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Travel to Ancient Greece - Live online event

Date: 20th May 2021 @ 8:21pm

The following online event may interest Year 5 pupils and parents to whet your appetite ahead of our Ancient Greece topic next term.

Travel to Ancient Greece - Wednesday 26th May 6pm

Travel to Ancient Corinth, Greece and connect with a real archaeologist to learn about the myths, artifacts and monuments that make this ancient city unique! The Corinth Excavations Educator will give you a sneak peak at the ongoing excavations by the American School of Classical Studies and a look inside the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.  Recommended Age Range: 5 - 12 

Find out more and register for the event here

Thank you FoSM!

Date: 18th Mar 2021 @ 8:26am

Friends of St Mark's (FOSM)

Thank you also for the delivery of the Mother’s Day gifts c/o FOSM – they were so thoughtful.

Free non-uniform day (go crazy if you want) on Thursday 1st April - last day of T4

Many thanks to FOSM for supporting the school so incredibly generously throughout the year. All the children will again benefit hugely from the significant money raised before Christmas (please see enclosed FOSM newsletter). We will be in touch with our spending plans for T5/6. Thank you sincerely to Jackie and the team for the unswerving care and commitment you maintain for St Mark's.

Carol Service 2020

Date: 17th Dec 2020 @ 5:56pm

Carol Service 2020


Twelve days of Christmas


Hour of Code

Date: 16th Dec 2020 @ 12:50pm


Children have enjoyed taking part in the Hour of Code this week.    They can continue with the activity at home or show you what they have been doing by clicking here

Re Freeze Frames

Date: 16th Dec 2020 @ 11:19am

The children made freeze frames to retell the Christmas story. 

Busy boat builders!

Date: 14th Dec 2020 @ 1:32pm

In scenes reminiscent of Santa's workshop, the children are hard at work building a boat for Santa.

New packed lunch menu for Term 3

Date: 14th Dec 2020 @ 11:42am

Look at our fabulous Kenning poems.

Date: 11th Dec 2020 @ 11:55am

A Kenning is a two word phrase describing something using a metaphor. Kennings came from Anglo-Saxon and Norse cultures.  We have written poems about Beowulf and Grendel. 

Silent Night on the Viola

Date: 11th Dec 2020 @ 11:38am

Freya playing Silent Night. 

Teaching Assistant (+MDSA) role – Wyndham Park

Date: 6th Dec 2020 @ 7:16pm

We are looking to appoint a new Teaching Assistant at WP in the coming weeks. The position is fixed until the end of the summer term and will include an MDSA role. See attached flyer for more details.

Christmas update

Date: 6th Dec 2020 @ 7:08pm

LOGO letters

Date: 3rd Dec 2020 @ 7:43pm

In Year 3, we created these letters by using arrows and then editing our code in  LOGO.

We used these commands:

arrow buttons, reset, setpensize, colour, penup, pendown 

LOGO borders

Date: 3rd Dec 2020 @ 7:30pm

In Year 4, we created these borders by programming in LOGO.

We used these commands:

reset, setpensize, to....end (procedure), fd, bk, rt, lt, repeat […], pu, pd, setxy 

Programming flowers in LOGO

Date: 3rd Dec 2020 @ 2:07pm

We created these pictures by typing code in LOGO.  
We used the following commands:

fd, bk, repeat […], rt, setpensize, pu, pd, reset, colour, setxy 

Guided Reading- A Viking Saga Playscript

Date: 1st Dec 2020 @ 9:15am

Today we are working on our retrieval skills (finding answers in the text). 

Experiment with friction

Date: 26th Nov 2020 @ 3:30pm

Boxing clever on a wet and windy afternoon!

Date: 20th Nov 2020 @ 4:41pm

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