Thorpe House News

Virtual Education

Our doors may be closed to our boys but that has not stopped Thorpe House School delivering virtual education during these unprecedented times as it is essential to keep continuity of learning for all ages. We have received lots of videos and photos from families of the boys working hard at home and some fantastic comments…

Closure of schools – not really! Reflections on day one from an Independent School Head’s perspective

  I very much hope that the Government will recognise the contribution of Independent Schools as we look to do our part in supporting the country during these unprecedented times. On this first day of physical closure my staff are working hard to ensure that our virtual doors remain open to our pupils. Our term…

World Book Week 2020

Thorpe House celebrated World Book Week and we took part in a variety of activities to explore the marvel of books. On Monday, Mr Correia delivered an assembly to Pre-Prep and Prep explaining the week’s activities. This was followed by a Kung-Fu punctuation workshop, firstly for Years 3 and 4 and then to Years 1…

Reception Trip to Science Museum

On Friday 28th February, the Reception class took their curiosity to London Town, to enrich their study of ‘Transport’ at ‘The Science Museum’. The boys travelled in style by minibus, which they were quick to point out was in fact a Mercedes! On arrival they charmed everyone with their excellent manners, enthusiasm and smart uniform…

Year 7 Mathematics trip to Wembley Stadium

The Learning Zone is the name of Wembley Stadium’s state-of-the-art Education facility which provides exciting learning opportunities for young people. It was voted the most innovative learning experience in 2019 at the Global Hospitality Awards. Operating since 2007, this flagship centre is physically based inside the new national stadium and provides a unique, innovative and…

Flash Mob Demonstration

On Tuesday 25th February, the Eco Warriors of Thorpe House School marched in formation to their town of Chalfont St Peter, to perform the school’s first ever ‘flash mob’ event. Their motive was to raise awareness of global ecological issues, including: reducing consumerism, reusing items and recycling paper, card and plastics; to consider ocean pollution…

Brand New Learning Garden 

  We are delighted with our beautiful ‘Learning Garden’ in the Pre-Prep area of Lower School. It facilitates the all-important ‘learning through play’ essential to boys in Early Years.   All areas of learning are addressed to inspire curiosity in our smallest boys. The boys love making perfect tunes on the giant percussion instruments, hand-made by…