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Below you will find information that may be helpful to you. 

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Term Dates 2018-2019

Autumn Term 2018:

Tuesday 4th September 2018 – Thursday 20th December 2018

Half Term: 22nd Oct – 26th October

Staff Training Days: Monday 3rd September, Friday 21st December 2018


Spring Term 2019:

Monday 7th January 2019 - Friday 5th April 2019

Half term: 18th February 2019 – 22nd February 2019

Staff Training Days:

Wednesday 2nd January, Thursday 3rd January, Friday 4th January 2019


Summer Term 2019:

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 - Friday 19th July 2019

Half Term: Monday 27th May 2019 (Bank Holiday) – Friday 31st May 2019



Term Dates 2019-2020

Autumn Term 2019

Wednesday 4th September to Friday 20th December 2019

Half Term: 21st – 25th October 2019

Staff training days: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd September 2019


Spring Term 2020

Monday 6th January to Friday 3rd April 2020

Half Term 17th – 21st February 2020


Summer Term 2020

Monday 20th April to Friday 17th July 2020

Friday  8th May - Bank Holiday (School open as usual Monday 4th May) 

Half Term 25th-29th May 2020

School Nursing Service update - September 2018

School Nursing  ChatHealth number is  07507 333356.  Children, young people and their families are able to access a school nurse from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday all year round for advice, guidance and support. 

Letter from the Bishop of East Anglia regarding Father John Warrington

Outcome following visit from the Diocesan Inspector and our Section 48 Inspection.

Term-Time leave of absence information

Acceptable Use of ICT and Mobile Phones Policy

School Meals

School meals are provided by Eats Catering, a subsidiary of Vertas.


School dinners cost £2.30 per day. Payments for school dinners should be made in advance via Parentmail using a card, or by cash using via a Paypoint with a Parentmail barcode. Nearest Paypoint to St Mary's is the Co-Op opposite school  entrance. 


The latest school dinner menu and allergen information can be found at 


Find out if you are eligible for free school meals quickly by following the link below:



The menus are rotated across 3 weeks and changed at the October half term and April holiday. Below is the PDF for the menu and a link to the allergen information.

Spring Summer Menu 2019

Child Safety Online - A practical guide to parents and carers whose children are using social media

Severe Weather 

In the event of adverse weather conditions please listen to the local radio stations for regular updates.   Please assume we are OPEN unless you hear otherwise via one of the official methods of communications – school website, Parentmail or BBC Radio Suffolk.    In the event of snow, please ensure your child/children come to school in wellington boots (with shoes to change into) and coat. They will not be allowed out to play unless they have the appropriate footwear and warm clothing.


If anybody who lives nearby feels able to volunteer to help clear snow from the school playground and car park entrance early in the day (7.30am) on “severe weather days”, we are compiling a list of volunteers in the office and would be very grateful to hear from you! 

Equalities Information and Analysis

If you would like a paper copy of a document on our website please contact the school office 01473 728372.


If you would like to comment on our school performance, the link to Ofsted Parentview can be found under the performance tab.