St Mary's is an exceptional place. It has a special atmosphere
that you see on the faces of our children.
You can feel it in their enthusiasm and in everything they do here.
The magic of St Mary's lies in creating an environment in
which children can grow because children who are happy,
secure and loved will learn, develop and achieve.
With a supportive Christian framework to encourage and
nurture at every step, we have built a community that
cherishes mutual respect and moral values and ensures that
every child feels special.
And, with more than 80 years of first class results, ours is also a
community in which individual talent and academic excellence
shine through the rich, challenging learning experiences they
encounter every day.
But, above all else, we value the whole child. At the end of
their journey here, we're proud to see our students emerge as
confident, well-rounded young adults who with integrity and
maturity take the experiences and magic of St Mary's into the
We hope you enjoy discovering more about St Mary's and
would be delighted to welcome you to visit this exceptional
and very special place.
Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important
decisions you'll ever make.
You'll want to ensure that, from an early age, your child will be part of a happy, friendly and
relaxed environment where they feel special and know that
they are valued.
You'll be looking for talented teachers who take time to build
relationships with individual pupils in small classes to give
them the best possible start to their school lives.
It will be important that your child is nurtured academically
and personally and can develop confidence, self-esteem and
high standards of personal discipline at every step of their
This is offered to every child at Charlton House. It's a special
place where characters are formed in an exciting, stimulating
atmosphere and a Christian ethos encourages respect, integrity
and compassion for others from an early age.
From the moment your child joins us in the Nursery at age 3 or
the Junior Department at age 4, you'll know that you made the
best decision and that your child is already part of this caring
Children learn more in the first five years of their
lives than in any other.
The skills and experiences
they encounter in those precious, formative years
lay the foundations for their future education and
help shape the young adults they will become.
Our small, close-knit Nursery offers a bright,
stimulating environment in which children
are eager to learn, explore and expand their
knowledge of the world through carefully designed
The early curriculum is fun and flexible, but
balanced to develop literacy, numeracy and
communication skills alongside a constructive
programme of physical and creative activity to
bring out the best in every child.
But above all, Charlton Nursery is a place
where our youngest children feel loved, safe and a
special part of the St Mary's wider community.