Thorn Grove Primary School

Inspiring Individuals, Creating Success


Thorn Grove, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5LD

01279 653002

Extended Services

We have onsite provision for Thorn Grove Pupils both before and after school beginning at 8.00am and running through until 6.30pm. There is also an onsite pre-school for children form the age of 2 upwards.


Sunrisers Breakfast Club for Thorn Grove Pupils operates between 8am - 8.45am

Sunsetters After School Club for Thorn Grove Pupils runs from 3.20pm - 6.30pm

Little Acorns preschool for children aged 2 years +


Sunrisers  provides childcare at the start of the school day from  8 - 8.45 am Monday – Friday during term time.  Breakfast consisting of a variety of cereals, toast, pancakes, brioche, yoghurt, fresh fruit, orange and apple juice is served until 8.30 am. Children are able to play, finish their homework or socialise with their friends before going to their classrooms at 8.45 am.

Sessions need to be booked in advance at the cost of £4 per child per day. 

Please call at the school office to check availability and to collect  an application form.


Sunsetters is open Monday to Friday straight after school until 6.30 pm during term times for all children attending Thorn Grove or Little Acorns from the ages of 3 – 11 years

Charges per session are £12 for each child.
Price includes snack & drink on arrival and a light tea plus lots of fun games and activities.

Interested and would like to know more? Please ask at the school office for further details.


Little Acorns is a pre-school offering places to children from 2 years to 5 years old.  Our setting is within Thorn Grove Primary School, where we have access to a secure outdoor play area, as well as the use of the school field and hall.

We provide the children with a safe and stimulating environment in which to learn, play and socialise.  French lessons are available once a week.

After a very good Ofsted visit the report quotes “Children feel settled and secure and as a result they are confident and independent”.

Welcome packs and prospectus available from the school office.  Please telephone 01279 653233 for any enquiries or to arrange a tour.