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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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  • GCSE Examination Results Success 2023

    Published 24/08/23

    Congratulations to all of our students on their successful achievements in the summer 2023 examinations.

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  • Alpine Adventure: Year 10 students excel during work experience visit at Morzine, France

    Published 20/07/23

    In an exciting and enriching opportunity, a group of Year 10 students from the Academy have been participating in a work experience visit at the Alpine Language School in the picturesque town of Morzine, nestled in the French Alps.  This exceptional program has allowed the students to develop and practice their language skills while exploring the stunning surroundings and taking part in a wide range of activities.

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  • Empowering Students for a Safer Summer: Vital Safety Lessons and Resources Shared Ahead of School Holidays

    Published 20/07/23

    In preparation for the school holidays, students have been learning about staying safe over summer. They watched an assembly delivered by Miss Holmes, Designated Safeguarding Lead, which covered water safety, online safety, physical and mental health, and financial hardship, amongst other things. On Tuesday, students were able to speak with Preeti from The Base who gave them information on drugs, substances and alcohol. Lots of students visited the Safer Summer stand over lunchtime and took away leaflets and resources.

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  • Join us in bidding a fond farewell to Lynn Marsden, a remarkable member of Thornhill's school staff

    Published 13/07/23

    As the school year draws to a close, we bid a fond farewell to one of Thornhill’s long serving and much-loved members of staff, Lynn Marsden, as she embarks on a well-deserved retirement after many years of dedicated service.  To celebrate her long service, we invite contributions from anyone who has known her to share their messages and memories. 

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  • Immersed in History and Inspired by Dracula: Year 7 Students Explore Whitby Abbey

    Published 30/06/23

    A group of students from Year 7 were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit Whitby and explore the ruins of the Abbey as part of their history lessons.  The trip provided them with a chance to immerse themselves in the historical context of the Abbey and learn about its significance.

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  • Year 11 Leavers’ Gala Ball: A Night of Glamour and Celebration

    Published 29/06/23

    Year 11 students celebrated the culmination of their school days at Thornhill Community Academy with a fabulous Gala Ball.  The special event was a great success, with students embracing the opportunity to dress up and make lasting memories of their time at high school.  The atmosphere was filled with excitement and a sense of accomplishment as students and staff gathered together to celebrate this special milestone.

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  • Students attend Arts event at the WOW Barn Festival

    Published 06/06/23

    A group of students from the Academy were delighted to join with students from other schools when they attended an Arts event at the WOW Barn Festival, Leeds.

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  • Celebrating the Class of 2023

    Published 26/05/23

    The end of the May half term saw the final day that our Year 11 students would be in school as a full year group and a special leavers’ assembly was held to mark their departure.

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