News & Events

Boarders Welcome Weekend

22nd September 2021

As part of their Welcome Weekend, boarding students enjoyed a range of activities, including high ropes and pedalos at Willen Lake, trampolining, mini golf, a visit to the cinema and…

Prep Eco-Committee

16th September 2021

The Prep Eco-Committee have met to discuss their activities for this term. The girls were all very enthusiastic and had lots of brilliant ideas. They also got to see our…

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…

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…

Another Year of Excellent GCSE Results at Thornton

12th August 2021

Thornton College students have achieved excellent results in their GCSEs with the following key headline statistics: 97% of all results were grades 9 ? 4 (Pass) 86% of all results…

Students achieve outstanding A Level results

10th August 2021

Thornton College students have achieved outstanding results in their A Level and Vocational Qualifications, with 100% securing a place at their first-choice university. 54 % of all grades A*/A or…

Open Morning – Saturday 9th October 2021

15th July 2021

We welcome prospective parents into our school on Saturday 9th October 2021 (commencing 10:00 am) where you will be offered refreshments, have the opportunity to hear from Val Holmes, Thornton’s…

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…

Thornton Win Again!

4th May 2021

Thornton has won two categories in the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Remote Learning Celebration 2021, for providing excellence in remote learning since the beginning of the pandemic, March 2020. ISA…

Ultimate Easter Egg Choice

19th March 2021

Sunday 14th March was ‘Pi Day’ (as in the US it would be 3.14!), and so The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is a worldwide event that takes place annually…

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…