School News

A lovely evening of bedtime stories

The children had a lovely evening of bedtime stories in the school grounds. Our particular  thanks go to Binny Bennett, Paul and Helen Stickland, Tom Newton, Oliver and Katie McManus, Emma and Gareth Lewis for reading and Emma Robertson and Maria Elena Davies for... read more

Easter News

Above: Our Easter Journey Day with Acorn Class re-enacting Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous painting of   The Last Supper We seem to have packed in an awful lot of things into the Spring Term. Here are some  highlights : MUSIC Our thanks go to the wonderful Mrs. Christine... read more


The children enjoyed a visit from the NSPCC education team this week and learnt how to stay safe. To find out more, visit the NSPCC website below.   read more

Thornford  school rugby  team

On Friday the 14th October 2016, Thornford school’s year 6s battled against three other schools in Sherborne Area  tag rugby competition. Game 1:   On the first game we played Sherborn primary, we were all excited because Mr Bartle, our old head teacher was now... read more

Growth Mindset Video

Click here to view Growth Mindset Powerpoint from Parents’ Workshop Assembly and accompanying videos... read more

Fair Active school

We are proud to announce that we are now a Fair Active school. Read more on our Eco School page. Many thanks to everyone that supported us. read more

Happy New Year!

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New Year and are full of energy for the Spring Term at Thornford School! Welcome back to all the children and staff. A special welcome to three new members of staff: Mrs. Elaine John, our new Administration Secretary;... read more