Confidence - Motivation - Success

Primary School Bury

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‘The school’s aims are fully fulfilled, exemplified by pupils who are confident, articulate, and fully motivated to do well by an excellent curriculum and good teaching’ - ISI 2010

Click here to read an introductory letter from our headteacher.

Small class sizes, tried and tested methods and individual encouragment mean that pupils in our school learn to read and speak articulately from an early age.

We recognise our parents as their child's first educators and we actively encourage and value the importance of a successful home school partnership. School is an important time in the life of a child and at Bury Catholic Preparatory School we are committed to making education a happy and rewarding experience for everyone involved.

We believe that its charitable status and its lack of affiliation to any particular Senior School means that the school is unique in the area. Children are prepared for entry into a wide range of grammar schools thus giving parents much more choice for their child at age 11.

Children transfer to Manchester Grammar, Withington Girls', Bolton School, Bury Grammar Schools, St. Bedes College, Bridgewater School, Oakhill College and local high schools.


If you would like you child/children to be considered for a place at our school please read our admissions policy.

If you have already attended an open day or had a school visit and would like to complete an application please download the printable version, complete and return.

Religious Education

‘Spiritual development is exceptional’ - ISI

The school is proud of its Catholic origins, and enters fully into preparation of children for the Sacrements of Initiation.

Children of all denominations are welcomed and encouraged and we actively develop in all children a deep respect and understanding of other faiths and beliefs.


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