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Open Day

An introduction to St Mark’s

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Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Leader: Miss Dear

In the EYFS, children have continual access to an outdoor learning environment. In the rest of the school, we are looking for every opportunity when planning to improve the effectiveness of lessons by taking the learning outside. Children are provided with rich and varied opportunities to extend their learning through a wide range of school visits. These include outings to museums, theatre visits, studies at local nature reserves and a day out at the seaside.


The school is currently establishing a Forest School to be run on the site. Its aim is to provide children with regular opportunities to develop their confidence and self-esteem through hands-on experiences in a natural environment. Learning in a Forest School is child initiated and activities can range from den building and bug hunting to story telling and team building games.

  • My friends are kind because if I want to play a game they’re playing, they always let me join in. Hermione

  • You need to listen to your teachers & friends as you won’t get to know about cool things. Elijah

  • When you are selfless and put others first. Lottie

  • Celebrating when you have an award and showing it to your friends but in a kind way. Joel

  • To treat people equally as you would like to be treated. Riaan

  • We are safe as the teachers remind us what is right and what is wrong. Emily