Head's Welcome

'Be The Best You Can Be'
I am delighted to introduce you to Groombridge St Thomas Church of England School. Through our website  we aim to provide information and communication with the whole school and wider community, as well as parents interested in applying for a place.

Our purpose is to aspire for excellence in every area of the life of our school, following the values and teaching of the Christian faith, and to enable children to flourish and fulfill their potential, leaving us a well rounded and confident individuals.

Our mission is that a sense of purpose reaches out to every family of the School where caring relationships, enthusiasm and pervade each and every corner. To achieve this, we aim to provide a happy school atmosphere and an environment based upon respect and care for others - one in which each individual's contribution and talents are nurtured, encouraged and valued. 


There are many factors which underpin school development and ongoing support including:

  • Our nurturing, holistic and caring ethos and values
  • A creative, broad and balanced curriculum embedding the arts and sport
  • The consistently high expectations of all staff and our governors
  • The wholehearted support received from parents and the wider community
  • Continual school development which focuses on our vision for every child

I would be very happy to introduce you to our school, staff and pupils. If you have any further queries or wish to visit, then please contact our office. Our School Prospectus can be found under the 'School Life' tab.

Angela Nicholls
Headteacher