Reminder : We do still have a couple of places left for our Reception Class 2017. Please contact the office for details. Thank you.
Author Maria Farrer came to visit and sent this message to the children:
To everyone who came to see Mister P today …
Thanks to Helen Stickland for organising another inspiring Author to visit the school.
Y3, 4 and 5 have started the Sherborne partnership singing project, singing songs from the Bugsy Malone Musical. This is an excellent opportunity for us to link with Music specialists at The Gryphon and work with the children from the other feeder primary schools.
Oak Class have all successfully achieved their Bikeability Level 1 Certificates and will be having their Level 2 training in April and May. Well done Oak Class!
I am very grateful to our Sports Apprentice Amber Hanley for organising the Cross country club on Friday mornings and to the parents who come along and help.
Our Collective worship themes for this half term are:
Perseverance and Good to be me!
10th February: Acorn Class visit Thornford Church, Singing Workshop Y3, 4 & 5, KS2 Parents Assembly
20th February: Visit of the author Maria Farrar
21st February: Oak Class Bikeability training. (Please ensure bikes are roadworthy and children have bicycle helmets)
22nd February: Netball & Football v Bishops Caundle AWAY
24th February: Singing workshop Y3, 4 & 5,
KS1 Parents Assembly
27th February: Start of Fairtrade Fortnight
Football Match v St.Andrew’s School Yetminster AWAY
28th February: YR Height & Weight checks, Pancake Races 3pm on the playground
1st March: Sherborne Area Cross Country Competition
2nd March: Reading, Reciting & Debating Competition
3rd March: Yr6 Business & Enterprise Day at The Gryphon School KS2 Parents Assembly
6th March: Oak Class Cluster Singing Project
Netball Match v St.Andrews at HOME
8th March: Netball & Football v Sherborne Primary HOME
9th March: KS2 pitch to Dragons for £5 to buy materials for a fundraising idea for Red Nose Day
15th March Netball and Football v Abbey School HOME
17th March INSET Day School closed
24th March RED NOSE DAY non- uniform day Dragon’s Den Fair
29th March Y5/6 Netball Tournament
31st March Parent Assembly
Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th April: Parent Consultation Evenings
Wednesday 5th April : Easter Journey Day at Church
Thursday 6th April: Sherborne Area Singing workshop Y3,4 and 5 at The Gryphon with concert at the end of the day- (details to follow)
Friday 7th Last day of term and April Easter Service led by our Y6 children 9:30am in Thornford Church
Eco walk 1:30 pm
Monday 24th April Summer Term starts
Thornford CE VA School is a Church of England School. Our Golden Thread is :
Treat others as you would like to be treated yourself
(Based on Luke 6:31)
The children are valued as individuals and encouraged to develop their full potential through a range of high quality educational experiences.
Thornford School is ALWAYS a SAFEGUARDING school