St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

We pray, We work, We play, We care, We do our best!


Devonshire Drive, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5RJ

01254 231277

LATEST NEWS : St. Mary's receives the 'Laudato Si award' in recognition of the children's work towards looking after the environment.........Please check out our new school website layout including a video about the school on the homepage, a section containing information for children new to our school and a short film documenting our Eco-Classroom journey........

Extra Curricular Activities - Visits, Visitors & Events


"And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him."

(Colossians 3:17)


For many other visits and events please see our 'Chaplains' section and 'Sports' section ('More tab - Purple Bar) For evidence of our curriculum topics, please go to Curriculum Subjects at the bottom of the is 'Curriculum' tab.

December 2019 - Nearly 250 adults turned up to watch the brilliant infant nativity performance 'Hey Ewe'!

December 2019 - Cinderella Pantomime - Whole school trip to King George's Hall.

December 2019 - Christmas Fayre - Thank you to everybody who attended and the P.T.F.A. for all they did in setting it up!

Autumn Term - Our 'Stay & Read' sessions have proven really popular with parents in Class 1 throughout this term.

November 2019 - Father Farrell visited Class 1 to explain all about the Sacrament of Baptism.

September 2019 - Mount Carmel are really helping us to enrich our curriculum by providing lots of different learning activities and experiences for Class 4 through the year. This half term's activity was Yoga.

September 2019 - Thank you to Warbutons for visiting Class 3 and Class 4 and teaching them all about the importance of food hygiene and healthy eating. The children also made a packed lunch to take home.

June 2019 - Outdoor Elements Junior Trip - the weather held up and a wonderful time was had by all. We have already booked it for next year!!!

July 2019 - Reading for pleasure in the outdoors with Class 2.

Year 5 visited Mount Carmel and had a wonderful we always do there. Their learning for the day was centered around endangered animals, in particular, the panda.

July 2019 - Thank you to our local P.S.C.O.'s for visiting each class in school for a safety talk...

June 2019 - A bee-keeper visited school to talk to the children about how important these creatures are to God's world. 

June 2019 - We now have a pet rabbit in school. Class 1 had a vote on what to call her. The winning name was strawberry but she has been an object of affection for every class in school...and our site supervisor!!!

June 2019 - Sports Day at Wilson Playing Fields - Thank you to the huge number of parents who turned up to support us! Thank you to Mrs Sheridan too for all the time you took to set it up!

May 2019 - Seed Dispersal lesson in Science for Year 2.

9th May 2019 - We were delighted to welcome BBC News North West to St. Mary's today. Reporter Becky Barr came to interview staff and children and report on the eco-brick hut being delivered to our outdoor eco-classroom. This caused quite a stir with millions watching the broadcasts and over 50,000 people interacting with the BBC Facebook page. We have also appeared in the Daily Mirror, Lancashire Evening Telegraph, Accrington Observer and national newspapers are starting to get in touch to run a feature. This is just the exposure we wanted to give to the use of waste plastics and the damage they are doing to the environment.

2nd May 2019 - This morning we welcomed Bishop John Arnold to our school to open up our outdoor eco-classroom. It was a wonderful morning and the weather only just held out. Well done to the children and the whole community for getting us to this stage with the outdoor classroom - all part of our plans to push outdoor learning even further in the future..

April 2019 - Getting the eco-classroom ready and kitting out our G.I.F.T. Team/Reading hut.

Infant visit to Smithfields Farm - April 2019

Science Experiments - Class 4 - April 2019

Year 6 - Bikeability - March 2019

Spheros Computer Programming from Mount Carmel

Highway Agency Road Safety Talk - March 2019

World Book Day - March 2019

Valentine's Disco - February 2019

Eco-brick Campaign 2018-2019

Firemen Visit - March 2019

Sing Together - March 2019

Forest School Activities - 2019

Class 1 Parental Workshops - 2018-2019

Rotary Club Presentation to Year 6 - November 2018

Accrington Stanley Shirt Giveaway - October 2018



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Class 3

Class 4

Class 5