In the news

We are supremely proud of our school, our children and their achievements.   Click on the photos to read some of our latest press reports…


Merlin Helicopter

A Royal Navy Merlin helicopter touched down on Polwhele School this term, enabling pupils to experience a vital role from the community in action.

Lucy, Skylar and Tristan with Frances

Polwhele House received a special visit from three-time Olympic Silver medallist, Frances Houghton.


Polwhele House Production 2016 '1966'

Polwhele House is now staging their production of ‘1966’. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of two seemingly unrelated events; England’s 1966 World Cup victory and the television premier of Star Trek.

Polwhele House Kyle McCullock Head of Riding

Polwhele House has appointed Kyle McCullock to be Head of Riding at the school, responsible for all riding instruction to Polwhele pupils.


Vivienne Carveth

Polwhele House pupil Vivienne Carveth was announced as the Independent School Association’s National Champion for the 50m girls’ breaststroke at the ISA’s Swimming Championship 2016.


Polwhele House Society Release

Our parents’ group,The Polwhele House Society, has raised £1,000 for homelessness charity, Truro Homeless Action Group (THAG).


Tara Hounsell Polwhele House

Polwhele House has welcomed back Tara Hounsell in the role of Housemother, after a 13 year break.

William Bill bryson Science award

William Orwin, a year 3 pupil at Polwhele House, has been awarded first prize in the junior category of the 2015 Bill Bryson Prize for Science Communication.

The Sound of Muesli

Polwhele House in Truro have been learning their ‘Do, Re, Mi’ instead of their ‘A, B, Cs’ performing this year’s school production of ‘The Sound of Muesli’.
















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Mary King Visit
Polwhele House were thrilled to host three time Olympic medallist Mary King MBE for a special riding clinic.

Thalia, Arnold and Fraser

We are thrilled to launch Polwhele House's Equestrian Scholarships.


Pupils at the People Who Help Us Day

Polwhele House enjoyed a very special ‘flying’ visit from the Royal Navy’s Search and Rescue Sea King helicopter.

Pupils with New Staff Sept 14

Polwhele House in Truro sees two new staff members joining the school.

the sampsons pr jpg

Polwhele House's school production 2014 - The Sampsons

Chris Harris photo

Pupils at Polwhele House in Truro were treated to a master class in show jumping by local Modern Pentathlete Chris Harris.

Britten concert jpeg

On Friday November 22nd we held a special concert to mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth.


Sarah Reed jpeg

Sarah Reed has joined us at Polwhele House as Nursery Leader.

Pirates rugby photo

Cornish Pirates Head Coach gave us a rugby lesson to remember.

Dr Who photo

'Which Doctor?' our summer production

Tug of War photo

The annual Tug of War!

Riding pic

New appointments


Ben Comeau recital jpeg

Ben Comeau 'wows' on the new Brodmann


Cross-country jpeg

Inter-school Cross-country


Charity jpeg

Children's charity fundraising


Mother's Day tea jpeg

Mother's Day Tea


Big Dig jpeg

'Excellent' Inspection September 2012


Torch jpeg

Olympic Torch visits Polwhele House


Bond jpeg

Licence to Thrill!


Jubilee jpeg

Jubilee Japes


Chorister football jpeg

Chorister Football Champions!


India jpeg

Painting from India wins the top prize