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Business Administrator Role

posted 12 Oct 2020, 11:33 by Jonathan Wright

We are looking to recruit a new Business Administrator for the setting.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing the Board of Thorns Community Trust (TCT) with strategic financial direction as well as dealing with book-keeping, administration and other required tasks to ensure the smooth running of TCT's administration. They will be a full time employee of TCT with reporting responsibilities to the Board of Trustees. Key points:

● The role will be home-based
● The requirement will be 11-13 hours per week (44-52
hours per month) with occasional required hours in excess of that amount
● Salary will be based on a rate per hour commensurate with the experience and skills of the applicant.
● Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 16th October 2020

For a detailed job description and an application form, please contact Jonathan Wright, Chair of Trustees (

Thorns Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Winter Weather Procedure

posted 16 Jan 2018, 12:33 by   [ updated 16 Jan 2018, 12:34 ]

Please see our winter weather procedure here

Term Dates 2019/2020

posted 15 Jun 2017, 23:43 by   [ updated 31 Jan 2020, 01:06 by David Webber ]

Autumn Term


Teacher training day Monday 2nd September- School and Brambles closed

Children return Tuesday 3rd September

Half Term Holiday Monday 28th to Friday 1st November - School and Brambles closed                           

 Holiday Club open for school aged children

Teacher Training Day Monday 4th November - School and Brambles closed

Term ends Friday  20th December

Holiday Club  

Monday 23rd (8-6), Tuesday 24th  (8-1), Monday 30th (8-6), Tuesday 31st (8-1) December

Thursday 2nd (8-6), Friday 3rd (8-6) January

Spring Term


Teacher Training Day Monday 6th January - School and Brambles closed

Children return Tuesday 7th January

Half Term Holiday Monday 17th to Friday 21st February - School and Brambles closed

Holiday Club open for school aged children

Term Ends Friday 3rd April

Easter Holiday Club open for school aged children


Summer Term


Children return Tuesday 21st April

Bank Holiday Friday 8th May

Half Term Holiday Monday 25th to Friday 29th of May

Holiday Club open for School aged children

Term ends Friday 17th July

Summer holiday club open Tuesday 21st July to Friday 28th August



Whenever possible our teacher training days coincide with Thorns School.  Dates are correct at the time of printing but are subject to change

E-Safety Policy

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We are on Facebook!

posted 8 Jul 2013, 12:08 by Jonathan Wright   [ updated 8 Jul 2013, 12:09 ]
We now have our own page on Facebook at

If you hit "Like" on that page then you'll get all our latest news straight in your Facebook feed

Winter weather procedure

posted 15 Dec 2015, 02:14 by   [ updated 15 Dec 2015, 02:15 ]

Newsletters Nov/Dec 2015

posted 15 Dec 2015, 02:12 by   [ updated 15 Dec 2015, 02:12 ]

Please see the latest newsletters for preschool and out of school club:

Fee increases from January 2016

posted 15 Dec 2015, 02:05 by   [ updated 15 Dec 2015, 02:10 ]

Please see the attached letter setting out fee increases to apply from January 2016

2014 Accounts Now Available

posted 1 Jul 2015, 12:44 by Jonathan Wright   [ updated 1 Jul 2015, 12:45 ]

The 2014 Accounts are now available. You will see that they show that we have made a small surplus for the first time in three years as a charity. 

The financial picture is improving all of the time and we are in course to deliver a bigger surplus this year.

New Tuesday Afternoon Sessions

posted 13 Mar 2015, 15:37 by Jonathan Wright   [ updated 13 Mar 2015, 15:47 ]

Exciting news! We will be introducing a new Tuesday afternoon session in the Pre-school from the start of the Summer Term 2015. If you'd like more information or would be interested please contact Jo Warren (

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