Flamingo posture

Acorn Class in flamingo posture

Weekly Whiteboard

A huge thank you to our Governor Jerry Ridout (Stanley’s Dad) from Dorset Mechanical, who has sponsored a brand new football kit for the school team. Jerry, James Cattigan and Laura Turnbull  helped the children choose the kit.

The school is currently working towards the Sainsbury’s School Games Silver award. This is an awards scheme which rewards schools for their commitment to the development of PE competition across their school.



Have a wonderful Summer Holiday!

Neela Brooking

Acting Headteacher



Diary Dates:


4th -8th July  Healthy Learners’ Week  (details to follow)

5th July Y2 Visit to Ryewater

8th July  FTS Summer Fayre 3;30pm-5:30pm

11th July Author James Nicol to talk to Y2, 3, and 4 about his new book ‘The Apprentice Witch’

5pm Y5/6 Poetry performance at Sherborne Abbey

12th  July and 13th July  KS2 Summer Play- Shakespeare’s ‘ A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in School Hall 6pm

14th July Swimming Gala at The Oxley Sports Centre

15th July End of Term Reports to parents

KS1 Music Assembly

18th July Sports Day 1:30pm- 3:30pm

19th July 9:30 am Last day of term Leavers’ Service in Thornford Church

20th July Start of the Summer holidays

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