St Mary's Church of England Primary School & Nursery

Growing Together in God's Love to Achieve Excellence



Below are the school's news articles and newsletters. You can also receive this information straight to your mobile phone using the school's mobile phone app - simply search 'School Jotter' from the app store (IOS or Android) and select this school from the list. As well as our website and mobile app; remember you can request to follow us on Twitter @StMarysSale. Simply let the school office know your Twitter username and once we've verified you are a trusted adult, we will add you to our Twitter feed. Twitter is the best way for us to safely share with you images of children, as we can vet all the users before they are allowed to view the Twitter feed.

Latest News

  • Thank you very much for your very generous donations to the Salvation Army Toy Appeal. The last day for donations will be Friday 9th December 2022
  • Harvest is a time to be thankful for all we receive. We thought you'd like to see a picture of the produce amassed at Church...
  • As part of Black History Month, we are excited to announce that author Ricky Strachan has visited school.
  • Conker is a reading dog ...
  • I am absolutely thrilled to be able to tell you how well our children have done in their KS2 SATs (the tests at the end of primary school) ...
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Latest Newsletters

  • 03 Feb 2023
    Newsletter - Number 8 - 3rd February 2023

    NSPCC donation link -
    Hair Bobbles
    Internet Safety - Zoom meeting on Monday 6th February at 7.00 pm
    Own Sports Clothes Day – Friday 10th February
    5 Minute Challenge Day
    Reading Raffle
    Governors’ Easter Card photograph competition
    Collecting Children
    Fair Trade Fortnight
    Stay and Share sessions and on-line Parents’ Evening
    Performing Arts Festival - Wednesday, 22nd March at 6.30pm
    Mental Health

  • 12 Jan 2023
    Newsletter Number 8 - January 2023

    Diary Dates reminder for the Spring Term.

    Author visit - Stuart Rowson – Friday 13th January
    If you wish to purchase a book (recommended for children aged 8+), please send the correct money of £12.99 per copy, in a named envelope, with details of any dedication you wish to be included.

    PTA Bring a Bear and Book - Friday 20th January

    Day School Sunday at St Mary’s Church on Sunday, 5th February starting at 9.30 am.

    Internet Safety - Safer Internet session via Zoom for parents on Monday 6th February at 7.00 pm. Please see the attached letter for further information. Please see the attached information for details of the Zoom link

    Governors’ Easter Card photograph competition entries by Wednesday 22nd February 2023

    Collecting Children

    We Are All Special - Photograph board

    Stay & Share and Parents’ Evening – after February half term

    World Book Day -Thursday 3rd March

    Birthday Sweets

    Mental Health

  • 02 Dec 2022
    Newsletter Number 7 - 2nd December 2022

    School Newsletter with details of forthcoming events:
    Year 1 and 2 Christmas production
    Salvation Army Toy appeal
    Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children
    Santa Dash
    School Christmas Dinner
    Christmas cards
    Christmas parties
    Christmas Church service
    School finishing time on 16th Dec.

  • 17 Nov 2022
    Newsletter Number 6 - 17th Nov 2022

    Children in Need - Fri 18th Nov
    Second-hand blazer sale - Fri 25th Nov
    Second-hand book sale - Fri 25th Nov
    Flu vaccinations -Mon 28th Nov
    St Andrew's Day - Fri 30th Nov
    PTA Bags2School - Mon 5th Dec
    Christmas dates for diaries:
    Year 1&2 Production - Tues 6th Dec 9.30 am / Thurs 8th Dec 1.30 pm
    Nursery Carols Fri 9th Dec
    Reception Tableau and carols - Tues 13th Dec
    Christmas Jumper day / Christmas dinner day / Snta Dash / X-mas Factor - Fri 9th Dec
    Salvation Army Toy Appeal - last day for donations Fri 9th Dec
    Christmas parties -
    Years 5&6 Mon 12th Dec
    Years 3&4 Tues 13th Dec
    Nursery Wed 14th Dec
    Reception, Years 1 and 2 Wed 14th Dec
    Rehearsal for Christmas Church Service - (Juniors only) Thurs 15th Dec - straight to Church
    Christmas Church Service S Mary's Church - all welcome - Fri 16th Dec
    School closed at 2.00 pm on Fri 16th Dec and re-opens on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.
    Angels closes at 4.45 pm on Friday 16th Dec

    St Mary's School Office

  • 04 Nov 2022
    Newsletter Number 5 - 2nd November 2022

    Newsletter contains information on:
    Poppy Appeal
    Maths Factor in school Yrs 3-6
    Anti-Bullying week
    Children in Need - 18th November
    Second Hand book sale
    Salvation Army Toy appeal

  • 12 Oct 2022
    Newsletter Number 4 - 12th Oct 2022

    Information regarding Manchester half marathon fund raising
    Flu vaccinations in school - Tuesday 18th October
    Own clothes day in aid of JOY school - 21st October
    Winter coats and uniform
    Poppy appeal
    Salvation Army Toy appeal
    Mental Health
    School Closing for half term - Friday 21st October.

  • 22 Sep 2022
    Newsletter No 3 PTA Events calendar

    PTA events calendar

  • 22 Sep 2022
    Newsletter No 3 Events Calendar

    School Events Calendar

  • 22 Sep 2022
    Newsletter Number 3 - 22nd Sept 2022

    Newsletter contains details of:
    School events calendar information
    PTA events calendar information
    St Mary's Church - Parenting course information
    Harvest Festival - food donation information
    St Mary's Church - Light Party

  • 16 Sep 2022
    Newsletter Number 2 - 16th Sept 2022

    Dear Parent

    Please find attached the latest newsletter, number 2, which gives details of forthcoming events in school:

    Book Fair - Friday 30th September 1.45 pm in school.
    Blazer Sale - Friday 30th September
    Flu Vaccinations - 18th october
    School Calendar dates for 2023/24
    Mental Health
    Minimum periods of absence
    Requests for absence

    St Mary's School Office

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