Reception Parent Workshop – Friday 22nd November at 8:50am

Welcome to St Mary’s

  • A Message from the Headteacher

    Welcome to St Mary Magdalene CE Primary‘s new and updated website. We are delighted that you’ve shown an interest in our school and hope that you find the website useful.

    St Mary Magdalene CE Primary School is a one form entry school located in the flourishing and diverse area of Peckham. Please browse the website to discover the recent achievements, future events and for a flavour of what pupils of this school are currently involved in.

    About Our School
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    Be the Best I Can Be

    Our mission is to make school a calm but exciting place to be, where children feel safe and special and where the goodness of Jesus Christ is shown by example. This is embodied in our motto, “Be the best I can be”, children and staff are encouraged to:

    • Be encouraged to do their best
    • Want to learn and enjoy all school activities
    • Be confident enough to make choices
    • Be proud of what they do

  • Teaching & Learning

    At St. Mary Magdalene School our purpose is to create a happy, positive working environment which engages and motivates children through the delivery of a creative curriculum. Staff and children feel valued, supported and appreciated and by focusing on the development of the ‘whole child’ we are equipping children with the tools to become lifelong learners.

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    Our Commitments

    •  Philippians 4:13 ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’
    •  Always put the children first when making decisions
    •  Our style is to lead but not ‘run’ the school
    •  …..so take responsibility
    •  Our roles are functions, not status
    •  …..so respect and value each other’s roles
    •  We’re employed for our strengths
    •  …..so declare mistakes and cover for each other’s weaknesses
    •  Personal development is important
    •  …..so be coached not criticised
    •  …..and leaders be generous with your time
    •  Be inclusive, not exclusive, in all your internal and external dealings
    •  We achieve through the power of teams, enabling each other to perform extraordinarily

Take a Tour

There are many aspects to life at St. Mary’s, click on an image to view our gallery.

School Life

Here’s the latest from news and projects from St. Mary’s, click on an article to read more.

Our Awards

Words from Children, Parents & Visitors