Welcome to St Mary’s Church of England School – Kirkby Lonsdale



Welcome to Summer Term at St Mary’s CE School

Located on the edge of Kirkby Lonsdale, our school takes advantage of being situated in the beautiful and historic market town in the Lune Valley. Kirkby Lonsdale is an idyllic place to live on the edge of Cumbria, Lancashire and North Yorkshire, and our school has a long tradition of high quality education in the area. Whether you are a prospective parent or a parent of a child in school, welcome. It is with great pride that I introduce our school – I hope you find our website helpful in giving you and insight into St Mary’s. I think our school is a very special place and in discovering our school, we hope you will think the same.

PLEASE GO TO OUR INSTAGRAM PAGE TO SEE ALL OF THE OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES, SHOWCASING THE DEPTH AND THE BREADTH OF OUR CURRICULUM, AS PART OF OUR CHILDREN’S EDUCATIONAL JOURNEY – @stmaryskl

Please contact Mrs Newton, Mrs Wallwork or Mrs Ashton via admin@stmarys-kl.cumbria.sch.uk if you wish to make an enquiry about a school place for your child in nursery or other classes. Telephone 015242 71334.

Admissions

All applications for YR-6 are via this email: school.admissions@westmorlandandfurness.gov.uk (If you live in Cumbria) or https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/education-and-learning/school-admissions/starting-primary-school-and-junior-school (If you live in Yorkshire) or https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/schools/apply-for-a-school-place/ (If you live in Lancashire)

Nursery Applications are made directly with our school via admin@stmarys-kl.cumbria.sch.uk

Brian Jones – Head Teacher

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We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
We are well into our 30 days wild challenge with lots of exciting adventures in the outdoors. The weather has been mixed in June but we are determined to keep going. What challenges could your family experience in the outdoors? #30dayswild #outdoors #wild #adventure
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Can you guess what the children are playing? #play
Can you guess what the children are playing? #play
Can you guess what the children are playing? #play
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We have very high standards at St Mary's. #ritzcarlton
We have very high standards at St Mary's. #ritzcarlton
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Good to see our children developing their riding skills. #bike #ride #cycle #cyclelife
Good to see our children developing their riding skills. #bike #ride #cycle #cyclelife
Good to see our children developing their riding skills. #bike #ride #cycle #cyclelife
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5/15
Thank you to Lord Mott, who answered a lot of questions from our Year 6 pupils. They also role played law making and the democratic process. #houseoflords #London #election #vote
Thank you to Lord Mott, who answered a lot of questions from our Year 6 pupils. They also role played law making and the democratic process. #houseoflords #London #election #vote
Thank you to Lord Mott, who answered a lot of questions from our Year 6 pupils. They also role played law making and the democratic process. #houseoflords #London #election #vote
Thank you to Lord Mott, who answered a lot of questions from our Year 6 pupils. They also role played law making and the democratic process. #houseoflords #London #election #vote
Thank you to Lord Mott, who answered a lot of questions from our Year 6 pupils. They also role played law making and the democratic process. #houseoflords #London #election #vote
Thank you to Lord Mott, who answered a lot of questions from our Year 6 pupils. They also role played law making and the democratic process. #houseoflords #London #election #vote
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6/15
'Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.' 
#friends #friendship #teamwork #team
'Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.' #friends #friendship #teamwork #team
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8/15
Everyone showed individual determination as well as superb teamwork this week. Thank you to everyone who was able to support our sports day. Well done to our PTA who also raised £235.14 selling refreshments throughout the day.#sportsleader #sport #pta #teamwork
Everyone showed individual determination as well as superb teamwork this week. Thank you to everyone who was able to support our sports day. Well done to our PTA who also raised £235.14 selling refreshments throughout the day.#sportsleader #sport #pta #teamwork
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9/15
Everyone needs mud and adventure in their life! #mud #play #climb #havefun #bebrave #buildconfidence
Everyone needs mud and adventure in their life! #mud #play #climb #havefun #bebrave #buildconfidence
Everyone needs mud and adventure in their life! #mud #play #climb #havefun #bebrave #buildconfidence
Everyone needs mud and adventure in their life! #mud #play #climb #havefun #bebrave #buildconfidence
Everyone needs mud and adventure in their life! #mud #play #climb #havefun #bebrave #buildconfidence
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Always good to go in our slide as you return from adventures in the woods. #eyfs #play #explore #create #imagine #inspire #grow #woods #forest
Always good to go in our slide as you return from adventures in the woods. #eyfs #play #explore #create #imagine #inspire #grow #woods #forest
Always good to go in our slide as you return from adventures in the woods. #eyfs #play #explore #create #imagine #inspire #grow #woods #forest
Always good to go in our slide as you return from adventures in the woods. #eyfs #play #explore #create #imagine #inspire #grow #woods #forest
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11/15
How lovely to be able to walk around our school grounds to explore digital imagery in Y2 . #photography #nature #photos #inspire #photooftheday
How lovely to be able to walk around our school grounds to explore digital imagery in Y2 . #photography #nature #photos #inspire #photooftheday
How lovely to be able to walk around our school grounds to explore digital imagery in Y2 . #photography #nature #photos #inspire #photooftheday
How lovely to be able to walk around our school grounds to explore digital imagery in Y2 . #photography #nature #photos #inspire #photooftheday
How lovely to be able to walk around our school grounds to explore digital imagery in Y2 . #photography #nature #photos #inspire #photooftheday
How lovely to be able to walk around our school grounds to explore digital imagery in Y2 . #photography #nature #photos #inspire #photooftheday
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What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
What a wonderful opportunity to be guided around The National Gallery and see Seurats, Van Goghs, Picsssos and many more. #inspire #art #explore #nationalgallery #nationalgallerylondon #inspire #create
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What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
What a very warm welcome from The Houses of Parliament and a very special treat to meet Lord Mott. We have been immersed in politics today. As a further treat, we managed to get into the House of Lords and House of Commons chambers instead of the gallery. We have learned so much history and political knowledge. #housesofparliament #ukparliament #london #inspire #proud
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Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
Birthday boy had a treat at Fortnum and Mason, visits to St James' Palace, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and getting ready for Trooping of the Colour. #fortnumandmason #London #buckinghampalace
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Term Dates

Autumn Term 2023-2024

INSET 4th and 5th Sept (Staff Only)
Term Starts 6th Sept
Term Ends 19th Dec
Half Term 23rd-27th October

Spring Term 2023-2024

Term Starts 3rd Jan
Term Ends 28th March
Half Term 12th-16th Feb

Summer Term 2023-2024

INSET DAY - 15th April (STAFF ONLY)
Term Starts 16th April
Term Ends 19th July
Half Term 29th May - 2nd June

Autumn Term 2024-2025

INSET DAY (Staff Only) Mon 2nd and Tues 3rd Sept
Term Starts Wed 4th Sept
Term Ends Fri 20th Dec
Half Term - 28th Oct- 1st Nov

Spring Term 2024-2025

INSET Day (Staff Only) Mon 6th Jan
Term Starts Tues 7th Jan
Term Ends Fri 4th April
Half Term - 17th Feb - 21st Feb

Summer Term 2024-2025

Term Starts Tues 22nd April
Term Ends Fri 18th July
Half Term 26th May - 30th May

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