St Helen's Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 3PQ
10 reasons to choose Gilded Hollins Community School
Gilded Hollins Community School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leigh and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Gilded Hollins Community School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Gilded Hollins Community School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Gilded Hollins Community School ranks in the top 25% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Gilded Hollins Community School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised thematically or by half-termly topics, with cross-curricular linking. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Gilded Hollins Community School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Gilded Hollins Community School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.20pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Gilded Hollins Community School
Bridgewater School (8.5 miles); Bolton School Girls’ Division (9.6 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (9.6 miles).
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (5.3 miles); Fred Longworth High School (5.4 miles); Hawkley Hall High School (7.9 miles).