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More Success for Rachel Riley

18th August 2016

TV Mathematician and Old Thorpehallian Rachel Riley is celebrating landing two of Sky Sports top jobs.    ... Read More


Winchmore Camps at Thorpe Hall this Summer

26th June 2016

Winchmore Camps will be at Thorpe Hall for two weeks from Monday 15th July to Friday 26th August.   ... Read More


Thorpe Hall Sad to Hear of Crowstone's Closure

28th May 2016

We are saddened to learn of Crowstone Preparatory School's plans to close after 70 years.    ... Read More


National Music Award for GCSE Performance

13th May 2016

Thorpe Hall School has received a national music award in recognition of its excellent results in Music at GCSE.    ... Read More


It Really Is Rocket Science at Thorpe Hall

20th April 2016

Science this week involved a special delivery from Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Russian cosmonauts, Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos.   ... Read More


Out of this World Science Lesson with Tim Peake Live from Space

3rd February 2016

ESA Astronaut Tim Peake led an inspirational science lesson via a live broadcast from the International Space Station. Teachers and students from Year 8 joined the 'Cosmic Classroom'.    ... Read More


Sunday Times Top 100 Independent Prep Schools 2015

19th November 2015

Thorpe Hall School has been ranked among the top 100 independent preparatory schools in the UK by The Sunday Times.   ... Read More


Shakespeare Schools Festival 2015

2nd November 2015

Pupils from years 5 & 6 are performing two abridged Shakepeare plays as part of this year's Shakespeare Schools Festival (SSF), the largest youth Drama festival in the UK and the world.   ... Read More


Thorpe Hall's Big 90th Weekend

8th July 2015

Thorpe Hall School enjoyed a wonderful weekend of celebrations to mark its 90th anniversary year. This included a sparkling Summer Ball, captured in pictures by Essex Life magazine.   ... Read More


Anniversary Tea Party & Open Day - 5th July

20th May 2015

Thorpe Hall School welcomes its alumni, current families, friends and prospective parents on Sunday 5th July from 3pm for an anniversary tea party to mark the school's 90th year.    ... Read More


90th Year Celebrations Announced

20th April 2015

2015 is Thorpe Hallís 90th anniversary year and the school intends to mark the occasion in style. Plans include a commemorative time capsule and a number of special events for pupils, families, friends and alumni.   ... Read More


Will Turner 1997-2015

25th March 2015

Thorpe Hall School is deeply shocked and saddened by the news of the death of former pupil William Turner.    ... Read More


90th Anniversary Celebrations

27th January 2015

This year Thorpe Hall School celebrates 90 years of excellence in education. In a year long tribute we will be tracking the history of Thorpe Hall and its educational and cultural heritage.   ... Read More


Shakespeare Schools Festival

13th November 2014

Tickets are available to see Thorpe Hall School perform Shakespeare at The Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Tuesday 18th November.    ... Read More


New School Videos

7th November 2014

Thorpe Hall has launched two new videos providing a colourful and fast-paced glimpse into school life for its lower school and upper school pupils.   ... Read More


Great Booster Cushion for Lower School

21st October 2014

When the Booster Cushion Theatre visited Thorpe Hall's Lower School last week there were happy faces and shrieks of laughter all around.    ... Read More


Martin Goldberg

30th September 2014

Essex Police issued a press statement on 30/9/14 in response to their investigation into the sudden death of Deputy Headteacher Mr Goldberg.    ... Read More


Macmillan Coffee Morning

19th September 2014

Macmillan Coffee Morning. The biggest coffee morning in the world is this Friday, 26th September at 10:30 am.   ... Read More


Medals Galore for Thorpe Hall at ISA Athletics

21st May 2014

Thorpe Hall senior school pupils brought back an incredible 34 medals in total from the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Senior East Anglia Athletics Event.   ... Read More


Seniors Tell a Curiouser and Curiouser Tale

1st April 2014

Thorpe Hallís annual senior theatrical production delved much deeper into the curiouser and curiouser world of 'Alice in Wonderland' last week.   ... Read More


County Final Medals for Two Lower School Teams

16th March 2014

Thorpe Hall sent two hockey teams to the Essex County Finals at Chelmsford Hockey Club on March 7th and both returned with medals, marking the schoolís highest hockey achievements to date.   ... Read More


Thorpe Hallís Borough Champions

14th February 2014

It has been an incredible start to the year for Thorpe Hallís Lower School hockey teams with two silvers and a gold at the Southend Borough Championships.   ... Read More


Royal Support for Shakespeare Schools Festival

31st January 2014

Thorpe Hall School joined Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall when they visited the Palace Theatre in Westcliff.   ... Read More


Thorpe Hall Artists are ISA Competition Winners

5th November 2013

Thorpe Hall Schoolís young artists have won multiple awards at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Area Art Competition.   ... Read More


Top Independent at SSSP Tag Rugby

24th October 2013

Thorpe Hall School pupils from Years 5 and 6 put in some excellent individual and team performances at the Southend School Sports Partnership (SSSP) Tag Rugby tournament.    ... Read More


A Triathlon First for Thorpe Hall

7th October 2013

Ten pupils from Years 3 to 6 took part in the first ever ISA Junior Triathlon event at Brentwoodís Hutton Manor School on October 3rd.   ... Read More


Andrew Hampton Elected Chair of ISA

6th September 2013

Thorpe Hallís Headteacher, Andrew Hampton, was elected Vice Chair of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) in May of this year. He will become the Chair of ISA in September 2014 for one year.    ... Read More


Thorpe Hall Schoolís Meghan Samuels is National Cross Country Champion

22nd March 2013

Thorpe Hall Schoolís runners put in a winning performance at the Independent Schools Association National Cross Country Championships with Meghan Samuels (Yr 7) crowned Girls Champion.   ... Read More