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Staff and students from two Newquay academies, Newquay Tretherras and Newquay Junior Academy, have completed the eighth out of 12 planned walk, as part of a project to raise awareness and funds for men’s mental health and suicide prevention. The team of walkers have now walked a total of 124 miles, and are now putting […]

Inaugural Newquay Tretherras STEM Careers Day

The inaugural Newquay Tretherras STEM careers day was held at the school on Friday 6th July. The whole of Year 7 spent the day learning about a number of exciting and innovative careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and the importance of these subjects in their everyday lives. A number of STEM ambassador volunteers […]

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Key Stage 4 Awards Evening 2018

The Newquay Tretherras Key Stage 4 Awards Evening Celebrated Year 9 and 10 students on 4th of July. Awards were presented to over 100 students who were recognised for their academic achievements and progress, as well as special recognition for students who have been inspirational. The ever popular Newquay Tretherras Jazz Band welcomed family and friends to […]

Sixth Form Prom 2018

Saturday 30th June saw NT6 celebrate the Year 13’s leaving Tretherras after 7 years together. This bumper crop of Sixth Former’s enjoyed a great send off with dinner and drinks on a warm summers evening at The Carnmarth Hotel. They were royally entertained by Head of Sixth Form Mr Booth who had ransacked the archives to […]

Newquay Tretherras Year 11 Prom 2018

Newquay Tretherras students enjoyed the glamorous Year 11 Prom at the Atlantic Hotel on 29th July. The leaver’s prom saw large crowds gathering outside the hotel to watch over 200 students arrive in a ‘fantastic’ range of luxury and sports cars. The arrival of a vintage traction engine was a real crowd pleaser as well as […]


A trip to the movies is usually high on anyone’s list of activities for a fun summer night out. This particular summer movie night topped the billing with a one-off showcase extravaganza from all the Newquay Tretherras Creative Arts departments, known as NT Creative. The one night only movie-themed collaboration between Art, Drama, Dance, Media […]

Sixth Form Students Visite Imery’s Laboratories

On Friday 29th June, our Y12 chemists visited Imery’s laboratories in Par. Imery’s is a world leader in the research and development of mineral applications, including kaolin and the use of bi-cell fossils in cutting edge filtration systems. They also have advanced technologies including electron microscopes, which can cost up to £400,000! Director of Science, […]

Turf cutting at NT – Major development starts at Newquay Tretherras

Fifteen years of planning and hard work finally came to fruition at Newquay Tretherras on Thursday with an official turf cutting event. Directors, staff, students, Education and Schools Funding Agency and representatives of the architects Stride Treglown, gathered in their hard hats to see the first spade go into the ground with the contractors, BAM Construction. The […]

Summer Art Exhibition 2018

The Lighthouse Cinema once again welcomed the Newquay Tretherras Summer Art Exhibition for the fourth year in a row.   In the centre of Newquay, the cinema foyer featured the work of Tretherras Art and Photography GCSE and A Level students.   The preview evening opened the showcase on Wednesday 27th June and featured a […]

Meet the New 2018 Student Leadership Team

We are delighted to announce the 2018 Student Leadership Team. Marijka Zwozdiak is Head Girl and Will Swift Head Boy. They will lead the team this year. They will be assisted by Deputies Sophie Cooper and Lewis Tucker who will chair the School Council. Lewis Cotterill is Senior Prefect with responsibility for Boys Mentoring, along with Prefects Anais McKim and Evie […]

Primary Commonwealth Sports Day 2018

On Thursday 14th June close to 1000 Infant, Junior and Primary pupils descended on sporting venues across Newquay for the biannual festival celebrating the Commonwealth and Olympic Games.    With a focus on participation, pupils represented their schools in a huge range of sports from tag rugby to athletics and lawn bowls to archery. The […]

Student Represents Great Britain’s Surf Life Saving Team

Year 11 student Eddie Pearce has been selected to represent Great Britain’s Surf Life Saving Team in the Sanyo Cup in Japan later this month. The event sees the top surf life-saving nations from around the world battling it out for top honours and Eddie will be up against competitors from countries including host nation Japan, Hong Kong, the US, Australia, South […]