Well done to the Year 4 children who took part in the transition event at Etonbury last Tuesday. They really enjoyed playing a sport called ‘bocce’ and showed some great skills!

Today is our RE Day ‘Gospel’. Following our collective worship this morning all classes across the school are working on a range of activities with this theme.

Our KS2 children are going on a ‘Faith Tour’ in Bedford tomorrow. This forms part of their RE topic on places of worship. They will be visiting a Church, Mosque & Gurdwara.

We are looking forward to our Year 1 parents coming for a school lunch tomorrow.

Coral Class assembly is on Wednesday at 9.00am. Families and friends are as always welcome to attend.

Friday is Sport Relief day. Children are invited to come to school in sporty clothes, in return for a donation to the charity.

 The SMSA Quiz is on Friday 23rd March at 7pm. This is always a great way to raise funds for the school and have a fun evening! Teams can be up to 6 and costs £5 per person.  The SMSA have also organised an Easter Competition for the children to enter this week and there will be a prize for the winner of each year group.  Look out for the competition in book bags today.

Mr Hadley is going to start work on our new allotment on Saturday. He would love any helpers to lift the soil between 10.00am - 12.00pm!

Please look at the many photos on the Pictures page!

 Can we please remind all of our families we are a nut-free school therefore we would ask that you ensure there are no nuts included in packed lunches which includes Peanut Butter and Nutella


For the results from our recent Consultation - please click here

2017 - 2018 St Mary's Academy School Council

Jack Holland and Olivia Woods (Amethyst)
Ethan Toland and Layla
Harrison (Diamond)
Milo O’Brien and Hannah Crone (
Alfie Witherington and Sophie Deane (
Samuel Leake and Martha Webb (
Ashton Drury-Crouch and Harry Pearce (
Ronnie Mathieson and Izzy Stirton-Croft (

Welcome to St Mary's 

If your child is to join us for the first time we welcome you as parents and look forward to a happy and successful association over the coming years.  If you already have a child here we are pleased to continue the links between us.

The staff, governors and I are committed to working together to provide the highest quality education for your children.  We aim to ensure all of the children enjoy school and strive for excellence within our broad and balanced curriculum.  Our Academy is welcoming and friendly and we are very proud of our Christian family ethos.  We look forward to working with you, as together we can give your child the very best possible start to their school life.
The information on this website will, I hope, give a flavour of our work, but I am always available to speak to parents about the aspects of our work and/or to give a personal tour of the academy.  If you would like to do this please feel free to give me a ring.

If you are already at St. Mary's, have a browse - you may discover something new!                                       
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About St Mary's Academy

St. Mary's Academy was founded to provide education according to the principles and practices of the Church of England.  We are proud of its heritage and links with St Mary's Church and is firmly committed to Christian values, which underlie the life and work of the academy.

The academy is co-educational and caters for pupils of all abilities.

The roll for September 2017 is 257 pupils.  They are made up as follows:

  Reception   60
  Year 1   48
  Year 2   54
  Year 3   50
  Year 4   45

Our Vision

St Mary's is a Church of England Academy and our aims, values and ethos are underpinned by Christian values and beliefs.

We aim to:
* Inspire each child to achieve their very best
* Cultivate a love for learning
* Develop and nurture individual talents and strengths, encouraging enquiry and questioning
* Enable our children to develop high self-esteem, moral values, respect and responsibility
* Create a compassionate, safe and exciting environment for learning
* Deliver a stimulating, broad and balanced curriculum of the highest standard, that motivates and challenges
* Strive for a high standard of academic, physical, emotional and social skills
* Promote Christian values through teaching and learning
* Provide opportunities for spiritual development, through religious education and Collective Worship.  This includes teaching
  an awareness of and respect for other major faiths
* Build strong partnerships between home, school and the community
* Be a friendly, caring school that is welcoming to all

St Mary's Church of England Academy Stotfold
Company No. 7999942 Registered In England and Wales
Registered Office Rook Tree lane, Stotfold, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 4DL