2 February 2024 – Newsletter

A note from Mr Applegate

A busy week ahead! 

Children’s Mental Health Week – various fun activities which help children to look after themselves and others. Our Wellbeing Champions will launch the week during our Monday Worship

Safer Internet Day on Tues 6th Feb; this will be non-uniform. Wear something orange and/or blue No donation required. Family agreement to be sent home. Click here for more details. Looking for advice around safe internet at home? Click here.

Y6 Great Cake Giveaway on Weds, as part of their class Agents of Change activity. Details here.

DanceLive – good luck to our 80 children who are performing at Portsmouth Guidhall on Friday night! You’ll be amazing!

In other news….

Hatch Warren After School Club is reopening on Monday 19th Feb 2024. Click here for details.

Well done Year 3 – SUPERB behaviour on their cinema trip, and fab manners when questionning parents about jobs. Thanks for your help too :)

Have a great weekend, Mr Applegate

Mudhouse Charity & Massai Families say “Thank you St Marks!”

Looking for half-term child care?

Click here for SCL options including 10% discount code.

Do you know an electrician?

Do you know a friendly electrician who may help us out and save the school some money? We’ve got lighting ballasts to replace in our hall, requiring scaffolding to reach approx 5-6m high. We’d really appreciate any help. Email us here.

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⭐ 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 96.2%. Oh no :(

Weekly Attendance by Class


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In worship this week…


Music of the Week

Playful Pizzicato by Britten

Benjamin Britten was an English composer. He wrote this piece in 1933 during the Modern era. ‘Pizzicato’ means to pluck the strings of the instrument with your finger instead of using the bow.

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