Crossgates Primary School

Kiln Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 3HB
Contact: Mrs. J. Norton - Headteacher
Mrs. J. Binns - Business Manager
Mrs. L. McGuigan - School Administrator/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.


Welcome to  Greenfinch  Class!

Meet The Staff


Class Teacher  

       Mrs. Farnsworth         

Teaching Assistant

               Mrs. Whitaker                 


We will be learning...

World Map: A clickable map of world countries :-)    Rosa Parks - Life, Bus Boycott & Death - Biography  American Revolution | Causes, Battles, Aftermath, & Facts | Britannica

We have a skills based curriculum, in which children develop their skills and concepts in each subject area, through problem solving and practical and knowledge based tasks. The children will have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge through these projects.

History - Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King and The American Revolution.

Geography - Oceans, Continents and the Weather.

Science - Forces and Magnets.

D&T - Designing packed lunch boxes.

Art - Textiles and weaving.

Computing - Coding.

RE- Christianity.

PE -  Fitness and sporting games.

French  - Conversation skills.

Music - Developing their listening skills and use of rhythm.

Our "We are learning" booklet tells you all the information about what we are learning and the skills we will develop this term. The booklet can be downloaded here as a pdf file which you can, of course, print out if you need to.


Please click on the link below:

Finches Booklet Autumn Term


Weekly Reminders

On a Friday, your child should come to school already dressed in their outdoor P.E. kit with a school jumper/cardigan on. 

They will remain in their kit all day and do not  need to bring their uniform to change into.