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Secondary Transition Evening - 5.30 - 8.30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Please note that due to increased demand, there will be three presentations by the Head Teacher at the following times:

5.40pm - visitors arriving at the School as the evening opens, will be directed straight to the Main Hall for this first presentation.

6.15pm & 7pm - Head Teacher Presentations in the Main Hall


Thursday 2nd October 2014 - school closes for students at 12.25pm. Many students will be returning to help at Secondary Transition Open Evening and will need to bring signed permission slips back to Mrs Crosby asap.


SMHS Open Mornings 9 - 10.30am for September 2015 Entry

Parents/Carers and children are welcome to visit St Mary's to tour the school and see our students and staff at work each morning as indicated below. Please contact the school on 01992 629124 to reserve your place. Please note that most primary schools will support you taking your child out of school for these visits.

29th Sept - 2nd October

6th - 9th October

13th - 15th October


Year 11 Study Support Has Started! (Each week until end of autumn half term)

Monday 8.25 - 8.55am - Science / Maths 1 / Business Studies

Tuesday 8.25 - 8.55am - Science / Maths 1

Wednesday 8.25 - 8.55am - Maths 2 / Business Studies

Thursday 8.25 - 8.55am - Maths 2

Friday 8.25 - 8.55am - Science / Business Studies / Maths 3


Monday 3.10 - 4.10pm - ICT (All ICT Students)

Tuesday 3.10 - 4.10pm - English (All Yr 11 Studetns)

Wednesday 3.10 - 4.10pm - Maths (starts 24th Sept. All students taking Maths P5 plus invited students)

Thursday 3.10 - 4.10pm - Art, Textiles, Food & Product Design (All Art, Textiles, Food and PD students)

Friday 3.10 - 4.10pm - Science (Starting 29th Sept for invited students following assessment checks)

The LRC is open every evening from 3.05 - 5.30pm for study and support with Mrs Askew.


Congratulations to All Year 11, 12 & 13 Students (and their staff) on their Excellent Examination Results!

Students who sat examinations this summer have achieved some of the highest results that have been recorded at St Mary's. At a time when examination standards are increasing and courses and assessment methods have changed rapidly, it is particularly pleasing to see St Mary's students doing so well. The headline figures are:

A Level Results

Pass rate A*-E grades: 97%

Pass rate A*-C grades: 61%

GCSE Results

At least 5 A*-G grades: 100%

At least 5 A*-C grades (not including multiple exams): 72%

At least 5 A*-C grades including English & Maths: 63%


Staff CPA Days (school closed to all students except by invitation)

Thursday 27th November 2014

Friday 28th  November 2014