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  • Workshop Sets Stage for Students' Spectacular Performance of Shakespeare's Macbeth at Bradford Alhambra Studio

    Published 02/02/24

    We are thrilled to share the resounding success of a recent workshop at TCA, where students immersed themselves in the creative process of crafting our upcoming Shakespeare production of Macbeth. Collaborating with a facilitator from the esteemed Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation, our students received valuable guidance to design and create their play.

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  • Community Iftar

    Published 02/02/24

    We are hosting our first ever Iftar on the evening of Thursday 14th March 2024. This is a perfect opportunity for parents and students to gain an insight into why our fellow Muslim students fast during the month of Ramadan. The Iftar event is open to all students and families (Muslim and non-Muslim) in every year group. Doors open at 5:15pm, the event will begin at 5:30pm, fast opens at 6:13pm, followed by a prayer (for those who wish to). The event will culminate with the opportunity for all attendees to join together for a hot meal.

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  • Educational Excursion Expands Students' Understanding of Religious Studies

    Published 24/01/24

    In a bid to enrich the academic experience gained in the classroom, students from the Year 11 GCSE Religious Studies group went on a visit to Bradford Cathedral and the Muhammadi Masjid.  The trip, organised by Mrs Rudd, provided students with first-hand experience of the Christian and Islamic faiths studied as part of their GCSE course.

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  • Christmas Performance at Field Head Court

    Published 21/12/23

    We are delighted to report that our newly-formed Thornhill Community Academy band gave their debut performance this week, spreading festive cheer with some classic Christmas tunes for the residents and staff of Field Head Court.

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  • Academy Catering Staff Spread Christmas Cheer with Festive Lunch

    Published 21/12/23

    Academy catering staff embraced the festive season by donning colourful Christmas outfits while serving up a delightful Christmas lunch for staff and students alike.

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  • BBC Bitesize's Schools Tour Thrills Academy Students

    Published 21/12/23

    Students were delighted by the fabulous opportunity to join a presentation from BBC staff when the BBC Bitesize’s Schools Tour made a visit to the Academy.  After technicians had set up the hall to resemble a studio, sessions were conducted by host presenter Ross Fiddes who interviewed three celebrity panellists in front of the student audience.

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  • Parliament Excursion Inspires Students

    Published 18/12/23

    In a recent venture organised by the Academy’s Student Leadership Coordinator Miss Healey, members of our Student Parliament embarked on an informative visit to the Houses of Parliament in London.  The primary objective of the trip was to ignite a passion for politics amongst students, discover the benefits of studying at university, encourage them to consider future careers in the field, and deepen their understanding of local political processes.

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  • Successful Careers Fair broadens the horizons of Academy students

    Published 14/12/23

    We recently hosted our annual Careers Fair at the Academy, which proved hugely successful.   Representatives from a wide variety of training providers and local colleges attended the event where they were able to offer information about future career opportunities available to our students.

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  • Academy Students Empowered with Essential Life-Saving Skills

    Published 08/12/23

    In a special training event led by staff and volunteers from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service, Academy students were given the opportunity to learn the techniques of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, more commonly known as CPR. 

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  • National Grief Awareness Week

    Published 07/12/23

    National Grief Awareness Week takes place across the UK from 2nd to 8th December 2023.

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  • Academy student wins Stafflex Christmas Card Competition

    Published 27/11/23

    We are thrilled to announce that one of our students has won first place in the Stafflex Christmas Card competition.  A massive congratulations to Poppy Ward for creating her successful prize-winning entry.

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  • Academy students engage with the Inspire Programme

    Published 13/11/23

    A group of Academy students have recently taken part in the Inspire Programme. The programme is run by the Police (Kirklees District Early Action Team) and other partner organisations, including the Fire Service, and is designed to engage, inspire and develop young people’s life skills.

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