St Mark’s is authorised to offer the International Baccalaureate, Primary Years Programme to all students, from Preschool to Year 8.

Learning is at the heart of all we do at St Mark’s. We provide an excellent academic programme, with small class sizes and high teacher to student ratios. 

Our aim is to build on the students’ natural curiosity for the world around them. We also provide a well-balanced curriculum that incorporates the most recent research on how children learn.   

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) is taught to all students at St Mark’s, from Preschool to Year 8. Within the PYP, our key focuses are on developing our students’ knowledge, conceptual understanding, skills, dispositions and action. 

We want students from St Mark’s School to continue to learn throughout their lives and have a strong sense of fairness towards all people. As a result of their learning, we want children to take socially responsible action. Action that has an impact on themselves, their friends, the school and the community in which they live.  


Our Teachers

Our teachers are at the heart of St Mark’s. They are highly qualified, with a wealth of teaching experience as well as plenty of real world experience. 

Our teaching staff have taught in many countries around the world, which gives our students a truly global perspective. 

Meet our teaching team here

Learning In Wellington

We know that learning can happen anytime, anywhere. We are lucky enough to be situated opposite the Basin Reserve, in the heart of Wellington, the world’s coolest little capital

Trips to Government House, Te Papa Tongarewa, Parliament, Zealandia, Wellington Zoo and many of the city’s galleries and theatres are just a stone’s throw away. This enables us to extend learning into the city, not only within the school walls. 

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme