Governor Information and CAST Trust

 St Mary’s Governing Body

St Mary’s Governing Body is a positive and deeply committed group of parishioners, parents and staff. 

Supporting the school with energy and determination, through a time of turbulence and change, the Governing Body has been a source of continuity and support.

Following on going external review, alongside direction and support from Plymouth CAST, the Governing Body is responding to the request to be a source of encouragement and information but also of challenge to ensure that the children and families of St Mary’s receive the education they deserve.

For  full details of the work of the Governing Body follow the links on our website:

About Us > Governance


  Plymouth CAST Information

    Plymouth CAST 
    Edmund Rice Building, St Boniface College, 21 Boniface Lane
    Manadon Park
    Plymouth, Devon
    PL5 3AG
    Tel 01752 686710

    Plymouth CAST (Catholic and Anglican Schools Trust)

    Our School is one of thirty-five schools within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth. The Trustees of        the Diocese made a decision to convert all Diocesan Schools into a multi academy trust, meaning that            some of our support services will be centralised and that we have left LA control.

    Our school became a member of the Plymouth Catholic Anglican Schools Trust in April 2014. This                  arrangement removed our school from the Local Authority and our voluntary aided status has been              replaced by Academy status. The Multi Academy Trust is overseen by a Board made up of Diocesan              officials, trustees, and Head Teachers. This is an exciting development for our schools and will help to            ensure that the Catholic mission is retained and developed. The fundamental ethos and the organisation        of our school remains the same. Because the change offers greater financial stability for all schools within      the Academy trust, the work of the school continues uninterrupted.

    We were very proud to agree to join all Catholic school in the Diocese of Plymouth in our shared vision of      being a community of schools with God at the centre; schools where everyone who is part of the                   community can feel valued and respected. 

    All of our schools seek to provide excellent education, pastoral care and spiritual formation for all the            children and adults who make up the communities of our schools.

    Plymouth CAST is committed to our Catholic mission while contributing to support education in the South      West, working with other schools and learning networks to serve the Common Good.

    For full details of directors and relevant information about Plymouth CAST. 

     Follow : About Us > Plymouth CAST

     To go directly to The CAST Central Office website follow the link below :