Dorchester St Birinus Primary School is a small school in the picturesque village of Dorchester on Thames, nine miles south of Oxford. The village sits at the confluence of the rivers Thames and Thame and it is the River Thame which runs through the village.

Dorchester on ThamesWe aim to establish a happy and caring environment where children feel safe and secure. We regard each child as an individual and treat them as such. We promote an ethos based on mutual respect and Christian values. We work hard to maintain and develop a sense of the school as a community where everyone is valued. We aim to create an environment of trust and openness in which children, parents, staff and governors work effectively together. We set and maintain high standards of behaviour and discipline and encourage children to be responsible for their own actions and their environment. We promote a positive attitude towards learning and encourage children to develop good working habits.

Through the curriculum and other activities, we help children to develop confidence in themselves and their abilities so enabling them to reach their full potential in their academic, spiritual, moral, cultural and social development.

Our aim is to establish these principles firmly so that they underpin children’s attitudes as they move from here to their secondary schools and on into the wider community outside school.


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29 October 2017

Open Morning

Fox Class swimming

30 October 2017

Open Morning

Fox Class swimming

First Day of Term

Owl Class Swimming

Parents Evening for Hedgehogs,Squirrels and Owls

31 October 2017

Fox Class swimming

1 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Parents Evening for Fox Class

2 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Parents Evening for all Classes

3 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

4 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

5 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

6 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Woodlands Residential Week for Owl Class

7 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Woodlands Residential Week for Owl Class

8 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Woodlands Residential Week for Owl Class

9 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Woodlands Residential Week for Owl Class

10 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Woodlands Residential Week for Owl Class

11 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

12 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

13 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Owl Class Swimming

14 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

15 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

16 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Individual School Photos

17 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Children in Need Day

18 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

19 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

20 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Owl Class Swimming

21 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

22 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

23 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

24 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

25 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

26 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

27 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

Owl Class Swimming

28 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

29 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

30 November 2017

Fox Class swimming

1 December 2017

Fox Class swimming

2 December 2017

Fox Class swimming

Upcoming Events
  • 16 October 2017 – Fox Class swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 27 November 2017 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 4 December 2017 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 11 December 2017 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 12 December 2017 – KS1 Nativity
    2:00 pm
  • 12 December 2017 – KS1 Nativity
    6:00 pm
  • 13 December 2017 – Christmas Lunch
    12:00 pm
  • 15 December 2017 – Christmas Jumper Day
  • 15 December 2017 – Last Day of Term-school closes at 2pm
  • 15 December 2017 – End of Term Service in Dorchester Abbey
    9:15 am
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