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!

4th July:  SIAMS Inspection of Christian Distinctiveness- this report is now available on the ‘about our school’ page of the website

14th July: Gillian Cross Author of ‘The Demon Headmaster’ in school Y2-6  -In the school office there are  signed copies of Gillian’s books for £5.99 (  The original Demon Headmaster book and her new one: ‘Demon Headmaster Total Control’).

17th July: Sports Day 1:30pm: Well done to all the children for taking part!

20th July : Last Day of term – Leavers’ Service St.Mary Magdalene Church Thornford 9:30 am Tea and cake, for parents of Leavers, will be  served in the New Hall after the service.







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We are all very proud of the outcome of our July 2017 Church School SIAMS inspection, which was OUTSTANDING. Thank you to all the pupils, staff, parents and governors who regularly contribute to the wonderful community spirit we have at Thornford School , which led to this very positive judgement. To access the report please go to ‘School’ and then  ‘About our school ‘ page and click on latest SIAMS report. Well done everyone!

“Thank you for the music! ” to the wonderful children in Oak Class at The Gateway Church in Yeovil on Wednesday 28th June. Lots of Courage, Perseverance and Friendship shown in an amazing evening! Lovely to see so many proud parents.



Last 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 Hindu deity. The pictures of the wedding were very colourful and we heard about Holi, which  is the throwing and applying of coloured 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

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