St. Mary’s Episcopal School

Reflects the joy of learning and growth in the love of God, family and friends.

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Why Learn through Play?

Play inspires long-term, in-depth learning.

St. Mary's Episcopal School logo Located on River Road just over the Goochland County line, St. Mary's Episcopal School is a caring community where each child is celebrated and immersed in a creative environment that reflects the joy of learning and promotes the love of God, family and friends.
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Inside the Classroom

“Loose Parts” Help Children Think Critically, Take Risks

Rocks, sticks, gems, shells, tree blocks, beads, corks and paper towel tubes. “We call these materials ‘loose parts,’ and they help to inspire open-ended play,” said Sha[…]

St. Mary’s Episcopal Preschool Awarded Accreditation by NAEYC

We are pleased to announce that St. Mary’s Episcopal Preschool has been awarded accreditation by NAEYC, The National Association for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC Ac[…]

St. Mary’s Families Enjoy a “Great Pumpkin” Night

St. Mary's preschool families gathered together for Family Night Oct. 24. An annual tradition, Family Night allows parents, preschool children and siblings to gather together, buil[…]

Little Pumpkins in the Patch

The children in our PreK and JK classes (and their parents) took a field trip to Chesterfield Berry Farm Oct. 20. We took a hayride, searched for pumpkins in the pumpkin patch, vis[…]