Thirsk School and Sixth Form College
|Motto||'Victor Qui Laborat' (Victory to he who toils)|
|Local authority||North Yorkshire|
|DfE URN||121666 Tables|
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 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, The Falcon. Under the previous name of T.S. Times, the school paper was named the best secondary school newspaper in the country, in a competition run by First News.
- "Thirsk School & Sixth Form College", Ofsted inspections 2005–2012.
- "Thirsk School wins national newspaper competition". The Northern Echo. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
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