Diary Dates

Tuesday 4 December, 4pm Indoor Football 5-a-side at Gryphon School

Wednesday 5th December Helicopter visit

Thursday 6th December  Flying Pizza Theatre Company perform ‘Robin Hood’ for the whole school
Friday 7 December FTS Christmas Fayre 3:20-5:20pm
Tuesday 11 December, 10am KS1 Nativity – New Hall (Toddlers Welcome)
Wednesday 12 December: Christmas Lunch   6pm  KS1 Nativity – New Hall

Friday 14th December: Oak Class Carol singing at St.James Centre ,Yeovil and The Hayes, Sherborne

Tuesday 18th December  School Nurse drop-in and Christmas Parties (children come to school in their own clothes)

Wednesday 19th December  Last day of term 9:30am Carol Service in church  followed by FTS coffee morning for parents
Inset Days
There are two Inset days at the end of term on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December, when the school will be closed.





Pupil Premium

If you think you may be eligible for Pupil Premium or Services Premium, please go to the link below to apply: https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/education-and-training/schools-and-learning/at-school/pupil-premium.aspx

Weekly Whiteboard

Thank you to Mark (Ellen’s Dad) for organising a Royal Navy Wildcat Helicopter landing in Thornford School field. The children were very excited,  as the three crew came to meet them. It was very inspiring to see James Carver, as part of the team, who is an ex-pupil from Thornford School!



Bake Off’s Mary Berry visits Thornford Cake Sale!

 Mary Berry


Well done to the Thornford School Y1/2 Football Team , who played extremely well at The Sherborne Area Football Tournament. Medals all round!

 School finishes at 3:20pm

Our Collective Worship Value for this half term is:


If you want others to be happy, practise compassion. If you want to be happy, practise compassion.

(Dalai Lama)

School Newsletters

Click here for our December Newsletter

Sports Fixtures

Click here to download Thornford School sports fixtures autumn 2018


Consultation for the SAST  2019-20 Admissions Policy

Parents are invited to review the policy for admissions for 2019-2020 and feedback to the Trust via email or post to the address below:

                                                Steve Hillier, CEO
                                                Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust
                                                St. Aldhelm’s House, c/o The Gryphon School
                                                Bristol Road
                                                Dorset   DT9 4EQ

To access the policy please click below:

SAST Schools Admissions Policy 2019 2020_final

Latest News from Thornford Primary School

Is your child due to leave their current school in July 2019 and transfer to the next school in September 2019?

Closing Date for Secondary Applications is 31st October 2018

Closing Date for Primary Applications is 15th January 2019

See poster for further details


RThornford School Team photo (1)

Thornford are the 2018  Sherborne Area Rounders Tournament champions!

Well done to all the team who displayed amazing skills and great team work!


Swimming Gala

Well Done to everyone who took part in the Sherborne Area Swimming Gala

Thornford CE 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

SIAMS Outstanding School