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An archive of the fantastic goings-on at Thornhill Primary School.

  • Christmas Fair – £4,500+ raised!

    The PTA is very excited to announce that the fair this year raised in excess of £4,500 which goes directly back to the school for the benefit of all ...

  • The Art Room Exhibition

    Look at this beautiful work created by our talented Art Room participants. Absolutely fantastic!           @ Robert Blair Pri...

  • Christmas Coffee Morning – Tuesday 12th December, 8:30-9:30am

    Come and join Miss Lewis for a festive coffee and mince pie. Everyone welcome!...

  • Thornhill is top 8% for Phonics!

    We have recently received a letter from MP Nick Gibb, the Minister of State for Schools, congratulating us on our outstanding achievements in terms of...

  • Christmas Learning Performances – dates for your diary

    Please come and join us for a festive celebration of your child’s learning. Performances will be in the bottom hall and doors open at 9.1o for a...

  • PTA Disco – 10th November

    As always the disco for years 3 to 6 was a huge success with lots of fun had by all (adults and children alike!)           &n...

  • Poetry Performances – Next Week

    Once again the annual Thornhill Poetry Performance Competition was a great success and next week you will have the opportunity to watch all the perfor...

  • Cultural Diversity Celebration – Friday 3rd November, 3.30-4.30pm

    This Friday we are hosting an informal get-together to  exhibit children’s Black History Month work. We would also like to take this opportunity to...

  • Spelling Bee is back!

    Due to the success of our first ever spelling bee last year, we will once again be holding a spelling competition this term. We feel that this will be...

  • Thornhill Foundation Day – 31.10.17

    Thornhill Foundation Day: Tuesday 31st October Thornhill Foundation is raising money for an exciting new school library and to transform our early ye...

  • Thornhill Enrichment – Coming Soon

    Wednesday 4th October, 3.45pm Ground Floor Hall Attention Parents/Carers and the wider Thornhill community… You are invited to join us and find out ...

  • Meet the Teacher meetings

    Here you will find information and resources from last week’s Meet the Teacher meetings: Year 1 Meet the Teachers Year 1      Year 1 leafl...

  • Thornhill’s Got Talent 2017

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  • Thornhill Foundation launches

    We are delighted to announce the launch of the Thornhill Foundation. With current funding pressures on all state schools, the Foundation has been...

  • Y6 Residential to Kingswood

    Updates from Ms Huang: Monday 3rd July We settled in quickly; had a grand tour (accompanied by choc ices!) enjoyed some of the glorious sunshine and g...

  • Summer Holiday Club – book your places today

    From Monday 24th July until Friday 11th August we are running a Summer Holiday Club. Please click on the link for further details: Summer 17 Holiday C...

  • Islington Primary Schools Sportswoman of the Year – Simone Reeves-Dyer

    Last night, Simone Reeves-Dyer from Year 6 Asteroids was crowned Sportswoman of the Year at the annual Islington Sports Awards. Simone was a very wort...

  • CLIMBING TREES TO TOUCH THE STARS – Thornhill Poetry Book

    On Tuesday 27th June we are launching our very own poetry book featuring poems from every single child in school! Please join us in the playground bet...

  • Grenfell Tower Appeal

    This week, a group of our fantastic year 6 leaders decided to fundraise for the victims of the recent Grenfell Tower disaster. They organised a non-un...

  • Thornhill on the up – Islington Gazette

    Thornhill was in the news this week as the Islington Gazette ran an article on our recent successful Ofsted inspection. To read the full article pleas...

  • Anthony Browne writes to Year 3

    This term, year 3 have been studying Anthony Browne and his wonderful book Into the Forest. The children wrote letters to Anthony, asking him questio...

  • Play Street

    Great fun was had last Friday at Play Street and we wanted to give a huge shout out to all those who helped on the day, your help and generosity is al...

  • Ofsted Inspection

    Ofsted Inspection Report: Thornhill is a GOOD school   On behalf of the Governing Body, I am delighted to announce that Ofsted’s overall judgem...

  • London Marathon – I did it!

    4 hours 9 minutes and 26.2 miles of pain but I did it! It was an amazing experience and the wonderful support from all the spectators really kept me g...

  • Y6 SATs Preparation Workshop

    Today the year 6 teachers, Ms Huang and Ms Begley, delivered a really useful workshop to parents on how to prepare their child for the upcoming SATs. ...

  • Red Nose Day @ Thornhill

    Thornhill raised money for Comic Relief 2017 with a pyjama day and after-school cake sale. Rudy Grace from year 5 Comets championed the great cause an...

  • PTA Cake Sale – Yr 2

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  • Y4 Cardfields Residential

    (Updates from Mr Kernohan) Monday 13th March 2017 Had a great first day in the sun! After a tour of the house we ate on the patio before playing in th...

  • Easter Holiday Club

    Easter Holiday Club Open to ALL children in Reception to Year 6 3rd – 13th April 2017 (Book by Monday 24th March) For more information click her...

  • Y1 Moon Class’ Assembly

    This morning Moon class treated us to a fabulous celebration of their learning. This term they have been studying the learning question ‘What do...

  • Fundraising with Riverford Organic

    Riverford Organic Farms is a company that aims to nurture and encourage links between people, their food and the farmers who grow it. They help to sup...

  • Year 4 Cake Sale update

    Last week,  Year 4 kicked off the first PTA Cake Sale of 2017 and successfully raised over £140! This is great news as all proceeds from the sale wi...

  • Parents’ Workshop: Best Practice in EYFS

    Today Ms O’Flaherty delivered a session to parents of children in the EYFS explaining how we teach the youngest children here at Thornhill. The ses...

  • Wyndham qualifies for TeamGB

    At the weekend, Wyndham Winterburn from Year 6 Asteroids, went to the WSSA (World Sport Stacking Association) qualifying competition in Stevenage. He ...

  • Riley Mason – Most Improved Attendance

    This prize is awarded to Riley Mason of Year 5 Comets Class in recognition of improving his attendance from 78.1%* to 98.6%** (* 2015-16 academic ye...

  • Merry Christmas from everyone at Thornhill

    This morning a group of year 6 children, accompanied by Ms Ryer, went and presented St Andrews Church with a Christmas wreath made by our gardeners. O...

  • Incredible Years Parenting Group

    Are you looking for ideas to improve family life and help everyone get on better? Do you want to help your child learn to do as you ask? Then join the...

  • Christmas Jumper Day

    Dear Parent/Carer, This Friday 16th December is CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY and we are encouraging all children to come to school dressed in their favourite...

  • Christmas Choir Fundraiser

    Dear Ms Wighton, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR TODAY – Your choir were absolutely phenomenal and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you all and hearing your l...

  • Attendance Awards Ceremony

    Dear Parents/Carers, We are excited to announce that we will be holding an Attendance Awards Ceremony on the last day of term, Wednesday 21st December...

  • More Netball Success…

    Two weeks ago Thornhill entered the Islington five-a-side netball tournament with 17 other schools. The team won four out of their five group matches,...

  • Author Piers Torday visit

    ‘On Monday afternoon we were lucky enough to have the incredible author Piers Torday to come and speak to upper KS2. Piers then gave us a wonder...

  • Y6 visit to Cabana Restaurant

    ‘Year 6 were extremely fortunate this week to be invited to Cabana, a Brazilian restaurant on Upper Street. When we arrived, we were greeted with a ...

  • Fun at the Fair

    ODE TO CHRISTMAS FAIR It was a fine sunny day, and the weather was cool, Volunteers were a plenty setting up ‘round the school. The lights were a tw...

  • Nursery and Reception Open Day

    Nursery and Reception Open Day   Will your child be starting nursery or reception in September 2017? If so come along to our open day to find out...

  • Hi5 Netball Tournament

    2016/7 Islington School Games Congratulations to our Y5/6 mixed netball team for coming 3rd at the Hi5 netball tournament that took place at Elizabeth...

  • Children in Need

    Last Friday we hosted our big SPOTacular in support of Children in Need. The whole school came dressed in their spots to raise money for Children in ...

  • Swimming Gala Success

    “Last Friday our swimming team went to Ironmonger Row pool for the Islington schools gala. At first we were very nervous but once the races star...

  • PTA Class Reps

    Meet your class reps… PTA Class Reps 2016-2017 – photos PTA Class Reps 2016-2017 -by year groups...

  • Parents Evening

    Last night (Thursday 10th November), we hosted our Autumn term Parents’ Evening. An opportunity for parents to meet with their child’s teacher...