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Women In Engineering – Niftylift

17th November 2022

A group of Year 9 girls enjoyed a fantastic day with Niftylift, taking part in a range of activities across the company to inspire and inform about the wealth of different job roles available in design and engineering. The students created switches using CAD and learnt how AI is used all around us every day….

Geography Trip to Iceland

28th October 2022

At the beginning of the October half-term, the geography department took 33 girls to Iceland. It was a fantastic trip where the girls experienced volcanic features, climb up glaciers and visit multiple waterfalls. Some of the highlights included the girls climbing up the glacier, tasting the glacial water, and experiencing the blue lagoon. The girls…

LawFest

13th October 2022

A group of budding lawyers from Years 11 and 12 attended a fabulous LawFest event at Oakgrove School, alongside students from a wide range of Milton Keynes schools. The event  was hosted by the University of Buckingham and leading law firms, including Dentons, Shoosmiths, Machins and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. Students were given an insight…

Excellent GCSE Results at Thornton

25th August 2022

Thornton College students have achieved excellent results in their GCSEs with the following key headline statistics:   87% of all results were grades 9 – 4 (Pass) (National Average 73%)  79% of all results were grades 9 – 5 (legacy A** – C)  66% of all results were grades 9 – 6 (legacy A** – B) …

Results to be proud of

18th August 2022

Congratulations to all our students who have received their well-deserved A level and Vocational Qualification results today. Following two challenging and covid restricting years across the country, students, staff, and families were able to gather this morning to celebrate achievements and share their exciting next steps. These results reflect the consistent hard work of our…

Excellent ESOL Examinations Results

17th August 2022

Each year Thornton College admits international students and provides the Cambridge Assessment English for Speakers of Other Languages course.   We are extremely proud of our students in Years 7-10 who have achieved a fantastic set of results in the Cambridge Assessment English qualifications this year. Our students took exams in Preliminary English with 57% achieving grades…