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"Pupils positively flourish in this nurturing and caring environment. They enjoy a vast array of exciting and stimulating activities in the school. Children in the early years blossom. They quickly become confident and resilient learners. " OFSTED 2023


" Pupils are passionate about learning and relish every opportunity that staff provide. Their conduct and attitudes embody the school’s mission statement: ‘Learning and loving together, we grow with Jesus.’" OFSTED 2023


"Parents and carers who shared their views could not praise the school highly enough. One parent summed up the views of many, ‘All the staff go above and beyond to provide an outstanding education for our children’s futures.’" OFSTED 2023


17th, 18th, 19th October 2023 (4pm-6:30pm)


We are holding individual school tours during October.

Please book your slot CLICK HERE

Tel: 01942 832299


Admissions to our School

Wigan LA will only offer ONE school place to each child, please ensure you select Our Lady's as your first choice in order to secure the best chance of being offered a place at our school. A pupil who was ranked 64th out of 64 was offered a place at our school because they placed Our Lady's as their first choice. If you would like to discuss your application please do not hesitate to contact us on 01942 832299.


For each new September intake there are 30 places at school for Reception Year children, if 30 children or less apply for a place ALL children who apply will be offered a place, however if more than 30 children apply, places will be allocated with reference to the school's Admissions policy. For more information please CLICK HERE

Frequently Asked Questions about Admission can be found by CLICKING HERE

In-Year Admissions

There are a number of reasons why pupils move school mid year, and as such places can become available throughout the year.

If for example, you are moving into the area and wish to make an in-year admission to Our Lady's, please contact the school office as soon as possible, to see if space is available in your child's year group.

Late applications/Preference changes

If you have not yet applied for a primary school place, or you wish to change your mind about the preferences or the order of preferences after the closing date, you must complete a late application form.

Wigan LA Late application form - Primary

Our Lady's R.C. Primary School Promotional Video NEW

Our Lady's R.C. Primary School Promotional Video NEW

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17th, 18th, 19th October 2023 (4pm-6:30pm)


We are holding individual school tours during October.

Please book your slot CLICK HERE

If you are unable to join us at our Open Day for parents and children wishing to apply for a place in our school starting in September 2024, please contact the school to arrange a personal tour of the school.

Please take a look at our promotional video above for a brief overview of the school. This was kindly produced by Matthew & Ben of Parallax Media who were students at Runshaw College.


On behalf of the whole community of Our Lady’s, may I welcome you to our school website.

We hope that you will find all of the information you are looking for and that the website will give you an insight into the life at our wonderful school.

Being the Headteacher of Our Lady’s gives me great pleasure. I am fully committed to the community of Our Lady’s and strive to ensure that the school serves our local children and their families well.

I believe our school is very special. Our Lady’s enjoys a reputation as a happy and caring Catholic primary school. We are proud of our academic achievements, our friendly purposeful atmosphere and the extra curricular provision made available to our pupils.


We expect the highest standards from our pupils in all aspects of school life, in their attitudes to learning and in their behaviour. Our Lady’s staff are committed, talented and professional, providing a caring, safe and supportive learning environment for our pupils.


We try to encourage at all times an active partnership with parents, pupils, governors and parish to help ensure the best possible education for each one of our pupils.


We hope you like our website; however, if there is anything else you would find useful please let us know through the ‘Contact Us’ page. You are very welcome to visit and experience our outstanding school for yourself – learning and loving together; we grow with Jesus.


As headteacher, I am always able to make time to talk to parents, so please do not hesitate to ask.


I look forward to meeting you and your child.


Mr Chris Horridge


Our Newsletters

Newsletter Issue 2 - 2023/24

17 Sept 2023

Parish Information

Shortly, our catechists will be sending out details of their plans to work with those children in Year 3 who are continuing with their sacramental programme journey.
Our children will be making their First Holy Communion on Sunday 23rd June at 3pm at Our Lady’s Church.

Harvest Festival Supporting Caritas Charity Diocese of Salford

On Friday 29th September, we will celebrate Harvest Festival. At Our Lady’s we want to give to those less fortunate in our local community. This Harvest, we are appealing for donations on that day

Newsletter Issue 1 - 2023/24

3 Sept 2023

Welcome Back

Hello to all of our family and friends of Our Lady’s R.C Primary School. I hope that you have all had a great holiday with your families. I would like to send you all a very warm welcome for what I am sure will be a very busy and exciting year ahead. We also send our prayers and best wishes with the children who moved on this summer and wish them the very best in their new High School careers.

Art Work Belinda

In the holidays, throughout school, our artist in residence has been completing art work to enhance our environment. Please see these examples of her work.

Newsletter Issue 21 - 2022/23

16 Jul 2023


As this will be the last communication of this academic year, I’d like to say very well done to all the children in school. The attitude to learning and achievement from all children this year has been fantastic. We would like to thank all of our families for your continued support of the school. I would also like to congratulate the staff for their commitment and dedication throughout the year.

End of Year & Y6 Leavers’ Mass

We look forward to Thursday’s End of Year Mass. A reminder that all Masses in school are now in a virtual format for parents as when all of the children are in the hall we are unable to accommodate visitors. The link for the Mass is at 11:00am when Father Kevin is able to say Mass with us.

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