Welcome to The Mount

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I would like to welcome you to the St. Mary’s Preparatory School website. I hope that it will tell you a little about our school's history and organisation, and provide you with background information on what happens and why at The Mount.      

We are very proud of our Catholic school and we show our faith by the way we live, love and learn. Our aim is to fulfil our Mission Statement and provide a safe, caring, stimulating, creative and happy environment in which each child in our care is able to develop and learn to the best of their abilities.  Our aim is that that they become caring, skilful, confident and well balanced individuals who have lively, enquiring minds and who can reason and make decisions.



We have an exciting but rigorous curriculum to ensure that children get excellent teaching in the basics as well as having fun in their learning. This will give them the skills they need to access the whole curriculum and go on to achieve highly in all areas. We value the arts and sport and plan opportunities for children to get involved in many activities throughout the year. 

We work hard to create and sustain a warm, welcoming and caring atmosphere within which staff, pupils, their families and visitors to the school feel accepted and secure. The very positive and inclusive ethos is characterised by excellent relationships within school and between the school and each child’s home. We want everyone who works in or visits our school to enjoy the experience and to feel the satisfaction of making a positive and valued contribution.

Parents are always welcome in school and we aim to be as open as possible in our communications.  We would love you to visit our school and guarantee a warm welcome. We believe you will be impressed by our high academic standards, the quality of teaching, our brilliant learning environment and our motivated and well behaved pupils.

I hope that you enjoy finding out about our school. If you would like to visit please contact us in order that we can agree a mutually convenient time.           

I look forward to welcoming you to St. Mary’s.

Michael Collins, Headmaster


Latest News

Show Choir takes top spot...twice!
The Mount Show Choir enjoyed a double success in the recent Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama winning two first prizes with distinction. The Choir made up of pupils from Reception through to Year 6 were presented with the performing Arts Junior Cup for their version of two songs from the hit musical 'Matilda' - When I grow Up
The Mount rated as 'outstanding' in Archdiocese of Liverpool report
The Mount has been warmly praised in a new report by Liverpool’s Catholic authorities. Christian Education Department inspectors from the Archdiocese of Liverpool visited the Crosby school recently and gave it an ‘outstanding’ grading.   According to their report, the outstanding features include ‘the focus on
Liverpool to Liberia
Congratulations to our Year 5 and 6 pupils who gave up their free time recently to 'bag pack' in Sainsbury's, Crosby to raise money for our twinned school, St Martin's in Gbanga. As part of the 'Liverpool to Liberia' fundraising initiatives, the children, parents and Mount staff raised a staggering £1,300 on the day
Helping those in need
Year 6 pupils have recently coordinated a new initiative to help others in times of need in the local area.. As part of the Edmund Rice Group, the pupils encouraged all at The Mount to donate food items for the Crosby Area Food Bank, which provides emergency food and support to local people in crisis. Volunteers from the
Liverpool Philharmonic Schools' Concert
The Junior pupils recently enjoyed a concert given by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The series of Schools' Concerts is an inspirational introduction to live orchestral music and is designed to enhance and enrich the music and wider school curriculum and provides a fun, educational and interactive concert. The concert
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RNLI Assembly
We welcomed David Gairth, Education Presenter for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, to our whole school assembly to explain the importance of beach and water safety. The work of dedicated volunteers in this very worthwhile charity provides a 24 hour lifeboat search and rescue service and saves many lives at sea. It is of
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ISI Interim Report May 2011

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whiteSt. Mary's College Preparatory School, The Mount, Blundellsands Rd West, 
Liverpool L23 6TF

Telephone: 0151 924 6302
Fax: 0151 932 0450