Welcome!

At St. Mary’s Thorncombe you will find children who love learning, describe the ‘family feel’ of a safe environment in which they learn and grow and who engage in the challenges of exciting learning opportunities designed by outstanding teachers.  We encourage all children to give their all and strive for success in everything they do.  It is important to us that children achieve academically but are also happy at school, develop as kind and well-rounded individuals and take pride in all they do.

Emily Smith, Head of School

 

Mission Statement & Aims

Thorncombe St Mary CE VC Primary School provides an exciting and extensive education based on Christian values in a safe & happy atmosphere. Each person is uniquely valued and their gifts and potential are nurtured and developed, enabling them to go forward to their next stage of learning with confidence and skills.

To underpin our Mission Statement the school aims to:

Enable our pupils to experience and value the wonder of God’s world

Create a love of learning in which our children will experience personal achievement and fulfilment

Provides opportunities for our children to develop their academic, practical and intellectual skills

Develop personal qualities including caring, sharing, self-esteem and initiative

Engage in a partnership with parents and carers to encourage and develop these qualities

Value and respect all members of our school community

Latest News

General Election 2019

Our Key Stage Two children were watching democracy in action today as part of their learning on British Values - here they are at our local polling station on election day.

Just One Tree

On Friday 22nd November, our school took part in the "Just One Tree" initiative and held a non-uniform day. Each child donated £1, which funds the planting of a tree in Haiti, Mozambique, Kenya and Madagascar. The children raised a total of £39 and the Thorncombe...

Auction Night 29th November

Our PFA (Parents and Friends Association) are holding an Auction Night this Friday 29th November at Thorncombe Sports and Social Club at 7.30pm. Items and vouchers have been kindly donated for the PFA to auction to raise money for the school - see list below! All...