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Welcome to St Mary’s


*School will be closed tomorrow (Monday 11th)*

Nursery Admissions for 2018 now open

Please phone school office for information

We are delighted that you have taken this opportunity to visit our school website.
We hope you like our new look website, which is intended to be used by both children and their parents as an introduction and insight into the hopes and aspirations of our school community.
We are constantly updating the website with school information, important dates, newsletters and news but if you feel there is anything you would like to see that we haven’t included, then please let us know.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us here at the school and we will do our very best to answer them for you.
 


We are very proud to be 200 in The Sunday Times top 250 state primary schools out of 16,788...... (Article 20/11/2016)

 
Head Teacher’s welcome...
This is an exciting time for St Mary’s.  I am very proud to be the Head Teacher and enjoy leading an enthusiastic and highly skilled staff in a new successful chapter of St Mary’s history.  We are blessed and privileged to work with your wonderful children and recognise our partnership is key. We aim for and achieve high academic standards. Even more importantly we want our children to be happy, safe and for each individual’s talents be nurtured and cherished.
Mrs Julia Pearce




 

St Mary's is part of the
The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust
Registration Number 7944160

Please click on the 'DOWAT Information' link under 'Our School' for more information
School Calendar School Calendar

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[date] => 1506988800 [date3] => 03/10 [title] => Yr 4 Cuffley trip meeting at 2.45pm [date2] => 3 October ) [15] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 6 Scarborough trip meeting at 2.45pm [date2] => 5 October ) [16] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Art Day [date2] => 9 October ) [17] => Array ( [date4] => 10/10/2017 [date] => 1507593600 [date3] => 10/10 [title] => Yr 5 & 6 9-a-side league @ Greneway School 4pm [date2] => 10 October ) [18] => Array ( [date4] => 11/10/2017 [date] => 1507680000 [date3] => 11/10 [title] => Parent Information Evening [date2] => 11 October ) [19] => Array ( [date4] => 16/10/2017 [date] => 1508112000 [date3] => 16/10 [title] => North Herts 7-a-side under 11's Meridian School 4pm [date2] => 16 October ) [20] => Array ( [date4] => 18/10/2017 [date] => 1508284800 [date3] => 18/10 [title] => Parents Evening 6-8pm and Herts Catering Taster Session [date2] => 18 October ) [21] => Array ( 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[date] => 1509321600 [date3] => 30/10 [title] => School Photos - Whole School [date2] => 30 October ) [30] => Array ( [date4] => 31/10/2017 [date] => 1509408000 [date3] => 31/10 [title] => Open Morning  10 - 12am [date2] => 31 October ) [31] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [32] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => November 2017 ) [33] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => KS2 Mass in Church (All Saints) [date2] => 1 November ) [34] => Array ( [date4] => 07/11/2017 [date] => 1510012800 [date3] => 07/11 [title] => Reception to Year 4 - Nasal Flu vaccinations [date2] => 7 November ) [35] => Array ( [date4] => 09/11/2017 [date] => 1510185600 [date3] => 09/11 [title] => Yr 6 Mass in Church at 9:15am (Parents welcome) [date2] => 9 November ) [36] => Array ( [date4] => 10/11/2017 [date] => 1510272000 [date3] => 10/11 [title] => Remembrance Assembly 10.45 (Parents welcome) [date2] => 10 November ) [37] => Array ( [date4] => 13/11/2017 [date] => 1510531200 [date3] => 13/11 [title] => Anti Bullying Week (All week) [date2] => 13 November ) [38] => Array ( [date4] => 16/11/2017 [date] => 1510790400 [date3] => 16/11 [title] => Yr 5 Mass in Church 9:15am (Parents welcome) [date2] => 16 November ) [39] => Array ( [date4] => 17/11/2017 [date] => 1510876800 [date3] => 17/11 [title] => Children in Need - own clothes day [date2] => 17 November ) [40] => Array ( [date4] => 21/11/2017 [date] => 1511222400 [date3] => 21/11 [title] => Non uniform day (Please bring a Christmas fayre donation) [date2] => 21 November ) [41] => Array ( [date4] => 23/11/2017 [date] => 1511395200 [date3] => 23/11 [title] => Yr 4 Mass in Church 9:15am (Parents welcome) [date2] => 23 November ) [42] => Array ( [date4] => 24/11/2017 [date] => 1511481600 [date3] => 24/11 [title] => Yr 6 Duxford trip [date2] => 24 November ) [43] => Array ( [date4] => 25/11/2017 [date] => 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Holocaust Assembly 2:30pm (Parents welcome - not suitable for pre school children) [date2] => 26 January ) [67] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [68] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => February 2018 ) [69] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [70] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 3 Burwell House [date2] => 1 - 2 February ) [71] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => E-Safety Week [date2] => 5 February ) [72] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => E-Safety parents meeting TBC [date2] =>   ) [73] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Parents evening 6-8pm [date2] => 7 February ) [74] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Parents evening 3:30-5:30pm [date2] => 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[date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Mother's Day Sale [date2] => 9 March ) [85] => Array ( [date4] => 23/03/2018 [date] => 1521763200 [date3] => 23/03 [title] => Comic Relief - own clothes day [date2] => 23 March ) [86] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yrs 3 & 4 - The Passion Play 2:00pm (Parents welcome) [date2] => 26 March ) [87] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 6 - The Stations of the Cross 2:15pm (Parents welcome) [date2] => 29 March ) [88] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => School closes at 2:45pm [date2] => 29 March ) [89] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [90] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => EASTER HOLIDAYS [date2] => 30 March - 13 April ) [91] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [92] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => April 2018 ) [93] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [94] => Array ( [date4] => 16/04/2018 [date] => 1523836800 [date3] => 16/04 [title] => Summer term starts 8:50am [date2] => 16 April ) [95] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Update meeting for the Yr 5 Wye Valley Trip 2:45pm [date2] => 23  April ) [96] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [97] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => May 2018 ) [98] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [99] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => May Day Bank Holiday [date2] => 7 May ) [100] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 6 SATS week [date2] => 14 May ) [101] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => All Week Yr 5 Wye Valley Forest of Dean Trip [date2] => 14 May ) [102] => Array ( [date4] => 17/05/2018 [date] => 1526515200 [date3] => 17/05 [title] => Update Meeting Yr 6 Scarborough Trip 2:45pm [date2] => 17 May ) [103] => Array ( [date4] => 21/05/2018 [date] => 1526860800 [date3] => 21/05 [title] => SRE Week (All Week) [date2] => 21 May ) [104] => Array ( [date4] => 25/05/2018 [date] => 1527206400 [date3] => 25/05 [title] => School closes at 3:15pm [date2] => 25 May ) [105] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [106] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => HALF TERM [date2] => 28 May - 5 June ) [107] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [108] => Array ( [date4] => 01/06/2018 [date] => 1527884280 [date3] => 01/06 [title] =>   [date2] => June 2018 ) [109] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] 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=> 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [118] => Array ( [date4] => 01/07/2018 [date] => 1530476280 [date3] => 01/07 [title] =>   [date2] => July 2018 ) [119] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [120] => Array ( [date4] => 02/07/2018 [date] => 1530489600 [date3] => 02/07 [title] => EYFS and KS1 Celebration Assembly 9:30am (Parents welcome) [date2] => 2 July ) [121] => Array ( [date4] => 02/07/2018 [date] => 1530489600 [date3] => 02/07 [title] => Transition Morning 9:15-12pm TBC [date2] => 2 July ) [122] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Open Evening 5:30-7:30pm [date2] => 5 July ) [123] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 2 Sleepover [date2] => 6 July ) [124] => Array ( [date4] => 13/07/2018 [date] => 1531440000 [date3] => 13/07 [title] => Sports Day 9:30am [date2] => 13 July ) [125] => Array ( [date4] => 16/07/2018 [date] => 1531699200 [date3] => 16/07 [title] => Reserve Sports Day 9:30am [date2] => 16 July ) [126] => Array ( [date4] => 17/07/2018 [date] => 1531785600 [date3] => 17/07 [title] => Yr 6 Leavers Mass 11am [date2] => 17 July ) [127] => Array ( [date4] => 17/07/2018 [date] => 1531785600 [date3] => 17/07 [title] => Yrs 5 and 6 Production 7pm [date2] => 17 July ) [128] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yrs 5 and 6 Production 7pm [date2] => 18 July ) [129] => Array ( [date4] => 20/07/2018 [date] => 1532044800 [date3] => 20/07 [title] => Nursery Celebration Morning (Parents welcome) [date2] => 20 July ) [130] => Array ( [date4] => 20/07/2018 [date] => 1532044800 [date3] => 20/07 [title] => School closes at 2.45pm [date2] => 20 July ) [131] => Array ( [date4] => 23/07/2018 [date] => 1532304000 [date3] => 23/07 [title] => Occasional Day [date2] => 23 July ) [132] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [133] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [134] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [135] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [136] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [137] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [138] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) )
11/12Bikeability for Year 513/12Christmas Dinner13/12Mince-pie Afternoon 2:30pm (Parents welcome) Click Here for More Dates...


Mission Statement

Give your heart to everything that is good.  Be a real family, warm-hearted in your care for one another, thinking better of others than of yourselves.  In hard times stand your ground; never forget to pray.

Our Children Say...

"I like Science because we learn about cool things"
"I like Art because we can be creative"
"I love the school trips because they are great fun"
"I enjoy learning French because I like learning about other people in the world"
"I enjoy History because I like learning about what has happened in the past"  
"I like learning because it is fun to learn new things"
"I like spending time with my friends because they are special to me"
"The teachers are great, they are kind and look after us and they make our lessons exciting and fun"
"I like learning about Jesus and the lessons he taught us"
"I love singing hymns because it makes me feel happy"

Ofsted Statement

"The behaviour and safety of pupils are outstanding"
Ofsted 2012



Our Blog...


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During our recent forum, the children discussed having a prayer tree in the school that they could dedicated prayers to say thank you or for their own intentions.  Hannah created a questionnaire
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We were very pleased to read the letter from Major Treffrey-Kingdom in the Royston Crow this week.  I was extremely proud of the children who wrote prayers, researched life stories and conducted
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