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Author Archives: Iain Cowper

Summer term at Thorner’s

As summer term has started we have begun to enjoy more outdoor activities such as swimming lessons in our pool and also football games for our younger ones.
The weather has been wonderful and it is lovely to see the children enjoy these sessions and work on their skills in the sunshine.

Sailing 2021

Children in Yrs 3-6 (and some Old Thorns) started their 7 week sailing course this week.  Many have been before and are working towards their RYA Levels and some took their first trip out on the water sailing with a friend.  The winds were light and the weather was perfect.  Thank you to the Andrew… Continue Reading

Our Summer Term in Eggardon so far…

The children in Eggardon have worked so hard this term.  As you may know from your child, we started a new topic, ‘Influential Monarchs’ after we returned in April.  We started on Alfred the Great and are now up to Elizabeth I.  After half term we will continue onto The Stuarts right through to the… Continue Reading

Thorner’s Pupils’ Wonderful Ideas

Thorner’s Pupils’ Wonderful Ideas

Home Learning                                Out of clay!                 Taking an evening dip!                 Home learning – looking after parents!                  … Continue Reading

School Response to Coronavirus – School Closure

School Response to Coronavirus – School Closure

Dear all Just some more points to note: School will run from 9.00 to 3.30.  There will be NO Breakfast and After School Clubs. School transport is running as normal on Monday and thereafter as far as I know.  Hopefully they will let us/you know when they stop operating as normal. If you are sending… Continue Reading

Coronavirus Update – COVID-19 guidance for schools and education settings

Coronavirus Update – COVID-19 guidance for schools and education settings

For the latest information and advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the Gov.UK website https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public Please see the attached letter from Public Health England (PHE) containing new information and guidance for schools regarding coronavirus. In summary the guidance advises schools to stay open and follow hygiene guidance. Any staff member or pupil who has been… Continue Reading

Junior Firefit

Junior Firefit

The whole school is taking part in Junior Firefit, a programme devised by Dorset and Wilts Fire Service. The children love it, especially the horse rescue! Continue Reading

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