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Please note our school phone number is 0161 823 0520 and the school email address is info@thorpschool.uk

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

On Friday 15th February (which is the last day of half term) school council are holding a ‘non-uniform’ day, with the theme of super heroes/everyday heroes. Cost is £1. Children can come dressed as any hero, fictional or real, famous or not famous.

School closes for  the half term holiday on Friday 15th February at 3:20pm (after school club finishes at 4:15pm)  and it reopens on Monday 25th February.

CROSS COUNTRY-Race five is Saturday 2nd March. #TeamThorp have made a great start to this year’s championship.

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.

Parent/child/teacher consultations are on Tuesday 12th February 2-5pm and Thursday 14th February 3:30-6pm. Letters were sent out so that families can book appointments. If you have not received this letter please contact the school office.

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.

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. All other year group admissions are controlled by the local authority. 

If your child is due to start Primary School (Reception) in September 2019 you should have applied for a place by by 15th January 2019, even if your child is in our nursery. If you have not yet applied, please visit http://www.oldham.gov.uk/admissions

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.

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2019 you will have received a letter from the local authority via us regarding how to apply for a place. This had to have been done online at http://www.oldham.gov.uk/admissions by 31st October 2018. If you have not yet applied, please contact the local authority admissions team as soon as possible. A copy of the letter can be found here.

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