Thorpe House News

Dangerous Week for Boys!

Last week and as part of our commitment to ‘boy centred learning’, staff and boys took part in a brand-new Thorpe initiative, Dangerous Week for Boys. The week was dedicated to finding new and exciting ways to engage boys with learning and in doing so, encourage them to get out of their comfort zone and…

A right royal Friday!

The Reception boys have been enjoying learning about castles, Knights and Princes! They built castles from a construction kit and also played in their large cardboard castle. Today they dressed up and the Kings knighted the Knights in a special ceremony, before partaking in a festival of duels. They had a garden banquet with ice-lollies…

Is co-ed as effective as single sex?

Welcome to the third part of Mr Ayres’ blog… In a single sex school gender stereotypes play less of a role than in a co-educational school because you are not in an environment where girl/boy performance comparison exists. At Thorpe House boys generally perform equally well in science and mathematics as they do in English, the humanities…