St Mary’s Independent School’s two public speaking teams enjoyed a hotly-contested and highly informative evening as a local heat of the English Speaking Union’s Public Speaking Competition was held in our school’s Jean De Lamennais Room. Our teams both performed very well. In Team 1, chairperson Lamar Mukundi and questioner introduced and interrogated a speaker from Ryde…

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Founder’s Day 2019 by Jess Cooney As you may know, St. Mary’s Independent School has a founder; we choose to celebrate the day we were founded, our founder being Jean-Marie De La Mennais. On 22nd November came that day, on which we partook in many different activities that made it extra special, like our Mass…

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Founders’ Day Thorpe Park Trip by T Finch – Year 9 This term everyone turned up for the new term including some new faces in the form of the year sevens. Some of them looked excited for the journey ahead but some of them were feeling like a small fish in a big pond. On…

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In September, St Mary’s competed in The England Schools Ski Association qualifiers in Southampton. With over 200 children competing from around the south, it was one of the biggest ski race days of the year. The team of Dan Hutchings, Hannah and Nicole Groves competed in the Year 9 and 10 mixed category, with Nicole…

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  During the summer term each class in the Prep dept studied the work of a famous artist and then produced work based on that artist. Finally the gallery was ready and there was great excitement and delight as everyone viewed the works of art. From Jackson Pollock to William Morris, Banksy to the organic sculptures…

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St Mary’s Independent School is congratulating its amazing students on another year of outstanding GCSE results. This year’s exam results are even better than 2018. A very proud Mrs Charlemagne said “These fantastic results are a testament to the hard work each and every one of our students has put in throughout the year, as…

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