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Advent Prayer Stations at St Mary’s
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Tuesday 29th November, 2016. Today Rev Julie and Katrina hosted a celebration of the beginning of Advent at St Mary’s church with a beautiful day of Prayer Stations. The children from St Mary’s school always enjoy visiting church for Collective Worship, but today was extra special as there was an opportunity to pause, ponder and focus on the story of Christmas.   There were...

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Football Crazy!
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Football Crazy!

Nov 23, 2016 by

On 9th November, 9 of our Y5 & 6 girls took part in a girls only football tournament. This is what they wrote about it: ‘We went on a minibus to Beacon Academy for a football tournament. There were 7 teams altogether and 5 matches played. Even though we came joint 5th, we had a really good, fun time. The defender, midfielders, strikers and goalkeepers were brilliant at...

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PTFA Christmas Fair
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PTFA Christmas Fair

Nov 15, 2016 by

This year we will be holding our Christmas Fair on Saturday 3rd December from 12-3pm. Entry is free!   There will be lots of local food and craft stalls, a raffle, Santa’s Grotto, games, competitions and much...

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Gardening Club
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Gardening Club

Nov 15, 2016 by

Tuesday 15th November, 2016   Gardening Club meets on Tuesday after school and is run by Mrs Palmer. This term the children have been focusing on nature arts and crafts, including the work of Andy Goldsworthy.         This week the children were exploring paper engineering to make stars. The challenge was to accurately cut 8 separate pieces of paper and then...

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St Mary’s Remembers
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St Mary’s Remembers

Nov 15, 2016 by

Sunday 13th November 2016   This morning St Mary’s Church held a special service to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. 9 children from St Mary’s volunteered to be Remembrance Champions, and to represent the school during the service and parade.         The special week of remembrance started on Monday when Mr Castle, from the Royal British Legion joined the children in assembly to...

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Colouring Club
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Colouring Club

Nov 5, 2016 by

Friday 4th November   Today at lunchtime St Mary’s launched it’s Colouring Club. Colouring Club is a quiet space for children to come and get absorbed in a peaceful and restful activity in the middle of their busy day. Colouring is a very simple activity, but with lots of benefits. It helps improve handwriting by developing and strengthening the muscles in children’s hands, it...

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Speak Out Marvelous Middle Performances
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Thursday 20th October, 2016   Our Marvellous Middle really was that, marvellous! It was the next stage on from our Stunning Start where Ian Bland, a performance poet came in to work the whole school. He had created such excitement that the children were eager to develop their own ideas. Over the course of two weeks, the children worked to their strengths and either...

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Epic Explorers
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Epic Explorers

Oct 20, 2016 by

Epic Explorers October 2016 Epic Explorers is one of our after school clubs. Epic Explorers meet on Wednesdays after school and use crafts, games and stories to explore the life of Jesus. So far Epic Explorers have built boats, decorated biscuits, and this week they were exploring nature and making stained glass leaves. For more information about Epic Explorers, or any of our other...

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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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