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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to our school website. Whether you are a newcomer or a regular visitor, we hope you find this site useful and enjoyable.     


Our School Vision is to create an irresistible Church School; a beacon for learning experiences which lead to great life achievements.   
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information or to arrange a visit; come and see us learning and loving our Christian school!       

Steve Gillan - Headteacher 

We are incredibly proud of the children that form such an important part of our school - how do YOU feel about US? Click on the button below to go to the Ofsted site, and then tell us how you feel!  You may need to complete a simple registration first.


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​We have reviewed and updated our mobile phone & tablet policy.  This policy has guidance for all staff, governors, parents/carers and volunteers.  As part of our safeguarding commitment we would ask you to take the time to read the policy.  The policy can be found here.

Our 2018-19 school dates are now online! Please find it on this link.

​Please click here for the latest edition of the Governors Newsletter

 Mr Gillan:

Thanks 1: to all families who’ve made it to our Parent Consultations this week. The atmosphere has been excellent and I hope you feel engaged with the process of your child’s progress.

 Thanks 2: to our gymnastics teams that represented School, today! I had the privilege of attending, along with Mrs Moore. Both Y3/4 and Y1/2 did so well!
WELL DONE Yr 1/2 gymnasts WHO CAME FIRST so will now represent the Taunton area at the Somerset School Games Finals April 26th!


Mr Gillan 27.2.18
We are very excited about Mr Moakes and his colleagues from the South West Ambulance Trust coming in to see Y5 and 6, today. All part of our commitment to the thurlbear 30. It is brilliant that parents are getting involved, too and providing opportunities where possible.

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What our parents say...


What the parents say:

"He has loved school this year! His homework has been just the right amount so thank you for a great year!" 
Mrs R July 2017

What the parents say:

“Her confidence has frown so much and I thank the teaching staff for this. We enjoyed reading the personal comments and feel you all know her so well.”
Mrs L July 2017

What the parents say:

“He has turned a corner this year with his reading and now we can't stop him (which is brilliant)! We look forward to another good year!”
Mrs W July 2017

What the parents say:

“He loves coming to school and is always full of enthusiasm about his day when I pick him up.”
Mrs H July 2017

What the parents say:

“Thank you for providing such a detailed and lovely report. It was a pleasure to read it."
Mrs L July 2017

What the parents say:

"She is now on track and all of this is due to the fantastic school and staff. I can't be happier that we chose Thurlbear and thank you all very much.”
Mr R July 2017

What the parents say:

​" We have seen her grown in confidence and in her own self belief in her abilities this year, which I am sure has happened through the great support and guidance of the Thurlbear team."
Mrs B July 2017

What the parents say:

"The children are very lucky to belong to such a caring and high achieving school that sets them up so well for their future.
Mrs S July 2017

What the parents say:

"We have watched him enter Reception very quiet and reserved, and during his progress through the school (with nurture and encouragement) he is emerging a confident and well spoken boy ready for Secondary School challenges. We will miss you all."
Mrs H July 2017