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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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Appointment of a new CEO

NewCEO2019With Mr Tierney retiring at the end of December 2019, the Directors are delighted to announce the Mrs Helen O'Neill has been appointed at the CEO of the BEBCMAT. Mrs O'Neill will take up post in February and is very much looking forward to her new leadership role. When appointed she told the Directors that, she was "really looking forward to working closely with all staff, pupils and their families and to seeing each child develop their God-given talents and become the best they can be".

A qualified teacher she has a Masters degree in education leadership and extensive experience of teaching and leadership in a range of schools across the North West and Midlands areas.

She is currently one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) working for Ofsted and was the national lead inspector for Ofsted’s curriculum research project. Mrs O'Neill has experienced working with a range of schools, including primary, secondary, special and independent.

Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Opportunities to come and work with us here at St. Mary's with information about the school and living on the Fylde coast. Vacancies at other Trust schools can be found on www.bebcmat.co.uk

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Extra Curricular Activities

Extra Curricular Activities

Click the link below for a list of all the clubs and activities going on at St. Mary's. There's something for everyone.

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PSHE Parent/Carer Information Site

PSHE Parent/Carer Information Site

A Blackpool Council run website with lots of information, conversation starters and 'How to' guides to use at home regarding PSHE. Please be aware that this is an external website outside of our control.

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Blackpool Research School

Blackpool Research School

Welcome to Blackpool Research School at St Mary's Catholic Academy, part of the Research Schools Network. Click here to find out more.

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