Thorne House opened in September 2010 and is home to around 25 girls from Year 9 to Lower Sixth. Thorne is a modern, colourful building situated in the heart of the School campus next to Stocks's House.
Meet the Housemistress
Beth Roberts Jones is the proud Housemistress of Thorne. She is supported in the House by her husband Richard and their two dogs, Jessie and Sky.
Beth is also the Head of Department for Religious Studies and coaches Netball and Rounders. She has a dancing background and has choreographed for the girl’s talent shows and charity nights. She is very enthusiastic about sport and has even been known to join in with the Thorne sports teams in the inter-house competitions. Healthy living and fitness is very important to Beth and she ensures that this is reflected in the house.
Thorne’s House Logo represents ‘unity in diversity’ and in Thorne every girl is welcomed into their family home. The House is always very lively, inclusive and has a unique feel to it. The House motto is ‘be the best me that I can be’, which means that every girl is supported in achieving their potential and their individual achievements are celebrated.
Meet the Assistant Housemistress
Anna Gregg joined Felsted in September 2007 teaching German and Spanish and she specialises in the Language A1 component of the IB Diploma for German students. Anna is also a member of the International Steering Group . She has a daughter, Olivia, who attends Felsted Pre-Preparatory School. Anna likes spending her spare time with friends, going for long walks, swimming or reading the latest choice of the Book Group run by the School Library, of which she is a keen member.
Miss Beth Downes-Powell,
Address: Thorne House, Felsted, Essex CM6 3JQ.
Telephone: 01371 822707
House Mobile: 07918 755037