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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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         If your child is unwell                                                

Dear Parents and Carers,

Now is not the time to be complacent about Covid.

 If your child is sent home unwell and you are asked to take them for a test by school, please ensure you do take them for a PCR test.   

 We recommend anyone presenting with symptoms from the extended list, (shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle aches, headaches, sore throat, congestion/runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhoea ) should get a PCR test.  

We are not only concerned for the wellbeing of your child but the welfare of the other children and our staff the majority of whom are still unvaccinated. These staff are working closely with the children in their bubble and we are concerned about their welfare and their family’s welfare.

 If staff become ill this will result in bubble closures which we are trying our best to avoid.

 Thank you for your continued support.

 Mrs C. Mitchell


                         COVID - 19                                   UPDATED GUIDANCE IF SOMEONE                             IS  UNWELL

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    • You must not send your child into school if they are displaying any symptoms of Covid 19, that is;  
      • a high temperature, 
      • a new persistent cough, 
      • loss of taste or smell or any change to your taste or smell 
    • If your child displays any of these symptoms they must self-isolate and go for a test. Please inform school of the result as soon as possible. It is important you notify us if your child tests positive as it may be necessary for the whole class to self-isolate. Contact school directly or complete our online COVID 19 reporting form.
    • If your child tests positive they must isolate for 10 days from the start of symptoms.

    In the case of illness

    If someone in your household has symptoms or tests positively for Covid 19 your child must stay off for 10 days.

    If your child shows symptoms of Covid 19 you must keep them off school and get them tested immediately, please contact your GP or NHS 111.

"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

info about coronavirus / COVID-19

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.

Latest School calendar Events

Year 5 - Swimming14May2021

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ Oldham Sports Centre

Celebration Assembly17May2021

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm @ St. Patrick's

Year 4 - Swimming18May2021

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Oldham Sports Centre

Music - Brass Y4 & Lessons19May2021

9:00 am - 11:30 am @ St. Patrick's

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  and 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.


Week commencing 14th May 2021

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6
80.7 77.5 76.3 81.3 74 79.3 78.9


Attendance overall 2020-21

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6
95 94.6 94 95.5 92.5 96.2 95.8


We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU for supporting the St. Joseph's Penny Appeal, you raised £290.00. It has been a very different and challenging year but we value our partnership with you and appreciate the many contributions that spring from our school community. 

Secretary State for Education - Mar21


Click here to view the letter to young people from Gavin Williamson MP, Secretary of State for Education.


Nursery Places available for September 2021

          Nursery Places - January 2021


 If your child is 3 years old by the 31st August 2021 and you would like a part-time (9-12) Nursery place for them at St Patrick's RC Primary School.  Please bring your application form into school or send it to us at: -

School Admission Form - word.docx

School Admission Form - pdf.pdf

FROM THE 1st APRIL 2021. 



If you think you may be eligible for free school meals please click on the link below to apply on line.

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.

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.