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'A GOOD SCHOOL' (OFSTED January 2015)
'AN OUTSTANDING CHURCH SCHOOL' (SIAMS May 2015)
The summer term 2016 has now finished and school. On behalf of all staff and governors at St Mary's we wish all students, parents/carers and their families a restful and enjoyable summer break.
A Level & GCSE Examination Results
Examination results can be collected from school at the following times:
A Level/Level 3 Results - Thursday 18th August 9 - 11am from Student Reception
GCSE/L2 Results - Thursday 25th August 9.30 - 11.30am from Student Reception
Students returning to St Mary's for the Sixth Form need to enrol after collecting their results. Mrs Mathews and the Sixth Form Team will be ready to complete your enrolment process in Student Centre Rooms.
Summer Schools for New and Current Yr 7 Students
Summer Schools will run during week beginning 15th and 22nd August 2016. Students will need to bring a packed lunch and to wear clothing in which they can do sports and activities. The Summer School costs £125 per week and payment can be made via ParentPay. An application form needs to be completed and can be found attached to the email sent directly to parents/carers.
IT Summer School for New Yr 10/11 GCE Computing & ICT Students
This very popular Summer School will run in week beginining 15th August and includes a visit to Bletchley Park. This Summer School is now full. Details have been sent directly to parents/carers who have booked places.
Friday 2nd September 2016: First day of the autumn term for new Year 7 students only. Students need to arrive at school by 8.15am at the Student Reception. Staff will be in reception to meet students and to show them where to meet their tutors. Students will not need their PE kit or any equipment other than a pencil case and writing equipment for the first day of term.
Monday 5th September 2016: First Day of the autumn term for all students in Years 8 - 13. For the Year 7 students this will be their first full day of school. Students must be in school by 8.15am ready for a prompt start at 8.25am. The school day will end at 3.05pm. The timetable will start at 11.25am and students will need their classroom equipment as lessons will start immediately.
Tuesday 20th September 2016 5.30 - 8.30pm: St Mary's CE High School Secondary Transition Evening (for entry September 2017)
St Mary's will once again be organising an open evening for all parents/carers and children who are considering their choice of place at secondary school for September 2017. The school will be open from 5.30pm until 8.30pm with presentations by the Head Teacher in the main hall at 5.45pm, 6.30pm and 7.15pm.
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:
Monday 12th September
Tuesday 13th September
Wednesday 14th September
Monday 19th September
Tuesday 20th September
Thursday 22nd September
Monday 26th September
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.
St Mary's Sports Day and It's A Knockout: Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th July 2016
Students have been participating in sports & multi activities during the final week of the term. See below for pictures - also log on to Twitter for up to date messages and pictures about what is going on at St Mary's! @SMHSch
Parents/Carers of Year 10 Students & SLG Parent/Carer Portal
Parents/carers of current Year 10 students are reminded that their child's reports and progress data can be accessed by using the SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG) for which log on information was sent out recently. Please do contact the school if you are having any problems logging in to the system or seeing the reports. Please make sure you have logged on and have full access ready for the start of next academic year.
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.'