Thorney Close Primary School

Thorney Close Primary School

“Where Learning Blossoms”




Children in an art class

Welcome to Thorney Close Primary School

We have also started to plan the numerous festive events that will be happening in school amongst our learning between now and the end of term.   The Christmas activity dates are listed below — further details will be sent out over the next few weeks and will be posted on the school website. 

On behalf of the children, staff and governors, I would like to welcome you to Thorney Close Primary School.

Our school is set in spacious grounds, close to the Durham Road, one of the main transport routes into Sunderland. Visitors to our school comment positively on our size and space, our facilities and the stimulating environment. They describe our atmosphere as calm and nurturing.

Being the Headteacher of Thorney Close is a wonderful job. We serve the communities of Thorney Close, Plains Farm, Springwell and Grindon. We strive to ensure that the school serves our local children and their families well. Our school motto is, ‘Where learning blossoms.’ Read more…

Catherine Jones

















All classes are referred to by the name of a tree. The trees link nicely to our school logo of a tree and the school motto, “Where Learning Blossoms”. Click here to find out more about each class. 



Parents' Evening

Parents' Evening will take place on Monday 11th and Wednesday, 13th November, 2019. These meeting are important and all parents should try to attend as we will share your child’s progress and their targets for this academic year.

You will have an opportunity to look through your child's books and admire the progress they have made so far this year.

If you are unable to attend this appointment, then please contact the school office on 0191 5250808 where Ms Rich or Mrs Jenner will try to give you a later time on the same day as your original appointment or on the alternative parent consultation evening.

Festive Activities 2019

Please click on the button below to see a detailed timetable of our Christmas activities that will take place throughout December.

As you will see, school will close early on Friday, 20th December at 2.15pm. Due to the early closure, all children will need to be collected from school by a responsible adult.

Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you require any further information about the festive events.

Festive Activites 2019