Lydgate Junior and Infant School is situated at the summit of Soothill Lane and overlooks the towns of Batley, Dewsbury, Wakefield and Leeds. There are panoramic views across the Yorkshire Pennines.

The School has 273 children aged between 4 and 11 years. It was opened in 1969 and replaced the original school at Gregory Street.

Headteacher's Blog

Embedded Blog

Quotes from our pupils

"Lydgate is a wonderful school and I am pleased to be a part of it."

"Our school is brilliant."

"I don't want another teacher because the teacher that I have is kind, helpful and a good teacher."

"I really enjoy school."

"The school has fun teachers and fun lessons. This is a really good school it is the best school."

"My teacher right now is so awesome."

"Our school is an amazing school."

"It's the best school with the best teachers."

"We are told that we can do whatever our dream is and they help us to achieve what we want to be."