Learning & Caring for Each Other

 Welcome to St Mary’s…

We are delighted you have taken the time to find out about life and learning at St Mary’s. This website has been written especially for you and we hope you find it interesting and informative.

As a Church of England primary school, we are inclusive and everything we do is underpinned by our Christian ethos. Christian values are taught and encouraged at school and we see ourselves as belonging to one large school family. The warm, nurturing atmosphere in school has been commented on by many visitors and it is why so many families have chosen our school for their children. We strive to develop a sense of community which helps all pupils to develop confidence in themselves and their ability to succeed.

St Mary’s is a welcoming school where the education and happiness of every child is our main concern. We offer a very high standard of education based firmly on the individual needs and abilities of each child and we work hard to provide stimulating and challenging activities which help to make learning enjoyable. Our varied and balanced curriculum is provided by a team of highly qualified, enthusiastic and hard-working teaching and support staff. They ensure that the atmosphere of the school promotes achievement in all areas of each child’s development.

Good relationships with parents and carers are essential to ensure the very best for all our children. High quality education is the result of effective teaching and a successful partnership between home and school. Please take time to read the information on our website and help ensure that the information and expectations are shared with your child.

We strongly believe that communication is vital for success and so school newsletters, the school website, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), parental events and  curriculum information, to name but a few, provide further information about life and learning at St Mary’s throughout the year.  Working together with you we can help provide an excellent and enjoyable start to every child’s education preparing them to meet the many opportunities and challenges their future will hold, whatever and wherever that may be.

However, without a visit to school to see us in action you will not see the full picture. Please do not hesitate to contact school to arrange a visit and to speak to myself if you have not already done so – you are most welcome!

Mrs Elizabeth Irvin

Headteacher