History

St Mary’s C of E Primary School in Walthamstow has a long and varied history.

 

The timeline below shows some of the main events in the school’s history from its founding to the present day.
1824 St Mary’s Church school was founded by William Wilson. It was initially located in a barn!
1828 A new school building was built in the church yard, to accommodate 150 children aged 2 to 7 years old.
1882 140 children attended the school, which was then known as The Central Infant School.
1951 The school became a Voluntary Aided School.
2011 The school started to expand to 3-form entry, with the Reception children taking up residence in the new site at Brooke Road.
2012 St Mary’s federated with St Saviour’s School, Walthamstow, starting an exciting new partnership of church schools within the parish.