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St Mary's School

From the head's desk: 8 August 2019

August 08, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The work of a school is influential and lasting in the lives of those who attend it and begin their educational journey in its classrooms. An…

From the headmistress’ desk: 2 August 2019

August 05, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Dear parents Last Thursday, Lauren Howden, our head of curriculum development, and I hosted an evening of directed conversation on diversity…
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From the head's desk: 26 July 2019

July 30, 2019 | Head of school's messages
At an assembly last week, I read an extract from Life’s Greatest Lessons by Hal Urban (2003) to the girls. The passage was about…

From the headmistress’ desk: 19 July 2019

July 23, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Dear parents By the time you read this, the Junior School will have hosted its first Grades 4 and 5 storytelling evening, we will have…
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From the head’s desk: 15 July 2019

July 15, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The winter half-term provides a much-needed rest after mid-year examinations and a break in routine during the winter months. The girls…

From the headmistress’ desk: 10 July 2019

July 10, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Dear parents Schools are singular places: it’s almost like you have to be in them, in the midst of whatever’s happening, preferably…
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From the head’s desk: 21 June 2019

June 21, 2019 | Head of school's messages
At a recent meeting of the campus health and safety committee, we scrutinised the safety standards on our campus, recorded injuries and…

From the headmistress’ desk: 14 June 2019

June 18, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Dear parents I was pleased to discover at a recent Heads’ breakfast that, come winter, I am not alone in dedicating sustained thought to…
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From the head's desk and the Chaplin: 10 June 2019

June 10, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Last Friday, on the Festival of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our patron saint, we celebrated our Patronal Festival, marking our…

From the headmistress’s desk: 31 May 2019

June 04, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Dear parents It is not always easy to make connections among the different events happening at and around school, and last week was no…

From the head’s desk: 24 May 2019

May 24, 2019 | Head of school's messages
This week saw the culmination of our IQAA evaluation, which presented us with the opportunity to assess how our school is doing. The…

From the headmistress’ desk: 10 May 2019

May 10, 2019 | Head of school's messages
After a gentle holiday, the return to school into the rigidity of routine may seem rather daunting for some of our girls and their parents.…

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…

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