St. Mary’s Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy
Last updated: 27/05/2018
Mr D Beardsley
St. Mary’s Menston is a Catholic Voluntary Academy for young people of secondary school age. It serves the Leeds Diocese parish churches of SS Peter & Paul Yeadon, St. Joseph’s Pudsey, English Martyrs Addingham, Our Lady & All Saints Otley, SS John Fisher & Thomas More Burley-in-Wharfedale, Our Lady of Kirkstall Horsforth and Sacred Heart of Jesus Ilkley.
St. Mary’s has a successful past and is highly successful at the present. Our aim is to develop even further to be a world class school giving the best care, support and outcomes to our students.
St. Mary’s Menston
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(280 in Sixth Form)
St. Mary's Menston News Stories
The 2017-18 Football season has brought enormous success for the Year 9 Football team at St. Mary's, including the County Cup
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Celebration at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 11 May 2018.
Congratulations to all successful candidates, and thank you to everyone who applied
Year 8 enjoyed a challenging and diverse experience during residential in Ullswater.
We are always keen to hear from former students about their achievements and career progression.
St. Mary's Menston Year 12 student Sylvia Cullen has been successful in reaching the final stage of the UK Youth Parliament Elections
The 10 schools in our Trust have all been celebrating Advent
Celebrating 10 years of St. Mary's Menston, UK and Mnyakanya High School, South Africa working together and Learning Together
St. Mary’s Menston were invited to attend the Global Learning Programme Expert Centre Conference at the Hallam conference Centre, London.
Mr Darren Beardsley and St. Mary’s Menston staff chosen for top roles supporting schools in challenging circumstances
Rugby League training in the September sunshine at Holy Name, Cookridg and St. Mary's, Menston
The performance of 'Alice in Wonderland' took place on Wednesday 5th July in our Performing Arts Studio
You can see many informative tweets from Health Week on the Ss Peter and Paul Twitter account
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 19 May 2017.
Fame – The Musical Performed at St. Mary’s, Menston
The schools in our Trust have all been celebrating Advent
Admissions consultation regarding Policies for Admission for September 2018
John Paul 2 Foundation 4 Sport chose St Stephen's, Skipton to launch its new ‘Aim High For All’ Virtues programme (AHFA), endorsed by Cardinal Vincent Nichols.
On Friday 12 November 2016, Year Seven pupils, Oliver Barnes, Iggy Burrows and Rory Southern visited the institute of Our Lady of Mercy, Cemetery Road Yeadon.
Our annual Sixth Form Open Evening will take place on Thursday 17 November 6:30pm
This year's annual Open Day was a success, with Information Sessions extremely well attended
The prominent display will greet visitors to our school
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 6 May 2016.
Former Ss Peter and Paul Yeadon and St. Mary's Menston pupil honoured for services to taxpayers
St. Mary’s Menston Catholic Voluntary Academy has been selected to become a National Teaching School
Bishop Marcus Stock welcomed to St. Mary’s on Tuesday 30 June 2015 to concelebrate the school's 50th Anniversary Mass.
The six schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral on 1 May 2015.
THE CONSULTATION HAS NOW CLOSED
Consultation Timeframe: 19 December 2014 to 20 February 2015
Following a recent Ofsted inspection, St. Mary’s, Menston has been awarded the highest possible grade of OUTSTANDING. An outstanding school is defined as highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for all its pupils’ needs.
Bradford Council is considering a number of possible changes to school and college travel. The Council has a responsibility to review travel assistance and therefore a District wide Consultation is being carried out on the proposed changes.