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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.

CROSS COUNTRY-Race six (the final race of the season!) is Saturday 30th March. #TeamThorp have got a good chance of coming first this year. More information will be sent out by Mrs Grayson. We thank you for the support over the season and good luck to all the runners.

This term ends on Friday 5th April, and we have two weeks and one day holiday, returning on Tuesday 23rd April.

On Friday 5th April we will be having our annual Egg Decorating Competition run by school council. Entries cost £1. There is also an adult competition, so that all child entries are done by the children only. There is a winner for every year group.

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.

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. We break up for the Easter Holiday on Friday 5th April 2019 at 3:20pm (4:15pm if your child attends the sports club). School reopens for the summer term on TUESDAY 23rd April at 8:50am.

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.

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/