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St Mary’s Catholic School Tauranga

A warm welcome to St Mary’s which is an integrated Catholic Primary School catering for children from new entrants to year six. We are proud of our history and heritage and value the strong bond that continues with our founding order, the Cluny Sisters. The Special Character of our school is expressed through the students, the teachers and the wider school community, living and teaching the Gospel Values. At St Mary’s our committed and dedicated staff set high expectations for all children and we aim to work in partnership with you. St Mary’s is a place where children have positive enjoyable learning experiences, a place where we can celebrate learning and achievement. Our aim is to develop confident, faith-filled learners. The teaching staff have a range of expertise, interests and experience. The teachers work as a team sharing professional skills and knowledge to help children achieve. Their programmes are aimed at assisting each child’s spiritual, academic, physical, social and emotional development. We are dedicated to helping your children on their learning journeys. Community involvement is a major focus of our school. We are fortunate to be supported by the Cluny Sisters, St Thomas Aquinas Parish Community as well as a very active Parent Group. We look forward to you finding out more about what a Catholic Education can offer your family and together we can create the best possible learning environment for your children. Nga mihi James Murray

Latest Notifications

St Mary’s School Newsletter 22 September 2021

Wed Sep 22 08:49pm

 



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COVID19 Alert Level 2 Reminders

Wed Sep 15 11:01am

 



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St Mary’s Catholic School Newsletter 8 September 2021

Wed Sep 08 07:27pm

 



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COVOID19 Updates

Tue Sep 07 04:14pm

 



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ALERT LEVEL 2 – UPDATE

Mon Sep 06 06:26pm

ALERT LEVEL 2 – UPDATE
Kia ora koutou,
As announced this afternoon by the Prime Minister all schools will re-open for all children this Thursday 9th September.
We will receive details this evening from the Ministry of Education as to how this looks. I will communicate with you all tomorrow about those details.
Thank you all for your continued support and patience.
Ngā mihi nui
James Murray

COVOID19 Updates

Sat Aug 28 12:05pm

 



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St Mary’s School Newsletter 25 August 2021

Wed Aug 25 07:14pm

 



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COVOID19 Updates 18th August 2021

Wed Aug 18 04:26pm

 



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Alert Level 4 Information

Tue Aug 17 10:30pm


Kia ora Parents and Whānau


As you will be aware, the Prime Minister announced a shift to Alert Level 4 Lockdown from midnight tonight for the next 7 days for Auckland and 3 days across the rest of New Zealand.


This means that St Mary’s Catholic School is closed for instruction from Wednesday 18th August to Friday 20th August inclusive. Information will be sent via HERO and our school app to support you and your whānau during this emergency response.


We will continue to update you via HERO, our Facebook page as well as the school app as new information becomes available.


Due to the swiftness of the move from Alert Level 1 to Alert Level 4, I would like our children to use Wednesday to enjoy some family time, playing board games, reading, and just hanging out together.


I will inform our Community on Wednesday of the plan for Thursday and Friday once I have consulted with the staff and Leadership team.


Please look after yourselves and your children at this time. The health and wellbeing of you and your whānau is our highest priority. Please pray for our community and our country. Stay safe and be kind. Kia kaha.


Ngā mihi nui


God bless


James


 

St Mary’s Catholic School Newsletter 11 August 2021

Wed Aug 11 06:22pm

 



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St Mary’s Catholic School Newsletter 28 July 2021

Wed Jul 28 04:38pm

 



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School is closed tomorrow, Friday 9th July.

Thu Jul 08 05:34pm

A reminder that Friday 9th July is a Teacher Only Day, our staff will all be heading to John Paul College in Rotorua for some learning. We will be joined by all our Catholic Colleagues within our Catholic Kahui Ako.


We look forward to seeing you next term.


Happy Holidays!

St Mary’s Catholic School Newsletter 30 June 2021

Wed Jun 30 06:22pm

 



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