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Oct
04

Old Simmarians studying at Barton Peveril give a talk

As part of our ongoing careers curriculum we welcomed Barton Peveril to the senior department to talk to our Year 11 students.  The Barton Peveril student representatives were none other than our very own Jack Weaver, Kristen Thomasson, Alice Lawton and Nathan Taylor!  Year 11 found this talk both informative and interesting.

By Alex Osborne | Careers . News . Old Simmarians
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St Mary’s touching lives beyond Education

As St. Mary’s Independent School continues to celebrate their students’ exceptional GCSE results, it is the personal successes that really strike a chord and show just how effective the School’s nurturing environment is.  Impressive headlines for the school show that St. Mary’s Year 11 students achieve 100% A* – C in 5 GCSEs (including English […]

By Alex Osborne | Charity . News . Old Simmarians
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Open Evening Success for St Mary’s Independent School

There were smiles on faces all round at St Mary’s Independent School as the staff tidied away from this year’s Open Evening this Monday. Open Evenings have become increasingly important events for all secondary schools in the country, with schools increasingly aware that they never get a second chance to make a good first impression, […]

By Claire Charlemagne | Academic . News . Senior Department . Uncategorised
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Oct
03

Year 4 hunt for creepy crawlies!

This week in Year 4 we went outside to see what invertebrates we could find in our school grounds. We then used a classification key to name the invertebrates and looked carefully at their characteristics.

By Alex Osborne | Academic . Biology . News . Prep Department
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Oct
03

Year 8 learn to code!

Year 8 were learning how to code through game play and teamwork in ICT today. The looks of concentration says it all!

By Alex Osborne | Uncategorised
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Visit from The Gideons – 2017

We welcomed the Gideon’s back to St. Mary’s and Year 7 gratefully received a copy of the Gideon’s bible. This is a tradition that we have kept for many years and I am sure a number of the Old Simmarians remember their Gideon’s assembly fondly.

By Alex Osborne | Blog . News . Pastoral . Senior Department
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Prayers in the prep department

Our Prep children not only have a prayer corner in their classrooms, around which they gather each day; but they also have a communal corner in the rotunda. This reflects the religious theme that they are following at any given time. As we thank The Lord for the gift of creation we also ask Him […]

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Oct
03

Cross country – September 2017

St Mary’s hosted the second league fixture of the Year, with over 150 students competing from 8 schools.  Several staff and students from St Mary’s helped officiate, ensuring the races ran smoothly.  Special mentions must go to Ben Young, Fred McHugh and Momo Saito who finished 8th, 18th and 19th respectively in the junior races […]

By Alex Osborne | Uncategorised
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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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