St John's Catholic Primary School

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14th November 18



St John's is a small Catholic school set in beautiful grounds and welcomes pupils of all denominations. We are one of the family of feeder schools for St. Bede's Catholic High School. Our school is a happy place where pupils love to learn. Our outstanding results and comments from visitors to school are testament to this.

We are an accredited Forest School, providing a unique opportunity for pupils' learning and development and have recently achieved the gold mark for learning outside the classroom. We are the first in the north west to gain this award and only the second primary school in the country! We believe children need to engage in the great outdoors and the behaviour in school is exemplary.

We have a nursery for children from the age of three.

We are delighted with our latest Ofsted and Archdiocesan reports. Both can be viewed on this site.

Visits welcome. Contact us on 01704 893523.

Best wishes

Elizabeth Devey BSc (Hons)

  • Forest School
    Forest School


We have just launched our brand new library. It is splendid. We hope all our children love all the books! Our librarians will be very busy!

Gold Award

We are the only primary school in Lancashire to have attained this prestigious Forest School award!

School Uniform

School uniform can now be purchased from Tesco. Please visit, clothing, shop by range, uniform embroidery service and key in our post code or school name.

Star of the Week



Class One - Harry

Class Two -  Michael C

Class Three - Freddy S

Class Four  - Jessica


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It is important to contine to read to your child throughout their primary school years. It enables them to access stories that are at a level they could not read fluently themselves and develops their imagination and understanding of story structure! The second link has some suggestions for age appropriate books.

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