Golborne Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire WN4 8SJ
10 reasons to choose St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield
St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield 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 1.5 miles.
St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield has one class per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield 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. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
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 Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield
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 Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield
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.
Find another school near St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ashton-in-Makerfield
Tower College (9.7 miles); Bolton School Girls’ Division (10.9 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (10.9 miles).
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (1.3 miles); Hawkley Hall High School (3.5 miles); Winstanley College (4.6 miles).