Delivering high standards is a genuine hallmark of the School. Since turning co-educational in 1972, Akeley Wood has been at the heart of quality education in Buckinghamshire. Set over three sites in the best of the English countryside, the School prides itself on the cooperative nature of the students’ rapport with the school staff who they get to know and trust.
The A-level results show that excellent teaching in small classes helps the students to achieve their full potential, thus maximizing their opportunities to attend the top universities. The School puts a great deal of attention on playing to the strengths of each and every individual pupil to ensure they achieve their full potential.
Thornton is a leading independent Catholic day and boarding school for girls. It is one of the most successful non-selective schools in the UK and offers a warm and nurturing educational environment alongside a rigorous and exciting curriculum.
Students receive an outstanding education and make excellent progress at Thornton. We believe that teaching and learning should be both challenging and enjoyable for students of all abilities and we aim for the highest possible standards. Whether they are the most gifted academically, a good all-rounder or need additional help in some areas, our students will receive a stimulating and rewarding educational experience suited to their needs. Our academic results are testament to the way the girls are challenged and motivated to give their best in all they do.