Home Learning Club in the OLC

Beginning Monday 22 January 2018, Thornaby Academy is launching a Home Learning Club, which will take place in the Open Learning Centre (The OLC). Education research shows that completing homework is the equivalent of spending an extra five months at school! The OLC is open each evening until 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday and is […]

Thornaby Academy awarded Champion School status by National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service (NCS) has awarded ‘Champion School’ status to Thornaby Academy, who have been recognised alongside schools across the country for their commitment to, and work with, the flagship youth programme. The award of Champion School status has been given to only those schools that have exceeded expectations in promoting the programme as well […]

The spirit of giving

At the start of the festive season, staff and students at Thornaby Academy decided to collect food and essential household items for the local community. The extremely kind and generous donations were overwhelming! The bags and bags of donations included tinned foods, cereals, shampoo, tea, coffee and even some cash donations too. The donations were […]

Premier League Enterprise Challenge 2017/18

A huge congratulations to Savine, Hannah, Alisha and James for participating in the Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation’s heat of the Premier League Enterprise Challenge 2017/18, on Thursday 14 December 2017, at the Riverside Stadium. The Premier League’s Executive Chairman, Richard Scudamore, set the challenge, which required students to develop initiatives to encourage diversity among the club’s […]

Thornaby Food Bank Donation

At Thornaby Academy we have a significant proportion of pupils that receive free school meals and during the holidays this means that parents and families have added financial stress to feed their children. We have organised for Thornaby Academy to give a donation to Thornaby Food Bank on Wednesday 20 December 2017. Thank you so much […]

Digital Platform connecting students to future opportunities pilots in the North East

Businesses and colleges from across the North East have met in Teesside at a pilot event aiming to connect them with students and potential employees through a revolutionary new digital service. The first event of its kind, organised in partnership with the Teesside Learning Trust as a pilot for Tees Valley Combined Authority. Introducing North […]

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 […]