Joint School Projects
We are part of the Sherborne Rural Cluster that comprises 4 schools of broadly similar size. The four partner schools in our cluster are:
By co-operating on a range of projects each school in the cluster is able to broaden the experiences it can offer to its children.
On cluster trips our children have the opportunity to make friends with their peers from the other schools. They often carry these friendships into the secondary stage of their education
Examples of our Cluster Trips are:
Year 2 – Ryewater Nursery day trip – Summer Term
Year 3 – Cranborne Ancient Technology Centre – Summer Term
Year 4 – Studland Beach Study – Summer Term
Year 5 – 3 Day (2 night) Residential at Hooke Court (Nr Beaminster) – Orienteering / Rocket Building / Low Ropes / Problem Solving / Bridging the Moat / Nature Walks – Spring Term
Year 6 – 5 Day (4 night) Residential at Barton Hall PGL Centre Devon – Abseiling / Climbing / Canoeing / Kayaking / Problem Solving /zip wire – Summer Term
Thornford Church School is also part of a wider ‘Sherborne Schools Partnership’ comprising of the schools above and the following schools:
All 8 of us co-ordinate joints activities and learning experiences for all the pupils and families within the Sherborne catchment area. For more details concerning our Cluster or Partnership of schools, please contact the office
Please find information on the Multi-Academy Trust below.