Mary’s Mass

The Prep and Pre-Prep gathered around Mary for prayers. Year One then lead each class with a banner depicting a scene in Mary’s life. Once Mass began each Year One pupil told us about that scene. This all culminated in the crowning of Mary as Queen of Heaven. Our prayers included petitions for those caught […]

By Alex Matthews | Blog . Nursery . Prep Department . Senior Department

Year 8 go bananas at bullying!

Year 8 gave an incredibly inspirational assembly today about the effects of bullying.  They gave each member of the school a Fairtrade banana to remind them that  “…bananas grow in the shape of a smile. Everyone works better and feels secure when they are in a happy atmosphere. Those who bring a smile to school bring […]


Fishbourne Roman Palace – 2017

On Tuesday 23rd May Year 3 stepped back in time when they visited Fishbourne Roman Palace near Chichester. They wandered around the North Wing viewing the beautiful mosaics which archaeologists have uncovered since the site was discovered in 1960. Year 3 then took part in a workshop where they became Roman slaves and worked in […]

By Alex Matthews | Blog . Prep Department

Sailing May 2017

Three little ships were sent a-sailing this week with Juniors and Seniors as the crews. Mrs. Murray was the overall captain and everyone was under the watching eye of ‘Stormforce’ We are all grateful for their guidance and professionalism over the years. After careful instruction they set sail onto the high seas…and, yes, they all […]

By Alex Matthews | Blog . Prep Department . Senior Department

Chaplain’s chat – Week 37 & 38

Week 37 of Fr Michael’s chaplain’s chat can be found HERE   Week 38 of Fr Michael’s chaplain’s chat can be found HERE


SASA Interschools Ski Race – May 2017

I’m very pleased to say that once again, the ski team have had a fantastic day at the SASA Interschools Competition. Daniel Hutchings was the only team member racing in the secondary schools category and came 7th overall, which is especially impressive given that the racers were up to six years older than him! In the […]


St Mary’s Got Talent – Updated

 St Mary’s Got Talent was a fantastic evening, packed full of very special performances by some very talented musicians and performers. Ali Ajel (Y8) and Alessandro Leoni (Y10) were once again our hosts for the evening and they did a fantastic job announcing all acts, keeping the audience entertained and of course telling many, many […]

By Alex Matthews | Blog . Parents Association . Senior Department

St Mary’s PTA Minutes – May 2017

St. Mary’s Parent Teacher Association Meeting 3rd May 2017 – The White House, 7.00pm Attendees: Charlotte Bannon (Chair) Rachael Birchall (Secretary) Stephen Jennings (Treasurer) Mrs Owen Mrs Smith Mr McPhillips Mr O’Connor Emily Sadler Jenny Ingram Pritti Aggarwal Alison Dobell Apologies: Sara Henry Sarah Adamson Marianna Gaca Tim McCarthy Minutes of the last meeting  The […]

By Alex Matthews | Blog . Parents Association
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