News & Events

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…

Emma’s Story Published

30th September 2021

Year 9 student Emma T has had a dramatic short story called “Last Five Seconds Alive” published in “Unsolved: Awesome Stories,” featuring short stories written by young writers on the…

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,…

European Day of Languages

27th September 2021

Girls in the Prep school enjoyed a range of language-based activities on European Day of Languages on 27th September, including learning flamenco dancing with Miss Law, Italian phrases and flag-making,…

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…