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I am delighted you may be considering St Mark’s Church School for your child’s education.
St Mark’s is a modern and forward-looking school of around 300 students where the traditions of the past meet the modern technologies of today.
It is a happy place where dedicated, professional teachers encourage our children to do their best in their academic studies and to enjoy everything that is on offer.The best of beginnings for a lifetime of learning Read more »
We are Wellington’s only co-educational independent primary school. We educate boys and girls from Preschool to Year 8. We have small non-composite classes from Year 1 to Year 8. Read more »
On Thursday we had the pleasure of Ms Marcia Behrenbruch, the IB School Service Manager from the IB Asia/Pacific Head Office in Singapore. Mrs Heather Taylor and I had an excellent meeting with her to discuss IB needs from a St Mark’s perspective and ideas for making the PYP stronger for our school. We then had a lovely tour of St Mark’s and Marcia enjoyed talking to the students, particularly the Year 8 classes who explained where they were at in their preparations for their Exhibition later this term. I also attended an IB Regional Network meeting with St Mark’s staff and joined with other Wellington IB schools where the focus was on curriculum matters. Read more »
REMEMBERING OUR PAST IS very important. As part of the International Baccalaureate programme we offer here at St Mark’s, one of the transdisciplinary themes we cover is Where we are in place and time. In this theme, children reflect on how past relationships between individuals and groups, from both a local and global perspective, help us to understand how our past affects us. Read more »
A fun day was had by all at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre on Tuesday morning for our annual Swimming Sports. I have to say we have some very fine swimmers here at St Mark’s with many close races over many disciplines! It was great to see children competing and having a lot of fun at the same time. Congratulations to all children who took part in the swimming sports or helped out on the day. I would like to thank Mr Simon Finnimore, Mr Matthew McDonnell and Mr David Gillies and our wonderful team of staff and parent helpers for all their excellent work around making the event run smoothly and on time Read more »