Opening the Academy to future potential students

Wednesday 26 September 2018 was the date of our Y5/6 Open Evening and what a fantastic event it was. Students and families had the opportunity to tour the building and take part in a range of activities in subject areas. From robotics to forensic science, taste tests to murder mystery, trampolining to hazard awareness, the evening […]

The Update Autumn Term 2018

Thornaby Academy’s official newsletter, published in the Thornaby Pride, your community news from Thornaby Town Council is now available to read online. To read online please click the photo of the newsletter to view the PDF version. The Update features all of the Academy’s latest news including Welcome from the Principal, Thornaby Academy Prom 2018 gallery […]

Thornaby students securing skills for the future

An amazing morning was had by both students and staff from Thornaby Academy at The Computational Thinking Festival on Friday 21 September 2018. Stockton Sixth Form College hosted a unique series of Computer Science workshops in partnership with BT.  They invited ten high achieving students, who are passionate about Computer Science from Thornaby Academy to attend.  […]

Thornaby’s Rocket Racers

This year saw an exciting competition at Thornaby Academy – making and racing rocket cars! All of Year 7 were involved in designing, building and racing their own rocket-propelled cars. The national competition called Race to the Line was ran by the RAF and has been devised by the engineers responsible for designing and making […]

Physics Olympiad

Two groups of Year 9 students entered the Physics competition held at Stockton 6th Form in July. The brief was a 10-minute presentation on any current topic in the world of Physics. With the upcoming trip to CERN in November, one group decided to research what a particle accelerator was, and built a demonstration model […]

Y11 Student represents Thornaby Academy at Battle of Britain Commemoration

Tegan Y11 along with Assistant Principal, Diane Griffiths, represented Thornaby Academy at the Battle of Britain commemoration on Sunday 9 September 2018.  Tegan joined local dignitaries, including Thornaby Mayor, Mr Walmsley in laying a wreath at the airman statue on Thornaby Road to commemorate the service and sacrifice of local men who fought during the […]

The start of a new academic year…

We are looking forward to welcoming all of our students back tomorrow for the start of a new academic year! Whether you’re going into Y11, starting Y7 or moving up into any year, make the year count and try your best! We look forward to seeing what you can achieve this year…

Have a great summer holiday!

All students will break up for the summer holidays on Friday 20 July 2018 at 1.15 pm. For information about GCSE and A Level Results Day please click here. Thornaby Academy uniform order collection dates are as follow 10.00 am – 2.00 pm: Monday 20 August 2018 Tuesday 21 August 2018 Wednesday 22 August 2018 We look […]