St. Mary's is a happy school where staff and children show mutual respect and care for one another, where children can fully develop their physical, spiritual and academic potential, a place where we strive to meet the needs of each individual to enable them to achieve their absolute best.
St. Mary's is a Catholic School where Jesus Christ and his teachings lie at the heart of all we do. We want our children through their work and experiences with us to develop sound values and a strong moral purpose which will support them in making a positive contribution to their community and the wider world.
During their time at our school children are guided and supported to become articulate, resourceful, independent, resilient and collaborative learners. They are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning, and dedicated support from our staff team helps to ensure that each and every child succeeds.
Behaviour amongst our pupils is excellent and we expect the very best of our children at all times. Children are very supportive of one another and help their friends to make positive decisions and choices. Staff provide excellent pastoral support to ensure that all pupils individual needs are effectively supported.
Our most recent Ofsted inspection in 2015 judged us to be an Outstanding School, it said 'The school provides an outstanding education for its pupils which includes their personal development as well as their academic achievement. Pupils’ behaviour is of an impressively high standard at all times. Pupils are proud to be members of their friendly and welcoming school community.'
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