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

School Council are celebrating Thorp Primary’s 40th birthday  on Friday 22nd June with a non-uniform day (donation of £1). There will also be an art gallery and museum in school,  please enter via the hall door from 2:45pm. The art gallery will be in the hall, with visitors then moving through the Y6 and Y5 classrooms before exiting via the Y3 classroom. The art gallery and museum will be open until 4pm. A letter was sent to parents on Thursday 14th June and can be found here

Save the date! Friends of Thorp Summer Fair is Saturday 30th June 2018, 11am-1:30pm. 

There is a non uniform day for sweets donations for Friends of Thorp Summer Fair on Thursday 21st June 2018, and a further non uniform day on Friday 29th June 2018 for bottle donations.

We are pleased to announce that we are now a partnership school with Oldham Athletic Community Trust, and Chaddy the Owl came into school on Monday 4th June to inform all the children. There will be two taster mornings for the school; Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th June (please make sure outdoor PE kit is in school) and from next September there will be weekly lessons and clubs run by the OACT team.

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. Teachers will continue to give pupils the normal spelling lists to learn.

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.

If you are applying for a place in reception for the 2018/19 year, you need to do so online via the council website, not school. the deadline has now passed but you can still apply here.  

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/