Saint Mary’s College, Blackburn

Saint Mary’s College, BlackburnSaint Mary’s College, Blackburn

Saint Mary’s College, Blackburn


St Mary’s College has an outstanding reputation for high quality education set within a friendly and supportive environment.

We are a long established academic community. Though our buildings and facilities are incredibly modern and up-to-date, we have been educating generations of East Lancashire students since 1925. As a student of the College, you will become part of a world-wide Marist community, a member of an international network of schools and colleges spanning the globe.


We are a highly successful, high achieving academic community. We are a government approved Beacon College, confirming St Mary’s as one of the country’s best colleges.

We promote “Excellence in Learning”.

St Mary’s students regularly achieve 99% pass rates.


You will receive outstanding support whether aspiring to an Oxbridge place or re-sitting a GCSE course. Our pastoral and tutorial system provides a solid network of information, advice and guidance at every level, ably assisted by our careers and guidance staff.


Living and learning at St Mary’s College is a wonderful experience in itself. It is also an excellent preparation for progression to higher education. The intensive help and thorough guidance that St Mary’s students receive in the process of application to university and further study, is outstanding. Our students aspire to and achieve places in the highest seats of learning in the country.


St Mary’s is a purpose built sixth form college with excellent facilities. They include a spacious student-friendly refectory with purpose built social areas, FREE Wifi throughout the campus, extensive Library resources, IT access in all classrooms, dedicated Sport and Science buildings. St Mary’s facilities will help you grow and mature as a sixth form student.


St Mary’s enrichment programme will enable you to widen your college experience with a range of activities.

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