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St Mary Cray
Primary Academy

Welcome to St Mary Cray Primary Academy

Admissions for September 2022

Have a look at the video below for information about the school.


4th October '21, 10th November' 21 and 8th December'21

Please see the 'Latest News' section below or click on the 'Our School' tab for Open Days at St Mary Cray Primary Academy.





Latest News

  • 10:21 AM - 6 Jan 21

    Day 3 of what feels like lockdown 437! We are impressed with all of the home learning coming in so far! Keep it up all of you "Resilient Rhinos"! Stay home and stay safe.

  • 9:18 AM - 3 Dec 20

    We have bought an amazing 80 pairs of pyjamas with all of your donations for the @CHPyjamaCharity Thank you all for your support!

  • 12:38 PM - 10 Nov 20

    Welcome to St Mary Cray Primary Academy! In light of continued lockdown, we are unable to host open mornings or tours of the school for new starters. Have a look at our new video for information about the school.

  • 12:05 PM - 10 Nov 20

    A huge welcome back to all of our pupils and families. Autumn 2 is our favourite term with the build up to Christmas! We are still working towards a festive and fun period, however, in light of the current lockdown, details are TBC.

  • 2:33 PM - 23 Oct 20

    Today school was taken over by MONSTERS! We had a fun dress up day for our children to enjoy the last day of term after all of their hard work and positivity since returning to school.

  • 8:53 AM - 21 Oct 20

    Filming is currently in progress this morning at SMCPA, as we make a promotional video for school! Our Head Boy and Head Girl are 'on set' as we speak, giving an insight into the day-to-day running of our great school!

  • 12:48 PM - 13 Oct 20

    Are you looking to spread the Christmas cheer? We are expanding our Food Bank into the festive season with a gift for all, leaving no child without on Christmas morning. If you would like to donate, please contact

  • 2:56 PM - 7 Oct 20

    Do you have a child due to start school in Reception in September 2021? Then get in touch to book an individual tour of St Mary Cray Primary Academy where you can see our learning environments and ask any questions you have. We look forward to meeting you!

  • 3:19 PM - 6 Oct 20

    We celebrated Mad Hatter Day today! School has been a jumble of jesters, Dr Seuss, gumball machines, shark heads and much more! Well done everyone for your efforts and joining in for a bit of fun.

  • 9:56 AM - 5 Oct 20

    SMCPA is so proud to have joined forces with @BBCCiN to continue supporting our community with the school Food Bank. Please get in touch if there is anything you need, or if you would like to support us with donations and help us keep our cupboards stocked and our community fed.

  • 9:14 AM - 29 Sep 20

    Returning to school has been scary and difficult for some, however, during lockdown the Anti Bullying Squad asked children to make worry boxes for their classrooms. These great designs have helped the children reach out and tackle any monsters/worries they have. @ABAonline

  • 12:23 PM - 15 Sep 20

    We've signed up as a supporter of #AntiBullyingWeek which is happening from 16-20 November. You can too via the link below. We're all a piece in the puzzle, and together, we're united against bullying. @abaonline #unitedagainstbullying

  • 3:37 PM - 9 Sep 20

    Year 3 have been looking at a lot of famous art this week, including The Scream painting. So are working on our scared faces... We may need to work on emotions! They definitely have a good sense of humour though!

  • 3:56 PM - 4 Sep 20

    We have a published author at SMCPA! Lucas in Y5 wrote a short story with residents at Tidebrook Court which has made it into a wonderful book called Buddies' Adventures. Go and buy this book to support @incommonlondon who bring generations together.

Upcoming Events

  • December 8th 2021

    Reception Intake 2022 - Open Day 3

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  • December 8th 2021

    Year 6 Swimming & Forest School

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  • December 9th 2021

    Year 1 Class Assembly

    Parents may attend; please enter via the School Office

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  • December 10th 2021

    PTA Own Clothes Day #3 - Rainbow Raffle

    Children may come into school in own clothes in exchange for a donation for the PTA Christmas Fair Rainbow Raffle Hamper .

    Each class will be assigned a colour - you must bring in a donation item of this colour. The items can be anything you would find in a hamper i.e. candles, craft items, toiletries, sweets, Christmas items, chocolates etc.

    PTA Christmas Fair will take place on Tuesday 21st December.

    Advance tickets are available on ParentPay for only £1; this includes early entry to the fair (you may also collect your children early from class) from 2pm, and includes an entry ticket for the Christmas Food Hamper.

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  • December 13th 2021

    EYFS Nativity @ Temple Church

    Parents are welcome to attend

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  • December 14th 2021

    Year 4 Swimming & Forest School

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  • December 14th 2021

    KS1 Nativity & Carols @ Temple Church

    Parents are welcome to attend

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  • December 15th 2021

    Year 6 Swimming & Forest School

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Nut Free Food Products

We would like to remind parents that we are a nut free school and that no food items should be brought onto school premises - this includes sandwiches and chocolate bars in packed lunches. Thank-you for your cooperation.

Water Only in Bottles

Students should only be drinking water in class - they are not allowed flavoured water or juices as their main drink in the classroom. These drinks are allowed as part of their packed lunch only.

No Dogs Allowed on Site

As per school policy, no dogs (unless guide-dogs) are allowed on school premises.

Pay via ParentPay

All payments should be made in advance on ParentPay either online or through the app. This includes: Dinner Money, Breakfast Club, Tik Tok Afterschool Club, and Trips.

Get In Touch

High Street,
St Mary Cray,
01689 826081