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  • Our "IT" Recycled

    Jamie's Computers were on hand once again to collect and recycle our old and unwanted IT equipment. Jamie's Computers are part of The Society of St James (SSJ), a homelessness charitable organisation based in Southampton. All of the equipment is either repurposed and sold on or fully recycled with 100% of the profits going to SSJ. Thornden have been donating their IT equipment to Jamie's for the last 8 years, it is a mutually beneficial relationship and great for the environment.
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  • Year 9 Winchester Churches Trip

    ‘Year 9 visited Christ Church and Winchester Cathedral. We experienced Christianity brought to life through its believers and holy buildings. Sentence.We spent the morning at Christ Church taking part in a series of short discussion groups, riding the Bible Rollercoaster and questioning a panel of Christians about the importance of Christmas, Jesus and their faith. At the request of the students, there was even a quick sing along!
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  • Yr 10 Visit Al Mahdi Centre & Southampton Medina Mosque

    On Tuesday 26th November, 91 Year 10 RS GCSE students from Thornden were very privileged to visit two Mosques in a day. The Al Mahdi Centre, a Shia Mosque at Titchfield, and Southampton Medina Mosque, a Sunni Mosque. This was to enrich the students’ understanding of Islam, as part of their RS GCSE course. The students were given a warm welcome by Fazle Abbas at the Al Mahdi Centre.
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  • Duke of Edinburgh's Award to continue at Thornden

    The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is to continue in Thornden for another three years. On Wednesday 4th December, Thornden School was presented with its operating license by the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, South East region. The school has been confirmed as a directly licensed centre by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) for the next three years. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has helped to inspire hundreds of Year 10 students to develop new skills and start to nurture a sense of adventure.
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  • Year 7 Christmas Fayre

    Enterprising elves (Thornden Year 7 students) spent last Wednesday’s lessons preparing for this year’s Technology Christmas Fayre. Students spent time producing festive products across the Design & Technology department. Production lines of students manufactured some very creative Christmas cards whilst enhancing their graphical skills and using the die cutter. Other students practiced their skills in the workshops where they manufactured Christmas tea light holders, wine bottle holders and designed and made lots of Christmassy games for the fayre itself.
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