Cranham Avenue, Lowton, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 2PQ
10 reasons to choose St Catherine's Catholic Primary School
St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Warrington and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
St Catherine’s Catholic Primary 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 St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School ranks in the top 18% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 30% of schools.
The St Catherine's Catholic Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. It is subject based, organised by topics, and with some cross-curricular 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 in Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Catherine's Catholic Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Catherine's Catholic Primary 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.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 4.30pm.
Find another school near St Catherine's Catholic Primary School
Gilded Hollins Community School (1.3 miles); St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (2.7 miles); Bickershaw Church of England Primary School (2.9 miles).
Bridgewater School (10.2 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (11.6 miles); Bolton School Girls’ Division (11.6 miles).
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (4 miles); Hawkley Hall High School (6.6 miles); Fred Longworth High School (6.7 miles).