Welcome back

Dear Parent/Carer I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself to you as the new Principal at Thornaby Academy. My name is Linda Halbert.  I took up post at Thornaby as Principal on 1 September 2016.  As well as being the Principal at Thornaby I am also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ...
By Miss H Clayton | September 6, 2016 | News

Ofsted Feedback 2016

Thornaby Academy Thornaby Academy was inspected by Ofsted on 8 – 9 June 2016.  Inspectors judged the academy to be Inadequate and to require Special Measures. Inspectors recognised the progress made at Thornaby Academy since the previous inspection in the quality of teaching in English, mathematics, humanities and the arts. The report acknowledges the improvements ...
By Miss H Clayton | September 6, 2016 | News, Ofsted

Congratulations to year 11 students on their GCSE exam results

In spite of the national drop in the number of students attaining A*-C grades in English and Maths, Thornaby Academy students and staff were today celebrating a significant leap in the number of students making our headlines. A record breaking 72% of students achieved the highest grades A*-C in English and 59% for maths. In ...
By Mr D Loudon | August 25, 2016 | News

New sponsor for Academy

A high-profile academy school in Stockton-on-Tees has announced a new sponsor for the next academic year. From September, Thornaby Academy on Baysdale Road in Thornaby is to be governed by a newly-formed Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which has been created with Freebrough Academy, in Brotton in Redcar as the lead sponsor. This MAT, which will ...
By Mr D Loudon | July 15, 2016 | News

Uniform collection information – final day 25/08/16

Academy uniform can be collected on the following dates:   Tuesday 23rd August – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Wednesday 24th August – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Thursday 25th August – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM...
By Mr D Loudon | August 10, 2016 | News

Year 8 students – Sky Sports mentor – Amanda Coulson

A group of Y8 students worked with the Academy’s Sky Sports Mentor; Amanda Coulson for the whole of Tuesday 12th July 2016. They spent the morning learning about the six keys to success and planning a Rounder’s tournament for Y5 and Y6 students of Bader Primary to compete in during the afternoon. The day was ...
By Mr D Loudon | July 15, 2016 | News

Concerns regarding Pokemon Go – Parents/Carers

We have been made aware of some safeguarding concerns with a new App Pokemon Go. This App appears to be being used by adults to lure children to locations. More information can be found by following the link below: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/fighting-for-childhood/news-opinion/pokemon-go2/?_t_id=1B2M2Y8AsgTpgAmY7PhCfg%3d%3d&_t_q=pokemon+go&_t_tags=language%3aen%2csiteid%3a7f1b9313-bf5e-4415-abf6-aaf87298c667&_t_ip=  ...
By Mr D Loudon | July 14, 2016 | eSafety, News

Village Primary school awards ceremony.

We are pleased to be able to host the Village Primary Schools awards ceremony this afternoon. Congratulations to all of the children receiving awards today.  ...
By Mr D Loudon | July 14, 2016 | News

U15 Girls Cricket Headingley trip

The Y10 Girls Cricket team travelled to Headingley Indoor Cricket Centre for some top class coaching with Harry Nicholson of Pro Coach Yorkshire Cricket. The girls spent 3 hours learning various skills within cricket such as batting and bowling in the nets. The girls were very lucky to meet Katie Thompson of the Yorkshire Diamonds ...
By Mr D Loudon | July 11, 2016 | News

Sky Mentor Visit – Amanda Coulson

On Wednesday 29th June 2016, former Olympic boxer Amanda Coulson visited Thornaby Academy. We were excited to have Amanda Coulson back with us for the second year running as part of the Sky Mentor Programme. Amanda delivered two boxing workshops to 40 eager Year 7 students who thoroughly enjoyed the session. “I really enjoyed the ...
By Mr D Loudon | July 7, 2016 | News

Timetable information:

26/09/2016 - WEEK B

Year 11 Prom Gallery


Our Values


Learning is the most important reason for being at Thornaby Academy


The intention to achieve is clear in conduct and appearance


Students respect themselves and others


Be independent and confident in  future choices with the skills to succeed

Values Page