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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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PREVIOUS GCSE RECORD SHATTERED!

Image Excited Year 11 students arrived at St. Mary’s this morning to discover that they had set a new record high for 5+A*-C.  Provisional results show a huge increase, from recent years, to a record breaking 58% gaining 5+A*-C.  The previous best set in Summer 2001 was 53% attaining 5+A*-C.  A staggering fifteen of the College’s most able and talented students achieved eight or more grade A*/As in their GCSEs.  Female students at the College have achieved highly and outperformed their male colleagues this year.  This is in contrast to the usual trend of girls’ underperformance in Blackpool.

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