On behalf of the whole school community, I would like to welcome you to Platt Bridge Community School and Start Well Family Centre Online.

Platt Bridge Community School is the first full service extended school within the Wigan authority and as its name suggests we always aim to be at the heart of the community.

We are proud of our achievements, our happy and caring atmosphere and the rich extended services available to all pupils and their families.

At Platt Bridge Community School we expect the highest standards from our pupils in all aspects of school life.

We nurture positive attitudes to learning and behavior. Our staff provide a caring, safe and supportive learning environment for our pupils.

We actively encourage strong links with our pupils, their families, governors and the community.

The staff at Platt Bridge Community School are committed to ensuring that every child entrusted to our care achieves their full potential in a happy and caring environment.


Sue Darbyshire - CEO/Executive Headteacher

Latest School Calendar Events

PE - Lunchtime Club14Nov2018

This club is aimed at improving engagement at school and raising personal fitness. Please ensure that your child has trainers/pumps in school on this day. They will not need any additional PE kit. The club will include lots of fun activities, teamwork and problem solving.

Year 1 & 2 - Football Club14Nov2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ Main Hall

Please speak to your child's class teacher for more information. Your child will need their P.E kit for this activity.

Year 1 - Homework Club14Nov2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ Classroom

Please speak to your child's class teacher for more information.

Year 4A - Swimming Lessons15Nov2018

Swimming is part of the National Curriculum and therefore is compulsory. If there is a medical reason why your child can not attend the baths, a note must be sent into school. The charge for swimming is subsidised at £2.00 per week to cover transport costs, this must be placed in an envelope with your child's name on it. Swim shorts or bikinis are not allowed and all girls must wear a bathing cap. Please make sure you child has their swimming kit on this day.

Y5 & Y6 - Football15Nov2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ School Field

Please speak to your child's class teacher for more information.

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Platt Bridge Community School News

  • KS1 - Nativity
    Amended time to KS1 Nativity on the 11th Dec.
  • Child In Need
    Children In Need Day - Friday 16th November 2018
  • EYFS - New Outdoor Classroom
    As you may be aware, the work to our Early Years outdoor area is now complete. This new outdoor classroom will offer fantastic learning opportunities to our young children and will further enhance what they are learning inside on a daily basis.
  • Nursery & Reception - Tapestry
    As many of you may know we have just starting using a new online learning journey system called Tapestry.
  • Nursery & Reception - Changes to Class Dojo
    Thank you to everybody who has signed up to Class Dojo.  We are writing to inform you of some changes regarding the use of the app. 
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