Welcome to Maryvale Catholic Primary School
Welcome back everyone. It was wonderful to see all the children back at school looking smart and ready to learn.
Maryvale is a forward moving school, we embrace every challenge and thrive on every success. Last year saw many new initiatives, changes to the building and to our academic curriculum, our achievements include:
- Early years children left the foundation stage of learning with good levels of development, every child made good progress in our nursery and reception class.
- Y1 did well with their phonics test with 80% pass rate.
- Y2 gave 100% effort in their KS1 SATs and everyone in the class made progress from the start of the year.
- Y6 attained extremely well in their SATs and results are in line with national expectations. The children all made very good progress from the start of the year.
- Years 3, 4 and 5, worked hard and improved their skills, kowledge and understanding last year.
- A new outdoor learning area for our early years children.
- Improvement to our KS2 playground with the support of PTA and Tesco.
- New lighting in school and carpet on the stairway.
- Reading areas enhances in all classrooms.
- Extra sporting activities after school including gymnastics, football, athletics and more.
- Several medals won at sporting events attended in a range of sports.
- The school choir, who have performed at several events including the Young Voices concert.
- Guitar lessons proved successful with several exams passes.
- Homework club helped several children with their home learning.
To name just a few successes!
School Terms Dates 2017/18
Autumn Term 2017
Monday 4 September - School Closed - Inset Day 1
Tuesday 5 September - first day of term
Friday 20 October - school closes for half term
Monday 30 October - School Closed - Inset Day 2
Tuesday 31 October - children return to school
Monday 27 November - School Closed - Inset Day 3
Friday 22 December - school closes - end of term (school closes at 1.30pm)
Spring Term 2018
Monday 8 January - first day of term
Friday 16 February - school closes for half term
Monday 26 February - children return to school
Thursday 29 March - school closes - end of term
Summer Term 2018
Monday 16 April - first day of term
Monday 7 May - May Day Bank Holiday - School Closed
Friday 25 May - school closes for half term
Monday 4 June - children return to school
Friday 20 July - school closes - end of term
Monday 23 July - School Closed - Inset Day 4
Tuesday 24 July - School Closed - Inset Day 5
Please note there are 5 Inset Days to be arranged each acaemic year. These will be notified as soon as possible, but are subject to change.