Whittaker Moss Primary School (Rochdale) data

Whittaker Moss Primary School is located in Rochdale and falls under the local authority of Rochdale. This mixed-sex primary school has 427 pupils, with a capacity of 436, aged from three up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 22 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £37,885. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 9th November 2023 resulting in an good rating.

Whittaker Moss Primary School contact details

AddressWhittaker Moss Primary School
Whittaker Moss Primary School
OL11 5XP
HeadteacherMrs Melanie Backhouse

About Whittaker Moss Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age3
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity436
Number of Pupils42798% capacity
Number of Boys21951%
Number of Girls20849%
Free School Meals (%)7.00%

Where is Whittaker Moss Primary School?

Street AddressHighwood
Address 3Whittaker Moss Primary School
PostcodeOL11 5XP
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Whittaker Moss Primary School on a map

Whittaker Moss Primary School map (OL11 5XP) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection9th November 2023
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Whittaker Moss Primary School

Total Number of Teachers22
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)18.8
Total Number of Teaching Assistants26
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)15.3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff5
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)2.5
Pupil:Teacher Ratio18
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£37,885

Whittaker Moss Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameWhittaker Moss Primary School
Establishment Number2029
Unique Reference Number105781
Local AuthorityRochdale
Local Authority Code354
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000005
Government Office RegionNorth West
District CodeE08000005
Parliamentary ConstituencyHeywood and Middleton
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaRochdale 007
Lower Super Output AreaRochdale 007C

Whittaker Moss Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date15th January 2024
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10068796
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Whittaker Moss Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Whittaker Moss Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Norden Community Primary School
Shawfield Lane, Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7RQ
Caldershaw Primary School
Edenfield Road, Caldershaw Primary School, Rochdale, OL12 7QL
St Vincent's Roman Catholic Primary School, Rochdale
Edenfield Road, Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QL
Bamford Academy
Belgium Street, Rochdale, Manchester, OL11 5PS
Willow View School
Fisherfield Farm, Hargate Avenue, Norden, Rochdale, OL12 6BT
Not applicable1.5km
Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, OL11 5EW
Not applicable1.7km
Oulder Hill Leadership Academy
Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, OL11 5EF
St Michael's Church of England Primary School, Bamford
Bury and Rochdale Old Road, Heywood, OL10 4BB
Meanwood Community Nursery and Primary School
Churchill Street, Rochdale, OL12 7DJ
Falinge Park High School
Falinge Road, Shawclough, Rochdale, OL12 6LD