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  • Travel Information

    Travel Information

    Balfour Beatty will be closing Astley Street in both directions from Mon 30th Mar to Mon 20th Apr


  • AS & A Level Results

    AS & A Level Results

    The Results Day for AS & A Level will be on Thursday 13th August 2015


  • GCSE Results

    GCSE Results

    The Results Day for GCSE will be on Thursday 20th August 2015


  • Our Core Values

    Our Core Values

    St Mary’s Catholic High School is committed to serving its community. It recognises the multi-cultural, multi-faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom. It also understands the vital role it has in ensuring that groups or individuals within the school are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.


History Trip

Boy in the Striped Pyjama's

Year 9 History students visited the Lowry Theatre to watch an adaptation of the popular book "The Boy in the Striped Pyjama's". The play was excellent, with the two young actors who played the leading roles delivering an exemplary performance. Students in Year 9 will be studying the Holocaust over the coming weeks and the experience of the play will help them to understand the personal stories of those affected.

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HCPT Lourdes

HCPT Lourdes Pilgrimage 2015

During the second week of the Easter Holidays, a group of sixth form pupils gave up their time to volunteer during the HCPT Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

HCPT is a charity which takes disabled and disadvantaged children to Lourdes for a week of fun, prayer, singing and dancing and respite .It is one of the most travelled pilgrimages in the world, with group from across England, the USA, Europe and the West Indies joining the fun.

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Easter Assembly

Easter Assembly 2015

This year’s Easter Assembly was very different to previous years. We wanted to get across the themes of what happened during the passion in a way the students could relate to and show how it happens in every form of society – in our past, present and our future.

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Cambridge Trip

Year 12 Cambridge Visit - March 2015

As part of St Mary’s HE+ Programme Victoria Clarkson, Aidan Morris, Amy Clegg, Katie Lowe, Ellie Farrell, Charlotte Mackey and Anna Walsh from Y12, took part in a residential visit to Cambridge University with Mrs Hill. The visit involved an overnight stay in Murray Edwards College, participation in a range of workshops giving an insight into the application process , a tour of Christ College and Cambridge.

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Andy Burnham

St. Mary's Question Time with Andy Burnham

Our local M.P. and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham joined us at St Mary’s for a question and answer session with our students. The questions  covered areas ranging from fracking to mental health provision. Andy Burnham commented on the high quality of questioning from the students at St Mary’s.

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Ski Trip

Ski Trip

46 students ranging from Year 8 to Year 12 made their way to New Hampshire and New York for the annual February half-term ski trip. I am happy to report that all 46 students and staff made it back safely with no injuries, just lasting memories of an excellent trip (although Mr Buchanan was a near frostbite casualty!).

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House Points

last updated 16/03/2015