St Thomas’ Primary School is a two-form entry primary school in the Werneth area of Oldham.
The school’s motto is “Working Hard, Learning Together”. At the school’s most recent Ofsted inspection in 2019, the school was judged “Good with outstanding leadership and management; behaviour and attitudes and; personal development.” St Thomas’ School strive to unlock the hidden treasures within their children, their families, and the parish community through a culture of lifelong learning.
St Thomas’ is developing a knowledge-rich curriculum designed to strengthen their retrieval of ‘powerful knowledge’ and aims to prioritise opportunities to recall what has been learned. Their curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and the aim is that the school not only meets but exceeds the requirements of the national curriculum in providing school pupils with a knowledge-rich education to ensure their success as they move into KS3.
The school acknowledges everyone as unique, all God’s children are welcomed, valued, and respected, achieving and thriving in an environment that is safe, stimulating, and enriching.
The school aims for their children to make progress, be happy and be successful citizens of society.