St Mary's Primary School is a Maintained Primary School and enrols both boys and girls. The school was founded in 1875 however in June 2010 pupils and staff moved out of the old school building and into a new state of the art school, provided through the PPP initiative. The age range of pupils is 4 to 11.
A 26 place Nursery opened at St Mary's in November 2003.
Education Authority for Northern Ireland
The local headquarters for EANI in this area are at
The Board's main responsibilities are towards the school curriculum and the school's general maintenance and its overall financial status.
Council for Catholic Maintained Schools [C.C.M.S.]
The C.C.M.S. is the employer of the teaching staff in the school and offers advice and assistance through its Education Advisers in a wide range of areas. The C.C.M.S. headquarters is based at
Linen Hill House
23 Linenhall Street
under the Chief Executive, Mr Gerry Campbell.