Thorpe House News

The Inn-spectors

The Inn-spectors A Five Star Nativity By Nikki Lewis It is census time in Bethlehem and the inn-spectors have been sent in to check that all the accommodation is up to scratch. They are horrified to discover that at one of the inns some visitors have been put in the stable and a baby has…

Thorpe House – Remembrance Service and Poppy Appeal

Throughout November, Thorpe House School displays a vibrant reminder that Remembrance services are as relevant to today’s youngsters as to previous generations. A curtain of perspex poppies, made by staff and pupils, cascades down from the school entrance. On Monday, Armistice Day, pupils from Nursery to Year 11, gathered outside for a special service marking…

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…