A caring learning environment to help your child thrive

Welcome to Oswald Road Primary School, located in the heart of Chorlton, Manchester. Our friendly team of teachers and support staff are committed to providing your child with the highest quality education giving them a strong foundation for future learning, we create a safe and happy environment with motivating and enjoyable learning experiences, offering the challenges and opportunities needed to unlock your child’s potential.


“This is a welcoming and nurturing school where pupils enjoy their learning. They were keen to tell the inspectors that one of the best features of their school is their teachers. Pupils, including children in early years, are happy and safe at school.”

Ofsted, September 2023



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At Oswald Road, our vision is for children to leave our school as young people who are:



Inspired to learn




Self confident




What our pupils say…

Want to know what’s so great about our school?

We asked some of our children what they love about Oswald Road!

About Oswald Road

We are a three-form entry up to Year 6, with a 52 place nursery. The school offers a full set of extended services, including an active PTA and an energetic and committed team of Governors. We aim to support all members of the school in developing their individual capabilities and self-esteem through a challenging curriculum delivered by highly qualified teachers and staff. It is our aim to produce well-rounded children with a love for learning who are instilled with a sense of community and the skills to become exceptional citizens.

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"The children at Oswald Road are utterly amazing. I love their thirst for knowledge and the happiness they bring. It is an absolute privilege to work at this school."

Deborah Howard,

Meet Mrs. Howard

"The children at Oswald Road are utterly amazing. I love their thirst for knowledge and the happiness they bring. It is an absolute privilege to work at this school."

Deborah Howard,

Meet Mrs. Howard

Cost of Living Crisis

We understand that many of our families will be struggling financially at the moment and will be in need of help. The resources and links below should be of some use, but if you need to speak to anyone directly about your situation, please email a.clifton@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk  or d.wealleans@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

Useful Resources

Manchester City Council’s Cost of Living Advice Line – 0800 023 2692, a free telephone line available between 9am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday, or via their online form at https://www.manchester.gov.uk/coladvice, offering Manchester residents support with benefits, debt, bills, food and support to access the internet.

Manchester City Council information about

Council support for those in financial difficulty 

Information on wider support –

Help with the cost of living crisis | Manchester City Council

Healthy Start Scheme

No one should struggle to stay warm this winter. Manchester has warm welcoming spaces for everyone to go for a brew, a chat and a warm through.
Find yours: warmwelcome.uk
Call 0800 023 2692 Text 07860 022 876
Further information about these schemes can be found within our Safeguarding page.

What's new


June 18, 2024
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Curriculum Spotlight – Maths

For Spring 1 we have developed a Maths article to demonstrate what we’ve been up to. Please click below to view all the interesting work we’ve completed this term. Read full article


Oswald Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. We require all staff, volunteers and visitors to share the commitment. For more information and resources, view our safeguarding page by clicking here.

Click here to read our Safeguarding Policy

To contact our Safeguarding Team, please email d.wealleans@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk or a.clifton@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

Our Safeguarding Page also features lots of useful resources on Online Safety, including information about the ‘Report Harmful Content’ button shown below.

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