Are there any parents able to help with planting the plants, which we purchased from our Tesco Bags of Help Grant? Steve Fry from Castle Gardens will lead the Gardening team (including our Gardening Club Children) on Thursday 22nd March between 10:00am and 2:00pm. Please bring your own spade or trowel. Please let the office know if you can help. Thank you very much!

Please note that the Fairtrade cake sale will be on Tuesday 13th March at 3.30pm  in the old hall.  Please bring your donations to the old hall on Tuesday morning.  Many thanks.

Diary Dates

13th March : Yr3/4 Football Tournament at Sherborne Abbey 1-4pm

12th and 15th March: Parents Evenings

14th March : Y3/4 Netball Tournament  at Sherborne Abbey School and Y5/6 Football Tournament

20th March Y5/6 Sherborne Area Netball Tournament at Leweston School

22nd March: STAMP Drama Club Performance

23rd March: Y5 Tag Rugby Tournament

 Whole School Eco Walk

26th-28th March: Y5 Outdoor Educational Residential to Mill-on-the-Brue

28th March: Football and Netball v Trent at HOME

29th March: Easter Journey morning

                        2:30pm Easter Service in Thornford Church


Our Collective Worship Value for this half term is:


 ‘Trust is the most valuable thing you will ever earn.’

School Newsletters

Click here for our March Newsletter

 Latest  News

The children experienced a  wonderful Story Night on Thursday- Thank you so much to our story tellers, who were fantastic and particularly Mr. Bennett Junior and Mr. Bennett Senior and helpers  for an excellent portrayal of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny.


Please note that the Fairtrade cake sale has been postponed until Tuesday 13th March   Many thanks.


Here is Elm Class dressed up as their favourite book character

Cross Country Team

          Cross Country Team

Our team performed brillantly in the recent Sherborne Area Cross Country competition. The girls came first and the boys came fourth.

Well done to everyone who took part.




Sports Fixtures

Click here to download Thornford School Sports-Fixtures-2018

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