Roman Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire WN4 8DF
10 reasons to choose Nicol Mere School
Nicol Mere School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Wigan and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Nicol Mere 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 Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2010) inspection.
Average class size
Nicol Mere School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Nicol Mere School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 3% of schools.
The Nicol Mere School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with some cross-curricular linking and projects. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Nicol Mere School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Nicol Mere School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.10/3.15pm though after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Nicol Mere School
St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (1.2 miles); Garswood Primary School (2 miles); Marus Bridge Primary School (2.1 miles).
Tower College (9.9 miles); Bolton School Girls’ Division (11.9 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (11.9 miles).
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (1.8 miles); Hawkley Hall High School (2.6 miles); Winstanley College (3.7 miles).