Welcome to Our Lady and St Thomas Catholic Primary

Welcome to the website of Our Lady and St Thomas Catholic Primary School, Willington. We are a mainstream school which is part of the wider family of schools within the Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust. This website will allow you to find out more about our school and is complemented by our social media Facebook page where the weekly life of the school is shared and celebrated. 

'Pupils love coming to this friendly and inclusive school. They enjoy their lessons. They are polite, kind and courteous  to each other and adults.'

Ofsted 2023

OLST prides itself on ensuring your child receives an outstanding education and that every child thrives during their time here. We know your family will enjoy being part of our warm and welcoming school community.

I am extremely proud to be the Headteacher of this exceptional school. We have an amazing team of staff to support your child in their learning journey and a vibrant and innovative curriculum to enjoy. Our highly experienced team are all talented, hardworking and dedicated individuals who are committed to ensuring the very best for your child in partnership with you as parents.

We are a happy and positive school where diversity is celebrated. This school is a special place where we are very ambitious and strive to provide the best educational experiences for all of our pupils.

OLST is a successful and popular school with Wrap Around Care and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. Please take the opportunity to visit us by making an appointment with our school office. I would be delighted to show you around school where you can meet our exceptional children and who are extremely proud of their school. In their words We are the best school in County Durham!

Mrs Ruth Veitch