St Mary's Lower School pupils are consistently successful in assessments for places at the high-performing local state selective (grammar) schools as well as in securing prestigious scholarships to St Mary's Senior School.
Scholarships and Grammar School places 2016
Year 6 pupils had great success in the Essex 11+ exam and St Mary’s Senior School Scholarship assessments in 2016.
Six Year 6 St Mary’s girls (more than a third of the year group) achieved Year 7 places at Colchester County High School for September 2016.
Four girls achieved prestigious Scholarships to St Mary’s Senior School. St Mary’s Lower School pupils performed well in the assessments for St Mary’s Senior School Scholarships – Academic, Art, Drama, Music and PE, as well as the Miss Comrie Scholarships, which are offered to pupils who are expected to make a significant contribution to the life of the school.