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St Patrick's RC Primary And Nursery School

"I come that they may have life and have it to the full"

Lee Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL8 1EF

0161 633 0527

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Below are 3 letters from Mrs Mitchell regarding the wider opening of school. The first letter is for all parents, the second is for Year 6 parents inviting their children back to school on 8th June, and the third is to Year 1 parents.

Letter to ALL parents

Letter to YEAR 6 parents

Update on opening of school year 1

info about coronavirus / COVID-19

Letter to Parents Coronavirus 20-3-2020.pdf

Resources to support well being.

RAISING RESILIENCE Helping Children Thrive at Home - A six-session, on-line course for parents

A book for children about Coronavirus.

Click here for free counselling for key workers.

"I come that they may have life and have it to the full" - John Chapter 10 verse 10


St Patrick’s is a Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided school situated near the town centre of Oldham. We are a one form entry primary school with a part time nursery. There are currently 222 pupils on roll.   St Patrick’s serves the parish of Our Lady & St Patrick and we are in the Werneth Ward.  We are a very diverse school with children from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds and we have approximately 20 different home languages.   St Patrick’s is a happy, caring school where everyone tries their best. We don’t expect anybody to be perfect but we encourage hard work and mutual respect. We use ‘Christ as our vision’ and endeavour to live as Jesus taught us, to love one another and to be forgiving.   Children who join our school become part of the St Patrick’s family along with their families and our parish.  

Thank you for visiting our website. If you would like a free of charge paper copy of anything you have seen on our website please contact the school office by telephone

 0161 633 0527 or


Please ask for Mrs Webbon Business Manager

Thank you,

Mrs Mitchell

Head Teacher

Latest School calendar Events

Breakfast Club13Jul2020

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Key Stage 2 Lunchtime Sports Club13Jul2020

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

Library Y413Jul2020

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

Breakfast Club14Jul2020

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Calendars page(s): School calendar >>

Child Protection and Safeguarding

‘St. Patrick’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and members of the wider school community to share this commitment.

School Policies and Procedures

For full details regarding our  safeguarding and child protection policy and procedures please refer to the 'SCHOOL' section  on our website where you will find a list of policies.

Who to Contact With Concerns

Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact our designated persons for safeguarding:

  • Mrs C Mitchell (Head Teacher - Designated Person for Child Protection)
  • Mrs A McGlade  (Deputy Head Teacher - Deputy Designated Person for Child Protection  EY SENCO)
  • Ms D Taylor (SENCO)

Should you have any concerns in terms of Safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff, you should immediately contact the designated person above. If the allegation concerns the Headteacher you should contact Father P Sumner (Chair of Governors) via school who will call you as soon as possible.

Please make sure you monitor children at all times when online. Children are vulnerable online and may access parts of the internet that are not age appropriate. Thank you.

Year 2 Children Moving to Year 3


In September your child will move into Year 3 and will no longer be entitled to Universal Free School Meals. To apply for Free School Meals go to and fill in an application.

Oldham Theatre workshop - Story Festival



Oldham Theatre Workshop is excited to announce that Oldham Story Festival will be launching at 9:00AM on Monday 11th May 2020!!!
Over the next four weeks (as part of the Get Oldham Talking campaign) we will bring you a classic story to be shared with Children, Parents, Grandparents, Great Grandparents, Great Great Grandparents, Aunties, Uncles, Brothers and Sisters.
We are very excited to have worked alongside local storytellers and performers (Sam Glen, Sue Devaney, Olivia Cooke & Sarah Nelson) to bring you some of the best loved tales.
The weekly online activities include Today’s Story… |Rhyme Time! | Act It Out! | Make & Do! | Download Packs!
Share your creations by tagging us via our social media platforms @galleryoldham @OTWOldham #earlyyearsstorytellingfestival

Oldham Story Festival Flyer

Bounce Forward Raising Resilience – Free Online Course



Bounce Forward Raising Resilience- Free Parents Online Course has now been set up for ALL PARENTS in Oldham.


Nursery Application

If your child is 3 years old by the 31st August 2020 and you would like a part-time (9-12) Nursery place for them at St Patrick's RC Primary School please fill in our application form if you have not already done so. Please bring your application into school or send it to us at We will be allocating places after the Easter break.

School Admission Form - word.docx

School Admission Form - pdf.pdf

Mission Statement

St. Patrick’s is a Catholic school with Christ as

St. Patrick’s is a Catholic school with Christ as our vision.

" I come that they may have life and have it to the full" - John Chapter 10 verse 10

In our school, we foster an atmosphere of love and respect for God and each other.

We value and appreciate each member of our school community as unique.
We value different identities in order that each person may live life in all its fullness.

We aim to deliver a curriculum which meets the needs of all our children and is rooted in the Gospel stories.

We value the faith, culture and traditions of every child and we encourage partnership between parents, school, parish and local community.


 Week Ending 13th March 2020


Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6









Running totals to 13th March 2020

Rec Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
94.9 93.3 96  95.1 96.6 96.8 95.9

We are aiming for at least 97% or above attendance for the whole school. This would give us an OFSTED grade of HIGH. OFSTED’s expectations for attendance are at least 97%. It is a parent’s legal responsibility to ensure the regular, full time attendance of their children.