Parent FAQ

Starting a new school can be a daunting for both pupils and parents, so we have put together a list of the most commonly asked questions to make the process that little bit easier. If you still can’t find what you’re looking for please call our Registrar, Mrs Tyler on 01753 882 474.

For your son’s timetable see below:
Pre Prep | Prep | Senior

If you are unable to attend one of our open mornings, please contact the school Registrar, Mrs Tyler on 01753 882474 to arrange an individual visit.

A list of our open mornings can be found here.

To view up to date news, event reports, videos and image galleries you can visit the news section of this website.
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The official suppliers of Thorpe House uniform are The School Shop and uniform can either be purchased by visiting the shop or online.

We also have a second hand uniform shop which opens 5-6 times every term and is located on the Pre-Prep site.
For more information visit the uniform page

There are three Thorpe House minibus routes which were introduced to reduce traffic congestion in Oval Way as per our Travel Plan, and also to give the Prep and Senior boys who want independence, but who live too far away to walk or cycle an easy means of getting to and from school.
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We firmly believe that extra-curricular activities are as important in enriching the boys’ education as those on the curriculum.
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There are four menus that run a single week at a time, each of these menus may be downloaded from the links below:

Week one (click to download)
Week two (click to download)
Week three (click to download)
Week four (click to download)

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We have a responsibility to ensure our boys excel academically and to their best abilities, and year on year they never fail to impress us with their diligence at exam time.  Our excellent GCSE results year on year, are indicative of this commitment to learning.
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For more information on 2016 – 2017 term fees please follow the link below.
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We educate the whole boy at Thorpe House, which means academic achievement whilst important, isn’t our only goal. All boys are expected to display good manners, respect one another and those in the wider community, and to think about those less fortunate than themselves. One of the ways in which we do this is by encouraging them to give and to raise money for charitable causes.
Read more about our charitable work

Outstanding pastoral care is what makes our school and its pupils so successful because when a boy feels valued, respected and happy in school, he will inevitably be more likely to succeed inside and outside the classroom.
Read more about our pastoral care

We all love to win and at Thorpe House winning is important but it is not our end goal. We focus on developing the individual; nurturing their skills and natural talents so they can become the best sportsmen, they can be.
Read more about sport at Thorpe

For outstanding pupils, we offer a variety of scholarships; the Prep scholarship assessment takes place in October and the Senior scholarship assessment at the end of the January preceding entry to the school.
Read more about our scholarships

A list of full teaching staff is available within each department page of this website, click on your sons department below:
Pre Prep | Prep | Senior

Below is a list of our Governors:

Mr D Stanning – Chairman of Governors
Mr A Bannister
Dr H Botha
Mr R Coward
Mrs M Frost
Mr C Gorner
Mr D Hoy
Mr R MacMillan
Mr G McCarthy
Mr R Marris
Mr P Millins
Mrs A Myers
Mrs D Raven
Mrs R Webber
Mrs F Wise

ISI is a Government approved inspectorate responsible for the inspection of Association independent schools. Schools in the Associations are ranked among the best in the world and educate more than half a million children in 1,200 schools.
View our latest ISI reports

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We have the following policies in place all of which can be read and downloaded here.

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The latest school newsletter can be found below:
Download and read the latest newsletter

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The latest edition of The Oval can be found below:
Download and read The Oval

Thorpe House School has a very active Parents’ Association organising social events and raising funds for equipment which cannot be funded through fee income.
Read more about our Parents’ Association

Contact Thorpe House School

If you would like more information about the school, would like a prospectus or would like to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Tyler, our registrar using the form below.

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