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

Dr Sufia McGuire, although new to Felsted in 2014, is not new to Boarding. She worked in St Edmund’s School, Canterbury for three years, latterly as Housemistress to a small house of just eight Year 9 boys before moving to The Royal Alexandra and Albert School in Surrey where she ran a house of 70 girls from Year 9 to Year 13. In Felsted she teaches her main subject of Chemistry as well as Biology and Mathematics.  She has a son, Taran who attends Felsted Preparatory School and her husband Ralph, who is a retired computer engineer. She loves running, hill walking and rock climbing and is an Officer in the CCF.


Meet the Assistant Housemistress

Anna Fazekas joined Felsted in 2007, teaching German, both as a foreign language and also the Literature component of the IB for German students. She moved over from Germany where she taught English, Spanish and German to the international team of ballet dancers and musicians, at the Semper Opera House in Dresden for four years. She also worked at Sherborne School for Girls where she fell in love with British boarding school education.

Anna has been AHM of Thorne since 2010 and thoroughly enjoys boarding life. She is a regular helper at international events and the LEAP course. Anna loves cooking both at home for family and friends and also at the cookery club with students. Anna is supported by her husband Norbert, 10-year old daughter Olivia and their cat Lily.


Contact Information

Housemistress: Dr Sufia McGuire
Address: Thorne House, Felsted, Essex CM6 3JQ.
Telephone: 01371 822707
House Mobile: 07918 755037