Crossgates Primary School

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

01706 654573

Curriculum at Crossgates


 The curriculum at Crossgates is:

  •         Excellent, engaging, exciting and enjoyable.
  •         Broad and balanced. It is based around topics and research.
  •        It is appropriate to the needs of our children.
  •        Based around skills, knowledge and understanding.


Our drivers of our curriculum

 We want the children at Crossgates:

 o   To have access to creativity.

 o   To be independent confident learners.

 o   To have an active healthy lifestyle.

 o   To be responsible and respectful citizens. To celebrate and accept diversity.

 o   To be ICT literate.


We will embed these drivers into our planning at every opportunity by providing a skill based curriculum that prepares them for their future.

Please click on the links below to view the documentation:



The curriculum in Robins, Wrens and Sparrows ( Reception and Year 1)

Autumn 1         Autumn 2           Spring 1        Spring 2         Summer 1       Summer 2


The curriculum in Rosefinch, Goldfinch and Greenfinch (Years 2 & 3)

Autumn 1         Autumn 2           Spring 1       Spring 2          Summer 1       Summer 2


The curriculum in Kestrels, Eagles and Falcons (Years 4 & 5)

Autumn 1        Autumn 2          Spring 1        Spring 2        Summer 1       Summer 2


The curriculum in Owls (Year 6)

Autumn         Spring          Summer



If you would like to know more about the curriculum please click here.