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Please note our school phone number is now 0161 823 0520.

The next event at school for families will be the summer show. There will be performances on Tuesday the 17th and Wednesday the 18th July at 9:30am and 1:30pm both days. 

We break up for this academic year on Friday 20th July 2018. On this day children in Years 1 to 6 can bring in games to play with other children (and staff!) in the class. These must not be electronic and must not have to be plugged in. Please no tablets, phones or toys. Ideal examples are traditional or modern board games for more than two players. 

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2019 you will be receiving a letter from the local authority via us regarding how to apply for a place. This has to be done online at http://www.oldham.gov.uk/admissions by 31st October 2018. (the application page opens on st August 2018) A copy of the letter can be found here.

If your child is due to start Primary School (Reception) in September 2019 you must apply for a place, even if your child is in our nursery. You must apply online at http://www.oldham.gov.uk/admissions by 15th January 2019. (the application site opens on 1st September 2018).

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

Please remember, no dogs are permitted on the school premises. 

Following feedback from pupils, staff and parents we are now using Doodle Maths in school. Your children (from Y1 to Y6) should have brought their log in details home. Regarding spellings, we are still researching a spellodrome replacement. 

We have come second in the cross country league this year. A big thank you to Mrs Grayson  and to all of our families who have attended the races and supported school. A big well done to all of our runners who have taken part this year. We are very proud of you all.

Applications for Nursery are available from the school office. Our nursery admissions policy is published on our policies page of the website or is available via the school office. We have 3 intakes through the year for children who are 3 years of age, in September, January and April.

Please can all clothing be labelled with your child’s name, and can all children from year 1 to year 6 have a named water-bottle in school everyday. Thank you.

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