Thorney Close Primary School

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  • Tuesday 5 December 2023 Festive Dates and Events Outlined below are the festive activities and events scheduled for over the last few weeks of term.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Watch out Jill Scott! Congratulations to the Year 6 girls' football team for their outstanding achievement as group winners, when playing at their recent tournament! at the Beacon of Light!
  • Wednesday 15 November 2023 The National Sleep Helpline
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Ofsted Report As you are aware, the school had a full Section 5 Ofsted Inspection at the beginning of term. I am now delighted to be able to share the report with you. We are extremely proud to inform you that the overall judgement is that we continue to be rated as a GOOD school with outstanding Personal Development. T
  • Friday 3 November 2023 Bang, Boom Woosh! Another amazing music lesson by our music teacher Jen! Beech class have been learning about onomatopoeia words like Bang! Boom! Whoosh, all in time for Bonfire Night!
  • Thursday 2 November 2023 Nasal Flu Immunisation Here is the post vaccination information provided to all children who received the nasal flu vaccination.
  • Tuesday 31 October 2023 Spookydorei What an amazing time Year 3 Sycamore Class and Year 1/2 Poplar class had in Spookydorei, Lilidorei in Alnwick.
  • Friday 20 October 2023 Fabulous First Half Term We break up for our half term holiday today and what a wonderful seven weeks it has been. The children have had some great opportunities and experiences. The relationships in school are a real strength and all children have settled well.
  • Tuesday 10 October 2023 Luminova Luminova is an App for 7-12 year olds who may be experiencing mild levels of anxiety. This has been recommended by our Healthy Heads team.
  • Tuesday 5 September 2023 Fantastic First Lunch We all had a fantastic first lunch time today and tried really hard to eat everything our lovely cook, Jamie, made for us.
  • Friday 1 September 2023 New School Year Hello everyone,I hope you’ve all had a good summer holiday, even though the wet weather has been a challenge.
  • Thursday 6 July 2023 Swimming Gala What a fabulous morning we have had at Sandhill View swimming gala.
  • Tuesday 4 July 2023 Flynn's First School Trip Flynn had a wonderful day with the Year 2 children at Alnwick Castle.
  • Tuesday 4 July 2023 Royal Navy Rockets Year 5 and 6 were working on an engineering task with the Royal Navy, they had to design and build a rocket. Didn’t they do well, here are some of their attempts!
  • Tuesday 4 July 2023 Sports Day Sports Day will be held on Wednesday 12th July 2023.
  • Monday 3 July 2023 Alnwick Castle What an adventure we had at Alnwick Castle on Monday.
  • Monday 3 July 2023 Football Results - Year 5/6 Team Friendly Excellent work tonight by our mixed Year 5/6 team in some friendly matches at Silksworth Academy.4-0 3-2 0-0 Great to see the goals being shared around the team and the children were fantastic representatives of our school as always.Well done!
  • Friday 30 June 2023 2023-2024 Classes We have had a very successful transition this week with our current children and new starters visiting their new classes and meeting their new teachers and friends.The classes for September are as follows:
  • Friday 30 June 2023 Strike Action Dates - 5th and 7th July These are our arrangements for the planned national NEU strikes next week that are proposed for Wednesday 5th July and Friday 7th July 2023. A number of our teachers who are NEU members are following union advice and will be taking part in the planned strike action on Wednesday 5th and Friday 7th July 2023. The strike is happening because of an ongoing national dispute between the National Education Union and the government.The classes that will be in school are:Nursery Saplings Year 2 Sycamore Year 2 Fir Year 3 Poplar
  • Wednesday 21 June 2023 Our first day in London What a wonderful first day we had in London.
  • Tuesday 20 June 2023 Cutty Sark We have arrived at the Cutty Sark and it’s lovely and sunny!
  • Tuesday 20 June 2023 Year 5 Fitness Session Year 5 took part in an online fitness session today and a beep test. Well done, Everyone!
  • Tuesday 20 June 2023 London 2023 - Day One Over the next three days, 42 Year 5 and 6 children will be enjoying the sights and sounds of our capital city, London.
  • Monday 19 June 2023 Alnwick Castle Risk Assessment Flynn visited Alnwick Castle and Gardens on Saturday, 17th June, 2023 to undertake a risk assessment for the upcoming visits.
  • Thursday 15 June 2023 Netball Success Huge congratulations to our school netball team, who won the Sunderland summer tournament this afternoon at Farringdon.
  • Thursday 8 June 2023 Super Flynn We are pleased to announce that Flynn has passed his external assessment to become a therapy/reading dog today.
  • Friday 5 May 2023 Football Results More football this week for our Y5/6 team
  • Wednesday 3 May 2023 Deaf Awareness Week This year's Deaf Awareness Week runs from the 1st to 7th May 2023. The theme this year is Access to Communication.
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