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

Creating your own history

During this past term at Stella Maris School the children have been creating their own History Timeline as part of their History and Art lessons. Knowledge of the past helps children to understand the World they are living in, as well as being exciting and

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Traditional skills at Stella Maris

In our digital world children at Stella Maris School are taught IT and computing skills for life. These skills are integrated into all subject areas. However, we also focus on the essential traditional skills which will be required in future years. Here we can see

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Religious Studies at Stella Maris

At Stella Maris School our Year 5 and 6 children have been learning about Prayer and Worship in different World religions in their RE lessons during the past couple of weeks. They have enjoyed discovering that all religions share similarities and differences in the way

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