SIAS 2013 " The school treats each child as a unique individual and provides high quality care and support to ensure that all reach their full potential."
Our Mission Statement
At Bishop Thornton CE Primary School, through our Christian values and ethos, we provide a welcoming environment in which everyone is cherished and challenged to fulfill their potential.
- Our SIAMS Report July 2013
Read our wonderful report!
- Statutory Inspection for Anglican and Methodist Schools
Wednesday 17th July
It is a pleasure to have this opportunity to introduce you to our school and I hope you will find the information on this website both interesting and helpful. Bishop Thornton Church of England Primary School is a village school for children aged 4 - 11 situated in the beautiful village of Bishop Thornton, just a few miles outside both the towns of Harrogate and Ripon.
We are a warm and welcoming school, very concerned with the welfare and pastoral care of our pupils as well as the academic standards they achieve. The staff endeavour to bring out the best in each child and have high expectations of pupils in terms of work and behaviour.
We believe that we can achieve the best for our children through close co-operation between home and School and we encourage parents to play an active part in the life of the School.
There is a strong partnership between parents, staff and Governors at Bishop Thornton CE School and our school prides itself on its strong links with the local Church and a growing involvement with the local community.
To help parents with busy lives we have close links with a local childminder as well as access to the out of school club at Birstwith School, which ensures hgh quality child care is available after school hours until 6.00pm. Transport is provided between the schools.
We welcome your interest in our School and warmly invite you to make an appointment to visit us.
Mrs Liz Bedford