" I come that they may have life, and have life to the full "
As the New Head of Holy Rosary, I wish you a very warm WELCOME. Holy Rosary has a strong, Catholic ethos of which I am proud. Children at Holy Rosary are welcomed into a Catholic Faith community that promotes the Gospel Values in a loving nurturing environment.
Holy Rosary RC Primary School was opened in October 1960 by Bishop Beck and is attached to the Parish Church of the Holy Rosary. The school and church are on the same site, both situated off the Ashton Road, Oldham.
The main building of the school has KS2 and KS1 departments, a Foundation Stage Unit, Nurture Group, a large hall and stage/dining area. There is an additional ‘porta cabin’ classroom which is used as an extended school facility. Within the school grounds, there is an all weather pitch, Foundation Stage playground and main school playground.
The school links with the Parish and takes part in many Parish events, especially supporting parents and their children in the Salford Diocese Sacramental Programme. Religious Education is very important, it is our aim to reflect the teaching of Christ in all that we do. We aim to create an atmosphere where children will learn to respect themselves and each other, where they will feel secure and recognise the importance of Christ in their lives and begin to explore the meaning of membership of the Catholic Community.
The standard admission number for the school is 30. All classes have support on a daily/weekly basis from the special needs/learning support assistants. The school also employs a peripatetic music teacher for class music, a resident Artist, an ICT technician, a developmental sports leader and a Learning Mentor. A range of extra curricular activities are offered including football, multi sports, drama, cooking, environmental club and an art and craft clubs. The school also has a breakfast club which runs every day from 8.15am.
Great importance is placed on the quality of teaching and learning. The school development plan is reviewed and monitored regularly by governors and senior management.
Holy Rosary had a successful Ofsted inspection in September 2014. The inspectors identified many strengths in the school. The school was judged to be Good.
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Mrs Cavanagh, Head Teacher