Prospective Parents

Welcome to St Mary's CE  VA Primary School

Welcome to St Mary's. Our school is warm and welcoming, with a strong and supportive team, working hard to enable children to enjoy learning and thrive in school. As a Church of England Primary School, we are a school built upon Christian values and principles believing that each child is unique and valued, with a great potential to contribute to the school community and to their world. Valuing each child as a unique, talented individual, we encourage children to develop as moral, sociable, confident people, who aspire and achieve well across the curriculum.

Reception 2022 applications

Children born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 will be eligible for a place in school in September 2022. All applications should be made by 15th January 2022 through South Gloucestershire Admissions

Reception 2022 tours for parents

We would like to invite you to not one but two different elements of our tours for this year!

Part 1: Welcome to our school (online)

Join us for one of three online events. Held on Zoom, we expect that these will last for around 30 minutes and you will have the chance to meet Andy Spens (Executive Headteacher), Bethan Scriven (Head of School) and Natalie Lane (Deputy Head). They will introduce you to the school, share key information about the vision and values of the school and talk to you about school life at St Mary's.

These will take place online (Zoom) on:

  • Tuesday 12th October 2021 8pm
  • Monday 8th November 2021 8pm
  • Monday 6th December 2021 8pm

To book a place on one of these virtual " Welcome to the school" events please contact the school Tele: 01454 867155 or by email After you have booked in, we will send you details on how to login and join us.

Part 2: Tour of the school

We think that visiting the school is really important and in line with our school risk assessments and to keep everyone as safe as possible all tours will take place after the school day. You are welcome to come and tour the school, members of staff will be available to answer any questions.

These will take place on:

  • Wednesday 13th October 2021 5pm
  • Tuesday 9th November 2021 5pm
  • Wednesday 8th December 2021 5pm 

To book a place on one of these tours please contact the school Tele: 01454 867155 or by email 

We look forward to welcoming you to St Mary's both virtually and in person! Please do speak to the school office with any questions you may have.