Slaithwaite Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 9DL

01924 430548

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.*

Key Stage 1

Key Stage 1 at Thornhill Lees is made up of Year 1 and Year 2 children.

Key stage 1 (Year 1 & Year 2)

 In Year 1 and Year 2 the children at taught from the National Curriculum Subjects:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Design and Technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art and Design
  • Music
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Computing
  • Religious Education
  • PSHE

 Tests and assessments

 Year 1 phonics screening check

The phonics check will take place in June when your child will read 40 words out loud to a teacher. You’ll find out how your child did, and their teacher will assess whether he or she needs extra help with reading. If your child does not pass the check, they will re-do it again in Year 2.


 End of Key stage 1 tests cover (Year 2):

  • English - Reading
  • English - Grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Maths