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A 'GOOD SCHOOL' (OFSTED January 2015)



Theme for Week A Beginning Monday 16th October 2017:  Acceptance (month of Culture)


School Uniform Supplier 10% Discount over Half Term!  Please look at the Uniform page (under Parents/Carers) for details.


Wednesday 18th October 2017: This is a normal day for students who need to be in full school uniform. School will end at the usual time and the school buses will operate at normal times.


Thursday 19th/Friday 20th October: Staff Training Days: School closed to students

The school will be closed to students on Thursday & Friday of this week except for students who have been invited to attend Spanish Workshops or Post 16 tutorials.

Monday 23rd - Friday 27th October: This is half term week. Students return to school as normal on Monday 30th October (Week B)


Harvest Festival Collection: Week Beg 9th October 2017

Thank you for the generous dontations made for our Harvest collection. St Mary's is supporting the Broxbourne Food Bank again this year so that people in our local community can benefit from our work.


Applications for Student Yr 7 Entry September 2018 

Thank you to the families who have visited us over the past four weeks - it was a pleasure to meet you and share with you the work of our students and staff. If help is required with any aspect of your secondary transition application process, please contact us by phoning the school on 01992 629124 or emailing 


Facebook: St Mary's now has a Facebook account! Please follow us @stmaryscehighschool to keep up to date with news, events, student activities and reminders. Spread the word so that information can get into the community effectively. Feedback is always welcome and should be addressed c/o the Head Teacher's PA Judith Bundock.


Photo Gallery - all school events

Amazing photos and videos of students participating in a range of school events are posted direct to Flickr. Click on this link


Promoting Positive Mental Health

At St Mary's there is a strong focus on personal development as well as academic performance because we believe that we need to be healthy in mind and body before we can achieve full potential in our studies.


St Mary's has a wide range of excellent support available in School to support students that includes the Inclusion Team who are based in the Student Centre, Student Managers and Form Tutors as well as the Place2Be Counselling service.

Students can register to access a range of information, advice, guidance and to request to online chat to a counsellor at This is an online counselling service that any young person can use safely, in confidence and annonymously. This service is available to be used as part of the wide range of support resoruces available to all students at St Mary's.


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.'