St Mary's Independent School, Southampton

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St Mary's Independent School, Southampton
57 Midanbury Lane
Bitterne Park

SO18 4DJ

Coordinates50°55′11″N 1°22′05″W / 50.9197°N 1.3681°W / 50.9197; -1.3681Coordinates: 50°55′11″N 1°22′05″W / 50.9197°N 1.3681°W / 50.9197; -1.3681
TypeIndependent day
MottoSemper Paratus
(Always Prepared)
Local authoritySouthampton
Department for Education URN116567 Tables
Executive HeadMrs Charlemagne
Age3 to 16
Colour(s)Dark blue, gold
Former pupilsOld Simmarians

St Mary's Independent School, Southampton, formerly named St Mary's College, Southampton, is an independent day school for boys and girls in Southampton, Hampshire, England.

The school underwent a name change in 2017, changing its name from St Mary's College to St Mary's Independent school. This name now applies to their junior department (previously Charlton House School) as well as their Nursery (previously Charlton Nursery)

The school was founded in 1922 as a Roman Catholic independent school for boys. In 1992 the junior department started taking girls and in 2000 the senior department was opened to girls, approximately 25% of the pupils are now girls. The schools mission is to 'seek to foster the growth of the whole person within a Mennaisian community'. Former pupils are known as Old Simmarians.[1]

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  1. ^ St Mary's Independent School website. Retrieved 10th May 2017