screen and projector.

Entertaining Areas

The Old Sports Hall is a multi-functional space and is now available to hire for concerts, fairs, dinners, receptions seating up to 700 theatre style or 400 cabaret style. The hall has a marquee roof and wall liner for dinners and corporate events.

Accommodation

Accommodation

At Truro School we can accommodate up to 130 guests per night during school Easter and summer holiday periods in our comfortable boarding houses with only a short 10 minute walk into Truro city centre. Whether you want bed and breakfast, or full board, we can provide high quality catering and service. Our facilities on site are second to none and these can be hired during the course of you stay – so whether you are running a rugby camp or are a visiting choir to Truro Cathedral we can provide everything you might need to make your stay as convenient as possible all at an affordable price.

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