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Race for Life 2015


The children and staff at Thornton will be taking part in Race for Life on Wednesday 10th June to raise money for Cancer Research. Please come along to help out, show your support or even join in! If you would like to sponsor your child or someone you know taking part, please visit our 'Just Giving' page at:


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Thank you for your support!

Girls Football


On the 2 December, Thornton Primary School girls had their first football match. Ten teams took part in the tournament at Bosworth Academy from five schools. The girls from Thornton played extremely well finishing in fourth place. A great effort from all and we are looking forward to the next match! The team was as follows:


Charlotte T - Year 6

Katie B - Year 6

Shian E - Year 6

Kyanne B - Year 6

Levana D - Year 5

Brooke R - Year 5

Taylor-May P - Year 5

Lucy C - Year 5

Katie H - Year 5


Written by our Year 6 Sports reporter Charlotte Tyers.

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Cross Country


Thornton is now part of the Leicestershire Cross Country league which takes place at the lovely Prestwold Hall. So far we have taken part in two races and the following children competed against 250 other children in their individual year group races:


Jacob R - Year 3

Nadia G - Year 4

Lucy Hall - Year 4

Matthew D - Year 4

James D - Year 5

Ethan G - Year 5


All of the children represented the school fantastically and we are looking forward to competing next year!

First Match of the Season!

On Tuesday the 4th November Thornton Primary Primary School football team faced Stanton Under Bardon football team. Both schools split their teams into a mixed A team and a B team.

A Team:

Max Howard - Goalkeeper - Year 5

Harvey Beeby - Defence - Year 6

Marley Moyo - Defence - Year 6

Jack Hill - Midfield - Year 6

Angus McDermott - Midfield - Year 6

Charlotte Tyers - Midfield - Year 6

Tommy McDougal - Striker - Year 5

B Team:

Michael Scotton - Goalkeeper - Year 6

Sam Hannon - Defence/Midfield - Year 5

Levana Dell - Defence/Midfield - Year 5

Kyanne Burton - Midfield - Year 6

Daniel Bailey - Midfield - Year 5

Logan Saunders - Midfield - Year 5

Jake Rollings - Striker - Year 6

George Steel - Striker - Year 6

A Team:

The A team were under pressure to win again because last season they beat Stanton 28-0 but they managed to keep their heads up and beat them 14-2. What a victory! The super goal scorers were Jack Hill, Angus McDermott, Harvey Beeby, Tommy McDougal and Charlotte Tyers.

B Team:

This season was the first time we had a B team. Even though it was the first time, the B team successfully beat the Stanton B team 3-1. We are extremely pleased and proud of our efforts. We are hoping for a good season.


Reported by George Steel & Charlotte Tyers Class 6


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