Platt Bridge Community School

Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, Lancashire WN2 5NG

01942 487999


On behalf of the whole school community, I would like to welcome you to Platt Bridge Community School and Children's Center 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 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 - Executive Headteacher/CEO

Lavern Shelford - Head of School



Latest School Calendar Events

Half Term15Feb2016

Parents RWI Workshops24Feb2016

World Book Day03Mar2016

Y4 Hinning House Trip07Mar2016

Parents Week14Mar2016

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