St Mark's Catholic Primary School
St Mark's Catholic Primary School
Football Friendlies vs Grestone

Football Friendlies vs Grestone

We welcomed a group of children from Grestone Academy over to play a 5-a-side football festival on our astro. Each school had two teams and all four teams played against each other during the afternoon, ending with the two St Mark’s teams having fun playing...
African Drumming Workshop

African Drumming Workshop

On Friday 8th October, we were extremely lucky to have African drumming workshops in school as part of our Black History Month celebrations. We started off the day by having a KS2 assembly in the hall where we were treated to a mini concert from the performers. After...
World Book Day 2020

World Book Day 2020

This year for World Book Day St Mark’s did something different and new. Instead of dressing up as our favourite book characters we dressed up a word. As vocabulary and language is something we are developing as a school it was so great to see so many new words to...
Disability Awareness Day

Disability Awareness Day

We were very lucky to receive a visit from John McKorkill who has a physical disability. He delivered an assembly on his life and how we can become more aware of disability in our every day life. We also explored Paralympians and different people in our society with a...
Reading Breakfast Mornings

Reading Breakfast Mornings

Parents/Carers joined their children for a reading breakfast as part of an initiative to encourage parent/carer and child reading. It was so lovely to see so many families enjoying storytime together. A huge thank you to everyone who supported this event. We look...
Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

During internet safety day Reception learnt a new song to remind us of how to stay safe online and when using the tablets from Buddy the dog. Buddy’s ‘Use Your Tablet Safely’ Song (Sung to the tune of Frère Jacques): Ask your grown-up, Ask your grown-up, Ask for help!...
Safety Day

Safety Day

Reception discussed rules and why have them. We discussed the fact that rules are made to keep us safe and that all of us in school have a right to be safe. We came up with our own classroom rules to keep us all safe during our school day. Year 1 learnt about rights....
Read Aloud Day

Read Aloud Day

For 11 years, World Read Aloud Day has called attention to the importance of sharing stories by challenging participants to grab a book, find an audience, and read aloud! When St Mark’s celebrated this special day the teachers enjoyed reading aloud different stories...