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Parents of children coming into Nursery and Reception. Please find below three links to videos about our setting. Share them with your child and talk about some of things they may do in September. Thank you.




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

Our weekly news bulletins are now available, please click here

If you would like to know what after school clubs are available, please click here to view our ‘clubs’ page (it can also be found under the ‘Our School’ tab) and then contact the school office regarding a place. 

The next two cross country dates are Saturday 28th March and Saturday 2nd May, we look forward to seeing you there.

We have a limited number of places available in a number of year groups, 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 acting headteacher, Emma Dunn, 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 2019/20 please look under the ‘Our School’ 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 ‘our School’ 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.

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.

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/




Thorp Primary School will be closed to all children from Monday 30th March 2020.

The children of critical workers who have been accessing the childcare at Thorp should now go to North Chadderton School.

The opening hours will be 8.30am – 2.30pm.