St James’ Primary is a successful school that is at the heart of its community. There are strong links with the parish church and these enhance the spiritual and moral development of the people we serve.

At St James’ we are committed to providing a high standard of Catholic education for all pupils in a friendly and welcoming environment. We recognise that every child has their own, unique set of gifts and talents and ensure that there are opportunities for these to be developed.  The school  teaches children that we share values common to all faiths, namely love and respect for one another, Peace, Justice and belief in Equality. We teach our children about other faiths, in order to foster respect and tolerance of those with other faiths and beliefs.

We provide an exciting curriculum that prepares children to become active members of society. We aim to inspire all of our pupils, to rise to the challenges that will enable them to develop the skills and personal qualities they need, in order to embrace the future with confidence. St James’ has consistently high standards of achievement. This high achievement is a result of outstanding teaching and learning, hard work from the pupils and support from parents. (more…)


Christmas Fair Saturday 28th November 12.00-3.00 pm

The PTA have been working hard to prepare for this great annual event.  Come along and get into the festive mood.

Prospectus 2015-2016

The new Prospectus can be found under ‘Important Documents’ ‘Policies’.  It includes the absence policy which is on pg. 11.

YR/Y1 Literacy Workshop

Thank you to all of the parents who attended our workshop.  Hand outs from the meeting can be found under ‘Important documents’ ‘Meetings and Presentations’.

Congratulations Everyone! £491.15 collected for the Refugee Crisis!

Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraising activities, especially the children for their ideas and desire to act positively.  All monies have been sent to CAFOD who have direct links with the regions in turmoil.

New website

The school is currently working on a new website which will be easier to navigate.  This website is still updated regularly to please continue to use it.

Prevent Strategy

The Government’s ‘Prevent Strategy’ against extremist views came into force 1st July 2015.  The school’s statement on this can be found in the ‘Mission Statement’ section of this website.

Information letters to parents

Autumn Term letters to parents can be found under ‘Important Documents’ ‘Class Information’.

SATs Results KS2 2015

Well done Y6!!! 100% Level 4 in Reading Writing and Maths, 97% in the Grammar test, Reading  L5+ – 75%   L6 3%, Writing   L5+ – 53%   L6 3%, Maths     L5+  - 75%   L6 31%, GrammarL5+ - 81   L6 18%.

St James’ achieves the NACE award!

The school is delighted to announce that it has been given the NACE award for its high expectations for pupils and achievement. Thank you Mrs. Wilson for your hard work in preparing for the assessment and to governors, staff and  pupils for their dedication and contributions to the assessment process. This is a much coveted

  • Events

    • Carols at the Intu Centre with St. James’ Choir 3 Dec
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