Thornton College

Thornton College

Boarding School

Buckingham, UK

Thornton College

Type of School: Private Girls Boarding School

Available Courses: Years 8-9/GCSE/A Level

Admission Age: 12-18

Number of Students: 480

Accommodation: Boarding

Year Established: 1917


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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.

Key Facts:

  • The school has an excellent geographical location and a beautiful campus environment. The school provides a 24-hour security system to maintain school security.
  • The school not only trains outstanding students academically, but also invests a lot of hardware facilities in sports and arts to train students. The school has tennis courts, swimming pools, dance practice rooms
  • Students have a lot of extra-curricular life and can make more friends based on their own time and interest in different activities.