Senior Citizens' St Patrick's Night Party

On Friday 17 March, St Patrick’s Night, St Mary's held our annual party to say thank you to our local senior citizens for all they have done in serving the Croydon area.  The hall was decorated appropriately for the feast day and green was the dominant colour worn by many of our guests.

Drinks and nibbles were served as they arrived with staff and pupils from years 8 - 11 were on hand to assist with the evening.  The menu was fish and chips followed by a selection of gateaux.  Two games of Bingo and a free raffle were followed by some dancing to 60s music, enjoyed by all ages.

Ofsted Inspection Report

Ofsted have just rated St Mary’s as a ‘Good’ School in each of its four categories. The inspection took place on 1st & 2nd February and follows on from the school being awarded ‘Croydon School of the Year’. Well done to everyone in our school community.

To read the report: CLICK HERE

Margaret & Barry Mizen visit St Mary's

Thursday 9 March: Margaret & Barry Mizen spoke movingly to Years 10 & 11 students of the story of their son Jimmy, his tragic death and their continued quest for peace.  They spoke at length about forgiveness and the self-harming futility of revenge. 

Margaret told the students how her faith has seen her through the dark times of losing Jimmy and being diagnosed with cancer last summer.

After the talk Margaret & Barry were presented with a Lenten donation to For Jimmy (Mizen Foundation) by the Head Girl and Head Boy.

Croydon Commitment says 'Thank You'

Melinda Ashford of Croydon Commitment and Simon Kirby of Allianz Global Assistance paid a visit to St Mary's to say thank you for the magnificent donation of £914 we made to Croydon Commitment from our 'mufti-day' in Advent.

London's Deputy Mayor visits St Mary's

St Mary's was delighted to welcome Sophie Linden, London's Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, along with Croydon Councillor Hamida Ali, who met staff and pupils on Friday 27th January. They were particularly interested in investigating gender equality amongst young people and raising girls' aspirations.

Croydon Secondary School of the Year 2016

At a special presentation ceremony on 11th January Mr David Butler, Croydon's Head of School Standards, presented our Headteacher, along with Jordanne and Reuben (Head Girl and Boy), with the Croydon Secondary School of the Year Award 2016. This is the first time our school has received this award since its foundation.

BBC School News Report

Welcome to the St Mary's BBC School News Report 2016




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