Archive for September 2010

College Open Evening

  A big thank-you to all the staff and students at the College who made the Open Evening on Monday such a success. The energy and enthusiasm of the students especially, is a real measure of the quality of the College community. The comments from visitors were very positive and many stayed beyond the formal…

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Year 7 Team Building

Year 7 proved very adept at building newspaper towers on Wednesday afternoon. Mrs Thom brought both classes together for an opportunity to ‘build’ relationships and communication skills. The event proved to be very successful and was followed with the presentation of certificates for the teams. A big thank-you to Mrs Thom and well done to…

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Pope Benedict XVl in Hyde Park

St. Mary’s College was represented in Hyde Park on the Saturday that the Holy Father lead a celebration of prayer and praise Chris Mc.Gill (Year 10) was one of the pupils and he writes: “I had a wonderful day visiting Pope Benedict in Hyde Park. I accompanied Brother James and his friends. There was a…

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Civic Awards Ceremony with the Mayor of Southampton

A very proud moment for last year’s Year 6 students and their families as they received their Civic Award from the Mayor of Southampton in the Council Chamber. The event took place last Saturday morning and was the culmination of twelve months commitment to serving others and undertaking new hobbies. Their holiday in Wales provided…

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AGM and Quiz Night

The Annual General Meeting was run in parallel with the Charlton and College Quiz nights last Friday evening and proved to be very successful. The attendance by former and existing students, along with parents and friends produced a very friendly and relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy the broad range of challenging questions set by…

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New Parents Evening – Welcome to our New Students.

Thank-you to all the parents, staff and students who attended this informal event last night. The College is very proud of its continued success both academically and as a working community. Following their successful first week and shared conversations last night it would appear that this year group will be setting some high standards in both…

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