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From the headmistress’ desk: 12 April 2019

April 12, 2019 | Head of school's messages
This week brings the first term and its host of activities to a close or, at the very least, a temporary halt. I am always stunned by how…

From the head’s desk: 9 April 2019

April 09, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The visible development and maturation of our girls is witnessed best in their participation and achievements in the co-curricular activities…

Message from head of school: 15 March 2019

March 18, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The girls and teachers live through complex days at St Mary’s School. There is a spectrum of experience and opinion within the school and…
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Message from the head of school - 1 February 2019

February 01, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The school has marked the beginning of the school year with a number of services and ceremonies, including the leaders’ induction, new…
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Message from the head of school - 18 January 2019

January 21, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Welcome back to school! To our new families, a warm welcome to St Mary’s. It is always reassuring to begin the year with the knowledge that…
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Message from the head of school - 16 November 2018

November 20, 2018 | Head of school's messages
Former United States president Barack Obama delivered a lecture in South Africa this year in honour of Nelson Mandela, which holds…
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Message from the head of school - 2 November 2018

November 05, 2018 | Head of school's messages
As we enter the final month of school for this year, our attention is on the examinations. It is a difficult time to settle into studying as…
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Message from the head of school - 18 October 2018

October 22, 2018 | Head of school's messages
The annual prizegiving held last Friday was a special evening that marked the individual achievements of the class of 2018. This gathering of…
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Message from the head of school - 5 October 2018

October 05, 2018 | Head of school's messages
St Mary’s School is a competitive environment, which often inspires the girls to achieve beyond their expectations. It is inspiring for the…

Message from the head of school - 21 September 2018

September 21, 2018 | Head of school's messages
The end of another school year looms as we enter the fourth week of the Michaelmas Term. In an effort to ease some pressure on the demands of…
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Message from the head of school - 3 August 2018

August 03, 2018 | Head of school's messages
There have been a number of occasions in the past weeks where I have witnessed St Mary’s girls participating in activities and showcasing…
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Message from the head of school - 20 July 2018

July 20, 2018 | Head of school's messages
At this time of the year, the academic focus shifts to subject choice and careers counselling. We hosted subject choice information sessions…

Message from the head of school - 6 July 2018

July 06, 2018 | Head of school's messages
Before half-term, I travelled to Accra, Ghana, to visit St Mary’s Senior High School to develop our exchange programme further with them…

Message from the head of school - 15 June 2018

June 18, 2018 | Head of school's messages
There is currently worldwide focus on mental health and the increase in the percentage of those suffering from debilitating mental illnesses.…

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