Tuesday 22nd November – Flood Update
School will be open today as normal. We understand that Huddersfield Road in Millbrook is still blocked and the road closed, however Wakefield Road via Heyrod is open. We appreciate your journey to school may take longer if this your usual route in.
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the St. Raphael’s Catholic Primary School website. I hope that you will find much to interest you. Here you can start to discover what makes St. Raphael’s such a special place, why children love to be here and why they remember it with such affection after they have left.
We are located in the rural setting of Millbrook close to the local towns of Stalybridge and Mossley, our school provides primary education from nursery age to Year 6 accommodated across the main school building and the purpose built Early Years Foundation Stage.
St. Raphael’s is a school which is filled with a buzz of happy activity and the warmth of positive relationships between pupils and adults. The children are taught a broad and balanced curriculum by wonderful teachers, and the academic standards are high; but St. Raphael’s is about so much more than this. It is about our Catholic faith that teaches children to follow the example of Jesus. It is about giving everyone the opportunity to shine and be proud; it is about having the confidence to have a go at anything and the belief that you can succeed. We teach the children to have pride in themselves and to work harmoniously with others. St Raphael’s is a place of acceptance and respect for the beliefs of others and pride in what others do well. It is about the fun, magic and laughter of school life and the making of all those memories that last into old age.
I believe that it is these things that make our children lively, confident, thoughtful and articulate and is why they move on to fulfilling lives built upon the Gospel values and strong foundations laid in the school.
The website is constantly being updated so that we can fully serve our community, please keep coming back. You can read the latest newsletter here.
If you are new to the school, or a regular visitor, I would encourage you to pay us a visit and to sample something of the spirit of St. Raphael’s. You can be assured of a very warm welcome. If you would like to contact us click here.