New School Site

Ground Breaking News

On Friday the 11th of September 2020, Thedwastre CEO Phil Mackay, Mr Bayes and Mrs Lambert (Co-Heads) were invited to celebrate the beginning of the construction of the new school. Pupils were taken to meet representatives from Concertus Design and Property Consultants Ltd and the director at Barnes Construction who are overseeing the project. Pupils had their pictures taken and were shown the plans of the new school.  


Thurston CE Primary Academy are looking forward to working with the building contractor Barnes to identify learning opportunities for pupils to integrate into the existing curriculum. 


October 2020

November 2020

Construction beginning to take place.

Steel structure being completed.

December 2020

January 2021

A drone view of the site.

Start of the roofing being completed.

February 2021

The windows and doors are now being fitted.

Thurston CE Primary Academy

School Lane


Bury St Edmunds

IP31 3RY

Telephone: (01359) 230444



Mr. J. Bayes (B.A. Hons. QTS. NPQH).


Finance Officer and Office Manager

Mrs. J. Taliku

Administration Officers

Mrs. K. Holland

Mrs I. Cracknell

Drone 2 Dec 2020