Cruso Street, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 8BW
10 reasons to choose St Mary's Catholic Academy, Leek
St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Leek has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leek and one of the 6 primary age schools with a Schoolsmith Score within 10 miles.
St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Leek is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 15 members of The Painsley Catholic Academy. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection.
Average class size
St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Leek has one class per year, and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Leek ranks in the top 23% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 18% of schools.
The St Mary's Catholic Academy, Leek curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for computing and science.
Sport at St Mary's Catholic Academy, Leek
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Mary's Catholic Academy, Leek
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 5.55pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near St Mary's Catholic Academy, Leek
Newcastle-under-Lyme School (11.2 miles); The King’s School in Macclesfield (13.4 miles); Beech Hall School (13.9 miles).
Painsley Catholic College (10.8 miles); Eaton Bank Academy (11 miles); St Joseph’s College (12.1 miles).