St Mark's Catholic Primary School
St Mark's Catholic Primary School
Birmingham International Dance Festival Workshop

Birmingham International Dance Festival Workshop

We were very fortunate to receive a visit from some of the performers involved in this year’s Birmingham International Dance Festival, thanks to our dance partners DanceXChange. Classes 3 and 4 did a workshop with the professionals before the whole of KS2 were treated...
Year 1 at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Year 1 at Blists Hill Victorian Town

On Friday 6th March, Year 1 went to Blists Hill Victorian Town in Ironbridge. When we got there, we were transported back in time to 1900 the time of Queen Victoria’s reign. We got dresses as children would back then and we attended a Victorian school. We did reading,...
Year 4 Fire and Road Safety Workshop

Year 4 Fire and Road Safety Workshop

Year 4 learnt about fire and road safety. We discussed all the causes of fire and what we should do in the event of a fire occurring in our house. We even had a go at ‘STOP, DROP and ROLL’ to ensure we knew what to do in the case of an emergency. We also completed a...
Year 5 Assembly on Heroes

Year 5 Assembly on Heroes

On Friday 14th February, Year 5 performed their class assembly to the school and parents. Our assembly theme was everyday heroes. During this year, we have studied Harriet Tubman and Emmeline Pankhurst and how they were both heroes. We also looked at how Moses was a...
Year 5 PCSOs Graduation

Year 5 PCSOs Graduation

On Tuesday 17th December, some of the children in Year 5 graduated as PCSOs. They had completed tasks such as monitoring parking around the school, litter picking and had to learn a pledge. Back to Events...
Year 5 Marketplace Design

Year 5 Marketplace Design

On Monday 9th December, six children from Year 5 visited Birmingham Courthouse. The children had been chosen by Year 5 to represent the class and show their entry for a competition. The competition was to design a new marketplace for Birmingham. Year 5’s design...
Reception’s Computing Workshop

Reception’s Computing Workshop

Reception children had a great time working with our parents in the ICT suite. Mrs Dykes led a workshop on the computing curriculum in Reception and gave parents an overview of the skills we would be covering over the year and how these would help us in our future....
Year 6 trip to Stratford-upon-Avon

Year 6 trip to Stratford-upon-Avon

On Monday 25th November, Year 6 went to Stratford-Upon-Avon to visit Shakespeare’s birth place. A lady spoke to us about primary sources and explained how these would have been obtained and what they had. We then used the sources to discover more about a man named...
Year 5 at Birmingham Museum and Gallery

Year 5 at Birmingham Museum and Gallery

On Friday 22nd November, Year 5 visited Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. In the morning, we had the opportunity to explore the museum. We looked at lots of different artefacts from Ancient Egyptian times, Ancient Greek times and artefacts from the Roman era. After...
Year 1 at the Wildlife Conservation Park

Year 1 at the Wildlife Conservation Park

On Friday 15th November, Year 1 went to The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park as part of their Science unit Animals including Humans. Year 1 had a great day, they saw mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. They also learnt about carnivores, herbivores and...