Sports is very important here at Thornton and we are proud to have such wonderful facilities and a number of county and regional athletes across varying sports and age groups.
We have a double Games and double PE session each week from Year 1 and the priority sports varies each term. In Games our focus each term is:
Michaelmas – Hockey
Lent – Netball
Trinity – Cricket
Physical Education (PE) double lessons again vary each term but across the year we offer the following sports and more:
Swimming to Year 8, Cross Country, Dance, Gymnastics, Badminton, Basketball, football, trampolining, athletics, tennis, table tennis
Co-Curricular sports programmes include:
All of the above (swimming all ages), running club, touch rugby club, martial arts, yoga, cricket and we have Chris Langridge – UK GOLD Medal Badminton Player providing badminton coaching.
Extra- Curricular small group and one to one lessons include:
Ballet and Dance and Equestrian
Of note, we are opening a brand new gym in January 2024 for senior students to use for general health and fitness with individual training plans.
Recent Sports successes include:
At Thornton we have interests, talents and offerings in varied sports reflecting our focus on the individual.