Crossgates Primary School

Kiln Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 3HB
Contact: Mrs. J. Norton - Headteacher
Mrs. J. Binns - Business Manager
Mrs. L. McGuigan - School Adminstrator/Clerk to Governors
Mrs. E. McMahon - Deputy Head/ SEND Co-Ordinator

01706 654573

If you would like a paper copy of any of the documents on the site, please contact the school office.

Just a reminder that school finishes for half term today, Friday 21st February and re-opens on Monday, 2nd March 2020 at 8.45am for a 8.55am start.  Have a great half term - lets hope the weather improves!


Safeguarding Notice

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads: Mrs Norton and Mrs McMahon

Please see the safeguarding section of our website under Policies > Safeguarding

Welcome to

Crossgates Primary School!

Thank you for taking the time to look at our great website. I hope you get a flavour of the exciting things that are happening at Crossgates.

At Crossgates we have high expectations and we reach them. We believe that every day at Crossgates should be the very best day a child can have. We value every part of the curriculum and every part of the school day.

When you visit our school you will be able to feel the warm welcoming atmosphere and observe the engagement in learning. Our children and staff enjoy coming to school. We are a family that works well together. We work hard, we play hard and we smile! 

If you wish to visit our school please contact the office.

Jane Norton

Latest News

Further Articles »

He's here!

Dippy the Dinosaur has arrived in Rochdale!

See our calendar to find out

when we're paying him a visit!

The Attendance award for last  week  goes to ......

Sparrow & Rosefinch classes


Well done!

Attendance for the school


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Latest Crossgates Calendar Events

School Closed22Feb2020

Dippy the Dinosaur Visit02Mar2020

9:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Riverside

Kestrel, Eagle and Falcon Classes to visit Dippy the Dinosaur at Riverside, Rochdale.

Back from half term02Mar2020

Reading Week02Mar2020

School Choir to attend Rochdale Music Festival03Mar2020

9:30 am - 10:30 am @ Rochdale Town Hall

Our School choir will be taking part in the Rochdale Music Festival. Please feel free to come along and support our children.

Sparrows Family Lunch05Mar2020

11:30 am - 12:00 pm @ School Hall

If you would like to take part please send £2.60 for each adult and £2.20 for your child in an envelope marked ‘family lunch’ (if your child is receipt of Universal Free School meals or Free School Meals, you do not have to pay for them). The lunch will begin at 11:30. Please sign in at the office, collect your child or children and enjoy your lunch. If you have more than one child in school, they may also join you for lunch – siblings only please. Please do not arrive before 11.30am as we do not have the space to let you into school. For safeguarding reasons, it is really important that you leave through the main entrance door after your lunch and don’t walk around school. Your child will then go out to play as normal. Mobile phones must not be used in school – thank you.

Year 4 & some Year 5 Swimming05Mar2020

@ Rochdale Leisure Centre

Calendars page(s): Crossgates Calendar >>

Sparrows Family Lunch

Thursday, 5th March 

£2.60 per adult (2 Max)

Please book a place and make your menu choice with the office before Wednesday, 4th March

(menu week 8 )