World Book Day at St Mark’s

World Book Day at St Mark’s

o celebrate World Book Day, 2 March, staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School came into school dressed as various characters from Literature. Pupils took part in a competition, organised by Ms Lewis KS3 Coordinator for the English Department, to name the character, book/play and author.

St Mark’s pupils: Engineers of the future?

PUPILS at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School took part in a special STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) activity day this week sponsored by the Engineering Development Trust. It was a hands-on day designed to excite and enlighten students on how STEM is fun, interesting and results in a rewarding career. It particularly focused on raising awareness of Engineering, especially with female pupils.

From Beyonce to St Mark’s: Choirmaster launches St Mark’s Gospel Project

HE may be used to working with celebrities such as Beyoncé, Nicole Sherzinger, Rihanna and Andrew Lloyd Webber- to name a few – but choral director, conductor and composer Ken Burton was working with 70 enthusiastic pupils and staff from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School on Wednesday 14 September when he led a workshop to launch the school’s Gospel Project.

St Mark’s students attend Year of Mercy mass

REPRESENTATIVES from St Mark’s Years 7-12 attended a special Mass for the Year of Mercy with our partner primary schools at Our Lady of Fatima Church on Tuesday 21 June, which was concelebrated, and supported, by seven priests of the Deanery and two deacons. It was a wonderful celebration, and experience, for all the pupils […]

Emotional leavers service at St Mark’s

THE Year 11’s at St Marks came together for one last time on the 27th May to celebrate their achievements and reflect on their time at St Mark’s. Each Tutor Group was given a personalised send off by their Tutor and they also had the pleasure of Guest Speaker, Margaret Roberts’ presence (Vice Chair of Governors and a Governor for over 25 years).

St Mark’s staff and students enjoy Jack Petchey success

CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs Haynes, Cover Supervisor, who was nominated by pupils for the Leader Award this year. She will join the other award winners at a special celebration at Harlow Playhouse on 8 June, when all the Jack Petchey Award winners 2015-6 in the local area will be recognised and presented with a special commemorative medal.