Diary Dates

Our Collective Worship Value for this half term is:


We all have talents that we can use to serve others to brighten their lives. 

Perhaps you have a hidden talent waiting to be discovered!


26th June: Class Photos

                       Area Athletics at The Gryphon School

27th June:  Y6 Induction Day at The Gryphon

                        Moving Up Day for the rest of the school- we look forward to welcoming our new children

                        Gwen Rutland in from the Church Flower Arrangers Group to work on Textile Art with Elm Class

28th June: Oak Class and the children from Y5/6 of the Sherborne Cluster Schools sing :Abba

                        at The Gateway Community Church Yeovil – workshop during the day and performance for                                                            family and friends at 6:00-7:00pm

30th June: Non- uniform  Day – please bring in a tombola prize ( gift, bottle, jar) for the Summer Fayre

                        Please return Sports for Champions sponsorship forms and money

                         KS2 Rounders and Cricket Tournament at The Terraces Sherborne



Swimming Dates for the Summer Term are:

June 6, 13, 20, July 4



Latest  News

IMG_2519This week our  collective worship visitors were Sathya with her daughter and nephew, who came to talk to us about Hinduism. Sathya showed us how Hindus pray and about Ganesha a Hundu deity. The pictures of the wedding were very colourful and we heard about Holi, which  is the throwing and applying of colored water and powders on friends and family.

Ipod pics 039Wednesday 21st June Thornford School Year 6 visited St.George’s Roman Catholic Cathedral School in Lambeth. Children from this school were evacuated to Thornford during the Second Word War. The children had a tour of the school from Stephanie, Danielle, John and Nequila. then we all went to see Matilda the musical in the west end. What a fabulous day we had!

IMG_2263We had a wonderful time with  Hudimesnil School at Sherborne Abbey last week.

After school, we played  a great game of football with mixed teams. Our thanks go to  Rich Goddard and Jerry Ridout for organising this.

We then took a short walk down to St.Mary Magdalene Church Thornford, followed by  scampi and chips in the pub.

Bon voyage and Au revoir!

A lovely evening of bedtime stories

The children had a lovely evening of bedtime stories in the school grounds. Our particular  thanks go to Binny Bennett, Paul and Helen Stickland, Tom Newton, Oliver and Katie McManus, Emma and Gareth Lewis for reading and Emma Robertson and Maria Elena Davies for... read more

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