St Mary's Primary School

Useful Information

Daily Routine


9.00am: School day begins.


10.45am – 11.00am: Break time.


12:20pm – 1.10pm: Lunch time.


2.00pm: School day finishes for children in Primary 1 – 3.


3.00pm: School day finishes for children in Primary 4 – 7. (Please note that in Term 3, Primary 3 children will finish school at 3pm.

School Uniform

Uniforms may be purchased at Marshalls, Main St, Saintfield and School Days, Newtownards.


Please mark all children’s belongings clearly with their name. In the interests of health and safety, we request that jewellery is not worn. 



Blue shirt

Royal blue sweatshirt with school logo

Grey trousers

Royal blue, yellow and pale blue striped tie

Black shoes and plimsolls






Blue blouse

Royal blue sweatshirt with school logo

Grey skirt/pinafore

Royal blue, yellow and

pale blue striped tie.

Grey socks/tights

Black shoes and plimsolls




P.E. Uniform (both girls and boys)

Royal blue tracksuit with school logo

Yellow polo shirt and trainers



Additional Information

Parents / guardians are very welcome to accompany their children to the classroom. All cars must be parked in the school car park to ensure the safety of children in the school grounds.


After school, children should be collected by their parents / guardians at the gate at the top playground.


St Mary’s operates a Healthy Break Policy. Children are encouraged to stay hydrated with water, and include fruit in their snack selection.  The school makes a variety of fruit available for children at a cost of £1.50 per week. Fresh milk is available daily at a cost of 21p per carton (must be ordered at the beginning of term). Fizzy drinks and biscuits are discouraged.


Children may bring a packed lunch with healthy options encouraged.

Opportunities for Music

At St Mary’s Primary School, we are able to offer weekly musical tuition in Violin, Keyboard and Flute from visiting tutors. We also attend Young Voices and the Cross Border concerts which provide our choir with choral opportunities.