Thorpe House News

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…

Exciting new building plans afoot at Thorpe!

After months of planning, consultations, surveys and meetings, we are delighted to announce that we are on track to build the greatly anticipated multi-purpose hall with two-storey ancillary building and additional classrooms over the existing single-storey wing. We received planning permission the first week of November; the next step is for the school Governors and…