Holy Cross Catholic Primary School

Outstanding Catholic School(Nov 2015
Diocese of Clifton)

Latest News

Admissions Policy Consultation 2021-2022 

The school is consulting on its Admissions Policy for pupils for the 2021-22 academic year. You are invited to provide any comments you may wish for consideration on the proposed arrangements by 9 December 2019. Final arrangements will be determined by 28 February 2020.  The policy can be found here.

Comments should be sent to Mrs K Salter, Head of School, ksalter@holycross.swindon.sch.uk or at the School Office at the address below.

Open Days

Our ’New Starters’ open days for those joining in September 2020 will be taking place on 16 October and 13 November 2019, from 10.30am until 11.45am.

All are welcome to join us on either of these days to meet with the Head of School and Early Years Foundation Stage Leader. Tours of the school will start at 11.00am, all you need to do beforehand is contact the school to let us know you’re attending. We hope to see you there!


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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