Bolton St Catherine’s Academy educates children and young people from 3 to 19 years of age. The values of Bolton St Catherine’s Academy are underpinned by a growing Christian ethos. They are an inclusive Academy for those of Christian faith, for those of other faiths, and those of no faith. St Catherine is the patron saint of students and scholars at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy learning is at the heart of everything.

Students will leave the Academy with:

  • Good academic outcomes
  • The Christian values of respect, tolerance and service
  • A positive and enduring outlook

so that they live happy, healthy and purposeful lives – irrespective of their background or circumstances.

The entire Academy is geared to support every single child as they develop and progress, guaranteeing success for each individual. Bolton St Catherine’s Academy is located in a £36million building with innovative spaces and state of the art facilities to support children’s learning. These facilities are amongst the very best in the country and support in delivering a rich, varied and relevant curriculum.

Challenging targets and goals are set for every single student and staff work tirelessly to ensure these are achieved. Children learn and develop most effectively when they are happy and secure. At Bolton St Catherine’s Academy staff strive to develop an environment in which learners thrive, working to develop trust and mutual respect between everybody within the Academy and beyond.

It is through these values that the Academy continues to build on the progress it has made. In 2016 Ofsted judged the Primary School and Sixth Form as "Good". The Primary school has also gained the best KS2 results of any school in the BL2 postcode area in 2017.