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

Class 4/3 JS Forest School Session09Dec2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Class 3L Forest School Session09Dec2019

1:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Class 5P Forest School Session10Dec2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Class 6G Forest School Session10Dec2019

1:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Blue Room Forest School Session11Dec2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Latest Newsletters

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Newsletter 175

    ADVENT 2019 The Church’s season of Advent, lasts for approximately 4 weeks from the 1st December to the 25th December and is a time for us to pray and engage in charitable works in preparation for the great feast of Christmas when Jesus was born. All our fundraising (except the Christmas Fayre) will be focussed on CAFOD World Gifts.

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Newsletter 174

    CONFIRMATION PROGRAMME 2019-20 All Catholic children currently in Y6 (and above) are eligible to be confirmed in their faith by the Bishop of Leeds on 5th February 2020. The next workshop for both parents and children will take place in school on Tuesday 12th November at 6.30pm and then again on the 26th November at the same time. NATIVITY PERFORMANCE Our KS1 and Foundation Stage children will be presenting us with the timeless story of the birth of Jesus on Thursday 12th December at 2pm. All parents and friends of our school are very welcome to join us!!

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Newsletter 173

    Notice about the Governors decision to join the Blessed Peter Snow Academy Trust

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Newsletter 172

    ROSARY We will be starting our Rosary Prayer sessions from Wednesday next week at 8.45am. From then on, these will be every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until half-term.

  • 13 Sep 2019
    Newsletter 171

    Welcome to all new children and families and invitation to join us for our first Mass of the year on 19th September.