Thornhill Primary School







Welcome to Lilies

Staff members: Miss B McHale, Mrs G Smith, Miss N Ahmed, Mrs S Bruce and Mr R Lyne


A Typical School Day 


Morning Job

Reading Comprehension

English - including Grammar and Spelling

Break Time


Lunch Time

Assembly (Monday, Tuesday and Friday)

Foundation Subjects (Art, Computing, Design & Technology, Geography, History, Languages, Music, PE, RHE, RE and Science) 

Class Read

Home Time



Weekly Overview



Reading Book in school- book changing day

PE Kit to be worn to school 

Spelling Test

Homework Set (Spelling and Maths) and due in the following Monday


Reading Book in school 


Reading Book in school


Reading Book in school- book changing day

PE Kit to be worn to school 


Reading Book in school 

Termly Overview

Term What we will be covering
Autumn Term

Art - Drawing

Computing  Computing Systems (Communication and Collaboration) and Creating Media (Web page creation).

Design & Technology - Mechanical systems - Cams 

Geography - Economic activity of the UK

History - Vikings and Anglo Saxons

Languages - Spanish

Music - Charanga- Happy and Classroom Jazz 2

PE - Rounders and Multiskills

RHE - The Caring School, Growing Up, Emotions and Transition to Secondary School

RE - Beliefs and Actions in the World: Can Christian Aid, Khalsa Aid and Islamic Relief change the world?

Science - Light and Electricity

Spring Term

Art - Painting 

Computing - Programming A (Variable in games) and Data and Information (Introduction to Spreadsheets).

Design & Technology - Textiles – Combining different fabric shapes

Geography - Economic Activity of the UK

History - World War II

Languages - Spanish

Music - Charanga- A New Year Carol and Drumming

PE - 

RHE - Growing Up- Responsibilities

RE - Muslims and Christians: Who is inspiring?

Science - Living things (classification) and Evolution and inheritance

Summer Term

Art - Printing

Computing  Creating Media (3D modelling) and Programming B (Sensing Movement)

Design & Technology - Electrical systems - Monitoring and control or Microbit

Geography - Sustainability

History - World War II

Languages - Spanish

Music - Drumming

PE -

RHE - The Ups and Downs of Puberty and The World of Drugs and Keeping Safe Online

RE - Religions in the Local Community: What will make our town a more respectful place?

Science - Animals including humans (circulatory system) and Human Development

Class Novels

So far this year, we have read the following texts:

This is our current class book.

VIPERS- We have covered some of this during our reading sessions. 

We have been learning our performance poetry piece 'I hate poetry' by Joshua Seigal.

As part of National Poetry Day the children enjoyed listening to me reading my favourite Neal Zetter poem and then they had a chance to perform in front of the class.


In Vipers we have been looking at 'The Tyger' by William Blake. 




In class, we have read Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura.

In Vipers, we have read a few chapters of Planet Omar 'Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib Mian.



Some useful dates

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  • Mon 3 Jun 24


    Fri 14 Jun 24

    Year 4 Multiplication Check
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  • Mon 10 Jun 24


    Fri 14 Jun 24

    Phonics Screening
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  • Tuesday 18 Jun 24
    09:00 to 15:15
    Key Stage One - Sundown Children in Snowdrops, Marigolds and Poppies are going to Sundown on Tuesday 18th June. Read more
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  • Friday 21 Jun 24
    08:00 to 16:00
    World Music Day More information to follow Read more
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  • Monday 1 Jul 24
    09:30 to 11:11
    Y6 Treat
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  • Thursday 4 Jul 24
    09:15 to 15:15
    F2 Trip to Gulliver's Valley Foundation 2 children from Buttercups and Bluebells (not F1's) will be going to Gulliver's Valley in Rotherham on Thursday 4th July. There are leaving school at 9:15 and should be back at school for the normal collection time of 3:15pm. Read more
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  • Thursday 4 Jul 24
    09:30 to 11:11
    Year 6 Leavers Play for Parents
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  • Tuesday 9 Jul 24
    09:00 to 13:00
    Big Blast A selection of Year 5/6 children will be invited to play their Djembe Drums at Magna for the Big Blast festival - more information will follow. Read more
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  • Tuesday 9 Jul 24
    15:30 to 17:00
    Parents' Evening - no appointments - view work/meet new teachers
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  • Friday 19 Jul 24
    Last day of Term
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Useful Websites to support learning


Times Tables Rockstars is a great way for your child to learn their times tables in a fun way, battling it out with others, beating their previous times and making their way to becoming an ultimate Rock Legend. Children should have their log in information in their reading records. However, please contact us if they are having issues logging in. 


Scratch is a great way for children to learn and practice their programming skills. Scratch promotes computational thinking and problem solving skills; creative teaching and learning; self-expression and collaboration.