Ofsted

Thorncombe St Mary’s Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School was last inspected in January 2018.

Click to read the report »  Ofsted Report January 2018

Following strong academic results for the SATs (Standard Assessment Tests) in 2018 and 2019, St Mary’s received an overall judgement of ‘Good’ at SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) in December 2019. This reflects our commitment to nurturing our children’s academic and personal development.

Click to read the SIAMS Report: 2019-Dec-Thorncombe-SIAMS-Report

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Music Tuition

We offer music instrumental tuition via both the Dorset Music Service Musicianship Programme, which is delivered to Key Stage 2 as a whole-class activity, as well as private individual music lessons - piano, violin, cello and recorder. We also have a well-attended...

School Visitors

As we are currently in Tier 2, we are unable to welcome non-essential visitors to our school unless in an emergency. Essential visitors must pre-arrange their visit with the office outside of school hours, make sure time on site is kept to a minimum and avoid face to...

DFE Covid 19 – Updated Guidance For Parents And Carers

Updated guidance for parents and carers The DFE have updated our guidance for parents and carers on what they need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This update provides information on the national...