St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

For more information please see the safeguarding section of our website.


"My child was always very happy at St Mary's..... she is in all the top sets at her High school and that is because of St Mary's" (Y6 Leavers' Survey 2016)


Welcome to St Mary's.

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St Mary's Catholic Primary School has been in existence since 1846, making it one of the oldest educational institutions in the Diocese of Leeds and the Halifax area. We are proud of our Catholic heritage and consider this to be central to all we try to achieve with our pupils.


We want all our pupils to reach their full potential in every way, but we especially want them to know that God loves each of them as unique and special individuals. In partnership with parents, carers, parishioners and external agencies we know we can achieve these objectives.

Mark Brennan



Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all the Governors, staff and volunteers share this commitment.

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Latest Events' Calendar Events


School Re-opens25Feb2019

@ School

Y2 SAT's Parents information evening25Feb2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ School

Full Governing Body/Resources Meeting26Feb2019

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ School

Reconciliation Week 7 Parents Session27Feb2019

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ School

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Latest Newsletters

  • 04 Feb 2019
    Newsletter 163

    SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMMES A reminder that the final session of our Confirmation Programme is on Wednesday evening this week (7pm) and the 3rd session of the Confession Programme is also on Wednesday at 6.30pm.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Newsletter 162

    WELCOME & HAPPY NEW YEAR We hope you all had a very enjoyable and restful Christmas break.

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Newsletter 161

    Third week of Advent

  • 26 Nov 2018
    Newsletter 160

    ADVENT MASS (4th December) It is the first Sunday of Advent next weekend. To celebrate the start of this important liturgical season we invite you to attend our Whole School Advent Mass on Tuesday 4th December at 2.15pm.

  • 09 Nov 2018

    HARVEST CELEBRATION (23rd October) We enjoyed a fabulous Harvest Celebration in school at the end of the last half-term.