St Mark's Catholic Primary School
St Mark's Catholic Primary School
Harvest Mass Donations

Harvest Mass Donations

Following our assembly on food waste in the world, our School Councillors invited all families to donate any excess food they may have had at home to support those in need in our local community. This is was an opportunity for us to think about others who may not have...
Year of the Word

Year of the Word

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have designated 2020 as The God who Speaks: A Year of the Word to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Verbum Domini – Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation on ‘The Word of the Lord’. This also commemorates...
Vocations Talks with Sister Margaret

Vocations Talks with Sister Margaret

On Friday 22nd November, we were visited by Sister Margaret. Sister Margaret visited different classes to talk about her vocation. She shared with us her journey to becoming a Sister and her role as a Sister. Sister Margaret then prayed the Rosary with our Spiritual...
Remembrance Day Service

Remembrance Day Service

101 years since the end of the First World War. At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th Month the guns fell silent and fighting was brought to an end. For many years our nation has fell silent on the `11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember. To...
Blessing our School Library

Blessing our School Library

On Thursday 7th November Father Vincent blessed our new school library in the presence of Mrs.Linley, Mr Hemmingway, Mrs O’Shea and the Spiritual Council. Each member of the Spiritual Council read a bidding prayer. Father Vincent commented on the library being a...
Harvest Mass

Harvest Mass

On Thursday 17th October 2019 we held our Harvest Mass in school. We would like to thank members of our parish, parents and family members for joining together with us at Mass for our Harvest celebration. Many thanks to all those who donated food. The food we...
An Invitation to Pray with Archbishop Longley

An Invitation to Pray with Archbishop Longley

Through the wonders of modern technology, children at St. Mark’s gathered together on Wednesday 9th October to spend time praying the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary with Archbishop Bernard Longley from St. Chad’s Cathedral. Well done to all of St. Mark’s children....
Reception’s Welcome Service

Reception’s Welcome Service

On 4th October 2019 we held our annual welcome service for all of the pupils and staff new to St Mark’s this year. We welcomed them into the St Mark’s family and lit each candle to remind everybody to let their light shine during their time at St Mark’s. We said the...
Staff make pledges for Extraordinary Mission Month

Staff make pledges for Extraordinary Mission Month

In staff prayers this week, all the staff made a pledge to take some form of action to strengthen their relationship with God. Staff spent some time reflecting on what it means to be a missionary and how they can be missionaries in their daily lives. Staff pledges...