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Welcome to St Mary's Church of England Middle School.

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, five miles east of the county town of Dorchester, in the beautiful Dorset countryside.  The pupils, staff and governors are very proud of our school, and we hope that this website will allow you to see why.

St. Mary's is a church school with an ethos built on the core Christian values of respect, forgiveness, justice, uniqueness, equality, acceptance and kindness.  Our aim is to give every pupil the chance to achieve their God given potential in all areas of their life.  We embrace and celebrate difference and strive to build a school culture in which prioritises everyone feeling a strong sense of belonging.

We expect the highest standards in both academic work and behaviour.  Our pupils are given opportunities to develop independence, responsibility, respect and concern for others and demonstrate good manners, self-discipline and a good work ethic in their learning.  Our children are at the centre of everything we do, and we place a high value on partnership with our parents.

We would be delighted to welcome you to our school to see the school in action.  I look forward to meeting you in person.

Tim Ennion

Head of School