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What Our Pupils Say

Results of our Pupil Questionnaire

Pupil Voice Day - September 2017

  • 97% of the pupils surveyed said that they enjoyed coming to school.
  • 98% said that their work was challenging and that they found out new things in their lessons.
  • 98% of children felt that they got the help they needed when they were stuck on their work.
  • 99% commented that other children in school were friendly and kind.
  • 98% of pupils felt that they were listened to in class.
  • 100% enjoy the activities offered during break/lunch times.
  • 99% said they were taught to respect other people and their things.

Quotes from our Pupil Interviews 

'I'm really happy at school - it's an amazing place to learn' (Yr2 pupil).

'I feel proud to be a pupil at St. Mary's - I feel like I'm part of something special' (Yr5).

'I love school because the teachers are kind and helpful - I always learn new things' (Yr4).

'St. Mary's is a really good school - we're polite and caring and we look after one another' (Yr3).

'Everyone at St. Mary's is friendly and caring - we respect others and love each other' (Yr1).

'All staff care about us from the caretaker to the kitchen staff' (Yr5).

'I feel safe at school because everyone looks after me - our teachers are always there for us' (UEYs child).

'In RE and One World Week we are taught to respect people from other backgrounds and to see everyone the same' (Yr6).

'Homework is always challenging and makes me think' (Yr4).

'We know how well we are doing by our teacher's comments in our books and our targets' (Yr3).

'Children behave well at St. Mary's - everyone is caring, sharing, loving and polite' (Yr2).

'We are listened to in class - we feel we can share our opinion' (Yr5).

'At school we learn to eat healthy food and to get lots of exercise - our Health Week is fun' (Yr1).

'We are taught how to use the internet safely and what to do if we see something that upsets us online' (Yr3).