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Our school phone number is 0161 823 0520 and the school email address is info@thorpschool.uk  To contact any member of staff, please use the details above and the office will direct your enquiry to the appropriate member of staff..

It’s the summer holidays! A huge thank you to all of our families for the support given over the year. We will reopen for children at 8:50am on Tuesday 3rd September.

Over the summer, school will be a hive of activity with lots of works going on as phase one of the school building improvements starts on Monday 22nd July.

A huge thank you to Friends of Thorp  for a super Summer Fair!  Thank you to all the staff that helped too and to everyone that came or contributed. Friends of Thorp has raised over £2,000 in the last twelve months and this will be used for phase one of outside playtime improvements for children. We are match funding with money from school, so the giant pencils have been removed, outside furniture will be going into both playgrounds over the summer, and next year Friends of Thorp are working on raising a substantial amount of money for phase two of their plan-a climbing frame for KS1!

Thorp Primary School is part of the Oak Trust for Inspirational Learning and Leadership. The Trust website is The Oak Trust.

we have a limited number of places available in a number of year groups for September 2019, including nursery and reception. Please enquire via the school office. As an academy, Thorp is now responsible for mid year transfers/admissions. If you would like your child to attend Thorp Primary school please contact the headteacher, Jenny Bowers, via the school office to enquire about places and year group waiting lists.

Our nursery admissions policy and the link to the Oldham policy for reception places is published on our policies page of the website. They are also available via the school office. We have three intakes into our nursery, September, January and April, so children can start the term after they turn 3 years of age.

If you would like to see what your child is learning, please look at the information under their year group tab. Blogs can also be found under each year group tab.

If you would like to know the school holiday patterns for 2018/19 and 2019/20 please look under the Office tab at the top of the page, or click here. There is also a useful diary sheet of key dates for the term to be found under the office tab or by clicking here. This will be updated regularly. the half termly newsletters and other whole school letters can also be found under the office tab. 

REMINDER-children are not permitted to have phones in school. If a child requires a phone for the journey to/from school it is to be brought to the school office at the start of the day where it will be kept safe until the end of the day.

The charity for the year, chosen by the school, is Children in Need. 

Please remember, no dogs are allowed on school grounds and no smoking or vaping is permitted on the school premises. We also ask that no children ride bikes or scooters on the school premises, they are to be walked round on the school grounds for safety reasons. Thank you.

CROSS COUNTRY- We are really proud to announce that #TeamThorp have come second in the Oldham Schools Cross Country Championship. We thank all of our runners and their families for the support and dedication over the season. A big well done to all that had personal bests this season. Morning Running club will continue for the rest of the academic year on a Friday, but the Cross Country sessions on a Thursday after school do not run during the summer term. Roll on next season!

Please can all clothing be labelled with the child’s name, and can all children from year 1 to year 6 have a named water-bottle in school everyday. Thank you. Remember PE kits should be in a small kit bag, as our cloakrooms do not have space for large bags. Children do not need stationary or pencil cases. Our uniform guide can be found here.

The GDPR legislation came into effect on 25th May 2018. As a result we updated our Data Protection Policy, which can be found here. (or from the policies and information tab at the top of the page).


Please check out the ‘Friends of Thorp’ facebook page, www.facebook.com/friendsofthorpschool/