Our School


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Lessons in the school garden.


Our School

Anderton Primary School is a community school with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The main building was built in 1910 and has been extended and modernised to meet our needs. It serves the inter-linking villages of Anderton, Adlington and Heath Charnock. Some children attend from Chorley and Horwich. The school is a one form entry school with seven classrooms and the intake number is 30.

We prioritise the safety, happiness and wellbeing of the whole of our school community. We provide a vibrant and challenging curriculum, which reflects the aims and philosophy of the school. Subjects are taught to meet the needs of all learners, with appropriate support and challenge, so that every child experiences success and achieves his or her potential. Regular school visits extend the curriculum and visitors to school enrich the children’s experience of the wider world. 

Children are usually admitted in the September of the academic year (September 1st – August 31st) in which they become five. Parents who have children below school age are invited to enter their child’s name on a list which is used to contact them about future events. They will be sent information booklets and forms in the year before the child is due to start school. Visits to the school by the child and parents are also very welcome. Children moving into the area are also welcome to attend one of three transition sessions held in June to decide if the school is right for them.

Anderton Primary School’s admissions policy follows the guidelines for community schools. Please contact the local authority (Lancashire County Council) to find out about LCC’s admissions arrangements. http://lancashire.gov.uk

Meetings are arranged for new parents and their children in the Summer term before they start school. Parents are most welcome to contact Mrs Devlin in the school office on 01257 480551.

ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7TH 2018 WE HAVE AN OPEN AFTERNOON FROM 1.30PM AND AN OPEN EVENING FROM 6PM. PLEASE COME ALONG OR  IF THAT DATE IS INCONVENIENT, CONTACT MRS OWEN (ACTING HEADTEACHER) head@anderton.lancs.sch.uk FOR A GUIDED TOUR OF THE SCHOOL.