The guest speaker at St. Mary’s Independent School, Southampton, was former pupil Richard Deverell who studied there from 1971-1984. He came to be the Director of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, via a very successful career at the BBC. Over a period of twenty years he revamped the Children’s BBC channel with a mission to raise […]
Thank you to everyone who has donated food for our Harvest Mass. There is still time to donate to our charity appeal; all food will be donated to the Southampton Sunday Lunch Project. Prep Mass is on 12th October at 9:15am and Senior Mass is on 16th October at 9am; parents and carers are welcome […]
St. Mary’s Independent School celebrated a busy and successful Open Evening this week. We welcomed many prospective parents and students who looked around our school and saw a ‘snapshot’ of the school in action. If you would like to book a tour during our working day please contact the senior reception on 02380671267.
Having won the regional qualifying event in Southampton St Mary’s Independent School’s Ski Team, made up of Hannah Groves (Year 8), Nicole Groves (Year 6) and Laura Harrison-Smith (Year 6) travelled to the Norfolk Snowspnorts Club in Norwich to take part in the National Finals. This is the 4th year in a row that a […]
On the Feast Day of Saint Francis (4th. October) it is the practice around the world for people to bring their pets to church for the priest to bless. Obviously our pupils could not do that so they brought photographs. Fr. Michael offered a prayer for them and all God’s creatures whom He first planned […]
St. Mary’s celebrated our annual Speech night and Prize Giving Ceremony last night. Thank you to Bro. Francis and to our Key Note Speaker, Mr R. Deverell, for attending the event. Mr Deverell, an old Simmarian, gave an oustanding talk that linked to his work as Director of Kew Botantical Gardens, London. Other speeches celebrated […]
The Duke of Edinburgh students in years 9 and 10 enjoyed a recent day out in the New Forest on a training walk. Key skills tested by Mr Lerego, Mr Sadler and Mr Dillard included teamwork, navigation and use of a map and compass. With delightful weather and beautiful scenery the day was highly successful.