10th November 2023 Newsletter

A note from Mr Applegate

Thank you in advance to Rhoda and Felix from Year 6 who are representing St Mark’s at the Basingstoke Remembrance Service on Sunday.

We’re celebrating Anti-Bullying Week next week. Don’t forget to wear Odd-Socks on Monday, to remind us that we’re all unique!

Christmas Ticket Requests Close on 13th November. Click here to complete the form.

See our email from the office about choices of clubs for Spring 2023. The form closes on Monday at 9am.

Have a great weekend.

Mr Applegate :)

Parent Drop-In

Our next pastoral parent drop in will be held on Monday 20th November in the church from 8.30-9.30am. The focus of the drop in will be on what to do when your child doesn’t want to come to school-Mrs Delves and Mrs Elms will be on hand to offer support, both in school as well as home approaches.

Book Fair – Years 1 and 6

If you would prefer to pay online and not physically visit the book fair, you can do so here.

Monday 13th November

  • 1BB, 1TM, 1M during the school day

  • 6C, 6F, 6B during the school day

Photo Newsreel – Scroll across!

⭐ Star Learners ⭐


⭐ Star Readers ⭐


⭐ Quietest Classes ⭐

Penguins, 6C

⭐ Attendance Updates ⭐

Our target over the year is 97%. Last year’s attendance was 95.8% – above national levels, but we’d like it to be much higher.

Our current attendance percentage is 97.1%. Great!

Weekly Attendance by Class


School Dates, Lunches, and Clubs

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 In worship this week…


Music of the Week

Benedictus by Karl Jenkins

Karl Jenkins is a composer of contemporary music. This piece is from his famous choral works ‘The Armed Man: A mass for Peace’ which premiered in 2000.


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