The School's last Ofsted Inspection was in May 2023 when the school was judged to continue to be a good school.


 Please click the link below to read the full Ofsted Report.

If you want a printed copy of the report please ask at Reception.

Thornton Primary is an inclusive and welcoming place to learn . Pupils enjoy coming to school and speak of it with pride. They value the many opportunities to work together. Pupils contribute keenly to their school and the wider community. Leaders have high expectations for all pupils including pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Pupils respond to these expectations by working hard and behaving well This enables pupils to achieve well.
Pupils are happy and safe in school. They have good relationships with staff and each other. Pupils know that if they have any problems staff will sort things out for them. They say ‘staff look after us well so nothing bad happens.’
Pupils understand about their rights and their responsibilities to each other and to the environment. They know that everyone is equal. Staff encourage pupils to reflect on their own beliefs and to respect the beliefs of others. Pupils do this well. Embedded expectations of equality aspiration resilience teamwork and honesty are the golden thread running through everything leaders staff and pupils do.
Parents are very supportive of the school. They have lots of positive things to say about the quality of leadership care and education on offer.

Ofsted Parent View

Under the new Ofsted Inspection Framework, parents will not be asked to fill in a questionnaire about the school. Views can be shared on the Parent View page of the Ofsted website.

Parent View will ask for your opinion on twelve aspects of our school. By sharing your views, you are helping us to make improvements to Thornton Primary school.