Staff Profile

Mrs J. Thornton
Vice Principal
Student Outcomes and Curriculum

Mrs Thornton has worked at Abbey Grange since September 2014 and has responsibility for Standards, Student Outcomes and Curriculum. Previously responsibilities at Abbey have been: Student Development. (Pastoral, Behaviour and Attendance). In addition to this Mrs Thornton has overseen the Enrichment Curriculum at KS4 which has a focus on the development of character education and the KS3 International Middle Years Curriculum, which focussed on thematic learning and developing student reflection. Mrs Thornton began her career as a teacher of Resistant Materials/ Information Communication Technology, moving onto subject leader of ICT and then Strategic Director of Technology Specialism at the GORSE Academy.

Prior to joining the teaching profession, Mrs Thornton was an Architectural Technologist, working on the detailed designs of buildings such as Bridgewater Place in the centre of Leeds.

Abbey Grange C of E Academy

Butcher Hill
LS16 5EA

Tel: 0113 275 7877
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Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
LS16 5EA
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