Welcome to St. Mary’s CE VC Primary School

St. Mary’s Church of England Primary School with its Little Pips Pre School and Early Years Foundation Stage Unit is a popular small village school in Thorncombe, just five miles from the town of Chard. Our school is situated in beautiful West Dorset where the borders of Somerset and Devon also meet. We are fortunate to have extensive outdoor grounds and use this space and the local areas surrounding the school to enhance learning opportunities and deliver a broad and balanced curriculum.

Whether you are a parent or carer of a child who already attends our school or you are considering our school for your child in the future, we hope that you will find all the information that you need on our website.

We warmly welcome visits to the school and would be proud to show you what we have to offer. If you would like to come and visit us at St. Mary’s please give us a ring on 01460 30 535 or email the school office on office@stmarysthorncombe.co.uk.

 

Latest News

Year 5 and 6 Cardiff Trip

A fabulous time was had by all in Cardiff on the end of year trip! White water rafting, climbing, tours of the Principality Stadium and Senedd among many others. A true highlight of the year!  

Celebrating great results

The hard work and positive attitudes of our Year 6 children has truly paid off. Results of the Standard Assessment Tests (SATs) revealed a combined score of 73% for our children meeting expected standards in reading, writing and maths; against 65% nationally....

Sports Day

Children of all ages keenly participated in a mix of running, throwing, jumping and skipping challenges supported by parents, grandparents and friends on the sidelines. The children's enthusiasm and sportsmanship shone with good effort by all and some emerging talent...