Slaithwaite Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 9DL

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Thornhill Lees CE (VC) Infant And Nursery School

Working Together to Expect the Best

Welcome to our website. We hope you will enjoy looking at some of the lovely things we do at school. *Our 2 Year Old Nursery is OPEN - we have some funded and paid spaces available. Please collect an application form from the school office, if you are interested.*

Phonics and Reading

In Reception the children are taught to read by using Phonics.

Below is a video about how the children are taught to say the letter sounds correctly. The children will then use this phonic knowledge to help them with their reading and writing.


These are the Jolly Phonics sounds and actions that the children learn during phonics.


These are some of the Tricky Word songs the children sing in school:


How can you help your child with phonics at home?