St Mary’s Grammar School

St Mary's Grammar School
Vision & Values

  • create a vibrant living faith community where everyone is encouraged to live the Gospel values and be committed to a Christian way of life;
  • challenge and stimulate the minds of pupils through excellent teaching, diverse learning opportunities, and a rich, balanced curriculum;
  • provide pupils with every opportunity to flourish academically and to develop their skills, gifts and talents as individuals;
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    tailor personalised learning and specialist support to meet the needs of pupils so that they reach their full potential;
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    offer an extensive extra-curricular programme that enriches and extends the curriculum, encouraging pupils to explore and develop their personal interests;
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    develop wide ranging opportunities for pupil leadership to enable pupils to develop the skills, knowledge and qualities they will need to be leaders in the future;
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    support and encourage pupils to play an active and responsible role in society, to develop as global citizens and to use their talents for the service of others; and
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    work in close partnership with parents/guardians and members of the wider community to provide the best possible education for all pupils.

St Mary's Grammar School
Contact Details

School: St Mary's Grammar School


3 Castledawson Road
Co. Derry
BT45 6AX


028 7963 2320


St Mary's Grammar School
Entrance Criteria

School: St Mary's Grammar School

St. Mary’s is a member of the Post-Primary Transfer Consortium of 34 schools which are using GL Assessment English and Maths Special Access tests as part of the admissions procedure for entry to Year 8 in September 2019.

Parents/guardians wishing to apply for their son/daughter to sit the Entrance Assessment on 17 November 2018 should download the Registration Pack and return the completed Registration Form by 2.00pm on 21 September 2018. St Mary's Grammar School can be found at the click here

St Mary's Grammar School
Priority Catchment Area

St Mary's Grammar School
School Location

St Mary's Grammar School
School Extracurricular

In St. Mary’s, we offer a rich and varied extra-curricular programme which provides our pupils with many opportunities to develop their gifts and talents to the full. As a school, we aim to cater for the interests of all pupils by offering a broad menu of activities, both during the school day and outside of school hours. We believe that participation in extra-curricular activities has many benefits for pupils and, therefore, encourage all pupils to avail of the extra-curricular opportunities on offer.

Involvement in extra-curricular activities can help pupils to: enjoy a physical and active lifestyle; develop time-management skills; understand the importance of commitment; develop friendships; develop skills in working as part of a team; develop and share skills, gifts and talents; build confidence and self-esteem; manage stress; and develop a personal portfolio for university and employment applications.

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