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N Mattin

I am delighted to be introducing myself to you as the Principal of Thurston Community College and to be welcoming you to our website. 

This is a crucial time for us all as we begin to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, face new challenges and explore exciting opportunities in the months ahead. 

Our Thurston Campus, for students from Year 7 to Year 11 is situated four miles east of Bury St Edmunds. Thurston Sixth; Beyton Campus is located in the nearby village of Beyton, offering a bespoke centre of excellence for students in Year 12 and Year 13.

Thurston Community College is a large popular secondary school which takes pride in ensuring every young person leaves empowered with the knowledge and skills to help them make meaningful choices in life and to contribute positively to the world they live in. .....

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Nicki Mattin, Principal

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  • Thank you very much to all staff at Thurston Community College for the brilliant support and education that they have given our daughter throughout attending your school from Year 7. We are so proud of her for achieving her predicted grades in GCSE's which was fantastic and she is so happy with them.  As well as the hard work she put in we know that the teaching, care and support your teachers gave her throughout was amazing.