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"St. Mary's is an outstanding Catholic Academy. Directors and leaders are totally committed to the Church's mission of high quality education for all" Diocese Inspection, 2017

"The quality of the pastoral care is outstanding with all pupils and staff expressing the caring community that exists in all aspects of the life of the academy. ” Diocese Inspection 2017

“Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development was outstanding.” Ofsted 2017

The quality of learning for pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is of a high standard" Ofsted 2017

“A creative approach to planning the curriculum has raised expectations, particularly at secondary level, of what pupils can achieve.” Ofsted 2017

Pupils make good progress from their starting points to achieve good outcomes which have improved over the last three years.” Ofsted 2017

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Year 5 Taster Day

ImageOn Monday 19th June 240 Year 5 pupils from seven of our Partner Primary Schools visited the College to see what life would be like at Senior School. The day was built around many of the subject areas that form part of the Year 7 curriculum.
Science – pupils looked Beetles and Bugs and pond dipping using the College pond
Drama – pupils tried to create pictures in their heads from words using a poem called The Visitor Textiles – Mrs Eaves did textiles technology with her group of students
Resistant Materials – the pupils learnt how to made key rings
Technology  - the classes looked at making gears with Lego
English -how to write a ‘mini-saga’
French - learning colours in French
Maths – measuring angles using the interactive boards

The schools sending pupils included -St John's Poulton, St John Vianney, St Cuthbert’s, Our Lady of the Assumption, St Kentigern’s, Christ the King and Holy Family. The pupils had a great day and the accompanying staff enjoyed their time with us. Our Year 10 Prefect worked very hard to make sure the day was a success and everybody commented on what a fantastic group of students these pupils are.  Please visit the Gallery to see more photos.

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