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Open Afternoon – October 2016
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Saturday 15th October 2pm-4pm “Learning with strength, love and faith.” Children at St Mary’s love learning and explore a rich curriculum through creative, invigorating and engaging teaching. We believe in encouraging children to develop a life long love of learning by nurturing and celebrating their talents. We offer children positive, stimulating and exciting learning experiences that enable them to develop their own individual characters...

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Applying for a place at St Mary’s
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Thank you for your interest in applying for place at St Mary’s. You will find all the information you need, including how to contact us, on this page.   We are currently registering interest in Reception places, but have a small number of vacancies in older year groups. Older children can join us at any time throughout the school year. Please contact the school office...

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Learning together at lunch time
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Monday 19th September 2016 Today our new Reception children enjoyed their first ever school dinner at St Mary’s. They were all brought to the lunch hall by their Y6 buddies, who showed them how to queue and where to sit. The children were joined by someone from their family, and sometimes a little brother or sister too. St Mary’s is renowned for it’s delicious lunches,...

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Congratulations!
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Congratulations!

Sep 13, 2016 by

We were very pleased to welcome Ofsted to St Mary’s in July 2016. We are very proud to share the Ofsted report with you. Please click here to go to the Ofsted website, or see below for a few quotes from the report. Summary of key findings for parents and pupils This is a good school   The headteacher leads the school with energy...

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Summer fun at St Mary’s
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Over the holidays, school has been busy, with teachers moving classrooms and new equipment being installed: we have a brand new clever touch board in Cherry Class (thank you PTFA) and Sensory Guru delivered the magic carpet too – picture of it being tested out.  We also have a new resource area for Cooking, Art and DT and another area organized for History, Geography...

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Celebrating effort and achievement at the end of the school year
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On the last day of term, we held our end of year service in the church.  It was great to see so many families, volunteers and community members coming together.  The Year Sixes did themselves proud leading the service alongside Reverend Julie. Memories of their time at primary school, personal prayers and a short DVD of the wonderful memories they have given us (courtesy...

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Holiday Activities to keep your brain active and creative
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MATHLETICS The children’s Mathletics accounts have now been assigned to their new classes. Log on and earn your certificates! READING Don’t forget the Library Challenge– read six books for the summer. HARTFIELD HORTICULTURAL SHOW & VILLAGE FETE Fancy a competition? Enter one of the ‘school entries’ from the Children’s Section. This is to be a piece of handwriting. See below for the appropriate poem...

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Stars of the Term!
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Stars of the Term!

Jul 21, 2016 by

  Congratulations to all our stars for shining so brightly!     French Stars: Maple: Jacob for his French singing Cherry: Eloise for her French writing Silverbirch: Oliver for great listening Lilac: Caitlin for her participation in her last French lesson Sports Personality of the week : Rhys Sleet for teaching his class a warm up so well   Class Star of the Term:...

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Headteacher Takeover
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Having held a democracy day on Wednesday 6th July, where Larch Class turned into a polling station and pupils voted for their favourite candidate and manifesto, Zoe finally became head for the day. The morning started with Zoe opening up and welcoming the children onto the playground.  Having conducted a learning walk ( a visit to each class) she knuckled down to business with...

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Sports Day 2016
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Sports Day 2016

Jul 8, 2016 by

Sports Day 2016! On Friday 8th July 2016 St Mary’s children brought The Croft alive with colour, noise and sport! Children showed support for their house by wearing either yellow (Cuckmere), blue (Medway), red (Rother) or green (Teise). The race schedule challenged children to try their best, be determined, work as a team and support each other. St Mary’s children all rose to the...

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Beacon Athletics Tournament
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Wednesday 7th July This afternoon in the glorious sunshine a determined team of young athletes from St Mary’s competed against 5 other schools in a local althletics competition at Beacon Academy in Crowborough. Our team displayed great determination, perseverance and courage in their various races and field events. Team St Mary’s loudly cheered on their team mates to great effect with many children securing...

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