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'A GOOD SCHOOL' (OFSTED January 2015)
'AN OUTSTANDING CHURCH SCHOOL' (SIAMS May 2015)
Theme for Week B beginning 26th September 2016: Being a Global Citizen
Secondary Transition Open Mornings (for entry September 2017)
Thank you to all parents/carers and students who visited St Mary's on Tuesday 20th September for our Open Evening. It was a real pleasure to meet everyone and hear such positive feedback about our Student Ambassadors and our school. We do encourage any parent/carer who is considering applying for a place at St Mary's to visit the school as this is the best way to get a feel for our ethos. Anyone who was unable to attend the Open Evening, or who would like to see the school at work, can book a place on one of our Open Mornings as listed below.
There will be open mornings for all parents/carers and their children to tour the school to see students and staff at work between 9 - 10.30am on the following mornings:
Tuesday 27th September
Wednesday 28th September
Monday 10th October
Tuesday 11th October
Wednesday 12th October
Please contact the school to reserve a place on the tour of your choice.
Parents/Carers of Year 7, 8 & 9 Students & SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG) Parent/Carer Portal
Parents/carers of current Year 7, 8 & 9 should have received a letter via student post that contains a log in and password for the SLG. Please check your child's bag/ask for the letter and make sure that you log in as soon as possible. Please do contact the school to speak to a member of the Administration Team if you are having any problems logging in to the system or seeing your child's data. Please make sure you have logged on and have full access ready for the issuing of reports later this term.
Parents/Carers of Year 10 Students & SLG Portal
Parents/carers of current Year 10 students will have received a letter via student post last week that contains a log in and password for the SLG. Please check your child's bag/ask for the letter and make sure that you log in as soon as possible. Any issues with accessing the SLG system can be raised with the Administration Team.
St Mary's judged 'Outstanding' in latest Church School Inspection!
In the latest SIAMS (Church School Inspection), St Mary's received a judgement of 'Outstanding' which, because of a new inspection framework that is used to judge schools, reflects exceptional standards. The Governors of St Mary's are delighted with this validation of our work and very proud of all the students and staff at St Mary's. Click on this link for the full report.
St Mary's judged to be a 'Good School' by Ofsted January 2015
The governors of St Mary's are pleased to share the outcome of the most recent Ofsted inspection of St Mary's that praises the work of the school and describes St Mary's as a 'good school' and 'a rapidly improving academy' where ...'students achieve well in a wide range of subjects including English and maths.'