One family in Christ


Welcome to St. John the Baptist RC Primary School website

We provide a warm, welcoming and challenging environment in which children can develop their skills and enjoy their learning. We ensure that learning activities are matched to the needs of individual pupils, and we have a great deal of adult support in each class in order to ensure that pupils make excellent progress.

Our mission statement says that we are one family, working together and aiming high. We go to Mass at St John the Baptist Church with Father Michael, we have assemblies and prayer sessions each day in class, and our GIFT team help to set a good example of following Christ's message.

If you wish to visit the school prior to your child starting at St John's, please contact the school office to arrange a suitable time - you will receive a very warm welcome!


Michael Unsworth

We have had a very successful year so far

  • our pupils are working very hard and are making excellent progress
  • we have introduced our new Mission Statement, contributed to by pupils, parents, staff and governors
  • our Y3 pupils have embarked on the Sacramental Programme led by our parish priest, Fr Michael
  • we have chosen our new GIFT (Growing In Faith Together)  team members, and they are in the process of designing and preparing our Prayer Room
  • we have established our Prayer Garden and flower/vegetable patches in the KS1 area
  • we have installed a new Media Suite, with recording studio and green-screen film studio
  • we have updated our assessment system
  • we have installed new fencing and entry gates, enhancing the look and security of the school site

Information on Up Coming School Trips
Year 6, Robinwood Activity Holiday 26th - 28th June 2019

Summer Club Information

There are only a few places left for our Summer Club, please contact the office for more information

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St John's RC Primary School

Ann Street, Rochdale, Lancashire OL11 1EZ

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