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Making a good start in the first year of primary school, known as Reception class, is critical in enabling children to do well and enjoy their later years at school. It also provides a further opportunity for teachers to identify any special education needs children may have, and put support for learning in place before they move to key stage one. Reception classes are part of the Early Years Foundation Stage and deliver the early years curriculum. Teachers and early years staff are trained...
School Council The School Council is a body of responsible and trustworthy pupils, elected by other pupils to sit on the Council. They are led by Mrs Tarena Beddoes who helps them to come to decisions on such matters as fundraising and new equipment. "I like being in school council because we decide on ways to make this school better for people growing and learning. It’s fun but we must be sensible about how we spend the money we raise and buy things for the school to make it better. We...
If you are traveling to Bangkok either to work or as a change of location, you can be sure of making one of the most memorable trips of your life. However, if you have kids and need to travel with them, how easily they adapt to life in the south East Asian country will be a source of great worry. Adopting to life means feeling at home both in their surroundings and even in their schools. Sometimes it might be difficult for your kid to make friends or even perform well academically if they...
What it means Every school is distinctive and different in some ways and at St Mary's we value highly the position the school has at the heart of our community, and the very special relationship with our church. Our school mission statement, which has been jointly written by the staff, children and school stakeholders, reflects our Christian faith "We are a caring, Christian community school helping to create confident, sociable and responsible citizens. We nurture our children to become...

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