Welcome to St Mary’s

Welcome to St. Mary's Independent School Southampton

You are invited to our Open Days

Prep Open Week: Monday 16th to Friday 20th March  9:30 - 11:30am

Nursery and Year R Open Morning: Friday 24th April  9:30 - 11:30am

Nursery and Year R Open Morning: Tuesday 28th April  9:30 - 11:30am

Nursery and Year R Open Morning: Wednesday 13th May  9:30 - 11:30am

Please contact reception for more details.


Public Speaking Competition Success

17th January 2020

St Mary’s Independent School’s two public speaking teams enjoyed a hotly-contested and highly informative evening as a local heat of the English Speaking Union’s Public Speaking Competition was held in our school’s…

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About St Mary's


St Mary's is an independent school in Southampton catering for boys and girls  from nursery through to Year 11 in the senior department. The school is set in seventeen acres of beautiful woodland in Bitterne Park.

Throughout each department small class sizes enable every pupil to receive the attention and support they need to achieve their academic potential. St Mary's is the top performing school in Southampton for GCSE results in 2018 and consistently ranks among the top schools in Hampshire.

St Mary's fosters the all round development of its pupils through a rich programme of co-curricular opportunities. The exceptional pastoral care  provided for pupils enables them to develop the confidence to build close lasting relationships that are part of the magic of the St Mary's Independent School experience. We invite you to come and experience for yourself all that our wonderful school has to offer.

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Term Dates

Mon 2nd SeptINSET
Tues 3rd SeptINSET
Weds 4th Sept First day of term
Fri 25th OctINSET
Mon 28th Oct - Fri 1st NovHalf term holiday
Weds 18th DecLast day of term
Mon 6th JanFirst day of term
Mon 17th Feb – Fri 21st FebHalf term
Thurs 2nd AprilLast day of term
Frid 3rd AprilINSET
Tues 21st AprilFirst day of term
Mon 25th May – Fri 29th MayHalf term
Fri 3rd JulyEnd of term

Printable calendars:
Full list of term dates 2019-2020

Forthcoming events

Friday 6th MarchLenten Lunch
Thursday 12th MarchYear 11 Parents' Evening
Monday 16th - Friday 20th MarchPrep Open Week - Daily 9:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday 18th MarchNursery & Year R Parents' Evening
Wednesday 1st AprilMass
Thursday 2nd AprilLast Day of Term
Friday 3rd AprilInset Day
Friday 24th AprilNursery and Year R Open Morning 9:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday 28th AprilNursery and Year R Open Morning 9:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday 13th MayNursery and Year R Open Morning 9:30am - 11:30am

Full prep Calendar 2019-20

Full senior calendar 2019-20


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