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Our Vision and Values

Thornbury High School champions innovation and academic excellence in a supportive, inclusive environment. An extensive academic and co-curricular program aims to foster and inspire respectful, resilient young people ready to face a rapidly-changing world.


Our vision centres around fundamental knowledge, skills and experiences:

  • Literacy and numeracy capabilities for lifelong learning

  • Rich science, technology and arts experiences

  • Leadership through humanities, languages and physical education

  • Success in a digital world

  • Enterprise skills to problem solve, think critically and creatively, communicate and collaborate

  • Our place in a global community


Our values and our motto ‘Achievement and Excellence’, visible in all our actions, represents what is critical to the education of the whole person.  We value the fundamental attributes of a vibrant, quality education:


  • Effort and achievement in all aspects of school life

  • Active engagement in learning

  • Connectedness, resilience and wellbeing

  • Celebration of diversity

Strategic Plan

The strategic plan for Thornbury High School is a statement to its community of the school’s goals and priorities over the next four years, to improve student outcomes. The strategic plan sets out goals and targets for student learning, student engagement and wellbeing, and student pathways and transitions. Key improvement strategies, actions, resources, responsibilities of school personnel and the timeline for goal achievement are outlined with achievement milestones stated for each action.

The school’s Strategic Plan for 2019-2022 is available for download here.

Annual Implementation Plan

The Annual Implementation plan for Thornbury High School provides a detailed description of how the key improvement strategies in the school strategic plan will be put into operation in each of the four years of the strategic plan to achieve school goals.

The school’s Annual Implementation Plan for 2023 is available for download here.

Annual Report

The annual report for Thornbury High School informs the whole school community of the school’s successes, activities and achievements throughout the year. The annual reporting process ensures high quality data is used and shared with the school community in order to monitor and drive school improvement. A copy of the school’s 2023 Annual Report to the School Community is available for download here.  A copy of the School Performance Report for 2022 can be downloaded here.

School Policies

Thornbury High School maintains annual reports and policies of its initiatives and activities that our students, parents, and community are welcome to read. Please find a selection of policies important for parents and students available here. Please do not hesitate to contact Thornbury High School directly for further details regarding our policies.

Newsletter archive

Past newsletters can be found here.

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