St Oswald's RC Primary and Nursery School, Accrington

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12th December 18

Primary School Admissions 2019

September 2019 school admissions for Reception. The application system is now online.
Closing date: Primary Admissions: 15/01/2019.
Important Note
At the end of your application, please make sure you hit the 'submit' button. You will receive an email acknowledgement.
If at any time you go back into the system to check details etc. you must press the re-submit button. You should then receive a further confirmation email.
Lost trip letter? Available to print from 'main school / latest letters home'. :                      



We promise you a warm welcome at St. Oswald’s R.C. Primary and Nursery School. We are situated on the outskirts of Accrington with glorious views of the Oswaldtwistle moors and the Hyndburn area.

We are a welcoming, inclusive setting where every pupil is nurtured to achieve their very best both academically and pastorally.

St. Oswald’s welcomes children from all faiths and cultures.

Standards in the school are high and our priority is to provide the very best all round education for our children. We provide a curriculum that will challenge and inspire our pupils and enthuse their learning.

We are very proud to be able to say that on average our children have made the highest levels of expected progress across Key Stage Two in all subjects for the last four years out of all 26 local Primary schools in Accrington and its surrounding areas which is testament to the hard work of our children and staff, and valued support from our parents and governors.

We are also currently the only Primary school locally to have state of the art 3G astroturf football pitches.

If you are a prospective parent currently looking for an “Outstanding” all round faith based education for your family please contact Mrs. Marcroft in the School Office.

Mrs. C. Kippax               


Wonderful KS2 SATs Results 2018!

We are very proud of our Y6 children who achieved the following combined results:-
2018 KS2 SATs

89.5% of St Oswald’s children achieved the expected standard in Reading, Writing, Maths & Science!

Please look under 'Performance' for a more detailed breakdown!

Online Safety: Fortnite factsheet available. Please access through the 'Useful links' page.

Nursery Education - 15 hours or 30 hours available!

We provide a Nursery education for children from the age of three with fully qualified teachers and nursery nurses.
15 hours available to everyone; 30 hours of free Nursery education for eligible families.


Each class is making a hamper up to raffle off. Please send in what you can with your child.

• Nursery – Sweets Hamper
• Class 3 – Christmas Goods Hamper
• Class 4 – Toy Hamper
• Class 5 – Toiletries Hamper
• Class 6 – Luxury Food Hamper
• Class 7 – ‘Sparkle’ Hamper – anything
glittery / sparkly etc.


BOOK FAIR 3 p.m. in school
From Monday 10th December to Friday
14th December. Fantastic books available
at bargain prices! Place / pay for your
order now – collect next week!


Friday 14th December 1.15 p.m. onwards
Parents / grandparents etc. are invited
into school to enjoy a Christmas craft
session in their child’s class!

This week .................

Wednesday 12th December 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. : Nursery Christmas
performances. Raffle tickets, mince pies, tea / coffee!

* Thursday 13th December : KS2 visit the Lowry to watch Dr. Dolittle –
expected return 5.30 p.m. approx.

* Friday 14th December : Christmas Jumper Day – if your child does not
have anything Christmassy – a brightly coloured top will be fine.