School Lane, Litton Cheney, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9AU Tel: 01308 482410 Email: office@thorners.dorset.sch.uk Web site: www.thorners.dorset.sch.uk Head Teacher: Jyotsna Chaffey
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THORNER’S FLEDGLINGS PRE-SCHOOL
Thorner’s Fledglings Pre-School Thorner’s CE VA School School Lane Litton Cheney Dorchester DT2 9AU Tel: 01308 482410 Thorner’s Fledglings began as the Bride Valley Fledglings playgroup in the Puncknowle Village Hall in the 1980s. In 2007 the playgroup moved to premises within Thorner’s Primary School in Litton Cheney. In 2016 the pre-school became part of the school. Fledglings welcomes children aged 2 years 9 months or more. The premises are perfect for our young Fledglings. Our children have full access to school resources and enjoy: the use of the school hall (LATCH) for gymnastics and other activities the Discovery Area for outdoor exploration the school playground, tennis court and field for games, cycling and scooting the school pool for swimming in the summer term, and the extra resources the school can provide above and beyond what we offer. Our classroom is well-resourced and the children enjoy many experiences as they learn through their free-play and teacher-led activities. For all policies and procedures please look at our website via the school’s website: www.thorners.dorset.sch.uk and click on the Fledgling’s Logo.
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THORNERS SCHOOL
Spring term dates Bank holidays in the spring term Good Friday,10 April 2020 Easter Monday, 13 May 2020 Summer term dates Bank holidays in the summer term May Day, Monday 4 May 2020 Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 25 May 2020 Summer Bank Holiday, Monday 31 August 2020 Autumn term dates Bank holidays in the autumn term Christmas Day, Friday 25 December 2020 Boxing Day, Monday 28 December 2020 New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January 2021
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Spring term starts
Tuesday 7 January 2020
Spring half term
Monday 17 to Friday 21 February 2020
Spring term ends
Friday 3 April 2020
Easter holidays
Monday 6 to Monday 17 April 2020
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Date
Summer term starts
Tuesday 20 April 2020
Summer half term
Monday 25 to Friday 29 May 2020
Summer term ends
Monday 20 July 2020
Summer holidays
Tuesday 21 July 2020 to Monday 31 August 2020
Jyotsna Chaffey Headteacher
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Autumn term starts
Thursday 3 September 2020
Autumn half term
Monday 26 to Friday 30 October 2020
Autumn term ends
Friday 18 December 2020
Christmas holidays
Monday 21 to Friday 1 January 2021
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a village in the Bride Valley Litton Cheney Dorset
We have been open for some of the year groups from the start of June. It has been lovely being back to a sort-of-normal, having children in school, which is as it should be! We have had more than 30 children every day. All the Year 6s are back and many of the Fledglings, Reception and Year 1 children too. Here are some pictures of what the children have been doing in school. Fledglings and Litton have been learning about pirates and mermaids and under-the-sea creatures. They had a pirate dress up day and made a shell shop. Chesil have been getting active and socially distancing when working! Eggardon have been doing archaeology – there are deep holes in our front garden now! - and keeping fit!