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All About Schools

7d4fe4332a314f3690f2321a3885eb4a.pnghave limited places available for Reception, September 2021.  Please either contact the school directly on 01204 201310 or speak to someone in Pupil & Student Services at Bolton Council. Thank you.

So much has changed in the last 12+ months. Gripped by a pandemic, it’s been tricky for new parents and schools to connect and look at what options are available local to them for children.
We are so lucky in our area to have such amazing provisions from nursery right through to colleges for our children.  

To give you a head start in looking what’s local to you and any news and/or information Schools have (for anyone - not just new starters!), we have compiled the information in one place for you.


Al-Huda Primary School, Hennon Street, Bolton.
All Saints CofE Primary School, Rufford Drive, Whitefield  
 Have a fabulous 25 place nursery offering both 30 and 15 hour places. If you're interested in a place, just call the school on 0161 796 3392 for more information and to put your child's name down.
All Saints CofE Primary School, Devon Street, Farnworth.    
Beacon Primary School, Peter Martin Street, Horwich.
Beaumont Primary School, Wendover Drive, Ladybridge, Bolton.
Bishop Bridgeman CofE Primary School, Rupert Street, Bolton. 
Blackrod Anglican/Methodist Primary School, Vicarage Road West, Blackrod, Bolton. 
Blackrod Primary School, Manchester Road, Blackrod, Bolton. BL6 5SY    
Blackshaw Primary School, Bideford Drive, Breightmet, Bolton. BL2 6TE    
Bolton Parish Church CofE Primary School463216536c419be1c51d5c72bcc18656.png, Chadwick Street, Bolton. BL2 1JN     

Bolton School, ​​​​Chorley New Road, Bolton. BL1 4PA    
Bolton School’s Junior Schools for girls & boys aged 7-11 will be holding Open Evenings on Thursday 27 May, 4.30pm-6.30pm – a great chance for parents to learn more, full details are here.    
Bolton St Catherine's Academy, Stitch MI Lane, Bolton. BL2 4HU            

Bowness Primary School, Church Street, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1BT    

Brandwood Primary School, Brandwood Street, Bolton. BL3 4BG    
Brownlow Fold Primary School, Darley Street, Bolton. BL1 3DX    
Bury and Whitefield Jewish Primary School, Parr Lane, Unsworth, Bury. BL9 8JT    
Bury Catholic Preparatory School, Arden House, Manchester Road, Bury. BL9 9BH    
Bury Grammar School, Tenterden Street, Bury. BL9 0HN        
Butterstile Primary School, School Grove, Prestwich, Manchester. M25 9RJ    
Cams Lane Primary School, Cams Lane, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 3SW    
Castle Hill Primary School, Castle Hill Street, Tonge Moor, Bolton. BL2 2JT    
Chantlers Primary School, Foulds Avenue, Bury. BL8 2SF    
Chapelfield Primary School, Clough Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 1LH    
Cherry Tree Primary SchoolHighfield Road, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0NS    

Chesham Primary School, Talbot Grove, Bury. BL9 6PH    
Chorley New Road Primary School, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Bolton. BL6 6EW    

Christ Church Ainsworth Cof E Primary School, Tommy Lane, Ainsworth, Bury. BL2 5SQ    
Christ Church CofE Primary 14078a22b7e666ba5744181cdad2af28.pngSchool, Church Street, Walshaw, Bury. BL8 3AX    

If you are considering a place for your child in September 2021 either in Nursery, Reception, Year 1, 3 or 4 we would love you to consider Christ Church Walshaw CE Primary School part of the Christ Church Multi Academy Trust.

We believe that Christ Church is a very special place where children enjoy their education and make excellent progress. Christ Church is a vibrant happy school that enables children to grow into kind, confident, articulate and talented individuals. We are committed both to providing a high standard of education and also to sharing the Christian faith in such ways that children recognise its worth. We celebrate diversity and offer a warm welcome to all.

Our Trust motto is grow together, learn forever and our school always works in partnership with parents for the benefit of the children and this is very much part of our ethos - growing and learning together in Christ.

If you would like some more details, please contact the school office on 01204 883415.

Church Road Primary School, Captains Clough Road, Bolton. BL1 5RU            

Clarendon Primary School, Recreation Street, Bolton. BL3 6SN    
Claypool Primary School, Salisbury Road, Horwich, Bolton. BL6 6LN    
Clevelands Nursery and Preparatory School,  425 Chorley New Rd, Bolton BL1 5DH
Devonshire Road Primary School, Devonshire Road, Bolton. BL1 4ND    
If your child’s birthday is between 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2018, apply for your school places f050a1fb814c86a1aea24e1de1cc6cc8.pngat Devonshire Road Primary School!
Get in touch for more information - email or call: 01204 333614 / 01204 333620       

Eagley Infant School, Stonesteads Drive, Bromley Cross, Bolton. BL7 9LN    

Eagley Junior School, Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton. BL7 9AT        

East Ward Community Primary School, Willow Street, Bury. BL9 7QZ    

Eatock Primary School, St George's Avenue, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 2ER    

Egerton Primary School, Cox Green Road, Egerton, Bolton. BL7 9RE    

Elton Community Primary School, Alston Street, Bury. BL8 1SB    

Emmanuel Holcombe Cof E Primary School, Helmshore Road, Holcombe, Bury. BL8 4PA    

Essa Primary School, Lever Edge Lane, Bolton. BL3 3HH    
There are limited places available for Reception in September 2021.  Please either contact the school directly on 01204 201310 or speak to someone in Pupil & Student Services at Bolton Council for more information and to register your interest.

Fairfield Community Primary School, Rochdale Old Road, Bury. BL9 7SD    

Gaskell Community Primary School, Thomas Holden Street, Bolton. BL1 2QG    

Gilnow Primary School, Gilnow Gardens, Bolton. BL1 4LG    

Gorsefield Primary School, Robertson Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 4DW    

Green Fold School, Highfield Road, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0NS    

Greenhill Primary School, Mile Lane, Bury. BL8 2JH    

Greenmount Primary School, Holhouse Lane, Greenmount, Bury. BL8 4HD    

Grosvenor Nursery School, Lord Street, Kearsley, Bolton. BL4 8AR   

Guardian Angels RC Primary School, Leigh Lane, Bury. BL8 2RH    

Hardy Mill Primary School, Hardy Mill Road, Harwood, Bolton. BL2 4EF    

Harwood Meadows Primary School, Orchard Gardens, Harwood, Bolton. BL2 3PS    

Haslam Park 26cfc61179da9456130a60113c9721ba.pngPrimary School, Wigan Road, Bolton. BL3 5QL    

Hazlehurst Community Primary School, Geoffrey Street, Ramsbottom, Bury. BL0 9PQ    

Heathfield Primary School, Henniker Road, Bolton. BL3 3TP    

Heaton Park Primary School, Cuckoo Lane, Whitefield Greater Manchester. M45 6TE    

High Lawn Primary School, Holden Avenue, Sharples, Bolton. BL1 7EX    

Higher Lane Primary School, Egerton Road, Whitefield, Greater Manchester. M45 7EX    

Highfield Primary School, Marsh Lane, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0AP    

Holcombe Brook Primary School, Longsight Road, Holcombe Brook, Bury. BL0 9TA    

Hollins Grundy Primary School, Off Hollins Lane, Hollins, Bury. BL9 8AY    

Holly Mount RC Primary School, Hollymount Lane, Greenmount, Bury. BL8 4HS    

Holy Infant and St Anthony RC Primary School, Mitre Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton. BL1 6QJ    

Holy Trinity Primary School, Cecil Street, Bury. BL9 0SB            

Horwich Parish CofE Primary School, Church Street, Horwich, Bolton. BL6 6AA    

Johnson Fold Community Primary School, Worston Ave, Johnson Fold, Bolton. BL1 5UG    

Kearsley West Primary School, Primrose Street, Kearsley, Bolton. BL4 9BZ    

Ladybridge Community Primary School, Broadford Road, Deane, Bolton. BL3 4NB 
Will be having their open day on Tuesday 5th October at 9:30am.  Get in touch with them for more information regarding the format that this will take. Give them a call on 01204 333646.

Ladywood School, Masefield Road, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1NG    

Lever Edge Primary Academy, Lever Edge Lane, Bolton. BL3 3HP    

Leverhulme Community Primary School, Breightmet Drive, Breightmet, Bolton. BL2 6EE  
Spaces available for September 2021 in our two form entry Reception Classes, also 3 – 54a55112b0279988e73fd4dc872b2a05.png4 year old Nursery and 
spaces in our 2 year old provision. Due to Covid 19 the school will not be hosting an open day.
You can contact the school for a visit where you can walk around the provision on a one to one basis. If you would like to find out more please ring the school office on 01204 333123 or email

Lord's Independent School, Brooklyn, Green Lane, Bolton. BL3 2EF    

Lostock Primary School, Glengarth Drive, Lostock, Bolton. BL6 4PS    

Lowercroft Primary School, Ashington Drive, Bury. BL8 2TS    

Markland Hill Primary School, Markland Hill, Heaton, Bolton. BL1 5EJ    

Masefield Primary School, Masefield Road, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1NG    

Mersey Drive Community Primary School, Mersey Drive, Whitefield, Greater Manchester. M45 8LN    

Millwood Primary Special School, School Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 3BW    

Moorgate Primary School. Entwistle Street, Bolton. BL2 2RH            

Mytham Primary School, Mytham Road, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1JG    

Old Hall Primary School, Springside View, Bury. BL8 4LU    
Places are available in Reception class currently and also for September 2021 intake.  Please phone the office on 0161 761 2051 for a prospectus and to apply or email the school at
Full Covid-safe tours of the school are available upon request, 

Our Lady of Grace RC Primary School, Highfield Road, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 3AS    

Our Lady of Lourdes RC a3e2697383e87f3a274b3c6aafd858bb.pngPrimary School, Beech Avenue, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0BP    

Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School, Rudgwick Drive, Bury. BL8 1YA    

Oxford Grove Primary School, Shepherd Cross Street, Bolton. BL1 3EJ            

Park View Primary School, Park View Road, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 1FA    

Peel Brow School, Fir Street, Ramsbottom. BL0 0BJ    

Pikes Lane Primary School, Gibraltar Street, Bolton. BL3 5HU    

Prestolee Primary School, Church Road, Stoneclough, Greater Manchester. M26 1HJ    

Prestwich Preparatory School, Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 1PZ    

Queensbridge Primary School, St Germain Street, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 7BL    

Radcliffe Hall CofE Primary School, Bury Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 2GB        

Radcliffe Primary School, Coronation Road, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 3RD    

Red Lane Primary School, Red Lane, Breightmet, Bolton. BL2 5HP    

Ribble Drive Community Primary School, Ribble Drive, Whitefield, Greater Manchester. M45 8TD    

Sacred Heart RC Primary School, Central Drive, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3DU    

Sedgley Park Community Primary School, Kings Road, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 0HT    

Sharples Primary School, Hugh Lupus Street, Bolton. BL1 8RU    

Spindle Point Primary School, Moss Lane, Kearsley, Bolton. BL4 8SE    

Springside Primary School, Springside Road, Bury. BL9 5JB    

SS Osmund and Andrew's RC Primary School, Falkirk Drive, Bolton. BL2 6NW    

Ss Simon & Jude CofE Primary School, Newport Road, Great Lever, Bolton. BL3 2DT   94239fd43387e3baf52bf9b8293c0c40.png 

St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Graves Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 4GE    

St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Nuttall Lane, Ramsbottom. BL0 9JD    

St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Crescent Avenue, Over Hulton, Bolton. BL5 1EN    

St Bartholomew's CofE Primary School, The Fairways, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3NZ        

St Bede Academy, Morris Green Lane, Bolton. BL3 3LJ    

St Bernadette's RC Primary School, Abingdon Avenue, Whitefield, Greater Manchester. M45 8PT    

St Bernard's RC Primary School, Wendover Drive, Ladybridge, Bolton. BL3 4RX    

St Brendan's RC Primary School, Brookfold Lane, Harwood, Bolton. BL2 4DZ    

St Catherine's CofE Primary School, Greenstone Avenue, Horwich, Bolton. BL6 5SJ    

St Columba's RC Primary School, Ripley Street, Tonge Moor, Bolton. BL2 3AR    

St Ethelbert's RC Primary School, Melbourne Road, Deane, Bolton. BL3 5RL    

St George's CofE Primary School, The Hoskers, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 2FB       

St Gregory's RC Primary School, Presto Street, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 8AJ        

St Hilda's CofE Primary School, Whittaker Lane, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 1HA    

St James CofE Primary School, Hindley Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 2JU    

St James CofE Primary School, Hillside Avenue, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 9QB    

St John CofE Primary School, Church Road, Kearsley, Bolton. BL4 8AP    

St John the Evangelist RC Primary School, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton. BL7 9HT    

St John with St Mark CofE Primary School, Athlone Avenue, Bury. BL9 5EE    

St John's CofE Primary School, Johnson Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 1AW        ​​​​​​
St Joseph and St Bede RC Primary School, Danesmoor Drive, Bury. BL9 6ER    

St Joseph's RC Primary School, Shepherd Cross Street, Halliwell, Bolton. BL1 3EJ    

St Joseph's RC Primary School, Queen Street, Ramsbottom. BL0 9JJ    

St Luke's CofE Primary School, Morley Street, Bury. BL9 9JQ    

St Margaret's CofE Primary School, Heywood Road, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 2BW    

St Marie's RC Primary School, Edward Street,  The Mosses, Bury. BL9 0RZ    

St Mary's CofE Aided Primary School, Rectory Lane, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 1BP    
We have a very limited number of fulltime Nursery places available for September 2021 start.
15 and 30 hours funding accepted. Please contact the school office for further information regarding full or part time Nursery places or availability in other year groups - 0161 773 3794 or click HERE.

We look forward to welcoming you into our school family.

St Mary's CofE Primary School, Bolton Road, Hawkshaw, Bury. BL8 4JL    

St Mary's CofE Primary School, Edale Road, Deane, Bolton. BL3 4QP    

St Mary's RC Primary School, Victoria Road, Horwich, Bolton. BL6 6EP    

St Mary's RC Primary School, Belgrave Street, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. M26 4DG    

St Matthew's CofE Primary School, Kentford Road, Halliwell, Bolton. BL1 2JL    

St Matthew's CofE Primary School, Norris Street, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1BQ    

St Maxentius CofE Primary School, New Heys Way, Bradshaw, Bolton. BL2 4AE        

St Michael's CofE Primary School, Great Lever, Green Lane, Bolton. BL3 2PL    

St Michael's RC Primary School, Ribble Drive, Whitefield, Greater Manchester. M45 8NJ    

St Paul's CofE Primary School, Porritt Street, Bury. BL9 6LJ        

St Paul's CofE Primary School, Newnham Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton. BL1 8QA    

St Peter and St Paul RC Primary School, Pilkington Street, Bolton. BL3 6HP            

St Peter's CofE Primary School, Whitefield Road, Bury. BL9 9PW    

St Peter's CofE Primary School, Alexandra Street, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 9JT    

St Peter's Smithill's Dean CofE Primary School, Limefield Road, Smithills, Bolton. BL1 6LA    

St Saviour CofE Primary School, Fold Road, Stoneclough, Ringley, Greater Manchester. M26 1EU    

St Stephen and All Martyrs' CofE School, Lever Bridge, Radcliffe Road, Bolton. BL2 1NZ    

St Stephen's CofE Primary School, Colville Drive, Bury. BL8 2DX    

St Stephen's CofE Primary School, Bent Spur Road, Kearsley, Bolton. BL4 8PB    

St Teresa's RC Primary School, Redcar Road, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1EN    

St Thomas CofE Primary School, Pimhole Road, Bury. BL9 7EY    

St Thomas CofE Primary School, Molyneux Road, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3HP    

St Thomas CofE Primary School, Halliwell, Eskrick Street, Bolton. BL1 3JB    

St Thomas of Canterbury RC School, Eastbourne Grove, Heaton, Bolton. BL1 5LH    

St William of York Catholic Primary School, Nugent Road, Bolton. BL3 3DE    

Summerseat Methodist Primary School, Rowlands Road, Summerseat, Bury. BL9 5NF    

Sunning Hill Primary School, Goldsmith Street, Bolton. BL3 6TR    

Sunny Bank Primary School, Hathaway Road, Bury. BL9 8EQ    

The Ferns Primary Academy, Plodder Lane, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0DA    

The Gates Primary School, Bristle Hall Way, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3QA    

The Oaks Primary School, Sharples Hall Drive    Bolton    BL1 7HS    

The Olive School, Ashton House, Waterloo Street, Bolton. BL1 8HT        

The Olive Tree Primary School, Adelaide Street, Daubhill, Bolton. BL3 3NY    

The Orchards Nursery School, Lower Orchards, Highfield Road, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0RA    

The Valley Community Primary School, Hibbert Street, off Blackburn Road, Bolton. BL1 8JG    

Thomasson Memorial School, Devonshire Road, Bolton. BL1 4PJ            

Tonge Moor Primary Academy, Brierwood, Tonge Moor, Bolton. BL2 2PF    

Tottington Primary School, Moorside Road, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HR    

Unsworth Primary School, Blackley Close, Unsworth, Bury. BL9 8LY    

Walmsley CofE Primary School, Blackburn Road, Egerton, Bolton. BL7 9SA    

Washacre Primary School, Clough Avenue, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 2NJ    

Wesley Methodist Primary School, Forth Road, Radcliffe, Manchester. M26 4PX    

Whitefield Community Primary School, Victoria Avenue, Whitefield, Greater Manchester. M45 6DP    

Woodbank Primary School, Brandlesholme Road, Bury. BL8 1AX  
Our Nursery is expertly led by experienced Early Years staff including a fully qualified teacher.  For more information please see our website, ring school 0161 761 1253 or email:  

Yesoiday Hatorah Boys & Girls School, Sedgley Park Road, Prestwich, Greater Manchester. M25 0JW    


Jayne Deakin

Jayne Deakin

Editor of Raring2go! in Bury and Bolton areas, Jayne is keen to make sure you hear it here first by sharing local news and ideas for great things happening on your doorstep.

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