St John's Roman Catholic Primary School


Ann Street, Rochdale, Lancashire OL11 1EZ

01706 647195


St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School is commited to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Welcome to St. John the Baptist RC Primary School website.

I hope it helps you to find all the information you need about the school. Please see my full welcome on "Our School" page.

Michael Unsworth, Head Teacher

We are officially an outstanding Catholic school, please read our Section 48 Report: Section 48 Report - St John's Rochdale.pdf


For initial inquiries and requests please contact us at .If you have a concern about the schools data protection practice, you can contact our Data Protection Officer on DPOSchools@Rochdale.Gov.UK 

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Half Term

School finishes for half term on Thursday 14th February at 3pm, returning  Monday 25th February 8.50am.

We hope you all have a lovely half term

On Valentines Day, February 14th, the children can wear a red or pink item of clothing, headband, sox, jumper etc. If parents can donate 50p for School Funds that would be very much appreciated, thank you 


Parent Courses

These courses are free to everyone. You can get more information from the School Office.

Early Numeracy Course -  15th January till 26th February - this is available for Parents of Reception Children, this 6 week course provides an opportunity for you to work with your child and find out how they learn maths in school - forms now available from the school office.

Family Language - 12th March till 2nd April - this course is available to all Parents and their Families

Family Fortunes - 11th June - 9th July  - this course is available to all Parents of KS2 children

Information on Up Coming School Trips

Year 5 - Trip to the Lowry Theatre to see Billionaire Boy - Permission letters have gone out and you can pay via Agora for this trip

Year 6, Robinwood Activity Holiday 26th - 28th June 2019 - parents are able to pay via Agora or at the office for this. There are still places available at the moment.

What interesting things are we learning in school ?

The Year 5 children have loved learning about the Suffragettes this half term.  Here are some of the class pretending to be part of the 'Votes for Women' riots !



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