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 & DATES : 1/5/2024 - Class 3 & 4 Mass at 10.00 a.m.....17/5/2024 - Race Night at St. Mary's Organised by PTFA....22/5/2024 - Reception Heights & Weights.....22/5/2024 - Class 1,2 & 5 Mass at 10.00 a.m......23/5/2024 - Sacrament of Reconciliation in Church at 10.00 a.m.....24/5/2024 - Deadline for Year 6 Residential payment....24/5/2024 - School breaks up for 2 weeks......10/6/2024 - Y1 Phonics and Y4 Multiplication Checks over next 2 weeks....17/6/2024 - Whitehough Y6 Resdiential - 3 days....26/6/2024 - Junior Trip to Outdoor Elements.....27/6/2024 - New to Reception Starters Evening at 6.00 p.m......7/7/2024 - Sacrament of Holy Communion - Time TBC....9/7/2024 - New to Reception Taster Morning at 9.05 a.m......10/7/2024 - Infant Trip to Smithills Farm.....11/7/2024 - Year 6 Leaver's Service in Church at 10.00 a.m.......12/7/2024 - Y6 Leaver's Lunch......15/7/2024 - Reports Out to Parents......16/7/2024 - Junior Play Performance - 'Cinderella' - 2 p.m. & 6 p.m......17/7/2024 - Year 6 Leaver's Assembly.....17/7/2024 - School Finishes for the Summer at 1.15/1.30 p.m.


Click on the pictures to link to each site.


Word and Pictures
Words and Pictures supports phonics teaching and learning. It has games, activities and prinatable resources, with information for parents and teachers.

Magic Key
The Magic Key website is aimed at children aged 5-6 years and follows the TV programmes in which Kipper, Biff, Chip, Wilf, Wilma and Floppy go off on their adventures. The site is based on the literacy objectives for Year

Starship English
Starship is the BBC's new service to support 6-7 year old children with English and Maths skills in Year 2. The web games are part of a learning package which includes TV/radio programmes.

Little Animals Activity Centre
The Little Animals Activity Centre is a fun way for 4-8 year olds to learn and play at home. Includes English and Mathematics activities, featuring friendly animal characters.


KS1 Bitsize English
A fun site with games and printable activities which cover some of the Key Stage 1 objectives for English, including pronouns, synonyms, sentence construction and spelling.

KS2 Revisewise
Another BBC site featuring activities and quizzes to help Year 6 pupils revise for their National Curriculum Tests in English.

Follow a quest or solve a mystery by completing spelling challenges. Spellits  features three spelling games designed for children between 7-11 years old.

Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check
This spelling aid allows you to input up to ten spellings. You can then watch flash card sequences and do spelling tests online, using the Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check strategy. Spelling tests can be printed out.

Space Hangman
Use your knowledge of spelling patterns and rules, to help defeat Alpha the Alien. Features 5 levels, each with three stages of difficulty
Compete against pupils from across the globe to improve your spelling. A super site!
Jacqueleine Wilson
Click here to visit this award winning author's website, which is packed full of fun information, facts and competitions to enter.
Joseph Delaney - The Wardstone Chronicles
Joseph Delaney is a Lancashire author. Visit the website to find out more about the Spook and is apprentice.

Michael Rosen
Rosen held the post of Children's Laureate between June 2007 and June 2009. Find out more about him and his books/poetry  with a visit to his website.

Michael Morpurgo
Visit the official website of Michael Morpurgo - find out about his books, his inspiration, his achievements and his most recent time as the Children's Laureate.

Roald Dahl
Visit the fantastic and very funny Roald Dahl website. Watch out for the trumping chicken!

Story time
Enjoy a wide selection of stories - from fairy tales to stories from other cultures.
Storybook Web
Enjoy a wide range of captivating stories for 5-8 year olds.
Myths and Legends
A fantastic site from E2BN. Read and create myths and legends.  Well worth a visit.