Hardybutts, Wigan, Lancashire WN1 3RZ
10 reasons to choose St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Wigan
St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Wigan has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Wigan and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Wigan is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Wigan has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Wigan ranks in the top 17% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 27% of schools.
The St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Wigan curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. It is subject based, organised by topics, and with some cross-curricular projects. 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 St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Wigan
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Wigan
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 7.30am to 5.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Wigan
St Catharine’s Church of England Primary School, Scholes (0.1 miles); St Mary and St John Catholic Primary School, Wigan (0.9 miles); Marus Bridge Primary School (2.4 miles).
Bolton School Girls’ Division (8.9 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (8.9 miles); Lord’s Independent School (9.3 miles).
Hawkley Hall High School (2.4 miles); St Peter’s Catholic High School Visual Arts College (3.9 miles); Winstanley College (4.3 miles).