St. Mary's Primary School

St. Mary's Primary School


THE SHOW IS ONLINE!! The Isabel Byers School of Speech and Drama is offering affordable online live-stream lessons. We're having so much fun with our students!!
To enroll or access our form now please click on this link:

Contact us via email: [email protected] or call us
us on: 0737787868 for more info.😀
These exciting and highly interactive classes are tailored to each age group and level (5-18 years).
Our lessons and presentations are designed to captivate students on an online platform.
Classes are very affordable and accessible from the comfort and safety of your home.
Happy youth day. Id like to know if there's anyone here who attended between '87- '90?
Who remembers the annual Big Walks?
Found this pic of Sub A - 1992 today❤❤ tag away. Joey Caboz Michael Diego Roberts Leila DouganTaryn Davids Roscoe Reid Masters
2019 Prom (29 November 2019)
The first runner of the girls: Zama and Maja
The first runner of the boys: Enam
The Prom King: Martin
The Prom Queen: Thina
Come and experience 4 days of exercise and technical training this June holidays.Sport codes will include Cricket,Soccer,Rugby and Hockey.Our fun filled skill enhanced program is open to boys and girls aged 4-13

Other events :
Multi Sport Group Coaching
Birthday Parties
Private Coaching

Limited space - to book your spot contact Danzil @ 0847327195 or e-mail [email protected]
7-8 woolworths blazer to give away. Was only used for 6months. Still in brilliant condition. Only catch is you will need to come pick it up from me.
Thank you St Mary's Team👏👏👏👏👏👏 Mrs Roos I salute you ma'am you've been there for our kids and yesterday it was thee day for them God bless St Mary's team love you all❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
The importance of reading
I am selling, school dress, school blaizer, ect for age 12/13 years girl. all for R500 blaizer was worn once...
Good Day, I have grade R school uniform for sale. It consist of 5x short sleeve golfer shirts, 2x long sleeve golfers, 1x black jersey with badge, 1x black shorts, 1x tracksuit, 1 x Beanie, 1xsize 10 black green cross sandal & 1x size 10 black takkie. My son only wore it for one month while he was at St. Mary's Primary. If you are interested please inbox me.

St. Mary's is a small, co-educational Catholic Primary School situated in the Gardens, Cape Town area, catering for Grades R-7. Mary's Primary School is a small Catholic primary school situated in the city bowl, near the public gardens.

It was founded by the Dominican Sisters in 1863 and has changed considerably over the past 149 years from an exclusive private school for girls to a co-educational state primary school, serving the needs of the wider community and catering for all. Upholding the Catholic Pastoral Plan of "Community serving humanity", St. Mary's continues the proud tradition of excellence, with its Catholic character and its motto "Veritas".

Operating as usual

Photos from St. Mary's Primary School's post 09/05/2021

A blessed Mother's day to all our mom's, granny's and teachers




Nativity play


Happy woman's day to all the teachers, moms, Granny's, and aunts who play a huge role in the lives of our children at St Mary's may you have a Blessed Woman's Month

[03/25/19]   A reminder that all learners are allowed to wear their summer uniform weather permitting until 20 May 2019. Tracksuits and winter golfers are available from the office.


Mini walk


Inter-Catholic 2019. Thank you to the team you did us proud. Big shout out to all the teachers.

[01/01/19]   Happy new year to all the teachers, support staff, learners and their parents. May 2019 be a blessed year for all.

[12/11/18]   Dear Parents
Our school telephone system is broken and has been removed to be repaired.

Miss Sellar


Happy teacher's day to the most amazing group of people that I am privileged to be working with. Enjoy your last few days of your break


Our learners dressed up for Heritage Day on Friday


Parents please take care note of this letter. I am especially concerned about our children traveling with transport.


Teachers and learners getting into the swing of Read a thon month


On behalf of the school, SGB and parents our sincere condolences to Mrs Johnston, her husband and the Johnston family on the passing of her husband's father. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


On behalf of the SGB, educators and learners our sincere condolences to Mrs Martin and her family on the tragic death of her son. No amount of words can express our sadness at your loss.


On Friday the learners will be celebrating Africa Day at school. All learners are asked to dress up for the day. Civvies will be R10 as its Blind buddy day as well, please support.


Sir Ken Robinson, a global leader in educational reform, explains that we need to change the culture of education by focusing just as much attention on the arts, humanities and physical education, as we do on maths and science.



It's with great sadness to the family of St Mary's Primary that we have say farewell to one of our students Sisipho Caga Grade 7 V who tragically died in a car accident with her father, 2 brothers and uncle. Our sincere condolences to Mrs Caga and her extended family on such a huge loss to their family you are in our prayers. Sisipho will be sadly missed by all her classmates, fellow students and teachers.


Happy New Year to our learners their parents , teachers, support staff, SGB, Parish Chaplain and volunteers. May 2018 be a blessed and awesome year for us all.


Merry Christmas to all the educators , the support staff, their families, our Parish Chaplain, the Dominican Sisters the learners and their parents a blessed and wonderful day.


Happy World Teachers Day to an amazing team, who not only does their best for the learners but support me everyday. We appreciate all that you do. God Bless you all.

[09/03/17]   What an awesome day we had yesterday. Thank you to the teachers, learners and parents for making this day so fantastic. Parents please upload some pictures for us.


Stickers available at school. Parents can purchase directly from the office. Please support.


Map of the marches taking place today and tomorrow

[06/10/17]   DONATIONS Desperately needed.

St Mary's Primary School is collecting non perishable food items, blankets, clothing, water and even dog food for those effected by the fires in Knysna. If you have anything you would like to contribute, you can deliver to the school by Wednesday 14th June.
Thank you in advance


Congratulations Miss Prince and Miss Breytenbach on your graduation we are so proud of you ladies.


On behalf of the school, learners and parents we wish to extend our sincere condolences to Mrs Snyder's and her family on the death of her mother.


On Monday, 6 March 2017 learners and teachers shared "Read aloud day". Many learners from Grade R to 7 were dressed in their favourite characters. Some teachers were just as enthusiastic as the learners and dressed up in their favourite characters. Educators exchanged classes for a half hour reading. Learners were super excited.


Holy Childhood Mass


Some more pictures


What an awesome morning. Despite the morning being overcast we had lots of learners and parents. Thanks to the wonderful educators who once again did an excellent job and to those behind the scenes quietly doing there bit to make the morning a success.

[01/06/17]   On behalf of the SGB, educators, parents and learners. Our sincere condolences to Mrs Martin and her family on the death of her father.


What an awesome Heritage Day Fun day. Thank you to the teachers, support staff, learners and parents. The support was overwhelming.


The Grade R class has 5 new learners. The children found a lovely surprise on Tuesday when we got to school. They are too adorable and can be found walking around the school.


A Blessed St Dominic's Day to Sr Kathy and the Dominican Order. Educators, learners and parents. God Bless

Videos (show all)

Nativity play
Farewell concert
Farewell concert Grade 1
Farewell concert Mrs Vivier and Mrs Vermeulen
Grade 6 perfomance
Grade 3 Welcome to Cape Town
Assembly 27 May 2013
Choir practice