Type of School: Private Girls Boarding School
Available Courses: Years 8-9/GCSE/A Level
Admission Age: 12-18
Number of Students: 480
Year Established: 1917
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.