|Rectory C E Primary School|
|Rectory Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 0QF, UK Wigan|
+44 (0)1744 678470
Rectory School is a co educational Church of England Aided
Primary School for pupils of four years to eleven years with a
Nursery Unit for pupils of the 3 plus age range. In addition to
this care facilities are available at the children’s centre base for
younger children. The school is a modern single storey building
set in large wooded grounds which support curriculum work, play
Internally the main building comprises seven classrooms, a library,
a Computer Suite with interactive facilities including video-
conferencing and a large hall. The purpose built Nursery is
attached to the rear of the Infant Department with its own play
space and the Children’s Centre Base is within the school grounds.
- To respect and value the achievements of each child.
- To promote understanding of the Christian ethos by
participating in regular worship within school and church.
- To acquire a set of moral values and judgements: to develop
self discipline and acceptable behaviour through trust,
respect, understanding and manners.
- To help pupils to develop moral values, respect for religious
values, other races, religions and ways of life.
- To encourage children to try their best and not be
frightened to strive to widen their horizons.
- To encourage children to treat all people equally and value
them for what they contribute.
- To promote self esteem through praising good effort in all
- To set high achievable standards by involving pupils in the
development of their own learning.
- To give children the opportunity to talk and know that we
will listen to them.
- To provide an attractive and stimulating environment within
which pupils are motivated to be independent learners, with
lively enquiring minds.
- To maintain positive discipline through praise and reward
- To encourage parents, governors, the church and local
community to take an interest and actively participate in the
life and work of the school.
The Nursery provides part-time education for 80 children split
between morning and afternoon sessions. Children are admitted
to the Nursery at the beginning of the Autumn Term after their
third birthday. Children can facilitate care provision at a younger
age than this. Please see the additional information in this pack.
The Nursery building and Childrens’ Centre Base are purposely
designed to meet the needs of early years care and education.
The specially designed facilities include carpeted areas for
language, literacy, mathematics and imaginative and technological
activities. There are built areas for art, craft, sand and water
activities and appropriate apparatus for indoor and outdoor play.
Key Stage 1 is divided into two year groups. Each year group has
its own teacher who is helped at specific times by a Teaching
Assistant. The classrooms are modern and well equipped with
areas that support activities that develop and extend skills.
Children move into Key Stage 2 at age seven, when they start
year 3. The school day includes a whole school act of worship and
on occasions the whole school worships at Holy Trinity Church.
Parents are always welcome to attend all worship in school and
During the normal school week teaching hours in Key Stage 2 are
24 and Key Stage 1 21.5 as recommended by the Department for
Education and Skills.
Breakfast Club for 3-11 year olds runs from 8.00am until the
start of school time each morning for any parent who wishes to
leave their child early. After School Club for 3-11 year olds runs
from 3.15pm - 5.30pm each day. Here the children are engaged in
a variety of planned activities and receive a healthy snack as part
of the cost. Lunch Stop is available for Nursery children from
11.30am -12.45pm and Wraparound Care for Nursery children
from 12.45pm -3.15pm. The charges for these facilities are kept
to a minimum and cover the staffing cost. More details are
available in school.
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