Working with the local community
We have developed lots of partnerships in the local area with other schools, businesses and organisations, which help us to enrich our curriculum and provide additional opportunities for the children at St Mark's. Some are the activities that we have been involved in are listed below.
Parents, neighbours, local organisations, staff, children and others came together in October 2016 to develop and tidy up the wildlife garden in preparation for planting food to grow.
Lots of members of the local community supported our Summer Fair in July 2016
Each week sixth formers from the local secondary school Archbishop Tenison's come over to read with children from St Mark's
Volunteers from Good Gym came and painted the fence of our Pizza Garden in November 2016
Jason and Glen from Oval Station talking to children about how to stay safe in the underground
Our Harvest Festival collection this year was for the Vauxhall Foodbank
We have a close relationship with the Kia Oval/Surrey Cricket and our children receive weekly cricket training and computing lessons.
Our children in Years 4 and 5 work with an organisation called Sustrans, who work to reduce air pollution within our Local area