23rd May 2018
On Wednesday 23rd May 2018 our new Student Voice and Sixth Form Senior Team inauguration took place. Mrs French, Assistant Principal and Mrs Hailes, Principal of Thorp Academy opened the proceedings which included a beautiful piano recital. Following this students from the KS3 Dance Club put on a performance inspired by 'We Will Rock You'.
The new Student Voice President Michael Buchan and Vice President Isabella Rodrigues made speeches accepting their posts and explaining what they will promote in their roles. Thorp's outstanding Sixth Form also took a role with the current Head Boy passing on his role to a new team.
The Committee leaders of the new Student Voice groups also explained what they had managed to achieve since taking up office as well as the strategy looking forward for the new academic year.
Finally, Executive Principal of Thorp Academy Mr Jordon, spoke about the drive and commitment that the new Student Voice Team and Senior Team need to make in order to make Thorp an 'outstanding' school to benefit its students which is Outcomes Focused and Child Centred. He closed by thanking the Chair of Northern Education Trust, Les Walton CBE and Mr Julie Kelly, Chair of the Academy Council for taking the time to attend today's ceremony.