St Mary's Church of England Primary School


Hackney Schools Music & Dance Festival 2018


The Round Chapel recently hosted the annual ‘Hackney Music Festival’. St Mary’s made 3 fantastic appearances alongside many other Hackney schools. The event remains the largest school musical gathering in the borough. This year there were 56 schools with around 4,500 children taking part from all over the borough. The Hackney Schools Music and Dance Festival […]

Bike around the borough


Nearly 1000 children took to Hackney’s streets by bike on Thursday 28th June as Bike Around the Borough returns for its eighth outing. Over 40 schools took part in the mass bike ride, which two years ago set the world record for the highest number of people cycling in a continuous ‘bike bus’. This year, […]

Hispanic Day 2018


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New playground games


The PTFA has been continuing to raise funds for the school through cake sales, the winter and summer fairs, the school disco, the quiz evening and many other activities. We would like to say a big thank you to all parents, teachers, support staff and friends of the school who have given their time and […]

Morgan Stanley Volunteering Day

Last Friday 15th of June, a number of volunteers from Morgan Stanley bank kindly visited St Mary’s to help with a number of tasks around the school. The railings received a fresh coat of paint and now look great, we are no longer looking at the grayness of the chipped paint as many of us […]

The chicks are here!


21.05.18 We have had some new arrivals in the Nursery and Reception class this term. They are very cute and we look forward to watching them grow bigger.

Royal wedding celebration


18.05.18 We celebrated the up coming royal wedding in style, we put on our best crowns, tiaras and hats and ate lots of yummy food. We would like to thank Ms Kennedy for organising, all of the kitchen for making such lovely food for us all to enjoy and staff for helping.

Faith in the community: Judaism

15.05.18 We were visited by Rabbi Roni this week, he explained the significance of pilgrimage and holy places in the Jewish faith. The children asked really interesting and insightful questions. We look forward to inviting more visitors from a range of faiths in our local community.

Gardening at St Mary’s

08.05.18 Our green finger pupils and volunteers got stuck into planting lovely bulbs and plants this week, we are hoping to see lots of lovely edible food grown around the school to be able to make lots of yummy dishes with. Thank you to the PTFA, parent volunteers and staff that have put the time […]