Diary Dates



23rd-25th May Hudimesnil Trip

3rd-6th June Barton Hall PGL  Centre Y6 Residential

5th June Tuesday Y6 Parents Meeting at The Gryphon 6pm

Playgroup visiting Acorn

7th June Elm Class Violin lesson

9th June: FTS Cake Stall Parsons Yard  Sherborne- details to follow

11th June Monday Nurse Drop-in

12th June New YR Induction Morning (with parents)

Oak Swimming

13th June Maria Farrar Author visit

14th June Fraser Portraits Photography Classes and Groups

18th June Mr.Morgan from Sherborne Library to talk about the Summer Reading Challenge

Sherborn Area Athletics at The Gryphon School

19th June New YR Induction Morning (without parents)

Oak Class Swimming

25th June Monday YR/1 Gore Farm Trip

26th June New YR Induction Morning (without parents)

27th June Students from The Gryphon in for work experience

2nd July Monday Y6 Sailing at Weymouth

3rd July Sherborne Area Tennis Tournament at Sherborne Tennis Club Y2,3,+4 (10-12 noon) and Y5/6 (1-3pm)

New Reception Parents’ Evening 5:30pm

Oak Swimming

6th July FTS Summer Fayre

10th July Oak swimming

12th July Swimming Gala at The Oxley Y4,5+6

13th July Cricket and Rounders Tournament at Sherborne Terraces

16th July Dress Rehearsal of KS2 Play

17th July Evening Performance KS2 Play

18th July Evening Performance KS2 Play

20th July School Games Day

24th July Leavers’ Service Last Day of School



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Our Collective Worship Value for this half term is:


 “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity; it is an act of justice.”

Nelson Mandela

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 Latest  News



Y6 at Barton Hall Residential – Having a great time!


Everyone had a wonderful time in Hudimesnil!

Au Revoir! A Bientot!


Our Y3/4 Tennis Team played extremely well at the Sherborne Area Tennis Tournament

Sports Fixtures

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Our Golden Thread is : Treat others as you would like to be treated yourself (Based on Luke 6:31)

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