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

Platt Bridge Community School was 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

Chief Executive Officer | National Leader of Education | Executive  Headteacher  


Latest School Calendar Events

Year 4A - Swimming Lessons19Sep2019

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.

Homework Club19Sep2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ Classroom

Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 - Dance/Musical Theatre19Sep2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Year 5 & 6 - Football19Sep2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Year 6 - Badminton19Sep2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

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Latest News

  • Flu Vaccination Consent Form
  • Look for a book!
    As a school we are always looking for fun, innovative ways to promote a love of reading with our pupils. We have decided to take part in 'Look for a Book' which is an enjoyable treasure hunt style scheme growing in popularity across the country. 
  • You Said.. We Did!
    Following Parent/Carer Survey Feedback we are pleased to announce that Breakfast Club will open at the earlier start time of 7:30am from Sept 2019.
  • 2019 Summer Activities & Whats on Guide
    Want a fantastic action-packed School Holiday? Visit our website for some great boredom busters and activities you can do with your kids this summer.
  • Community Fun Day - Friday 16th August 2019
    We look forward to seeing you at our summer holiday Community Fun Day - Lots of free activities, fairground ride and games for all the family to enjoy.
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