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  • Friday 17 June 2022 Father's Day Breakfast We had a great Fathers’ Day breakfast this morning with lots of families in attendance.
  • Monday 13 June 2022 Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration at St Mark's On Monday 13th June 2022, we had a whole school picnic in the playground as our own Platinum Jubilee Celebration. The children dressed up as royalty (kings, queens, princes and princesses) or wore red, white and blue to school Thank you to Parents that helped serving squash, sandwiches and biscuits. Children in the Early Years and KS 1 also put on a free music concert for the school and their parents.
  • Monday 6 June 2022 Bikeability Week for Year 6 For the whole of last week, our Year 6 pupils participated in cycle training with Nationally Accredited Cycling Instructors. Children covered the National Standards for Level 1 and 2 cycle training. Well done!
  • Friday 25 March 2022 Mother's Day Breakfast at St Mark's It was great to see over 40 people present for the Mother’s Day breakfast on the 25th March. Parents and children enjoyed a nice continental breakfast of meats, cheeses, pastries, rolls, juices, tea and coffee.
  • Friday 18 March 2022 Red Nose Day 2022 Friday 18th March we celebrated at St Mark’s Red Nose Day and we raised money for this event. The teachers challenged the children in: a hula hoop contest, kick ups, red nose and spoon race, general knowledge quiz and spelling contest. In total we raised an impressive amount of £202! Thank you for your support and a big thank you to Miss Stewart who organised the day.
  • Friday 18 March 2022 Year 2 Visit to Unicorn Theatre Year 2 went back to the Unicorn Theatre on Friday - this time to see a new show about their topic for this term - The Rainforest! Wild was a very interactive show about living in the forest and the children enjoyed getting up close to the puppets and actors in the show! We were very lucky with the weather, and were also able to sit outside by the river and take in some famous London landmarks.
  • Wednesday 9 March 2022 Olive Class visit a chocolate factory in Brixton Olive Class went on a fantastic trip to a local chocolate factory on Wednesday as part of their work on their term topic on Chocolate. They made some marvellous creations and took them home. Hopefully they shared them with members of their family.
  • Tuesday 8 March 2022 POLICE OFFICER VISITS TO EBONY CLASS AND WILLOW CLASS! PC Ho, our school liaison officer came in to talk to Willow Class last week about being safe online. He reminded them about the age restrictions on certain social media websites. He also explained that they should take the same precautions online as they take in real life, such as not sharing personalinformation. On the same day, two policemen visited Cedar Class as part of their term topic on ‘People who help us.’
  • Friday 4 March 2022 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT A very big well done to Nyhla, Kamarni, Nicholas, Lissett, Nyameka, Ronell and Kelly who represented the school in a local basketball tournament. We finished 4th out of 15 schools. We hope to take part in more competitions.
  • Thursday 3 March 2022 WORLD BOOK DAY AT ST MARK'S A big thank you to pupils, parents and staff for the efforts made during this year’s World Book Day. We had great fun!
  • Friday 25 February 2022 St Mark's United! A big thank you to parents who attended our first Parents & Staff 5-a-side football match at short notice this morning. It was a good workout for everyone; everyone had fun and we finished off the morning with a nice breakfast! We are thankful to Lilian Baylis secondary school for allowing us to use their football pitch. We hope to make this a monthly event with the next date on Friday 1st April 2022. See if you can join us.
  • Friday 11 February 2022 Ancient Greece Day - Palm Class Year 4 had Ancient Greece day to finish off their topic for the term. They dressed as Ancient Greeks, read Greek myths, created their own mythical creatures, made laurel wreaths and baked Greek butter cookies! What a busy day!
  • Friday 11 February 2022 Ancient China Day - Olive Class Before half term, Year 3 children had Ancient China Day. They made Chinese cookies, paper dragons (with dancing included), painted Chinese plated and decorated with willow patterns and as a treat children got fortune cookies!
  • Tuesday 8 February 2022 Vauxhall City Farm School Trip
  • Friday 4 February 2022 Science Museum School Trip Sycamore class had the amazing opportunity to go to the Science museum where they had a fantastic time.
  • Wednesday 2 February 2022 School trip to the National History Museum On Wednesday 2nd February, Olive Class went on a school trip to the Natural History Museum. It was amazing. They had a very interesting workshop on Volcanoes and Earthquakes. Year 3 children became scientists and had to help on a mission to save Volcano Town. They did an amazing job. We also visited few of thegalleries: Dinosaur, Mammals and Earthquake and Volcano, THERE WAS SO MUCH TO SEE!!!
  • Friday 28 January 2022 Science Day This year's Science Day coincided with the RSPBBig GardenBird Watch 2022, so at St Mark'swe made a day of it!
  • Monday 24 January 2022 School Trip to the Horniman Museum Willow Class (Year 6) went to the Horniman Museum where the children learnt got to do a workshop to learn about the Kingdom of Benin.
  • Thursday 9 December 2021 OLIVE CLASS Olive Class has been very busy this week making
  • Wednesday 8 December 2021 Years 5 & 6 MUSIC CONCERTS Thank you to all the parents that attended the Years 5 & 6 music concert. Each year group performed three pieces; Jingle Bells, a Jewish wedding song and Tropical Island were some of them. Well done! Thank you also to all who attended the Year 3 and Year 4 music concert. Your children are making good progress after a long period of not playing instruments.
  • Wednesday 8 December 2021 Oak Class visit the Unicorn Theatre On Wednesday, Oak Class enjoyed a fantastic class trip to the Unicorn Theatre to see a Christmas performance. For some children it was their first trip to the theatre.
  • Wednesday 8 December 2021 Palm Class Children in Palm Class have been using a range of art materials to develop effective sunsets as part of their art work this week.
  • Tuesday 7 December 2021 EYFS Nativity Well done to all our angels, shepherds, the ‘star’, kings and all who participated in this amazing Nativity play. Thank you to all parents that came and supported the children in their performance.
  • Tuesday 7 December 2021 Juniper Class Trip to London Eye The children in Juniper Class visited the London Eye as part of their Geography learning this term. They have been researching about the different landmarks in London. On the trip ,the children created sketches of the London Eye and then had the chance to go all the way to the very top just like the children did in our literacy text 'Katie in London.’
  • Friday 3 December 2021 Pupil workshops on social media and friends Last Friday, children in Year 5 and 6 received workshops about the dangers of social media and how to develop real friendships and avoid friends that may pose a danger to them, from an organisation called Growing Against Violence. They always deliver excellent sessions that make children think about their actions and how they behave online, which helps them to prepare for the future.
  • Friday 3 December 2021 Blooming Lambeth Award 2021
  • Wednesday 1 December 2021 EYFS Stay and Play Session Today we had an Stay and Play in Session in Early Years.
  • Friday 19 November 2021 School Art Display On Friday 19th November we unveiled our new murals. During the past two terms, nearly one hundred children across the school have worked with artists from Van Gogh House in Brixton to produce new murals to replace our old ones on the outside of the school hall. Using inspiration from trees, nature and wildlife, they created the final pieces with support from Janet and Lucy.
  • Wednesday 17 November 2021 Science Museum Trip Last week Ebony class visited the Science Museum as part of their term topic Space. They all enjoyed being in the “Space”!
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