Thirsk School and Sixth Form College
|Motto||'Victor Qui Laborat' (Success through hard work)|
|Specialism||Maths & Computing|
|Local authority||North Yorkshire|
Thirsk School and Sixth Form College is a secondary school located in Sowerby, a village adjoining Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. The school is a comprehensive and a specialist school in Maths & Computing, otherwise known as a Mathematics and Computing College.
Thirsk school has nearly 1,200 pupils, including about 200 in the sixth form. It has sporting and musical links with clubs and visiting celebrities (including Dennis Rollins in 2011-12), which were shown on the local BBC NEWS, Look North. It has also received visits from Holocaust survivor, Arek Hersh, MBE. Thirsk School & Sixth Form College has some of the best GCSE/A Level exam results in the area.
The headteacher is Stuart Mason who took over from Christopher Lewis who retired in 2009 after nearly 28 years.
School extracurricular activities include music, sport and drama. The school also has its own newspaper, T.S. Times, which is currently the best secondary school newspaper in the country, as decided by First News.
- "Thirsk School & Sixth Form College", Ofsted inspections 2005-2012.
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