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

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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 an insight into our school. I think our school is a very special place and, in discovering our school, we hope you will think the same.  Please contact Mrs S Lyall, our school administrator or Mrs C Billington, our School Business Manager, in our school office, if you cannot discover the information you are searching for.  Welcome to St Mary’s Church of England School.

– Brian Jones – Head Teacher

Important Updates

Ofsted Visit

8 th November 2017


Thank you for your contributions to Parent View and letters received during the Ofsted Inspection on Tuesday 7th November.  We are very pleased with the outcome of the inspection but unable to share details or the outcome until we receive the final report in three to four weeks time.

We will distribute a copy of the inspection report as soon as we are able to do so.


Mr Jones

Latest News

Year 4 rugby

Year 4 went to Casterton to play in a tag rugby festival for the under 9’s. Amazingly they won all six of their matches. They Read More...



21st November - Flu Vaccinations for Year R – 4

24th November - PTA MUFTY DAY

29th November - Liverpool Residential Visit – Year 6

30th November - Year 5 Author Visit

1st December - PTA – Christmas Fair

4th December - Christmas Choir to attend Auction Mart Nativity (Jn 36)

7th December - Governors Meeting (Full Governors Meeting)

8th December - Christmas Music Concert

8th December - Christmas Dinner

13th December - Candle Lit Service

Year Groups



Nursery and Reception make up the Foundation Stage

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Year 1


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Year 4


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Year 6


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Order School Dinners

WisePay School Dinner Orders

WisePay is our cashless system for ordering your child’s school meals online.

Registration is arranged through our school office. Orders need to be made by 1:00pm on Friday for the following week’s meals.

Access Your Account here.

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2017-2018

Starts Monday 04 Sept
Ends Friday 15 Dec (3:15pm)
Half Term Holiday Monday 23 October - Friday 27th

Spring Term 2017 - 2018

Starts Thursday 04 January
Ends Thurs 29 March (3:15pm)
Half Term Holiday Monday 12 February - 16 February

Summer Term 2017-2018

Starts Monday 16 April
Ends Friday 20 July (3:15pm)
Half Term Holiday Monday 28 May - Friday 01 June

Autumn Term 2018 -2019

Starts Tuesday 4th Sept
Ends Friday 21st Dec
Half Term Holiday - Monday 22nd- Friday 26th Oct

Spring Term 2018 - 2019

Starts Tuesday 8th January
Ends Friday 29th March
Half Term Holiday - 18th - 22nd February

Summer Term 2018 - 2019

Starts Monday 15th April
Ends Friday 19th July
Half Term Holiday 22nd - 31st May
Bank Holiday - 6th May

Our Staff


Mr D Bromley BA Ed (Hons) - Year Group 6

Having grown up in Kentmere and Ings, I recently returned to Cumbria following 10 years living and working in and around the Greater Manchester area.  Although I thoroughly enjoyed living ‘down south’, I am glad to be back and able to indulge in my outdoor hobbies such as cycling, walking and canoeing. I am married […]

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