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Thornton College is one of more than 200 Jesus and Mary schools worldwide, situated in some 25 countries and is owned by The Religious Order of Jesus and Mary.  

The management of Thornton College is overseen by Trustees and Governors.  The Chairperson of the Trustees is the Superior of the European Province of the Sisters of Jesus and Mary.  It is the responsibility of the Chairperson of the Trustees to ensure that the College offers a Christian formation to its students and staff and remains faithful to the founding spirit of St Claudine Thévenet – a characteristic of all Jesus and Mary schools.  Thornton College is part of the Charity 'The Religious of Jesus and Mary' and does not have shareholders.  

Six of the Trustees are members of the Governing Body of Thornton College.  These Trustees, under the direction of the Chairperson, guide and govern Thornton College through the auspices of the Governing Body.

Role of the Chairperson of the Trustees:

  1. To appoint the Governors of Thornton College.
  2. To appoint the Chairs of Committees.
  3. Thornton College is one of a number of Jesus and Mary schools situated in some 25 countries.  It is the responsibility of the Chairperson of the Trustees to ensure that the College offers a Christian formation to its students and staff and remains faithful to the founding spirit of St Claudine Thévenet – a characteristic of all Jesus and Mary schools.
  4. To appoint the Staff of the College, in consultation with the Governors and Head.
  5. To review, with the Trustees, the Articles of Government of the College, in consultation with the Governors.

Full details about our Trustees and Governors 

 

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