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

We hope all of our families and the Thorp community have a fun filled Summer. 

School reopens for children for the 2018-19 academic year on Tuesday 4th September at 8:50am. 

If you are not sure what to do over the summer, there is the Thorp HomeLearning Challenge and the Libraries summer reading challenge:


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).

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.

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. 

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/