Thank you for visiting the website for St. Mary's C.E. Middle School. We are a 9-13 middle school situated on the outskirts of Puddletown, a small village in the beautiful Dorset countryside. We are a church school with an ethos built on the core Christian values of respect, forgiveness, justice, uniqueness, equality, acceptance and kindness.
We look to inspire our school community and give them the tools to thrive in the modern world, summed up by our school aim of 'Inspire today to shape tomorrow'. We are proud to have been assessed as an outstanding church school in our last two Church of England inspections. We expect the highest standards in both academic work and behaviour and we place our children at the centre of everything we do.
The pupils, staff and governors are very proud of our school and we hope that this website will allow you to see why. We look forward to having the opportunity to meet you in person.
You may have seen on the news that next years May Day Bank Holiday (previously 4th May 2020) has now been moved to Friday 8th May 2020. This is to allow the country to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day. As a result of this, Monday 4th May 2020 will revert to a normal school day and Friday 8th May 2020, as the Bank Holiday will mean the school is closed on this day.