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 

Please click on this link to read our Data Privacy Notice

School finishes for the Easter Holiday on Friday 29th March at 3pm returning to school on Monday 15th April 2019

School finishes for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend on Thursday 18th April at 3pm returning to school on Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Some images from our World Book Day !

Great success !

All the children had so much fun on World Book Day. Dressing gowns, PJ's and Onesies and some gorgeous Teddy Bears, we even had a cuddly shark ! After morning assembly the children enjoyed a day of reading, stories and activities.  Thank you to everyone for making such a super effort and donating to a worthy charity.

Parent Courses

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


Family Language - 12th March till 23rd April - this course is available to all Parents and their Families, 9am till 11am -

This 5 week programme is designed to help with a range of everyday challenges from basic conversations, completing forms and helping to support your child's learning.  This course will help build your confidence when communicating in your day to day life.

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

Information on Up Coming School Trips

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. Payment needs to be made before we finish for the Easter Holidays please


We are so proud of our Outdoor Learning Sheds


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