Mission Statement

St. Mary’s C.E (VA) Primary School serves its families and its community by providing a broad education of the highest quality. We encourage an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith and promote the Christian values:

Responsibility, Forgiveness, Hope, Friendship, Trust and Respect.


 On behalf of the Staff and Governors, we welcome you to our school website.

**From 8/06/2020 School will start to open to children in Y1, Upper Foundation, Lower Foundation and Year 6, please check you parentpay app or email inbox for letters regarding start dates, drop off and pick up times.  If you need any further information please email office@stmaryswakefield.co.uk and a member of staff will get back to you as soon as they can.  Also check our twitter feed  @StMarysCofEPri1 as lots of information is shared on there too**

At St Mary’s C.E. (VA) Primary School. We aim to ensure that all children attending this school feel happy and cared for. We want them to experience a learning environment that is interesting, challenging and exciting where they can grow educationally and socially.

It is vital that parents and teachers work together to prepare children for life and to help them develop into lifelong learners as a result of the experiences that we provide for them.

We hold a childs future in our hands, by working together with parents with mutual respect we can make a difference.

Following the Government Announcement 18/03/2020 we will be working on an action plan of how this will look for our school.  We will update parents today 19/03/2020.  School is open as normal today 19/03/2020.

St Mary's CE (VA) Primary School was inspected by Ofsted on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November 2017 and was deemed a GOOD School. The full report is available on the Ofsted Link below.


  • Headteacher:Mr M Taylor
  • Deputy Headteacher:Mrs K Outterside
  • The Chair of Governors:Mrs J Milne
  • Parish Priest:Reverend D Gerrard
  • Telephone School Business Manager - Joanne Chambers:01924 290229
  • Email:office@stmaryswakefield.co.uk

Sometimes Sat Navs can divert cars around the School.  There are also roadworks and diversions in place at the moment so please follow signs for Kirkgate Train Station (new road has opened opposite Halfords) and the Central Mosque to get you to Monk Street then go between the flats to the top of Charles Street. There are Parking Restrictions on the streets near School, if you are visiting and cannot find a space in our Car Park please call into Reception and they will help.