Thorburn Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 9LW

School Office: 01942 222721

Early years centre: 01942 776628

St. Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School

With Jesus we love, learn and pray: to grow in the St. Cuthbert's way.

Reading Events

Reading is very important to us here at St. Cuthbert's so over the year we will do lots of things to celebrate books and ensure children enjoy reading! Keep your eyes peeled!

National Poetry Day 2023!

We celebrated National Poetry day on the 5th October. Each class chose a poem and a poet to study. Take a look!

Author Visit!

M.T Sanders and his dog Bandit visited our school on Thursday 29th June 2023! The children were able to meet an author and the character from one of his books - Bandit! They had a story session and a question time! They loved it!

World Book Day 2023!

The theme of World Book day this year was Reading for Pleasure, we took part in lots of activities that promoted us as readers and allowed children to enjoy reading! This year we invited children in to school dressed as their favourite book characters! 

Reading Area Challenge!

This year the teachers took part in a reading area challenge! They created a fun and inviting area for children to enjoy reading in their classroom! Take a look at some of them...

Book Advent Calendar!

We gave each class their very own Book Advent Calendar to enjoy during Advent! Each day/week of Advent they get to open the box and take out a book to enjoy!

Lockdown Reading Challenge!

Children and staff were asked to take a photograph of them reading in a relaxing, funny or unusual place during lockdown! The entries were collected and made into a short video for you to enjoy! Thank you to everyone who took part! Don't forget... KEEP READING!

Stay and Read!

We invited parents in to 'Stay and Read!' with us! 


Extreme Reading - June 2023!

Children and staff were asked to take a photograph of them reading in a relaxing, funny or unusual place! Take a look!

World Book Day!

 Children created their own book in a box! Their creativity was outstanding! Take a look!

World Book Day!

Children had a wonderful time on World Book Day decorating a potato and buying themselves some new books! The creativity was unbelievable! Take a look!

Pyjamarama Day 

 Today children and teachers came to school wearing their pyjamas, slippers and dressing gowns! You can guess how comfortable we were! The day was organised to understand and promote the importance of a bedtime story so we enjoyed stories by the fire with cushions, blankets, hot chocolate and biscuits!