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Thorpe House News

Join us at our Centenary Ball

Saturday 30th September

Announcement of Thorpe House Sixth Form

Our Thorpe House community is, by now, well aware that, in our Centenary Year, we are thrilled to be launching a co-ed Sixth Form.

New appointment- Headteacher

Thorpe House School is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jake Burnett as the new Headteacher

Thorpe Wonderland

Christmas Fair, Saturday 3rd December

Noah our last Headboy signed to QPR

signed to QPR

Paralympic Bronze medallist

Columba Blango Jnr speaks to the boys and officially opens Griffin Hall

Some snakes

Slid into Year 2

Year 2 trip

to Tiggywinkles Animal Hospital


Independent School of the Year Awards 2021

GCSE Results 2021

Pupils at Thorpe House have once again achieved outstanding results in their GCSEs

Bursaries and Scholarships

At Thorpe House we are always eager to provide opportunity and recognise excellence

Headmaster Assembly

Making memories

Attain Podcast

Headmaster Mr Pietrek joined Attain magazine for their podcast

Virtual Carol Concert 2020

Lower School Christmas Play

by Alexander, Year 5

Year 8 Orienteering

An introduction to DofE

Christmas Card Competition

Boys designed a Christmas Card as part of a local and school competition

Remembrance 2020

Thorpe House Remembrance Service

House Music Competition

Highlight of our first half-term house music competition

Charity Odd sock day

School raise money for Elizabeth's Legacy of Hope

Harvest Festival

Keeping Tradition during Covid

Walk to School Week

5-9th October 2020

Year 7

Map Reading Afternoon

Year 8 Primary to DofE Leaders Afternoon

Boys had a secret mission on becoming Futsal referees

Virtual Assembly

Deputy Headboy gives his first virtual assembly

Poetry Visit

Poet Ian Bland ran poetry workshop with the Lower School


Year 3 Academic Scholarship Test- Thursday 12th November

Starting back at school

Some helpful guidance as we start back at school

Record breaking GCSE results

Reception take on the Hat Challenge

Reception Class 2020

Virtual Sports Dinner Awards

Year 3 - 11 Virtual Sports Dinner Awards

Summer Virtual Concert 2020

To conclude our Summer term, here is our first ever virtual concert

Virtual Open Day now live

Whilst we currently can’t welcome you onto our school site, we warmly invite you to view our virtual open day with our Headmaster Mr Pietrek

Lower School- It's good to be back

After 3 months, it is great to finally have our Lower School classrooms filled with boys again.

Young Writer 2020

Congratulations to Alex in Year 6 who won First place

A moment in history

Video highlights of the first half of Summer term

Photography Competition

Photo competition 2020 about 'Family'

Middle School Live Newsletter

Head of Middle School, Mr Day has been doing a virtual newsletter during these unprecedented times.

Sport News 2019 / 2020

The Sport Department have done a round-up of some key achievements and sporting news from Autumn and Spring Term.

Home Laser Run - Lockdown Experience

One of our top athletes gave his update on lockdown and how he has continued his sport training.

Parents' Feedback

Thank you to our parents for the overwhelmingly positive comments about our remote learning programme.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

Brand New Learning Garden

We are delighted with our beautiful ‘Learning Garden’ in the Pre-Prep area of Lower School.

Forest Fun For Everyone by Deen Pirbhai, Head Boy for Prep

Today was a good day! Today we did something different! Today we returned to the Valley Of Doom!

Anglo-Saxon &amp; Viking workshop for Years 4&amp;5

Ash the Viking from Vikingschoolvisits.com came to visit us and began the day by teaching the boys how to form a shield wall effectively, how to intimidate your enemy before he gave us a run through the different types of weaponry and strategy that Saxons and Vikings used to defeat their enemies.

Our new Multi-Purpose Hall

It’s not long until our doors open to our new Multi-Purpose Hall

Quiz National Championships 2020

With more than 400,000 Key Stage 2 children taking part each year, the Quiz National Championships are the largest Inter-School competitions in the country.

U9s Football

This Saturday the U9s A and B team competed in the annual Year 4 St Bernard’s tournament.

Thorpe House Restructure 2020

This summer will see the exciting opening of our brand-new multi-purpose hall at Thorpe House School.

The Inn-spectors

It is census time in Bethlehem and the inn-spectors have been sent in to check that all the accommodation is up to scratch.

Countdown to new Headmaster in September

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.

Language Day 2019

Languages Day was a great success this year! Piñatas, plays, poems and performances were all part of the fun organised by the MFL Department.

Headmaster for the Day!

Mr Macpherson, our ‘Headmaster for the day’, spent the morning in the Marketing Department

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.

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.

Meet Sam,one of our Sports Scholars.

Sam in Year 9 is one of our Sports Scholars and here he is talking about his love of sport in this month’s issue of Life Magazine!

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.

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 pool.

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!

Youth Speaks success for our Seniors!

Well done to some of our Seniors who took part in Rotary Club Youth Speaks at St Mary’s School in Gerrards Cross tonight!

A week in the snow for the Seniors!

Mr Ayres, Mr Brawn and Mr Jenkin took a group of Seniors to Sestrière in Italy for a week of pre-Christmas skiing and as you can see, a fantastic time was had by all!