Holy Cross Catholic Primary School

Outstanding Catholic School(Nov 2015
Diocese of Clifton)

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BBC 500 Words 2020
This short-story writing competition is aimed at children between the ages of 5 to 13. BBC 500 Words has an excellent website where children can download stories to read, or free bedtime podcasts to listen to. Get started by visiting their website, here.

Family First Newsletter

The January issue of the Family First newsletter discusses how to make the most of the outdoors, ideas for new family recipes and so much more. You can view a copy of this newsletter by following this link: Link to Newsletter


Reception Place Applications

Please note that the deadline for Reception Class applications (to start in September 2020) is 15 January 2020. You can make these applications on the Swindon Borough Council website, here: https://bit.ly/2Qi92qr

A guide to primary school admissions can be found here: https://bit.ly/2mpBeyg


Welcome to Holy Cross Catholic Primary School website. Our School serves the parishes of Holy Rood, St. Peter’s, West Swindon, St. Joseph’s, Wroughton and Royal Wootton Basset.

We pride ourselves on being a progressive and vibrant learning community which highly values it’s cultural diversity. Students at Holy Cross are taught by an experienced and dedicated team of individuals with an aspiration of ensuring that learning is fun, and teaching is creative.

Children are taught in a happy and well-disciplined environment and are inspired to see learning as a life long experience.

Please note that we work in partnership with St. Joseph’s Catholic College. Due to this, we have aligned our school calendar with St. Joseph’s, which can be found here




Our Mission, Values and Ethos

Learn, Grow, Love, Live

At Holy Cross Catholic Primary School
We learn about ourselves and the world.
We grow in faith, act with kindness, generosity and love to ourselves and others.
We live life to the full and have a future full of hope.


To read about the rest of our values and core vision, please follow the link above.

Letter from Executive Headteacher

Welcome to Holy Cross Catholic Primary School. As Executive Principal I have been involved with Holy Cross since 2017 and several things have impressed me about the school. Our school life is firmly rooted in Christian Values. We recognise and respond to the needs of each child.


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Dates for your Diary

10th January  Epiphany Mass at 9.15am
10th February  Internet Safety Workshop
17th February  Half Term Holidays begin
26th February Ash Wednesday Service at 9.15am
18th March     Onesie Day