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Breakfast and After School Clubs

Breakfast Club 

The club is based in the Elliott Building and runs from 07:45-08:40 each morning (Monday-Friday).

Club Leader: Jude Rutter
Club Assistant: Rachael Jones

After-School Club 

The club is based in the school hall and Elliott Building and runs from 15:15-17:30 each afternoon (Monday-Thursday).

Club Leaders: Caroline Lewis, Paula Robinson & Hollie Dew

There are a maximum of 16 pupil places available at each club. This can increase to 24 places if there is suffcient demand. 

Pupils are given a choice a food and drink (including fruit, toast, yoghurt, fruit juice and cereals) and provided with a wide range of games,
books and creative resources.
During good weather children also use the outside areas for games and activities.


The cost to parents is:

Breakfast Club £4.00 per session

After-School Club £8.00 per session

All sessions must be booked (using the official booking form) and paid for in advance by childcare voucher, cash or cheque (payable to St Mary's Catho;ic Primary School, Churchdown). All payments should be sent to the School Office in a clearly labelled envelope.


Please contact the school office (01452 714053) or via the contact box

School Meals (St Mary's Mega Munchers Catering Team)

St Mary's took the catering for school meals'in-house' in 2009 and we are very proud of the quality, variety and popularity of the menus we offer.

St Mary's 'Mega Munchers' Catering Team.
Business Manager: Carolyn Coughlan
Sue Morton (Catering Supervisor)
Paula Robinson (Catering Assistant)

Latest school dinner menu:  

Policies & Documents

Parent and Child Support

Parent Support Adviser

Laura Abrahams is the school Parent Support Adviser. If you would like to find-out more about the service provided, or would like Laura's support, please contact the school office.

About the Role:
Parent Support Advisers (PSAs) offer support and advice to families, dealing with a wide range of issues to support their child's learning and development.

  • Work with families to make the link between home and school
  • Listen to parents with concerns/worries
  • Provide access to parenting support groups
  • Offer one to one support sessions to parents and carers
  • Signpost parents and carers to organisations for specific support where appropriate

Working Hours:
Every Wednesday during Term time

Advice and Guidance Team

If you are looking for information and support on a variety of subjects, perhaps one of the Advice and Guidance Teams may be able to help. The team is made up of The Family Information Service, Choice Advice and Parent Partnership Service.

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free, impartial information and guidance on childcare and early years' education within Gloucestershire. FIS can also offer general information, advice and support on a wide range of services for children and young people aged 0-19 years and their families. Tel: 0800 542 02 02 / direct dial 01452 427362 or visit for more information.

Choice Advice is a free, confidential and impartial service which provides advice on admission to primary and secondary school. It is particularly targeted at parents who may experience difficulties with the admissions process. You can contact us on 01452 426843 or 0800 988 80 42 or visit

Parent Partnership Service (PPS) provides impartial, free and confidential information, advice and support to parents who children have special educational needs (SEN) or additional needs (includes School Action or School Action Plus). You can contact us on 0800 158 36 03 or visit

For more information why not visit: Glosfamilies directory


Contact details for Childminders

The Childminders detailed below are currenlty providing child care services to parents whose children attend St Mary's School. The purpose of this page is to 'signpost' parents to services available in the locality.

The childminders listed are not employed by the school and all agreements established are private arrangements between parent and provider.

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Churchdown is registered in England and Wales under company number 7696498

St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Cheltenham Road East
Gloucester, GL3 1HU

01452 714053