21 June 2024 – Newsletter – also Summer Funday on Sat 29th June

A note from Mr Applegate

Well done to…

  • Our children who sang, danced and performed at the Anvil this week in front of a full house. They were incredible and made us very proud!
  • Our Year 4 dancers who performed at Brighton Hill on Thursday.
  • Our Year 6 children who took part in a Leavers Service at Winchester Cathedral on Wednesday.


  • Summer Fun Day on Saturday 29th. Open 12-15:30. Inflatables, Games, Food, Entertainment and more!
  • Raffle Ticket stubs and money (or un-sold tickets) returned ASAP (more available from the office)
  • Friday 28th June – Non-uniform – bring something in for the tombola which can be unwanted Gifts, Small Toys (can’t be used) or bottles of alcohol. We can’t take perishable items or chocolate.

Have a great weekend. Mr Applegate :)

Interested in training to teach?

Find out more at a drop-in sessinon at St Mark’s on Friday 28th July, 2-4pm. Ask Tracy from South Farnham Educational Trust (SFET) any questions!

Heat Alert

Please see this information about looking after yourself in the hot weather.

Surviving the Sensory Challenges of Summer

Please see this information for  practical tips and suggestions to help those experiencing sensory integration or sensory processing differences better manage the sensory challenges of Summer.

Look after our animals!

We need your help!

Well done George, Charlie and Ollie

George and Charlie (Y6) play for Down Grange Athletics Football Club. Last weekend the took part in a tournament. Their team got all the way to the finals. They were the overall champions winning by 2-0 in their final match.  Well done George and Charlie! 
Ollie (Y3) is competing as part of 6 tournaments over the summer across Hampshire and him and his team came 2nd overall last weekend. This is his first competition (played since age 3) as he has found his confidence and we couldn’t be more proud of how he conducted himself.

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Every interaction is an intervention!

A view we hold dear at St Mark’s – and it’s true as a parent, too.

⭐ Star Learners ⭐


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⭐ Quietest Classes ⭐

1M & 6F

⭐ 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 96.0%. Oh no :(

Weekly Attendance by Class


School Dates, Lunches, and Clubs

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In worship this week… 


Music of the Week

Gabriel’s Oboe by Morricone

Gabriel’s Oboe” is the main theme for the 1986 film The Mission. The Soundtrack was written by Italian composer Ennio Morricone in 1986.

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