Vivian Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 0DN
10 reasons to choose St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Harborne
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Harborne has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Birmingham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Harborne is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Harborne has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Harborne ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 23% of schools.
The St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Harborne 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art and languages.
Sport at St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Harborne
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Harborne
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.15/3.30pm though before and after school clubs may periodically extend the day from 7.45am to 4.45pm.
Find another school near St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Harborne
Harborne Primary School (0.1 miles); Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School, Harborne (1.4 miles); St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, Selly Oak (1.8 miles).
Edgbaston High School for Girls (1.3 miles); King Edward’s School, Birmingham (1.4 miles); King Edward VI High School for Girls (1.5 miles).
King Edward VI Lordswood School for Girls (1.2 miles); St Paul’s School for Girls (1.6 miles); Shireland Collegiate Academy (2.3 miles).