Welcome to Thornford Church School...Thornford School

...and to our School Website!

Welcome to the SPRING TERM 2015

Our newsletters appear monthly on the first Wednesday of each month


FTS BINGO - FRIDAY 27th February - 'Eyes down' at 6pm. Refreshments available (pizza, drinks etc.) - ALL WELCOME

Spring Term Parental Forum - FRIDAY 6th MARCH - 2:15pm - Staffroom - Open Agenda + themes of 'Internet Safety' & 'Behaviour' - ALL WELCOME

We have a vacancy! Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover - Yr R / 1 (Acorn Class) from July 2015. Please follow the link below to apply. Visits to our lovely school our welcomed and encouraged:


It's Fairtrade Fortnight and we have been introducing the topic of Fair Trade.  We would like children to bring in any packaging they have from Fair Trade products (clean and nut-free please) so that we can build a display showing the variety of products available, and raise awareness of where our food comes from.  Thank you! Eco-Club.

Football & Netball vs Sherborne Primary - Thursday 5th March - CANCELLED (they have parental consultations)

 Diary Dates (Parent's Consultations, Class Assemblies etc.), Spring Term Club list, Parental Permission Slip & Sports Fixtures now available on our 'Diary Dates ' page

Next Parental Forum  - Friday 6th March - 2:15pm - Staffroom

Parental Consultations (Tues 24th & Wed 25th March) / Appointments booked from Tuesday 17th March from 3:30pm

Click here to download our Full Ofsted Report from May 2014 - Thornford has been judged as an 'OUTSTANDING SCHOOL'

Term dates & INSET Days for 2014 - 15 & beyond available via our 'Diary Dates' page 

(now available)

If you would like more information on how our school allocates our 'Pupil Premium Funding', please click on our 'Parent Information' page

As a VA (Voluntary Aided School) we are very closely linked to our parish and Church community.

Looking for after school child care? Please click on the 'Parental Information Page' for a link to Lower Covery Nursery, our after school child care provider

Please click on the link below to view our local church web-site:


 If you think you might be entitled to Income Support or Child Tax Credits, you are eligible for FREE SCHOOL MEALS. Not only will this provide your child with a lovely healthy meal, but it will access FUNDING FOR YOUR SCHOOL! Please click on the SCHOOL MEALS page for further details.

For details about Thornford Church School's 'Equality Objectives - 2012 - 2016' and 'Accessibility Plan 2012 - 2016', please click on 'About our School' and then 'Governors'

Thornford School is a Church of England School; it is a caring community based on Christian principles and family values.
The children are valued as individuals and encouraged to develop their full potential through a range of good quality educational experiences. 

Thornford School is ALWAYS a SAFEGUARDING school