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  • Important Notice

    date posted: 04/09/13

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Welcome to St Mary's

  • Landing Testimonial One

    date posted: Wednesday 18 Dec 2013

    A happy, high-achieving independent

    school for girls aged 3-16 and boys 3-4


A Flying Start for Boys & Girls Aged 3-4

In a beautiful setting, children develop the skills, independence and confidence to prepare them for starting school.

Experienced Early Years teachers give boys and girls a sound academic foundation and introduce them to activities - from dance and drama to arts, crafts and sports - designed to build confidence and strengthen characters for the future.

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Lower School

A happy learning environment for girls 4-11

We provide the support and challenge girls need to reach their academic potential and have fun along the way!

From exciting lessons to engaging activities in our dance studio and fun in our outdoor classroom, life at St Mary's Lower School is never dull! Girls leave as independent learners with the confidence to move forward in their education and their lives.

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Senior School

A dynamic academic school for girls 11-16

Our exciting academic curriculum is balanced with plenty of sport, drama, music, art and activities.

There is a real focus is on academic achievement in the Senior School - our GCSE results position us among the top schools in the county - but at the same time, every girl at St Mary’s plays an active part in school life

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Latest News

Reports on recent school events and activities

  • Superb GCSE results for St Mary's girls!

    date posted: 21/08/14
    Students at St Mary’s have again achieved excellent GCSE results, with 95% of candidates earning five or more A* to C passes, and 37% of all grades A* or A.
  • Year 11 girls say goodbye at Prom

    date posted: 28/07/14
    Year 11 girls bid a fond farewell to the school and their year group at their very glitzy Prom, which held in the marquee at the Lower School on 5 July.
  • SMASH! holiday fun

    date posted: 28/07/14
    The SMASH! holiday club is a lively two weeks of fun and activities for Lower School girls in the summer holidays.
  • St Mary's girls' artwork on dispay in Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts

    date posted: 28/07/14
    St Mary’s GCSE artists displayed 30 pieces of their work in Chelmsford town centre in July as part of the Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts, which involved 14 schools from across the county.
  • Gardening Club impresses Colchester in Bloom

    date posted: 24/07/14
    The Lower School Gardening Club showed off the variety of flowers and vegetables they have worked so hard in growing over the last year to Colchester in Bloom judges when they visited the school on 30 June.
  • A lively Summer Cabaret

    date posted: 24/07/14
    The annual Summer Cabaret on 2 July was a lively night of entertainment, put on by girls in Years 9 and 10, who displayed their skills, which this year ranged from singing to saxophone to performing their own compositions.

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School Contact Details
EnquiriesT: 01206 572 544General Enquiry
AdmissionsT: 01206 216 420Admissions Enquiry
 MediaT: 01206 572 544Media Enquiry
Senior School91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3RB
Lower School & Kindergarten

247 London Road, Copford, Colchester, Essex, CO3 8LT

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