St. Mark’s CE Primary School

Harleyford Road, London, SE11 5SL

Primary & Nursery
Primary & Nursery

St Mark’s is an inclusive one-form entry Church of England Primary School in the heart of Oval. Our diverse intake reflects the local area and the school maintains the feel of a welcoming, close-knit family. Christian values are at the core of our ethos, helping to create a warm, caring environment, within which children feel safe, valued and in which they can thrive in all areas of their development.
Our size enables us to nurture each child throughout the whole school and work in close partnership with all members of the school community.  This is reflected in how well we know and work with our children and families and how well we cater for the needs of all pupils at the school. It is also demonstrated through three years of sustained high attainment and strong progress in the core subjects across the school.
Our quality teaching gives our pupils the opportunity to truly flourish during their time at St Mark’s. With our broad, inspirational curriculum, we can ensure rigorous academic challenges and exciting and memorable learning experiences. We have extensive playground space and wildlife and pond area, which is used to enrich children’s learning.
Our location has enabled us to form well established relationships with local organisations, including Kia Oval, Into University, the Oval house Theatre, Oval Tube Station, St Mark’s Church and Southwark Playhouse.  All of these partnerships significantly contribute to the learning and experiences of children at St Mark’s and broaden their opportunities.

We were judged as a ‘GOOD’ School by Ofsted in December 2015, who mentioned among other things: the school’s rapid progress, good leadership capacity, rich curriculum and quality of teaching as significant strengths.

We can offer you:

A ‘Good’ Church of England school with pupils who are motivated and enthusiastic about their learning
An excellent school ethos with strong links with the parish community and partnership schools
Strong and committed leadership, and a supportive governing body
Friendly and social colleagues
Excellent opportunities to continuous professional development
Comprehensive support network through the Southwark Diocesan Board of Education
Please feel free to contact the school and arrange a visit.

Number of Pupils: 210
Ages: 3 - 11 years
Gender: Mixed
Type of School: Maintained School

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