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 and acceptance.
Our aim is to give every pupil the chance to achieve their God given potential in all areas of their life and 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.
We are writing to you to inform you of some suspicious behaviour that has taken place near one of the bus stops in Alderholt this morning.
The incident has been reported to the Police (incident no:24/95) and a Schoolwatch alert has been set up to all schools in the area. The incident involved two men in a white van allegedly driving repeatedly around the area, watching and gesturing to the children waiting for the school bus.
Tutors at St Mary's will be speaking to the children about stranger danger, however, it would be helpful if you are also able to speak to your child about keeping safe and that they should report any incidents to you or school.
Thank you for your support