Alumni

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…

Year 11s – Next Steps

4th October 2022

As Year 11s begin their next module in PHSE, with a focus on Next Steps, we were delighted to welcome old girl Saffi Breakwell, a former Deputy Head Girl, to share her experiences. Saffi joined Thornton for Sixth Form, from The Royal Latin  School in Buckingham and emphasised that she always felt valued and listened…

Spotlight Careers: Heather Barcombe

28th September 2022

Old Thorntonian Heather Barcombe shared her journey at our Spotlight Careers slot this week. Heather works for Johnson and Johnson, having studied Biochemistry at Warwick University. She knew she wanted a career in science, making a difference to people’s lives. Heather highlighted the many other degree options that facilitate pathways in science roles, including BioMedical…