Starting a new school can be a daunting prospect for many pupils. It is therefore essential that new pupils to St Mary’s School settle down and feel at home as soon as possible. Both staff and pupils make it a priority to provide the new girls with assistance and reassurance as they are integrated into the St Mary’s community.
Parents of new girls are invited to an Information Evening in the November prior to their daughter’s starting at St Mary’s. At this function, a brief overview of the approach to learning in the Junior School is presented by the management team and all department leaders. Parents then meet their daughter’s class teacher where relevant information for the following year is shared. All new girls and their parents are invited to attend an Orientation Party before the new school year.