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A successful school is a team where parents, teachers and governors work together for the benefit of all in the school community. Please feel free to take a look at the School Prospectus  below.

The School Prospectus 2018-19


Should you wish to  apply for a place in Reception or for  other year groups at Saint Mary’s please do so via Derbyshire County Council’s website:
or by calling 08456 058 058.


Saint Mary’s Catholic Voluntary Academy is consulting on changes to our admissions arrangements which will take effect for the academic year 2020-21. The consultation will run from Monday 3rd December until Monday 14th January. Details of the changes and how you can submit comments can be found at




  1. Anti-bullying Policy 
  2. Race Equality Policy 
  3. Grievance Policy 2017
  4. Confidentiality and Handling Sensitive Issues Policy
  5. Freedom of Information Policy 
  6. Health and Safety Policy and Procedures  
  7. Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 2018
  8. Use of Images Policy
  9. Equality Policy
  10. Behaviour Policy 2018
  11. Charging Policy 2015
  12. Collective worship policy
  13. Fire Policy Statement
  14. Privacy Notice 
  15. Pupil Premium Policy 2017 
  16. Complaints Policy 2018
  17. Attendance Policy 2018
  18. Penalty Notices Advice for Parents and Carers 
  19. Confidential Reporting Code (Whistleblowing Policy)
  20. RE policy
  21. RSE policy 2015
  22. School Dinner Money Debt Policy
  23. Data Protection Policy
  24. Information Retention Policy
  25. Private fostering Policy 2017
  26. e-Safety policy 2016
  27. Offsite Visits Policy 2015
  28. Pay Policy 
  29. Accessibility-Plan-2017-20
  30. Derbyshire Scheme for Financing Schools
  31. Extremism and Radicalisation Policy Jan 2017
  32. Separated Parents Policy
  33. Managing allegations against other pupils policy
  34. Policy for the Supervision of Volunteers
  35. critical incident management plan 2017
  36. St Ralph Sherwin CMAT Safeguarding Statement
  37. Feedback Policy 2019

Other Reports & Documents

A paper copy of the above documents is available from the School Office by request. (There will be a small charge of 5p per page as stated in the Charging Policy for the school).