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Welcome to St. Mary's C.E. Middle School

Welcome to St Mary's C.E. 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, 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.

PE Kit



Basic P.E Kit  - P.E Teachers will inform pupils of which kit to wear and when. As much prior notice will be given as possible. 


Blue St Mary’s reversible P.E top* (these are available from the school office) 

Plain white t-shirt

Blue Shorts (Nylon or cotton)

Long blue football socks

White sports socks



Cold Weather Wear

A plain track suit may be worn. (available from the school office)

Pupils can wear their school jumper as an extra layer should they wish.

Base layers may be worn. Pupils wearing base layer leggings or shorts must also wear the blue P.E shorts over the top. 


Football/Rugby/Hockey/Lacrosse - To ensure your child's safety, the following safety kit will be required 

Football - Boots (Moulded sole/blades) and shin pads 

KS2 Rugby - Boots (Moulded sole/blades/rugby boots) 

KS3 Rugby - Boots (Moulded sole/blades/rugby boots) and gumshields

Hockey - Shin pads and a gum shield

Lacrosse - Shin pads and a gumshield



One piece swimming costume


Footwear (To walk from the changing rooms to the pool in)

Goggles and a swim hat are optional 


No jewellery is to be worn in PE lessons. i.e studs, rings, watches, necklaces etc. It is the pupils responsibility to ensure they bring tape to cover their earrings should they not be able to remove them prior to the lesson. 


Hair must be tied back. It is the pupils responsibility to ensure they bring a hair tie to the P.E lesson. 

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