News & Events

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…

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…

Student’s EPQ Ball Gown Creation

11th March 2021

The Year 12 Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) students presented their work recently, with Fern B focusing on how transparent the economic processes of the fashion industry are. Fern decided to…

Life at The Bar

10th March 2021

Students from our Senior School were treated to an excellent talk from Jane Osborne QC on her role as a Barrister. As a criminal barrister, with chambers in Temple, London,…

Thornton Nominated for Diabetes Award

9th March 2021

Thornton College has been nominated for the Diabetes UK Good Diabetes Care in School Award. The award celebrates and showcases schools that deliver good care and support to children and…

Spotlight Series

5th March 2021

Colin and Connie the Caterpillars made a welcome appearance at our Spotlight Series careers talk on Wednesday 3rd March! Naomi Matthews, Commercial and NPD Director at Park Cakes Ltd showcased…

National Careers Week

5th March 2021

The first of our final two events of National Careers Week was a Q and A with a panel of Film and TV professionals, including Gareth Ellis Unwin, the Oscar…

Royal Engineers Showcase Careers Opportunities

24th February 2021

The Royal Engineers gave students an insight into the many and varied trade roles within their team. Effectively the civil construction authority for the UK Armed Forces, jobs include Design…

Careers in the Theatre

3rd February 2021

We were thrilled to welcome Billy Taylor and Naomi Day to our Careers in Theatre event. Billy runs several theatre groups and is currently studying at Rose Bruford College and…

Busting the Oxbridge Myths!

27th January 2021

Sian Bex, from Queens College Cambridge, gave our students from Years 10-13 a fantastic insight into life at Oxbridge. We heard about the benefits of the collegiate system and how…