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Alumni Networking Event

4th October 2023

The annual Alumni Networking Event was held on 3rd October. We were delighted to welcome back such a diverse group of old girls to meet our Year 12 students over drinks and dinner. Guests included civil servants, physiotherapists, aeronautical engineers, lawyers and cheesemongers. Several alumni have leading roles in industry and were able to share…

Meeting Alumnae Ana in Mexico!

27th July 2023

In early July, Thornton’s Development Director, Jennifer Walker travelled to Mexico to meet with educational consultants and Old Thorntonian Alumnae!  Below is an account of one alumnae meeting: On the 10th July, I met with Ana and her mother Jacqueline (pictured) at the Old Sevilla Palace Hotel in Mexico City.  Although we haven’t ever met…

Spotlight Careers: Kierat Ranautta-Sambhi

23rd November 2022

This week we welcomed back an Old Thorntonian, Kierat Ranautta-Sambhi to share her career journey. Kierat currently works for Albany Associates, supporting governments, charities and communities in areas of conflict around the world. Her role focuses on preventing and countering violent extremism in countries that include Somalia, Mozambique, Syria, Iraq and Chad. Students learnt how…

Alumni Careers Networking Event

5th October 2022

This week saw the launch of our inaugural Alumni Careers Networking Event. We welcomed back old girls to thank them for going above and beyond in their support of careers events over the last six years. Our Year 12 students joined alumni over drinks, canapés and a sit down dinner. This gave them a fantastic…

Alumni Careers Event

13th October 2021

We are so lucky at Thornton to have such amazing old girls! This week saw four Alumnae deliver inspiring talks about their career pathways and varied job roles. Heather Barnes shone a light on life as a Bio Chemist at Johnson and Johnson and, how since joining them as a graduate, she has already worked…

Alumni Careers Event

18th November 2020

We consider ourselves so lucky to have amazing old girls, who gave up their time to deliver a series of talks about their pathways at our event this week via Zoom. It was fascinating to hear how their careers have taken twists and turns and how, for many of them, the apprenticeship route has been…