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 […]

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, […]

NT Students visit CERN, Geneva

Twenty Physics and Chemistry A level students from Tretherras School experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they visited the facilities at CERN, Geneva, earlier this month. Highlights included visiting the “Anti-Matter Factory” where physicists are able to make anti-Hydrogen atoms, as well as one of the huge computer centres responsible for processing the vast amounts of […]