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

Half Term19Feb2018

KS1 - Parental Reading Workshop26Feb2018

9:15 am - 9:45 am @ Classroom

Year 1 and Year 2 are holding a “Phonics Reading” session to give parents / carers the opportunity to come into school to observe their reading.

Rec - Funky Maths26Feb2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ Reception Class

Please speak to your class teacher for more information.

Y3-Y5 - Dance Club26Feb2018

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

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

Year 2 - Magical Maths26Feb2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ Year 1 Classroom

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

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Platt Bridge Community School News

  • Inter School Spelling Bee Competition
    Last week, a group of our Y6 pupils took part in an Inter School Spelling Bee competition.
  • Magical Maths Club
    This week was Mathletics week which meant our Olympic Mathletes were at the school.
  • Parent/Carer Information: ROBLOX
    Please check on your child’s use of ROBLOX and as suggested check on the messages received and the content of the areas accessed by your child(ren) if they use this game.
  • Magical Maths
    This week in our Magical Maths club the children were visited by Stately Holmes who is a distant relative of the great Sherlock, and has a reputation that's really building!
  • Magical Maths
    Last week we had our first Magical Maths session school. The pupils who took part thoroughly enjoyed the sessions and developed their mathematical skills through lots of fun, practical games.
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