Senior School

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%…

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…

Armed Services Visit Thornton

3rd May 2022

Students from both Prep and Senior School enjoyed talking to members of the Armed Services’ Core Engagement Teams from the Royal Medical Service (AMS) and the Intelligence Corps at lunchtime…

Fun and Friendship Club

27th April 2022

Girls in the Fun and Friendship Club always have a good, creative time with Mrs Callaghan. In the run up to Easter the girls were busy making mini baskets (ideal…

Spotlight Careers – Nick Jones

30th March 2022

York University offer a fantastic degree in Film and Television Production, and we were delighted that Nick Jones, a Lecturer and Admissions Tutor for the Programme, joined us to tell…

Jackson – Inspiring Civil Engineers

18th March 2022

A group of Year 10 and 11 students were invited by the Jackson team to visit Linmere Construction Site, as a follow up activity from our STEM Event in January….

Careers Event: Camilla Tominey

11th March 2022

It was a privilege to welcome Camilla Tominey, Associate Editor of the Telegraph, to Thornton to talk to students about her career. This has included print journalism, at The Sunday…

Girls set new Swimathon Record

7th March 2022

Thornton College students participate in the MK Rotary Swimathon each year and on 26th February 2022 five teams, a total of 24 students from across the school in Years 6…

Spotlight Series: Elen Roberts

18th February 2022

Elen Roberts, a Construction Lawyer from the London Office of Pinsent Masons, has featured on several podcasts and websites, including Creative Multilingualism and Adventures on the Bookshelf, and we were…

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….

Debate Series with St Columba’s College

14th October 2021

The last two weeks have seen teams of Thornton students from Years 10, 11 and 12 taking part in debates with St Columba’s. The motion on each occasion was: ‘The…