• "The school has a well-designed, ambitious curriculum. This is evident in the good quality of pupils’ learning demonstrated in lessons and in their books. "

    Ofsted October 2023

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School in Action Tours

If you are considering senior school choices for Year 7 in September 2025 and you’d like to find out more about St Mary’s, you are warmly invited to book a School in Action tour.

Tours are taken by the Headteacher, Mr Richard Vaughan.

We look forward to welcoming you to St Mary’s and showing you our school.

Remaining tour dates this term are:

  • Mon 8 July
  • Thurs 5 September
  • Fri 6 September
  • Mon 9 September
  • Tue 10 September
  • Wed 11 September
  • Mon 16 September
  • Wed 18 September
  • Thurs 19 September
  • Mon 23 September
  • Tue 24 September
  • Wed 25 September
  • Tue 1 October
  • Wed 2 October
  • Mon 7 October
  • Thurs 10 October
  • Tue 15 October
  • Wed 16 October
  • Mon 21 October
  • Wed 23 October

Tours can be booked by calling the school on 01992 629124 or emailing admin@st-maryshigh.herts.sch.uk and are at 9.00am for approximately 45 minutes.

St Mary’s is a GOOD school

When Ofsted visited in October 2023 they graded the whole school as GOOD. This is a testament to the hard work of the staff, students, governors and parents/carers over the last four years to achieve this and is a fair recognition of our standards.

Do not forget that St Mary’s 6th form, and Personal Development, were both graded GOOD in 2019 as well. If you are considering a place in the 6th form at St Mary’s, our standards have been high in that area for well over five years now and this second grading of GOOD indicates a rich and successful experience for the young people in the 6th form.

Richard Vaughan,

A Warm Welcome To St Mary’s

At St Mary’s you will always find a welcome that is built on a strong Christian ethos and excellent relationships between adults and students.

Our vision, as a school with a Christian ethos, is founded on The Parable of the Sower (Mark 4: 3-9), where Through God’s love, we are the rich soil where seeds flourish and roots grow

This is the foundation of our motto, Everyone is equal: everyone deserves the best.

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School in Action Tours for Year 6s and their parent/carers

If you are considering senior school choices for Year 7 in September 2025 and you'd like to find out more about St Mary's, you are warmly invited to book a 9am School in Action tour.


September: Thurs 5th, Fri 6th, Mon 9th, Tues 10th, Wed 11th, Mon 16th, Wed 18th, Thurs 19th, Mon 23rd, Tues 24th and Wed 25th

Everyone welcome. Call the school to book your place on
01992 629124 or email: admin@st-maryshigh.herts.sch.uk

Thursday 26th September: Secondary Transition Open Evening

October: Tues 1st, Wed 2nd, Mon 7th, Thurs 10th, Tues 15th, Wed 16th, Mon 21st, Wed 23rd