"Confident and humourous.... very bright bold speaking... the group worked extremely imaginatively together... excellent costumes and props"

Pat Freeman Examiner, Trinity College London


Make your mark every day!

 Next Open Day – Saturday 24 February 2018, 10am to 2pm

Welcome to St Mark’s Church School.   St Mark’s Church School is an Anglican Independent School for girls and boys, from Preschool to Year 8.  We are, in fact, the only co-educational independent primary school in Wellington.   Founded in 1917 , St Mark’s has been educating boys and girls for  a century.   Offering a world class education, we are proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, authorised to deliver the Primary Years Programme (PYP) since 2010.

A vibrant and supportive atmosphere enables students to be individuals who fulfill their goals , and we support them to work hard to achieve them.   At the same time there is plenty of time to have fun in a happy and supportive environment.
  • We are the only independent co-educational school in Wellington.
  • We have been educating boys and girls from Preschool through to Year 8 for nearly 100 years.
  • We are St Mark’s.

St Mark’s is a happy place; a successful blend of traditional values and modern day learning.  We provide an excellent academic foundation for children to develop a lifelong love of learning.  Small enough to provide individual care to each child in a supportive, family environment, yet large enough to offer a wide range of opportunities to each child, St Mark’s offers every child the opportunity to shine.

We are immensely proud of our great school.  Our website will show you a little about what a special place this is.  Please come and see St Mark’s for yourself.

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Lock down Drill Over

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09.08/17 11.17am We would like to advise that the lock down (drill) has been completed and all students, staff and visitors on-site are safe and have been accounted for. I…

Growing Up Online – a parent information evening

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St Mark’s Church School is pleased to host international cybersafety expert, Susan McLean.  A presentation you cannot afford to miss, Susan will impart her knowledge and you will learn what…

Countdown to the Centenary

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We’re starting to get really excited about the St Mark’s Centenary.  Today marks 100 (school) days until the centenary and lots of classes are getting involved by counting down the…

Coming Up

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Regional Athletics
Regional Athletics
Dec 5 all-day
Wellington Primary and Intermediate Schools Regional Athletics Championship 2017 Tues 5 Dec, ppmt date Thurs 7 Dec Due to scheduled track resurfacing works at Newtown Park Stadium the Wellington Regional...
Trash Free Tuesday
School Carol Service 6:30 pm
School Carol Service
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Venue: Wellington Cathedral of St Paul Service Tuesday 5th December 5.00pm Schola meet at the Cathedral 5.30pm Actors, prayers and readers meet at the Cathedral 6.00pm Student ushers report All...
SMILE ice blocks 10:10 am
SMILE ice blocks
Dec 6 @ 10:10 am – 10:30 am
Chapel – Final Eucharist 1:30 pm
Chapel – Final Eucharist
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:10 pm
Y2-4 Kelly Sports 3:05 pm
Y2-4 Kelly Sports @ St Mark's
Dec 6 @ 3:05 pm – 4:05 pm
Register through the Kelly Sports web site
Touch Rugby 4:00 pm
Touch Rugby
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
End of Term 4
End of Term 4
Dec 7 all-day
Y1-8 Academic School Report
Whole School Prizegiving 9:00 am
Whole School Prizegiving
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Preschool Kelly Sports 10:30 am
Preschool Kelly Sports
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Preschool & Foundation Kelly sports – Thursdays (starting this week) 10:30-12:00
Holiday programme 12:00 pm
Holiday programme
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Programme
Holiday Programme
Dec 11 – Dec 15 all-day
Preschool Rugby Tots 10:30 am
Preschool Rugby Tots
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Preschool & Foundation Rugby Tots – Mondays (Starting 30 Oct) 10:30-12:00
Waterpolo 4:00 pm
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mini Polo 4:00 pm
Mini Polo
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fri 22

Last day for Preschool

December 22 - December 22
Sun 14
Mon 15

Preschool Opens for 2018

January 15 - January 15
Mon 15

Holiday Programme starts

January 15 - January 19
Mon 22


Tamariki from Preschool visited Village on the Park earlier this week. The children created some Christmas ornaments which they gifted to the residents. They also sang some Christmas Carols as well as giving out lots of Christmas hugs. ... See MoreSee Less

December 13th  ·  

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Water Polo champions - not just one team, but two!
The Year 7 Barracudas and the Year 8 Sharks have both made their mark, winning their grade finals last night. Excitement was high, as both matches were draws that then went on to golden goal shootouts.
A great result for both teams, especially the Barracudas who were bottom of the grade at the start of the year. Congratulations!
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December 12th  ·  

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Congratulations to our top Academics for 2017. Pictured from left to right are Demitra Araboglos, Kaia Jiang and Zico Buckley who were announced at the 2017 Prize Giving.

Third in Year 8 - Demitra Araboglos
Proxime Accessit - Second in Year 8 - Kaia Jiang
Dux - First in Year 8 - Zico Buckley
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December 8th  ·  

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