STEM

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 Visit Aerospace Robotics Dept

18th November 2021

Three students, Lara J (Year 10), Cheryl Chau (Year 12) and Alex K (Year 8), accompanied by Mrs Nolan, Thornton’s Head of Computer Science, visited Cranfield University’s Aerospace Robotics Post…

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….

Nia’s Creative Egg Clock Invention

8th September 2021

Year 10 student Nia R has made this incredible fully-functional clock with an egg as the pendulum. To recognise her vital contribution to the project, opening the door at the…

Rockin’ Robotics

26th May 2021

Dr Gilbert Tang and Laboratory Manager James Fowler from Cranfield University gave our students a fantastic insight into the world of Robotics. Students from Years 5-9 had a virtual tour…

STEM Event

27th January 2021

We were hugely fortunate to welcome so many fantastic speakers to our annual STEM event. Using the Zoom platform, students from Years 9, 10 and 11 were treated to an…