St Mary’s – Everyone is Welcome


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We are a small friendly school full of talented and happy children. Our teaching and support staff work hard to create an exciting environment for learning and progress. We hope you enjoy your visit!

CAST logoWe’re very lucky to be on the edge of Swanage on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site. St Mary’s is part of Plymouth CAST, a multi-academy trust covering Cornwall, Devon and Dorset.

Headteacher: Mrs Linda Lake (currently on long-term sick leave)
Acting headteacher: Maria Gadston
Consultant headteacher (part-time): Amanda Burt
Chair of Governors: Mr Pete Meteau
SEN co-ordinator: Mrs Linda Lake
Acting SEN co-ordinator: Becky Meteau

Our Mission Statement
To provide an environment that nurtures all towards the fullness of life that comes from God and a curriculum that expands our children’s horizons; a place where all can realize their potential – intellectual, spiritual, moral, physical and emotional; and where our children are prepared to take their places as effective, caring and respectful global citizens

Our Ethos
To value and appreciate everyone
To try our best at everything

Cup Winners for 2016
Congratulations to all the winners of our cups at the end of summer term, 2016

Skip Cup – James
for sporting excellence

Salmon Shield – Andrew
for good attitude and commitment to sport

Turner Cup – Ellie
for performing arts

Reveanall Shield – Gabriel
for all round effort

Spike Jewell Shield (new for 2016) – Emily
for perseverance