St Mark students visit Battlefields

IN April, we travelled to France and Belgium, as a part of our history trip – to well and truly understand the consequences of the First World War.

Footballer Danny Green visits St Marks

A former St Mark’s pupil and current professional footballer, Danny Green, presented an inspirational assembly to the KS4 cohort as well as those in KS3 who are teamed with clubs such as Tottenham and Arsenal.

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 Alfie Dollard wins Jack Petchey award

Congratulations to Alfie Dollard 10 Fisher, St Mark’s Jack Petchey Award winner for January.

St Mark’s Year 7 join the world’s largest choir

YEAR 7 pupils from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School travelled to the O2 Arena this week to be part of the world’s largest children’s choir at the Young Voices event.

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.

Outstanding: Three St Marks students offered places at Oxbridge

LAST term, students in the Sixth Form completed their UCAS applications. St Marks are pleased to record their congratulations to those who have received offers.

Professionals interview St Marks Year 11 pupils

PROFESSIONALS from many different careers, came together with Year 11 pupils during a mock interview day at Harlow Study Centre.

St Mark’s Christmas Fayre

THERE was a festive buzz in the air on Sunday 20 November at our annual Christmas Fayre.

Harlow students lauded at Education Awards

THE outstanding educational progress of 84 young people was recognised at the annual Harlow Educational Progress Awards held last Thursday (24 November 2016) at the Civic Centre.

St Mark’s ist wunderbar!

THIRTY-Eight pupils have just come back from a four-day trip to the German capital, exploring
sites, from the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag to Frederick the Great’s palaces in Potsdam and a World War II bunker complex.

St Marks set to host Christmas Fayre

ST Mark’s school is set to host a Christmas Fayre in November.

St Mark’s: Year 6 Open Day a success

ST Mark’s was delighted to welcome so many primary school pupils and their parents who visited the school for our Open Day and Evening.

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 celebrates outstanding A Level results

STUDENTS and staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School celebrated another remarkable year, with students once again achieving great results and many going on to universities, often the first in their family to do so.

St Marks students are Vlogstars!

FRIDAY the 1st July was a very exciting evening, and not just because it was Canada Day! No, Friday was an exciting evening where 8 members of staff travelled to Central London to watch two talented students –Jessica Valentine-Howard and Tinashe Mupfayi

St Mark’s 50th Anniversary Reunion

ON July 1st, the final event of St Mark’s Golden Jubilee year celebrations took place when current and former staff, pupils and governors came together to mark the occasion.

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 School – Sports results

EARLIER this month, St Mark’s attended the National Schools Athletics cup held at Chelmsford stadium.

St Mark’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Reunion for former staff and pupils

ST MARK’S extends an invitation to former staff and pupils to return to
the school on Friday 1 July for a Golden Jubilee celebration.

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.

St Mark’s pupil represents school at Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

ON Tuesday 10th May, Year 10 pupil, Isha Abdul, represented St Mark`s at the West Essex regional finals Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge. This prestigious event was hosted by the King Harold Academy in Waltham Abbey. The event was hailed as ‘a wonderful night`, by town clerk, Kathryn Richmond.

St. Mark’s pupils take part in Junior Maths Challenge

ON THURSDAY 28th April, high achieving pupils from Years 7 & 8 participated in the Junior Maths Challenge, organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust.


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