Thornton College outside

School Event


2nd February 2023

We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have the support of so many leading companies who work with us in our delivery of careers. Without these wonderful people, our students would not have the opportunity to be inspired by job sectors they have not previously considered or heard about. This week, 24 companies hosted stands at…


1st February 2023

The playground was even more exciting than usual for Prep School students this week, as we welcomed Volkswagen and three of their products; the new Volkswagen ID Buzz,  the Audi Q4 E-Tron and SEAT Arona. The girls had a fantastic time, swarming all over the cars both inside and out! This was a great way for…

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 to follow a career in Civil Engineering as a result of attending the evening. Antionette is now studying Civil Engineering and Architecture at Bath University,…

Virtual Meet The Head Coffee Morning – 26th March

15th March 2021

This event is a good opportunity for parents who are considering a Thornton education for their daughter to meet our Head Teacher, Mrs Val Holmes, who will welcome you to the school and give a brief introduction to the history and ethos of Thornton. Virtual Meet The Head coffee mornings are generally a small, informal…