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Thornton College is one of the top performing non-selective schools in the UK with an enviable reputation for academic success. Results are consistently excellent.  

At GCSE in 2018 41% of students attained A*/A (7-9) grades across the board. 82% of students attained A*-B (5-9) grades across the board. A wonderful achievement. 

Our first cohort of Sixth Form students celebrated their A Level and Vocational results. Almost a quarter of grades achieved were A*/A, whilst students who studied vocational qualifications achieved distinctions across the board. 

You can view our league table rankings here.

Thornton has a strong work ethic and your daughter will be encouraged, and expected, to achieve her personal best in all that she does. 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.

Teaching at Thornton is of an exceptional standard across all disciplines and teachers engender both a love for their subject and a love of learning.