Head's Welcome

Welcome to St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, where our high expectations for learning, behaviour and responsibility enable our children to believe and achieve!

School Vision

“The headteacher and staff have built a harmonious learning community, where pupils are very safe and secure, love learning and behave well.” Ofsted September 2012

Meet the Staff

If you wish to contact a member of staff please do so through our reception.


“Pupils have positive attitudes towards school and their learning. There are strong relationships between the pupils and adults in the school and a mutual respect clearly exists.” Ofsted September 2012

School Performance

St Mary’s is in the Top 1% of Schools Nationally for Attainment (actual pupil achievement) and Progress (how much the children learn while they are with us) by the end of KS2.

Collective Worship

Christian principles are explicitly at the heart of the school’s mission. SIAMS Report 2011


We are delighted that you are considering joining our team here at St Mary’s Church of England Primary School.

Our History

The school was formed as a charity school for poor children in 1710, at a time when only rich children went to school. The pupils were taught in a large room above the west porch of St. Mary’s Church on Upper Street.