Welcome to Stella Maris - we are a leading Independent Primary School in Stockport where you will find a supportive, challenging and caring environment in which your child can thrive and blossom.

Stella Maris School is known for its small class sizes, individual teaching and extraordinary success in ensuring that your child is accepted into the Senior School of your choice for the next step of their journey.


Stella Maris School develops minds, not only academically, but also socially, making lasting friendships and ensuring that every child achieves their potential both inside and outside the classroom.


Hopefully you will find a lot of useful information on this website, but to really experience our school life you need to come and visit us. We welcome children into all year groups and we would be proud to show you round our School.

To arrange a visit please call Lorraine on 0161 432 0532 or email at

Where successful futures begin

Stella Maris School Stockport is first and foremost a school where children are happy, confident and enthusiastic learners.


There is only one class for each year group with a total of 48 pupils from Pre-Prep 1. (Nursery)  to Year 6.

We are so proud that our leading results have been consistently ‘outstanding’.

Destination Schools

The experienced staff team at Stella Maris School deliver a crafted and exciting curriculum through a child’s formative years and offers key guidance and support in Year 6.  This guidance helps our children in the next stage of their educational journey and prepares them for entry into the senior grammar school most suited to their ability, passion and learning style.  We give parents choice and children are offered places in all the leading Stockport and Manchester grammar schools. 

School News

Open Day – Thursday 25th April

From 9:30am – 3pm on Thursday 25th April, we will be running an Open Day. We require everyone who is interested in attending the Open Day to register. To do so, please contact the office on or 0161 432 0532. We look forward to

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Entrance Exam Results

Our Year 6 pupils have achieved great success in the recent 2024 grammar school entrance exam and interview process. As a result of this success multiple offers have been made by all the Stockport and Manchester grammar schools where the children chose to sit exams

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PSHE lessons in school

At Stella Maris School, we recognise the importance of our PSHE lessons and all age groups access a variety of these lessons during the working week. It gives our children the opportunity to discuss personal, local, national and global issues, as part of their development

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