Roundthorn Road, Oldham OL4 5LN
10 reasons to choose Roundthorn Primary Academy
Roundthorn Primary Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Oldham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Roundthorn Primary Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 15 members of Focus Academy Trust (UK) Ltd. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Oldham LEA.
Average class size
Roundthorn Primary Academy 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 Roundthorn Primary Academy achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 22% of schools.
The Roundthorn Primary Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but geography, history, art and DT are taught as cross-curricular topics. 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, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 2 and residential trips in Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Roundthorn Primary Academy
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Roundthorn Primary Academy
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 8.45am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 8.15am. After school clubs can extend the day to 4.00pm.
Find another school near Roundthorn Primary Academy
Hey-with-Zion Primary School (1.4 miles); Holden Clough Community Primary School (2.2 miles); St Christopher’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Ashton-under-Lyne (2.3 miles).
Hulme Grammar School (2.3 miles); Trinity Christian School, Stalybridge (4.2 miles); Beech House School (7.3 miles).
The Blue Coat CofE School (1.7 miles); St Damian’s RC Science College (1.8 miles); The Radclyffe School (3.5 miles).