About Our Schools
The Federation was established in 2011, joining together two small rural Primary Schools: Snape Community Primary School and Thornton Watlass Church of England Primary School. The schools are geographically very close, situated within 3 miles of each other, in the beautiful North Yorkshire Dales – an enviable environment for your children’s education. They retain the advantages of being small rural primary schools and also benefit from advantages of being part of a much bigger organisation.
Snape Site - Sunflowers Class:
Nursery and Reception children are taught together in our Early Years Foundation Unit, with a teacher and teaching assistants. Alternate Fridays, our younger children visit Thornton Watlass to join in with Forest School activities.
Thornton Watlass Site - Owls & Red Kites Classes:
Children in Years 1 - 6 are educated at this site, organised in to two classes: Owls (Years 1, 2 and 3) and Red Kites (Years 4, 5 and 6). Each class benefits from support from Teaching Assistants.