Thornton students achieve outstanding A Levels and Vocational Qualifications

Thornton students have achieved outstanding results in their A Level and Vocational Qualifications, with 100% securing their first choice university.

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13th August 2020 — Thornton students have achieved outstanding results in their A Level and Vocational Qualifications, with 100% securing their first choice university.

  • 75% of students achieved one or more A*/A grade
  • 75% of all grades were A* - B
  • 92% of all grades were A* - C
  • In seven of our A Level subjects, 100% of students achieved A*- B
  • 100% of Vocational Awards graded at Distinction and Distinction*.
  • 53% of all grades A*/A or equivalent

Head Girl, Millie Bull, and Deputy Head Girl, Saffi Breakwell, have between them achieved 3 A*s and 4 As. Students all secured their first choice place, pursuing courses including Mathematics, Biomedical Sciences, English Literature, Policing, Nursing and Education at a range of institutions including King’s College London, Warwick, Loughborough, Birmingham and Manchester.

Thornton College Sixth Form continues to thrive. Our students have yet again achieved fantastic results, enabling them to fulfil their ambitions and we are very proud of them.

Val Holmes, Head Teacher at Thornton said, "Thornton is a school, which has at its heart the value of each individual, the recognition that each can succeed and a belief in the importance of hard work and commitment. These superb results are once again proof that, at Thornton, success at the highest level is achievable across the range of educational opportunities and that Thornton offers this range. I am, of course, tremendously proud of all the girls, their pursuit of excellence and their determination, especially through the past few very trying months, and I wish them all the happiness they deserve in the next stage of their education."

Families and students who joined us on results day said:

“We’ve been part of the Thornton family for 11 years and we’ve enjoyed every moment. Thank you to everybody at the school for all you have done for our daughter”, Mrs K Bull (Parent)

“Thornton has consistently gone the extra mile for all of us especially during lockdown – thank you” Holly H, Student

“We appreciate the nurturing environment provided by Thornton for our daughter, this has encouraged her positively to achieve her best, thank you” Parent

About Thornton College

Thornton College is an Independent Catholic boarding and day school for girls and is situated between Milton Keynes and Buckingham. It is the most successful non-selective school in the area and educates girls aged 2 ½ to 18 years. Thornton currently has around 420 students including international borders.

Thornton is a Catholic school with a strong ethos and values - girls from all faiths and none are welcome. It is a school family where students learn and grow together, respecting the value of each other, regardless of background. 

 

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