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Parents & Carers

“Parents are very positive about the school. Pupils enjoy attending this friendly, community school. Expectations for how pupils should behave are high. Pupils are very polite and considerate. They treat others with kindness.”


Ofsted 2023

Sport

Pupils regularly participate in sporting events and compete with other schools in Suffolk.

A Growth Mindset

Confidence, resilience, independence and perseverance. An integral part of our learning and school life.

Our Vision

Read about our vision for the school and how we will achieve it.

Foxes, Badgers, Hedgehogs & Otters

Find out about our house groups and the scores on the leaderboard.

A Creative Curriculum

Discover themes that the children are exploring through curriculum subjects.

Our Caring Ethos

“Pupils thrive in a warm and welcoming environment. Pupils are happy and well cared for. The have excellent relationships with the adults. They enjoy helping each other.”

Ofsted 2023

Green Flag Award

We’ve achieved the Eco-Schools highest standard, the Green Flag.

Our Results

See how our results compare to other schools locally and nationally.

Reading

“The school has ensured that pupils benefit from effective teaching that helps them learn to read…pupils learn to read confidently and fluently.”


Ofsted 2023

Our Awards

We are very proud of the awards and recognition that our school has gained.

Take a Look Around

Use our interactive map to see the spaces and facilities we have at our school.

Learning Without Limits

Stratford St Mary Primary School is a small village primary, set in approximately three acres of land and situated in the heart of the village.  We sit in the Stratford Vale (AONB), on the edge of the Suffolk/Essex border, just off the A12.

We are proud of our little school, our children and our links to the local community. We are committed to enabling every child to ‘Learn without Limits.’ Come and visit us!

At Stratford St Mary Primary School, we take safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns about a child in school, please contact the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead who is Mrs Karen Bilner (also PREVENT lead) or the Alternative Designated Officers who are Miss Rachelle Jones and Mrs Anna Marshall. The Designated Safeguarding Governor is Matt Carney.

If you need any further information, would like a paper copy of any of the information on the website or would like to view our school, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Karen Bilner   –  Headteacher.

Stratford St Mary Primary School is a small village primary, set in approximately three acres of land and situated in the heart of the village.  We sit in the Stratford Vale (AONB), on the edge of the Suffolk/Essex border, just off the A12.

We are proud of our little school, our children and our links to the local community. We are committed to enabling every child to ‘Learn without Limits.’ Come and visit us!

At Stratford St Mary Primary School, we take safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns about a child in school, please contact the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead who is Mrs Karen Bilner (also PREVENT lead) or the Alternative Designated Officer who is Miss Rachelle Jones. The Designated Safeguarding Governor is Matt Carney.

If you need any further information, would like a paper copy of any of the information on the website or would like to view our school, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Karen Bilner   –  Headteacher.

About Our School

Stratford St Mary is a village located in Suffolk, close to the Essex border with excellent transport links to both Colchester and Ipswich, due to the close proximity of the A12.

Our primary school is in the heart of the village. We educate approximately 90 pupils aged 4-11 and there is an independent pre-school based on site. We are a family orientated, caring school providing an excellent and enjoyable education which enables all children to achieve their full potential.

School News

Hansel and Gretel Opera

Hansel and Gretel Opera

On Thursday 12th February, I was fortunate enough to be able to join the Swans Class to watch the performance of Hansel and Gretel at the Mercury Theatre. It was an amazing experience and our children performing in the chorus were fantastic! Well done to you all. Our...

Stratford St Mary on Radio Suffolk

The interview and singing of our choir from the Swans Class was on Radio Suffolk this morning, at 9am – if you missed it, it is still available for the next 29 days: Choose the Radio Suffolk website, the presenter Etholle George and then ‘listen again’ – the interview...

New Library Grand Opening

New Library Grand Opening

Thank you to everyone who attended our ‘Grand Opening’ today —what a wonderful afternoon! All of our children were issued with a brand new library book to take home and read. We are very grateful to our honoured guests who came to celebrate all the hardwork and...

Fundraising Update – Seeds for Africa, Book Sale & Poppy Appeal

Seeds for Africa For our Harvest charity appeal we raised a fantastic £90.58! Thank you so much for your generosity. The money has been forwarded to the charity who sent a lovely letter of thanks in return. School Council ‘nearly new’ toys and books sale I am very...

Spectacular Fireworks

Spectacular Fireworks

A huge big thank you to all the members of the PTA and their partners who organised and ran the most successful firework evening! The whole event was extremely well organised and very enjoyable and I believe over 700 people came to enjoy!! The food was excellent, the...

Did you know how well we are doing?!

Data alone can never tell the whole story, but we have much to celebrate! I would just like to share with you a few of the highlights of our school with regard to data. As you already know, we have been highly commended by the Local Authority for the achievement of...

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