Children & Young People’s Champion Finalist

Year 10 student, Maisy attended The Gazette Community Champions 2017 Awards Ceremony on Thursday 30 November 2017, where she received her certificate on stage, alongside many inspirational young people. As one of the Children & Young People’s Champion Finalists, Maisy truly is a role model for other students. Mrs Butcher, Principal of Thornaby Academy congratulated […]

Enterprising spirit at Stockton Sparkles

After delivering a fantastic presentation with festive enterprising ideas relating to ‘doggie treats’ and ‘bird seed packs’, our students won the Year 7 Enterprise Competition, run in collaboration with Stockton Borough Council. Maddison, Anita, Lilly and Mia, the winning team produced original brand development, well researched costs and potential profit forecasted. The students then took […]

World AIDS Day

A huge congratulations to all students and staff at Thornaby Academy for raising £304.15 for World AIDS Day on the 01 December 2017. This was achieved by hosting a red themed non-uniform day and, in keeping with the World AIDS Day red ribbon logo, a bake sale, selling red sweet treats. During tutorial, students learned […]

A summer you will never forget with NCS!

National Citizen Service (NCS) are working with Thornaby Academy to offer an amazing opportunity during the summer. Thornaby Academy are a big advocate of NCS and actively encourage students to get involved. NCS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that enables young people to: Take on new challenges and build skills for work and life Develop leadership, […]

Thornaby Academy Awards Evening

Thornaby Academy hosted its Awards Evening on Tuesday 28 November 2017. It was a glittering ceremony and students, past and present, joined their friends, families and distinguished guests to accept their awards. With awards for Outstanding Attainment and Outstanding Progress, along with a number of special awards, winners were chosen by their teachers and Directors […]

The Update Autumn Term 2017

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, sporting news, ‘Restart a Heart’ […]

Winners of MFC match tickets – Dedication reaps rewards!

A huge congratulations to Luke Y10 and Arron Y11 for winning two match tickets each for the Middlesbrough v Birmingham City match on Wednesday 22 November 2017.  The students were nominated for their commitment and dedication to the extra-curricular activities that they attend within the Academy: ‘Luke is a dedicated Librarian within the Open Learning […]

The sky is the limit – Future astronomers amongst us

On Thursday 9 November 2017, three schools including Thornaby Academy were invited by Stockton Sixth Form College to a trip to Kielder Observatory for the evening to learn about the night sky, constellations, telescopes and much more.                          When we arrived, there was a […]

Gaining an insight into real job roles from the employees themselves

On Friday 10 November 2017, Year 9 students participated in a ‘Raising Aspirations’ event, working in conjunction with Foundation for Jobs, Inspire2Learn and The Careers and Enterprise Company. The event was funded by The Careers and Enterprise Company, who have strong partnerships with local business and industry sectors, which ensured the programme being delivered effectively met the needs […]