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Working towards a World Class Catholic Education

Headteacher's Welcome


At St. Mary's Menston Catholic Voluntary Academy we provide an education rooted in Christian values. We serve the parish churches​ of Addingham, Burley-in-Wharfedale, Horsforth, Ilkley, Otley, Pudsey and Yeadon.

St. Mary’s Menston has a successful past and is  highly successful at the present. Our aim is to develop even further to be a world class school giving the best care, support and outcomes to our students. Please contact us for more information. 

Headteacher: Mr Darren Beardsley

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Liturgical Colours


It is a Weekday of Ordinary Time.

Green is used during Ordinary Time.

Liturgies celebrated during the different seasons of the liturgical year have distinctive music and specific readings, prayers, and rituals. All of these work together to reflect the spirit of the particular season. The colours of the vestments that the priest wears during the liturgy also help express the character of the mysteries being celebrated.


Our News

Team teachers raise over £4,000 for Sue Ryder28 Nov, 2014Team Teachers (Not Very Fast but Furious!) raise £4477.51 for Sue Ryder!
HTML Colours Display will help our ICT pupils​26 Nov, 2014New displays are being installed this week in rooms H17 and H6 showing all 140 colours in the HTML5 and CSS 3 specifications. Our Year 7 pupils have been choosing their favourite colours and explaining their choices.
Advent 201425 Nov, 2014The theme of this year's Advent Appeal is "I bring you good news of great joy"
Ofsted Inspection24 Nov, 2014School has been informed that an Ofsted inspection will take place on Tuesday 25 November and Wednesday 26 November.
Christmas Card Designs 201422 Nov, 2014More than 250 pupils entered our Art department's competition to design the St. Mary's Menston Christmas Card