• Trust • Co-Agency • Inclusion • Unpredictability •

 

 

‘Learning without Limits’

 

‘Choice and Challenge’

 

 

‘Extending the Freedom to Learn’

 

‘Transformability-based Teaching and Learning’

‘The children grew and became strong in SPIRIT, filled with WISDOM and the GRACE of God was upon them.’

Luke 2:40

 

 

 

Serving with Love; Striving for Excellence

 

Welcome to St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

I am very proud to welcome you on behalf of the children, staff and governors, to St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, where the Gospel Values of Love, Truth and Compassion for others, underpin all that we do.  

The children always come first at St Mary’s and everything we do is aimed at extending the children’s learning experiences, enriching their lives through the opportunities we offer and encouraging an individual love of learning. The behaviour of our children is exemplary and we are very proud of the working partnership between children, staff and parents.  I am honoured to lead a team of teaching and support staff who are committed in providing high quality learning and pastoral support for all our children, so they grow and develop into confident and successful young people. 

I look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful school.

Mrs Maureen Grabski

Headteacher


Our Mission Statement 

 

Serving with Love; Striving for Excellence

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We aim to create a Christ-centered community where prayer and worship are a natural part of life and where each member is valued, cared for and helped to develop as an individual. Our school community reaches out in partnership to parents and parish.

We aim to build positive relationships, encouraging in our pupils’ sense of self-respect, respect for others and for all life which is reflected in their conduct.

Through praise and celebration, we aim to build an environment where self-esteem can flourish and pupils can learn self-reliance and independence and the skills for independent learning.

We aim to help our pupils develop as healthy, knowledgeable, responsible and compassionate citizens.

In addition to formal studies, we aim to integrate our Religious Education into the curriculum so that knowledge, concepts and skills are set in the context of faith and faith becomes a way of life.

In curriculum studies, we are committed to high standards, encouraging individual excellence by supporting each child to achieve the best of which he or she is capable.

“We stand on holy ground, every child, every young person, every adult, is a unique image of God.
We are invited by God to nurture the life of the Spirit in one another as children of God,
so that we become ‘more like Christ’, fully human and fully alive.
This is our FAITH.”

Archdiocese of Southwark

Testimonials

You have a strong commitment to pursuing excellence through the latest research and developments in education.

Ofsted 2017

Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning and are proud of their school.

Ofsted 2017

The curriculum is broad and balanced and designed to meet the needs as well as interests of all groups of pupils.  Exciting topics are carefully selected to motivate and appeal to all.  Work is linked across curriculum subjects to ensure that learning is meaningful and relevant.

Ofsted 2017

The arts, music and sport have a high profile in the school and pupils show impressive skills in a range of activities.

Ofsted 2017

Pupils enjoy coming to school, are happy, work hard and want to do well.  They develop as well-rounded, polite, friendly individuals who are able to talk confidently about their learning.  They learn in a happy, calm and safe environment.  They are nurtured and thrive at school.

Ofsted 2017

Leaders, including governors, are passionate about extending their knowledge, skills and expertise to provide the best for pupils.

Ofsted 2017

Upcoming Events and Newsletters

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  • Year 2 Class Trip to Dover Castle

    Year 2 Class Trip to Dover Castle

    All day
    02-07-2018
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  • Sports Day

    Sports Day

    09:15 -12:00
    04-07-2018
  • PTA Family Fun 3:30pm

    PTA Family Fun 3:30pm

    15:30 -17:30
    04-07-2018
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  • Writers’ Workshop for Y3 & Y4 with Brian Moses

    Writers’ Workshop for Y3 & Y4 with Brian Moses

    09:30 -15:00
    05-07-2018
  • Open Evening for Parents & Children 4-6pm

    Open Evening for Parents & Children 4-6pm

    16:00 -18:00
    05-07-2018
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  • Reception KS1 Parent Assembly 9:10am

    Reception KS1 Parent Assembly 9:10am

    09:10 -09:30
    06-07-2018
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  • Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    All day
    09-07-2018
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  • Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    All day
    10-07-2018
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  • Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    All day
    11-07-2018
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  • Year 3 Class Trip to Maidstone Museum

    Year 3 Class Trip to Maidstone Museum

    All day
    12-07-2018
  • Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    All day
    12-07-2018
  • Yew Class Mass in Church 10:00am

    Yew Class Mass in Church 10:00am

    10:00 -10:45
    12-07-2018
  • Cherry Class Liturgy in School 11:00am

    Cherry Class Liturgy in School 11:00am

    11:00 -11:30
    12-07-2018
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    • Year 3 Class Trip to Maidstone Museum
      Year 3 Class Trip to Maidstone Museum
      All day
      12-07-2018
    • Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor
      Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor
      All day
      12-07-2018
    • Yew Class Mass in Church 10:00am
      Yew Class Mass in Church 10:00am
      10:00 -10:45
      12-07-2018
    • Cherry Class Liturgy in School 11:00am
      Cherry Class Liturgy in School 11:00am
      11:00 -11:30
      12-07-2018
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  • Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    Year 6 Residential Trip to Bawdsey Manor

    All day
    13-07-2018
  • Year 2 KS1 Parent Assembly 9:10am

    Year 2 KS1 Parent Assembly 9:10am

    09:10 -09:30
    13-07-2018
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  • Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly for Parents

    Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly for Parents

    10:30 -12:30
    18-07-2018
  • Year 6 Parent Picnic Lunch

    Year 6 Parent Picnic Lunch

    11:45 -12:30
    18-07-2018
  • PTA School Discos 4-8pm

    PTA School Discos 4-8pm

    16:00 -20:00
    18-07-2018
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  • Whole School Leavers’ Assembly 9.30am

    Whole School Leavers’ Assembly 9.30am

    09:30 -11:00
    19-07-2018
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  • School Closes for Pupils 2pm

    School Closes for Pupils 2pm

    All day
    20-07-2018
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