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'A GOOD SCHOOL' (OFSTED January 2015)



Congratulations to all A Level & GCSE Students on their excellent examination results!

Click here for A Level/Level 3 Results information (available by Monday 5th September)

Click here GCSE/Level 2 Results information (available by Monday 5th September)


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.


Parents/Carers are invited to join staff and students for tea/coffee and cake from 12noon until 1pm. Please arrive at the Student Reception where you will be met by members of the Year 7 Team and senior staff. For those students whose parents/carers are unable to join us, they will be allowed to leave school from 12noon. Please make sure that travel plans are agreed with students before starting at St Mary's.


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.


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.'