Welcome to Thornford Church School...

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at Thornford:

Thornford School

The KS1 have started practising their Nativity Play; Oak Class are

practising their carol singing; the Christmas tree is arriving next week

and the FTS are busy preparing for the Christmas Fair on 4th December.

Some dates to remember:

Wed 25th Netball Match v Sherborne Abbey School 3:45

Friday 27th - Non-uniform Day and bring a tombola prize

                    Dance and Parent Assembly

28th November : Band Night -Storm  will be playing and a hog roast is included. Tickets available from the School Office. All profits will go towards the School's contribution to the New Hall build.

Thursday 3rd December X Factor

Friday 4th Christmas Fair: Helpers needed

We are also looking for a lunchtime supervisor to join our great team at Thornford School- Please ask in the school office for details.

Neela Brooking 

Acting Headteacher

Is your child 3 or 4 years old? Were they born between September 2011 and August 2012. We still have places available for September 2016, so, please apply by 15 January 2016 for your child's school place.

Click here for Thornford School - Sports Fixtures - Autumn Term 2015

Click here to download our Full Ofsted Report from May 2014 - Thornford has been judged as an 'OUTSTANDING SCHOOL'

Term dates & INSET Days for 2015 - 16 available via our 'Diary Dates' page 

(now available)

If you would like more information on how our school allocates our 'Pupil Premium Funding', please click on our 'Parent Information' page

As a VA (Voluntary Aided School) we are very closely linked to our parish and Church community.

Looking for after school child care? Please click on the 'Parental Information Page' for a link to Lower Covery Nursery, our after school child care provider

Please click on the link below to view our local church web-site:


 If you think you might be entitled to Income Support or Child Tax Credits, you are eligible for FREE SCHOOL MEALS. Not only will this provide your child with a lovely healthy meal, but it will access FUNDING FOR YOUR SCHOOL! Please click on the SCHOOL MEALS page for further details.

For details about Thornford Church School's 'Equality Objectives - 2012 - 2016' and 'Accessibility Plan 2012 - 2016', please click on 'About our School' and then 'Governors'

Thornford School is a Church of England School; it is a caring community based on Christian principles and family values.
The children are valued as individuals and encouraged to develop their full potential through a range of good quality educational experiences. 

Thornford School is ALWAYS a SAFEGUARDING school