STEM Event

26th January 2022

Almost six years ago to the day, Thornton hosted its inaugural STEM Event. Companies who took part included Sir Robert McAlpine, and one of our students, Antionette Marchant, was inspired…

Students Attend ‘Women in Engineering’ Event

17th November 2021

Twelve Year 9 students recently took part in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) event for ‘Women in Engineering’  hosted by Niftylift at its World Headquarters in Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes….

Spotlight Careers: Emma Try

3rd November 2021

Many of our students are interested in careers relating to Art and Design, so we were delighted to welcome Emma Try from Northstar to deliver our Spotlight Careers Talk this…

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…

Degree Apprenticeship Event

29th September 2021

Thornton were delighted to be joined by parents and students from local schools at our recent Degree Apprenticeship Information Evening. Professor Lynette Ryals OBE gave a fantastic overview of MK:U,…

Spotlight Careers: Dr Tim McSweeney

16th September 2021

Dr Tim McSweeney from the University Of Hertfordshire delivered an excellent Spotlight Careers Talk to students from Years 9-13, with information about a range of careers and opportunities linked to…

Careers: Spotlight Series

18th March 2021

Katie Bench, who has recently joined Travers Smith LLP in the City, delivered our Spotlight Series careers talk this week. Having had an excellent presentation from Jane Osborne QC last…

MK:U – STEM Consultation Group

16th March 2021

A group of Thornton Year 10 students met with staff from Cranfield University for our second MK:U Consultation initiative. The session was divided into several parts, the first being a…

Spotlight Series

5th March 2021

Colin and Connie the Caterpillars made a welcome appearance at our Spotlight Series careers talk on Wednesday 3rd March! Naomi Matthews, Commercial and NPD Director at Park Cakes Ltd showcased…

National Careers Week

5th March 2021

The first of our final two events of National Careers Week was a Q and A with a panel of Film and TV professionals, including Gareth Ellis Unwin, the Oscar…

Royal Engineers Showcase Careers Opportunities

24th February 2021

The Royal Engineers gave students an insight into the many and varied trade roles within their team. Effectively the civil construction authority for the UK Armed Forces, jobs include Design…

Careers in the Theatre

3rd February 2021

We were thrilled to welcome Billy Taylor and Naomi Day to our Careers in Theatre event. Billy runs several theatre groups and is currently studying at Rose Bruford College and…