Welcome to Lydgate Infant School. We are a happy, caring and inclusive school where diversity is valued and celebrated. We believe that learning should be creative, enjoyable and exciting and that the time your child spends here will lay a firm foundation for her or his future.
Our school is a large setting, providing for up to 360 children aged from 4 to 7 years. We are careful to create a ‘small school feel’ for our younger pupils, building our provision to capture the benefits of our larger scale as the children become older. The school has a strong relationship with its sister setting, Lydgate Junior School (about 5 minutes’ walk away), to which the overwhelming majority of pupils progress when entering the junior phase of their education (click here for more information).
Although Victorian in character (built in 1907), our two-storey school building is a modern and bright environment for our young learners, with all 12 of the school’s classrooms having been refurbished in the last 5 years (and each containing an Interactive Whiteboard and bank of computers for pupil use). We have 2 large halls, a school library and several specially furnished ‘break-out’ spaces for small group and intervention work.
In addition, the school has a large recently refurbished Dining Hall, and prepares delicious cooked meals suitable for all pupils' diets freshly on the premises each day.
The school works hard to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment for every child. Should you have any concerns over safeguarding, please contact a member of the school's Safeguarding Team: Dewi Bromage (DSL), Alexis Moon (DDSL) or Nicola Leyshon (DDSL).
We hope that our website will provide you with all the information you need about our school. However, if you would like any further information, or would like to tour the school, please get in touch.
Dewi Bromage & Alexis Moon
Headteacher & Deputyhead