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St. Mary's Primary School, Stewartstown
St. Mary's School Emblem

 

      "Believing, Achieving, Succeeding"

Ethos 

St. Mary’s Primary Schools’ vision is for all learners to achieve their true potential on their journey to becoming successful individuals and valuable contributors to society.

Our mission at St. Mary’s Primary School is to provide a caring, secure christian community where everyone involved feels valued, supported and happy.

Working together we will provide an ethos in which honesty, fairness, respect and optimism abound.

Through cultivating high aspirations and a positive sense of self, everyone will set and achieve their highest personal, academic and social goals.

 

Our vision serves as the framework for our school and guides every aspect of what we do. Together we want to support the

  • People: to inspire all to be the best they can be, full of optimism, ambition and a love for learning;
  • Place: to nurture a happy, stimulating and rewarding atmosphere to ensure St. Mary’s is a great place to learn, work and be part of;
  • Partnerships: working together within our community, creating mutual and enduring relationships so that St. Mary’s primary School makes a difference;
  • Programmes: so that our teaching and learning is enriching and engaging leading to academic achievement, social well being and personal growth;
  • Processes: to be collaborative and cooperative in all that we do so that St. Mary’s is a highly effective, fair and inclusive school.

Our School Logo

The Church is an important part of our children's experience in school. St Mary's Church supports us as we encourage the children's religious development, and their personal integrity.

The Book represents the knowledge and skills that children develop. At St Mary's we have high expectations of the children and we strive to develop a love for learning. 

St Patrick's bell represents our heritage. Our school resides in the Parish of Ballyclog ('The Place of the Bell') and Donaghenry and reminds us of our past and the people and places who have gone before us. We encourage our children to value and develop their heritage of faith and culture. To find out more http://www.stewartstownhistory.co.uk/bellcontents.html

The Dove represents the atmosphere in our school -the peace and harmony that prevail in not only the relationships but also within the secure, caring and disciplined environment that we provide.

The Miraculous Medal is at the centre of our logo and represents our steadfast and resolute devotion to Mary. We ensure that we are a community of faith, service, prayer and worship.


Working together with home and church we prepare the children at St. Mary's to lead fulfilling and purposeful lives which will contribute to the Common Good.

 
17th Nov 2017
A beautiful crisp November morning and the P1 class were demonstrating their creativity...
 
 
 
13th Nov 2017
Pupils responding so kindly to our annual Shoe Box Appeal. We were delighted to see...
 
 
 
7th Nov 2017
Primary 5 and 6 children working hard and having fun with Irish language tutor Kathleen....
 
 
 
3rd Nov 2017
Certificates were awarded for the 3R's- Resilience, Responsibility and Respect, during...
 
 
 
3rd Nov 2017
Mr McGahan's P5 and P6 performing their assembly on friendship. After showing...
 
 
 
26th Oct 2017
Don’t forget School closed for Mid term break- Monday,Tuesday and Wednesday...