Statutory Information

Schools must publish the following information online:
(Parents may request a paper copy of any of the following by contacting the main office.)

Compliance check date:
January 2018.


Contact details, including:

  • School name.
  • School postal address.
  • Telephone number of the school.
  • To whom enquiries from parents and other members of the public should be addressed.
  • The name and contact details of the school’s special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCO)

You can contact us at:
Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School & Heart TSA
Central Drive

Tel: 01942 634681 / 634683

Address all enquiries to the School Business Manager, Mrs Sue Owen.

SENCO Leads: Mr Mike Stubbs | Mr Anthony Cregan

For more information, go to ‘Contact Us‘.


Admission arrangements, including:

  • The school’s consideration process for every age group.
  • Selection arrangements.
  • Any oversubscription criteria.
  • How to apply for a place, for each year group, or a link / directions to where they can be found.

The Admissions Policy outlines our procedures for allocation of places, including oversubscription criteria.

For all cohorts, since 2012, our admission number is 60.

Bolton L.A. co-ordinate our admissions on behalf of the Governing Board, who are the admissions authority. It is advisable for prospective parents / carers to contact the school to arrange a visit prior to application. Further details of how to apply for a school place, or instigate the appeals process can be found on the Bolton website.

For more information, visit our Admissions Arrangements page.


Details of or a link to, the school’s most recent Ofsted report.

Download our latest Ofsted report by clicking here or by following the link to the Ofsted website.

For more information, and to read our Section 48 Diocesan Inspection report, please visit the external reports & inspections page of our website.

The school’s most recent Key Stage 2 (KS2) results under the following headings:

  • Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths.
  • The average progress in reading, writing and maths.
  • Percentage of pupils achieving an average ‘scaled score’ in reading and maths.
  • Percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths.


Link to the school’s performance tables on the DfE website.


Curriculum information for each year group, including:

  • The content of the curriculum for each subject and details about how additional information can be obtained.
  • The names of any phonics or reading schemes in operation in relation to KS1.
  • Details of how members of the public, including parents/carers can learn more about the curriculum.

Our Curriculum Map outlines the taught curriculum, throughout school, in all subjects. For further information, please visit the ‘Our Curriculum’ page of this website.

We follow the Letters & Sounds synthetic phonics approach to phonics teaching…

We have a range of banded reading scheme resources in  KS1, including:
Pearson Phonics
Collins Big Cat
Rigby Star
Oxford Reading TreeOxford Owl

To access additional information:
If your child is already at our school, please, in the first instance, contact their teacher(s), before contacting the Assistant Headteacher and Head of School…
If your child is not at the school, and you want to find out more, please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs S Owen
Alternatively, if you wish to learn more about our curriculum, visit our curriculum page, or contact us


The school’s Behavioural Policy, including details of how it complies with section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

Behavioural Policy
Policy adopted: Autumn 2019
Review due: Autumn 2021

Fully compliant with the Act, s89 as at:

Adult Behaviour Policy
Appendix – signage
Policy adopted: Autumn 2016
Review due: Autumn 2019

Alternatively, visit our ‘School Policies‘ page.


The school’s complaints procedure, and how it complies with section 29 of the Education Act 2002.

For our complaints procedure, click here…
Policy adopted: Autumn 2019
Review due: Autumn 2022

Fully compliant with the Act:

Our complaints coordinator is currently the Executive Headteacher. Please contact by emailing

In the first instance, though:
Parents / carers of children already at the school should contact their child’s teacher. If this doesn’t resolve the situation, contact the Assistant Headteacher or Head of School, before contacting the Executive Headteacher.

Anyone making a complaint who is not a parent / carer of a child at the school, should contact the School Business Manager.

‘First five minutes’ complaints are dealt with using the process outlined here…


The school’s Charging and Remissions Policy, including:

  • Details of the specific situations where the school will charge parents/carers.
  • The circumstances in which an exception will be made on a payment you would expect to receive under your charging policy.

Our Charging & Remuneration policy can be found by clicking here…
Policy adopted: Autumn 2019
Review due: Autumn 2022


Information on the use of the pupil premium, including the following:

  • A strategy for the school’s use of the pupil premium.
  • The current allocation for the academic year.
  • A summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils at the school.
  • How it will be spent, along with reasons and evidence for the decision.
  • How last year’s allocation was spent, along with its impact on the attainment of eligible and other pupils.
  • How the impact of the pupil premium will be measured.
  • The date of the next review of the school’s strategy.

Pupil Premium Reports:

2016-2017 | 2017-2018

2018-2019 | 2019-2020

Date of next review: Summer 2020

Allocations summary:
2011-2012: £6,382 | 2012-2013: £15, 557 (£623/pupil) | 2013-2014: £33,355 (£953/pupil) | 2014-2015: £40,300 (£1,300/pupil) + £5,700 (Post CLA: £1,900/pupil) | 2015-2016: £38,600 (£1,320/pupil) + £5,700 (Post CLA: £1,900/pupil) | 2016-2017: £46,200 | 2017-2018: £52,640| 2018-2019: £43,560 + £6,900 ( Post CLA: £2,300/pupil ) | 2019-2020: £38,260 + £6.900 ( Post CLA: £2,300/pupil)

Use & Impact on attainment (specific detail in reports linked above):
We have used the Pupil Premium Grant to support funding of:
  • Focused intervention teacher [ongoing];
  • Closing the gap teacher [2015-2016 academic year];
  • TA2+SNA employed to work with non-EHC plan children;
  • Additional intervention support from apprentice learning support staff within KS1 & KS2 [Au213 – ongoing];
  • Outdoor Learning groups focusing on the spoken word and communication – staffing & resource costs. [oLé / workshop] [Autumn 2011 – ongoing];
  • Art Academy learning groups focusing on achievement and communication [Autumn 2014 – ongoing];
  • SEAL intervention groups – one afternoon (when needed) / week [ongoing];
  • Additional teacher to enable SENCo to be non-class-based [Autumn 2013 – ongoing];
  • Room2Grow & be… lunchtimes focusing on communication – staffing & resource costs;
  • TA1 runs A.R.R.O.W. intervention programme;
  • Support small groups & booster / masterclass group costs within Y6;
  • Specific curriculum resources – e.g. Toe By Toe / Sign-along dictionary / iPad;
  • Contribution towards additional ICT / book / outdoor learning resources – e.g. green screen technology / reading scheme top up / fire & shelter building materials;
  • Run UFA Sunflower Club – [periodically];
  • Contribution to educational visits / residential visits etc.
  • Natures Den Forest School Courses [periodically].

IMPACT: This is measured via half termly Triangulation and Pupil Progress meetings, and in meetings with the SENCo where all of the above interventions are allocated and impact reviewed on the provision map. All have had a significant contribution to advancing the achievement of pupils – which is exemplified in the attached reports.


Information on the use of the PE and sport premium funding, including details of the following:

  • The current academic year’s PE and sports premium allocation.
  • How it will be spent.
  • How last year’s allocation was spent.
  • The effect of the premium on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainement.
  • How the school will ensure sustainability.
  • How many pupils within the Y6 cohort can do each of the following:
  • (i) swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres.
  • (ii) use a range of strokes effectively.
  • (iii) perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations.

P.E. & Sports Premium Reports:

2016-2017 | 2017-2018

2018-2019 | 2019-2020

Date of next review: Summer 2019.


Allocations summary:
2013-2014: £5,823 | 2014-2015: £9,490 | 2015-2016: £9,490 | 2016-2017: £9,637 | 2017-2018 – £19,760 | 2018-2019 – £19,459 | 2019-2020 – £19,481

More information is on the P.E. & Sport Premium Reports page on this website.


The special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) information report, including details of:

  • What SEND provisions are in place.
  • The school’s policies for making provision for pupils with SEND, including:
  • How the school evaluates the effectiveness of its provision for such pupils.
  • The school’s identification and assessment of pupils with SEND.
  • The school’s arrangements for assessing and reviewing the progress of pupils with SEND.
  • The school’s approach to teaching pupils with SEND.
  • How the school adapts the curriculum and learning environment for pupils with SEND.
  • Additional support for learning that is available to pupils with SEND.
  • How the school enables pupils with SEND to engage in the activities of the school, together with other children.
  • Support that is available for improving the emotional, mental and social development of pupils with SEND.
  • The admission arrangements for pupils with SEND.
  • The name and contact details of the SEND coordinator.
  • Expertise and training of staff in relation to SEND.
  • The preventative measures in place to stop pupils with SEND being treated less favourably that other pupils.
  • Equipment and facilities available for pupils with SEND.
  • The arrangements in place for consulting young people with SEND about, and involving parents/carers in, their education.
  • The arrangements for consulting parents/carers of young people with SEND about the education of their child.
  • Any arrangements made by the governing board, or the proprietor, relating to the treatment of complaints from parents/carers of pupils with SEND concerning the provision available at the school.
  • How the governing board involved other bodies, including health and social services bodies, LA support services and voluntary organisations, in meeting the needs of pupils with SEND and in supporting their families.
  • The contact details of support services.
  • The school’s arrangements for supporting pupils with SEND in a transfer between phases of education or in preparation for adulthood and independent living.
  • Information on where the LA’s local offer is published.
  • The governing board’s accessibility plan, along with details of how it complies with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 of the Equality Act 2010.

The report must adhere to:

  • Section 69(2) of the Children and Families Act 2014.
  • Regulation 51 and schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Regulations 2014.
  • Section 6 of the ‘Special educational needs and disabilities code of practice: 0 to 25 years’.

SEND report:
Fully compliant with legislation at:

SEND Policy & School Offer [Provisions]
Policy adopted: Autumn 2019

The admission arrangements for pupils with SEND are contained within our admissions policy. See section above, or for more information, visit our Admissions Arrangements page.

The name and contact details of the SEND coordinator:
[In the first instance, parents/carers should contact the Assistant Headteacher, Mr Anthony Cregan, who is SEND coordinator.]
1. Inclusion Leader – overall and SEND-co:
TLR2: Mr Mike

Expertise & training of staff in relation to SEND:
The Inclusion leader attends LA & other briefings, and is chair of the Westhoughton Cluster 6 SENCo group.
The SEND-Coordinator is currently completing the National Award SEN co-ordination at Edge Hill University (2019-2020). Details of course content here…
Our SEND-Coordinator attends the BoSCEP SEND cluster group.
All teaching and SEN support staff receive regular briefing and training, either internally or externally provided.

We hold the Elklan Communication Friendly School Award | Inclusion Quality Mark | British Dyslexia Association Early Intervention Award Silver. Associated training linked to all these have been attended by staff.

Equality Scheme  – click here…
Policy adopted: Autumn 2019

Contact details of support services – visit the Information for Parents & SEND page of this website to useful see web-links:

Bolton LA local offer – click here…

Accessibility Plan – click here…
Policy adopted: Autumn 2019

Accessibility Plan Review 2016-2018 – click here…

Fully compliant with the Act, para 3, schedule 10 as at:


The school’s ethos and values.

For more information on our Roman Catholic ethos and values, please visit the page, ‘Why we are here…


The ability for parents / carers to request a paper copy of the information.

Parents / carers may request a paper copy of any of the information contained on this page, at no cost.


Information about the structure and responsibilities of the governing board, including details of each governor’s:

  • Business interests.
  • Financial interests.
  • Governance roles in other schools.

Please visit ‘The Governing Board’ page of this website.


Equality objectives

Public bodies, including local-authority-maintained schools, are covered by the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010. This means you have to publish:

  • details of how your school is complying with the public sector equality duty – you should update this every year
  • your school’s equality objectives – you should update this at least once every 4 years

Details of these publishing obligations are set out in Equality Act 2010: advice for schools


Our Equaliy Scheme & Accessibility Plan Review are located on the Information for Parents & SEND page of this website.