Thorpe House News

Countdown to new Headmaster in September

Mr Pietrek (seventh from Left) with Governors of Thorpe House School. Thorpe House School is eagerly anticipating the arrival of its new Headmaster, Mr Nicholas Pietrek, in September 2019. A brief biography is below for information. Mr Pietrek was educated at RGS Guildford before continuing his studies at Royal Holloway University of London and attending…

Thorpe House swimmer interviews swimming legend, Adrian Moorhouse MBE

At the end of January, we celebrated the launch of the school’s newly covered and renovated 18 metre swimming pool with Seriously FUN Swimming Schools . Olympic gold medal winner Adrian Moorhouse MBE performed the ribbon cutting ceremony and Ellis (Year 11) part of our elite swimming team and a member of the senior performance…

Exciting new cricket partnership for Thorpe!

We are proud to announce a partnership with Chalfont St Peter Cricket Club that will give our pupils the opportunity to further develop both their cricketing skills and their love of the sport at a popular and trusted local club. This season and for successive seasons, CSPCC is looking forward to growing their already thriving…

Year 2 – 8 Read for Good!

Year 2 – Year 8 are taking part in a very exciting reading initiative this month; the charity Read for Good encourages children to read through its unique motivational approach inspiring reluctant readers to give reading a go, and keen readers to read more widely. The boys can choose whatever they want to read –…

Newly covered pool means year round swimming for all boys!

Yesterday, we held a joint celebration with Seriously FUN Swimming Schools to launch our newly covered and renovated 18 metre swimming. Despite the freezing temperatures and threat of snow guests included school governors, directors, staff and parents from both Thorpe and Seriously FUN plus the senior Head Boy and a selection of the school’s elite swimmers. The star…

Thorpe Explorers enjoy a morning of science with the Seniors!

Science teacher, Mrs Horwood and some of her Year 8 pupils hosted a fantastic hands-on science workshop for the Thorpe Explorers (nursery and reception) this morning! There was a carousel of experiments including lava lamps with coloured water, oil and Alka-Seltzer, dancing raisins with lemonade bubbles, whooshing balloons that the boys sent along a string track and…