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Students from St Mary’s Independent School took part the English Speaking Union’s Public Speaking Competition

Students from St Mary’s Independent School took part the English Speaking Union’s Public Speaking Competition last Thursday and one of our teams finished as victors after a close and hard-fought competition. St Mary’s fielded two teams – one each from years 10 and 11, and these brave competitors faced up to two teams from The […]

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Year 3 tried their hand at cave paintings in class

Stone Age people used natural pigments from rocks, charcoal and berries to create cave paintings depicting hunting scenes and other aspects of daily life. Year 3 tried their hand at cave paintings in class and even crawled into their own dark cave to produce a painting, with humorous results!

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Founder’s Mass

“Founder’s Day Mass is always a very moving experience. It is wonderful to see the whole school community gather together to remember the key moments of Fr. Jean de la Mennais’ life. I would like to personally thank both Fr. Michael and Bro. Francis for organising such an uplifting service”. Mrs Charlemagne

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Thank you to Mr O’Connor for organising the prep department Anti-Bullying workshops last week

Thank you to Mr O’Connor for organising the prep department Anti-Bullying workshops last week.  Here are Year 2 really enjoyed their session.  All the prep pupils got involved and responded brilliantly.  

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St. Mary’s Independent School celebrate their Founder, The Venerable John de Lamennais

St. Mary’s Independent School celebrate their Founder, The Venerable John de Lamennais. He was born at Saint-Malo, on 8 September 1780. During the period of the French Revolution, his family sheltered priests who would offer Mass secretly in their home in the middle of the night and the youngster felt drawn to follow them. When […]

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Thank you to all staff, students and our amazing PTA for running another successful Founder’s Day fireworks evening

Thank you to all staff, students and our amazing PTA for running another successful Founder’s Day fireworks evening. This event has been a St Mary’s tradition for many years and we all appreciate the time and effort that goes into run this fun-filled evening.  

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Congratulations to Janek Codlin, Year 11

Congratulations to Janek Codlin, Year 11, who successfully raised over £1000 for the School of Joy, a Special Needs School in Bethlehem.  Janek visited the school whilst on pilgrimage in the Holy Lands. When I asked Janek what had inspired him to coordinate a charity concert he said, “The children, despite their personal challenges, welcomed […]

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Year 3 scientists have been investigating the properties of different rocks

Year 3 scientists have been investigating the properties of different rocks. They looked at whether rocks are permeable or impermeable and used a scratch test to decide whether the rocks were hard or soft.      

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Independent Day School for girls and boys aged 3 to 16.

NURTURE

"The quality of the school's provision for pupils' welfare, health and safety is outstanding"

INSPIRE

"The school's provision for pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is exemplary"

ACHIEVE

"Pupils' behaviour and personal development are outstanding"

CONTACT

Executive Headteacher – Claire Charlemagne
Email: senior@stmiss.co.uk
Email: prep@stmiss.co.uk

Senior Department: 023 8067 1267

Preperatory Department: 023 8067 7575

Address: 57 Midanbury Lane, Bitterne Park, Southampton, SO18 4DJ

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