End Of The Year Message

Saying Goodbye

We are saying goodbye to a number of staff at St. Mary's including Mrs Moore, Mr Young, Mr Kinnear and Mr Slack who have given over 100 years of service to the school. We are hugely appreciative of their contribution to Catholic Education in Blackpool, and that of all the staff moving on, and here is our short tribute to "simply the best":


Mr Young and Mr Kinnear will be returning part-time next year.

Results Days

A-level results day is Thursday 13th August 2015 and we will open at 8:00 a.m. for A-level students to receive their results with AS-level results available from 9:30 a.m.

GCSE results day is Thursday 20th Auguat 2015 with the school open from 9:00 a.m. We will be handing out results and finalising arrangements to admit students to Sixth Form starting at 9:30 a.m. for St. Mary's students and 10:30 a.m. for students coming from other schools.

Please note that the school closes at 12:00 noon on both days.

First Day Back New Term

St. Mary's reopens on the 3rd September 2015 with registration starting at 8:35 a.m. New Year 7 students will be met and escorted up to the Chapel for their first assembly and to be welcomed to the school. Wishing you all an enjoyable summer break.

Year 10 Science Summer Work

To ensure year 10 are ready for the demands of year 11 the Science department has prepared some materials to be completed by all year 10’s over summer. All the questions need to completed and marked for the first science lesson next term. All pupils will be given a paper copy of the booklet but if you lose it you can download it by following this link.

Summer Booklet Download

The answers will be available to download from the school website on the 24th of August.

Have a good summer! 

St. Mary's Catholic Academy Celebrate their 5th Annual Sports' Awards Evening

On Monday 13th July St. Mary's Catholic Academy celebrated their 5th Annual Sports' Awards Evening at Blackpool Football Club. They were joined on the evening by Lancashire Cricketer Steven Croft and endurance swimmer Adam Walker. Prizes were awarded for 'Manger's Player' and 'Most Improved' player of the year in a variety of sports ranging from football and netball to hockey and handball. The final awards were given to the most outstanding sportsman and women in each year group. During the evening over £500 was raised for Brian House Children's Hospice and the Nepal Disasters' Appeal. A fantastic evening was had by parents, staff and pupils. Thank you to all pupils and parents for attending, local companies for donating prizes, our special guests and for all the staff who helped out on the evening.

PE Department  

Year Most Outstanding Sportsman Most Outstanding Sportswoman
7 Jacob Sainsbury Jessica Hill
8 DJ De La Cruz /  Luke Rawstron / Hayden Caldecott Imogen Hill
9 Ronan Barratt Princess Puno
10 Callum Cornwell Elzabeth Cardwell

Sports Personality of the Year: 
Elzabeth Cardwell

Year 11 Prom 2015

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On Thursday 2nd July we held the Year 11 Prom Night. It was a fabulous evening and one thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. All students really did pull out all of the stops and looked incredible. Mr Eccles proudly presented the ‘Sister Maureen Award’ to Megan Fletcher-Hurley for outstanding service to the academy and the community. Prom King and Queen were also presented to Oliver Brown and Ella Potter.

Pictures can be found in the gallery.

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