Our mural - Love and look after the world
Our Laudato Si planting day
You are very warmly welcomed to our school website. Our school is a happy, family environment, hardworking and successful. We hope that you are able to find the information that you are looking for and we thank you for your interest in our school.
Mrs Paula Fearn
If you would like further information about our school or preschool (Haycorns) please email email@example.com or phone on 01305 262258
CAST Gospel Values
Humility – seeing life as a gift
Compassion – empathy
Kindness – gentleness
Justice – working for a fairer world
Forgiveness – reconciliation
Integrity – do what you say
Peace – committed to peace-making non-violence
Courage – standing up for truth
St Mary's Characters of Effective Learning
St Mary's Section 48 Report - November 2022
Overall effectiveness of this Catholic school - Grade 2 (Good)
Catholic Life - Grade 1 (Outstanding)
Religious Education - Grade 2 (Good)
Collective Worship - Grade 2 (Good)
The full report can be found under Statutory Information (St Mary's Section 48 Report)
Our 'Life at St Mary's' Video - showing St Mary's for prospective parents - November 2020
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School Admission Arrangements consultation
Dorset are running the annual consultation on the School Admission Arrangements for 2024/2025 with effect from Monday 7th November 2022 to Sunday 18th December 2022.
Details of the consultation will be available to view at 2024 to 2025 school admission policies - Dorset Council
Responses must be submitted either in writing to School Admissions Team, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 18th December 2022.
Upon the conclusion of the consultation period all responses will be considered carefully and a report will be presented to Dorset Council’s Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 28th February 2023.
St Mary's School are currently supporting Mary's Meals from our Lent donations by enabling them to feed 10 children for a whole year.
To learn more about Mary's Meals, click on this link:
Our Eyes of the World Campaign mural made by St Mary's Children
St Mary's Mission Statement
To be the best you can be, by following the Greatest Commandment by sharing God’s love with everyone we meet.
'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your mind and with all your strength and love your neighbour as yourself'
'This is the greatest and first commandment. Love God above all else’.
As the family of St Mary’s we will:
Work to create a sense of belonging between school, community and Parish
Listen to the views of others in our school community
Work to create a happy and secure environment where everyone is welcomed, valued and respected.
Endeavour to give all pupils the God given opportunity to succeed at every level in the curriculum.
Offer opportunity for positive and honest self reflection which challenge us all to be better people and live the Gospel Values
Place a high value on love, laughter, kindness compassion, forgiveness, truth and peace
St Mary's Student Council members 2021-2022
All of our children at St Mary's live our Gospel Values daily. Each week we will be celebrating a pupil from each class who has shown above & beyond how they are living & demonstrating these Gospel Values. This week's Branches of Love pupils are:
Reception - Lottie
Year 1 - Poppy S
Year 2 - Emily
Year 3 - Alfie S
Year 4 - Evelina
Well done, we are very proud of you.
This week's St Mary's Citizens as voted by their peers are:
Reception - Grace
Year 1 - James L
Year 2 - Ethan
Year 3 - Isabella
Year 4 - Marcus
Well done, we are very proud of you.