Important dates for this academic year.
Get ready for next year....and enjoy a good holiday read!
Year 13 students from Thornhill College were recently awarded the Senior Waste Award at the Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards in Dublin.
On Monday 11th June our school community celebrated the excellent academic and extra-curricular achievements of our Year 8, 9 and 10 students through our Junior Prize-Giving award ceremony.
Thornhill Teacher Miss M. McCay Wins Post-Primary Eco-School Teacher 2018
Congratulations to the Junior Netball Team who have won the Northern Ireland Junior League title.
Examples of GCSE art work and photos of parents who attended the GCSE exhibition 2018
Congratulations to the Year 10 winners of the Worlwise Quiz organised by Miss Morrison within the Geography Department this year.
Congratulations to our pupils who successfully represented Thornhill in Music, Drama and the Irish Language at Feis Dhoire Colmcille 2018
Congratulations to our Senior Debater, Rebecca Harrigan, who has been selected as a member of the NI World Schools Debating Team who will compete against 50 other countries in Croatia in July.
Congratulations to Aoibheann Holmes (Year 10) on receiving a special 'Courage' award at the recent Derry Credit Union Young People Awards Ceremony.
Congratulations to the Thornhill pupils who have recently had their work published in the Young Writers Anthology, 'The Poetry Games: Truth or Dare'
Welcome home to our pupils and teachers from Thornhill's first Educational Trip to Beijing, China.
Congratulations to Mrs Quigley and our Senior choir on their success at Feis Dhoire Cholmcille 2018
Welcome home to our pupils and teachers from Thornhill's first Educational Trip to Russia.
Congratulations to Cara Laverty on leading the Irish team to a bronze medal in the Schools International Athletic Board Cross Country Championships
A huge congratulations to our Year 13 Young Enterprise Company ‘The Pink Elephant’ who won a very impressive 5 awards at the recent Young Enterprise Area finals in Titanic, Belfast
Congratulations to our Senior Chamber Choir on their excellent success at the prestigious ESB Dublin Feis Ceoil 2018
Well done to our A Level French pupils who participated in the NICILT A Level French Debating Competion, held in Queen's University, Belfast.
Congratulations to our our team of 12 young entrepreneurs who took the top prize of 'Best Overall Company' at the North West Trade Fair held in Foyleside Shopping Centre.
Congratulations to our Year 10 team who completed successfully in the local heat of the 'Opportunity Europe Euro Quiz 2018 in the Guildhall, Derry
As we celebrate both 100 years since Women were given the vote and the popular TV series ‘Derry Girls’ it seemed only fitting that the theme of this year’s World Book Day in Thornhill should be ‘Women and Literature’.
Year 9 computing students participated in the 2018 uCode Competition held in the Letterkenny Institute of Technology.
8H marking the beginning of Spring and the improved weather by planting potatoes and onions in the Thornhill Vegetable Garden.
Local primary schools Faughanvale, Culmore, Steelstown and Long Tower taking part in the Sentinus sponsored STEM K’Nex Challenge at Thornhill.
A Level Drama students attending the talk given by acclaimed actor James Nesbitt at St Mary’s College, Derry
Congratulations to our Year 10 pupils who applied, were interviewed and successfully secured a place on the NICCY Youth Panel.
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley MP, on her visit to Thornhill College:
“It’s such a high-achieving school; it’s got so much to offer - a fantastic place to be, a fantastic place to study.”
Year 9 and Year 10 Technology and Design pupils attended two events in celebration of Engineers Week 2018
Congratulations to Cara Laverty who won the Ulster Schools’ Junior Cross Country title last week.
Overall it was a very successful weekend for our Cross Country teams.
Congratulations to our Thornhill Debaters who achieved success for the second year in a row at the Queen's University Literific Debating Competition for schools.
Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor Maolíosa McHugh says a big ‘Thank You’ to all the pupils and teachers from Thornhill who participated in the AWARE ‘Mood Walk’.
Well done to our Senior Prefect Team who have so far raised £1293 for Cancer Research UK through a variety of Fund-raising activities.
Congratulations to Mekha Saji who has won the 2018 NI Soroptomist Public Speaking Competition beating off students from 12 other schools across the North of Ireland.
Congratulations to Sophia McCormick who qualified for the All Ireland Swimming Championships in Dublin. Sophia competed with 89 other swimmers, coming 5th overall in the 50m Butterfly Final
Congratulations to our Year 10 pupils who successfully competed in the STEM Quest challenge on Friday 9th February.
Congratulations to our Year 11/12 Netball team who defeated St Paul’s, Bessbrook 36-26 in the NI Schools Netball Quarter Finals. The girls were absolutely outstanding and we are very proud of them.
Congratulations to our Year 8 and Junior Cross-Country teams on their success at the recent District Championships
Freya McClements from The Irish Times came to Thornhill to interview a group of Year 13 Drama students about their thoughts on Channel 4’s Comedy Drama 'Derry Girls'.
Thornhill College welcomed over 400 pupils along with their Parents/Guardians to our Open Evening on Tuesday 30th January.
Congratulations to the 74 students from Thornhill who were awarded their Pope John Paul II Awards by the papal nuncio Archbishop Jude Okolo at the 2018 Award ceremony in the Millennium Forum, Derry.
Congratulations to Sarah O'Callaghan (Winner) and Sofya Dobrynina (Nominee) for their success at the finals the 2018 British Education Awards - Northern Ireland, GCSE category.
In December, Thornhill’s team took part in the regional heat of the Bar Mock Trial competition in Derry Courthouse.
On Monday 18th December 2017 Blessy Biji was recognised at the CCEA "Celebrating Excellence GCE Award Ceremony" at Parliament Buildings, Stormont.
Congratulations to the Winners of our Christmas Card Competition 2017