Thorpe House News

The value of Homework

It is difficult to escape the debate about homework. Not quite as divisive as Brexit, it is nevertheless an issue that puts people into firmly opposed camps, those that are emphatic about the importance of homework and the discipline and routines that it helps establish for a child and those that question its value at…

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 –…