Thorner’s Fledglings Pre-SchoolThorner’s CE VA SchoolSchool LaneLitton CheneyDorchesterDT2 9AUTel: 01308 482410Thorner’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 activitiesthe Discovery Area for outdoor explorationthe school playground, tennis court and field for games, cycling and scootingthe 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.
A fire engine came to school! Chesil and Litton learned how to fight fires.Chesil and Litton have been learning about flowers in our Discovery area.Services and assemblies: Thank you to all who joined our start of term service in LATCH. Thank you to our readers and musicians and to David Jones who accompanied our hymns. Staff from the Bridport Library talked to the children about the pleasures of reading and the fun events and books they can find in the library.Sport: Our netball team played in the finals at Bournemouth. Sadly, they lost, but all said they enjoyed the day. Year 4 had an afternoon of Tri-Golf at Colfox Litton and Chesil have started cricket sessions; Bredy and Eggardon will start soon.Year 4 and 5 children had an enjoyable day at the singing workshop at Colfox with the other Bridport schools.Swimming: In preparation for swimming after half term, the TSA organised their annual ‘Splashathon’ fundraiser - thank you to all who took part.Clubs: We have lots of clubs on. Lunchtime clubs are Forest School/art, ICT, Lego, sports, Eco and gardening. After school clubs are sports and homework for Bredy and Eggardon, art for KS1 and Year 3 and gym for Bredy and EggardonWe have received £220 from Waitrose Green Tokens for Fledglings – excellent!Jyotsna Chaffey, Headteacher