0161 330 3169

Elgin Street, Ashton-under-lyne, Lancashire, OL7 9DD


Canon Johnson C of E Primary School

About Us

Our school is a one-form entry Church of England academy (part of the Forward As One Academy) on the outskirts of Ashton-Under-Lyne. We are an associate school of the Christ Church community, part of the Manchester Diocese.  Our everyday life is based on Christian values making us a welcoming, caring and considerate community for all children and their families. We pride ourselves on the positive comments made by visitors on how welcome we make them feel.

We encourage the celebration of achievements, big and small, to motivate and inspire young minds.

At our school, we believe that education is a partnership between school, parents and the community. We work hard to make sure that this partnership is a close one, for the benefit of all our children.

Our overall aim is encapsulated in our school vision statement of:

Our Christian school family aim to immerse every child in a diverse, thought provoking, memorable curriculum which places all children at the heart of discovering their true potential allowing them to become aspirational, valued contributors within an ever-changing society and global community.

And our school values are:






Please visit Forward As One to find out further information about the Forward As One family.