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  • 15/09/22

    Limited Sixth Form Places Available

    Spaces remaining for a limited time only. Come and complete a taster day on our range of A Level or BTEC course.
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  • 25/08/22

    Phenomenal GCSE Results 2022

    Following the unprecedented success of last week’s KS5 outcomes, we are once again celebrating a generation of lives that have been transformed at St Mark’s.
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  • 18/08/22

    Celebrating Record KS5 Outcomes!

    St Mark’s Academy is celebrating its best ever externally validated Key Stage 5 results today. We have just watched students open envelopes that contain life changing grades with gasps and tears of joy.
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  • 10/08/22

    Talk the Talk Workshops

    On July 11, 2022 Year 12 students were involved in a workshop called 'Talk about the future' hosted by Talk the Talk. Discussions were focused on students future learning and career aspirations and in support of the Academy's ambition to support the oracy f students across the ac...
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  • 09/08/22

    Exam Results Days: 18th & 25th August. 10:00-12:00

    Thursday 18th August: GCE/BTEC L3/EPQ 10am-12noon Students to collect results from Canteen area between 10:00am – 12noon – any not collected will be posted to the last home address on the Academy system Thursday 25th August: GCSE/BTEC L2 10am-12noon Students to collect res...
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  • 26/05/22

    Exceptional Climate for Learning

    St Mark's are thrilled to have their climate for learning recognised as amongst the most exceptional nationally!
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  • 07/03/22

    Powerful Student Artwork

    Inspired by the work of Robert Rauschenberg, our Year 9 artists responded to the stimulus of pop culture; generating some truly powerful pieces.              
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  • 10/02/22

    Former Student Wins Brit Award!

    We are thrilled to announce that former student, Dave, was a winner at this week's Brit awards!
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  • 10/02/22

    Dragon's Den Investment in Former Student

    Dragon's Den star Steven Bartlett has donated £10,000 to Kwajo Tweneboa's social housing campaign.
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  • 07/02/22

    Computing Competition Success

    Students score within top 10% in national Bebras Computing challenge to secure place in Oxford University Computing Challenge.
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  • 03/02/22

    NHS COVID Vaccinations

    The NHS will be hosting COVID-19 vaccinations for young people on our site on Saturday 12th February 2022. Please see the attachment below for more information and to book an appointment. 
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  • 17/01/22

    Year 11 University Immersion Day

    Today our High Attainers went to Royal Holloway, University of London and got the chance to immerse themselves into university life. Our students had a tour of the campus and even rose to the task of designing their own university society! 
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  • 14/01/22

    Former Student Tackles Housing Injustice Nationally

    The St Mark's community are celebrating the incredible achievements of an ex-student, Kwajo Tweneboa. Kwajo attended the Academy between 2011-2018 before securing an offer to study Business at undergraduate level.
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  • 12/01/22

    Shoe Box Appeal 2021

    Students show phenomenal generosity with Christmas donations.
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  • 30/09/21

    Sixth Form Welcome Evening: 30.09.21

    For all parents and carers of our 6th form students
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  • 12/08/21

    GCSE Results 2021!

    St Mark’s is once again celebrating another set of excellent GCSE outcomes, consolidating a 5-year trend of outstanding progress at GCSE. Our Provisional Progress 8 Score is +0.57, meaning on average our students achieve just over half a grade higher than national average. Despite the unpreced...
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  • 10/08/21

    2021 Sixth Form Results

    We’re delighted to announce that St Mark’s Sixth Form is celebrating the best ever KS5 and BTEC results in our history.   Please read our Press Release below for more information.
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  • 21/07/21

    End of Year Letter - Principal

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  • 21/07/21

    Exam Results Day 2021

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  • 15/07/21

    SSAT Membership Certificate

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  • 13/05/21

    St Marks Merton Youth Parliament Members

    Leiann Clarke St Marks has given me opportunities to thrive and do better as a student and a leader. In year eight I had the chance to become student council. Then in year nine I became chairperson and recently came a part of Merton youth parliament. These roles have helped me a lot with my c...
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  • 26/03/21

    Year 9 Virtual Options Evening 30th March 2021

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  • 23/03/21

    Appointment of permanent Principal for St Mark's Academy

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  • 23/03/21

    LFT Letter for Parents 19/03/2021

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  • 22/03/21

    Year 11 13 Assessement Event 18.3.2021

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  • 12/02/21

    12/02/2021 End of Term Letter

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  • 08/02/21

    08/02/2021 - Virtual Year 13 Subject Parents and Carers' Evening Letter

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  • 04/02/21

    Free Access to Ebooks and Audio Books

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  • 01/02/21

    01/02/2021 - Mental Health Awareness Day

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  • 22/01/21

    Student Engagement Remote Learning

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  • 22/01/21

    Year 10 Remote Education MS Teams Information Evening

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  • 11/01/21

    Year 8 Virtual Information Evening

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  • 11/01/21

    Exams Update 2021

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  • 07/01/21

    Sixth Form - Certificate Evening CANCELLED

    Due to the recent government announcement on national lock down the certificate evening planned for 7th January  4:30-6:00pm has now been cancelled You are unable to come in to collect your certificates due to the restriction and  we will be in touch with you hopefully in the near futur...
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  • 07/01/21

    Parent Update 06.01.2021 - Covid - 19

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  • 04/01/21

    St Mark's Academy Mitcham - RenLearn Award Winners Press Release

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  • 17/12/20

    Newsletter - December 2020

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  • 04/12/20

    Year 11 Parent Information Evening

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  • 01/12/20

    COVID 19 Update Letter - 30th November 2020

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  • 24/11/20

    Train to Teach - Saturday 28th November

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  • 20/11/20

    Homework and Remote Education

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  • 07/10/20

    Support for Students and Parents with Home Learning: A Video Guide

         
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  • 28/08/20

    September Reopening 2020

    September Reopening 2020 plans
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  • 17/07/20

    End of Term Newsletter - July 2020

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  • 04/06/20

    Yr 10 and Yr 12s Returning to the Academy

    The letter below is for parents/guardians of Y10 and Y12 students returning to the academy on the 15th of June
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  • 04/06/20

    Yr 10 and 12 not Returning on the 15th

    A letter to parents/guardians of students in Y10 and Y12 not returning to the academy on the 15th of June
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  • 20/05/20

    Statutory RSE - 2020

    Please 'Click' the link below to view the: Parental Consultation
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  • 11/05/20

    Guided Choices Booklet- Year 9

    Attached below is the selection of subjects available for year 9 guided choices.
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  • 07/05/20

    Guided Choices Process- Year 9

    Mr Hampton’s letter outlining the virtual guided choices process
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  • 04/05/20

    Ever Thought About Joining The Teaching Profession?

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  • 06/04/20

    IMPORTANT: COVID-19 information & guidance

    Latest COVID-19 Information Safeguarding our students, staff and wider community is key to our mission at St. Mark's. We hope you find this page useful in finding the information you require relating to our school's response to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout our comm...
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  • 23/03/20

    Looking after your mental health during self-isolation

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  • 05/03/20

    Inset Day

    Friday 6th of March 2020 will be inset day for all students that attend St Mark's Academy. 
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  • 05/02/20

    Incidents Over The Last Week

    Over the weekend there were several serious incidents in the local area, involving violence in which several people got hurt. The police are currently investigating and are working hard to ensure our local area is as safe as possible. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families and all those a...
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  • 17/01/20

    Inset Day

    Please see the letter below in regards to inset days.
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  • 08/01/20

    Train To Teach Event

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  • 11/12/19

    End of Term Newsletter

    Dear Parents/Guardians, attached below is our End of Term Newsletter
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  • 19/11/19

    School Menu Update

    Temporary changes as of 19 November 2019
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  • 14/11/19

    St Marks Progress 8

    For the third year running, St Marks progress 8 score of +0.38 ranks us an Above Average School.   We are proud to be consistently among the top schools for progress nationally.   This is testament to our incredible body of staff, the supportive families in our community and, a...
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  • 01/11/19

    Aberdovey, Wales 2019

    A week long adventure mountaineering and wild camping in Aberdovey, Wales. 
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  • 21/08/19

    GCSE results! click here for more.

    St Mark’s Academy is once again celebrating another strong set of GCSE results. Our Year 11 pupils have achieved a record 37 grade 9s, which places them in the top 3% of students nationally in that subject. Our provisional Progress 8 score is an impressive +0.3, which means that students at...
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  • 14/08/19

    Fantastic results for our sixth form! Click here for more information.

    Great results day here at St Mark’s Academy. Attached is our press release. Nikas, Savannah and Olu are all going to study Medicine at King’s College London, University of Birmingham and Bristol respectively and Anisha will be studying Neuroscience at King’s College London. Many ot...
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  • 04/07/19

    UPDATE: School servers are back up and running.

    You may have had problems contacting us via phone and email this morning. Systems are back up and running but in the event something similar happens again, please call 07950506052 to contact us.
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  • 05/04/19

    SNOWDONIA TRIP UPDATE

        Last day of their trip, today they are looking forward to orienteering in the forest! They will be back in London later this evening.
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  • 04/04/19

    SNOWDONIA TRIP UPDATE

      They woke up to a winter wonderland yesterday! They are enjoying the beautiful scenery. The camp out went well last night, albeit a little wet and cold but everyone is full of smiles and now on the bus back to the centre as they are abseiling today!
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  • 02/04/19

    Snowdonia trip update

      The trip to Wales is going well, they arrived safely, however the phone signal is very very limited, parents can contact the centre direct if needed.
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  • 29/03/19

    End of Term arrangements

      We have a slightly modified Academy day approaching in the lead up to the end of the Spring Term. We will be ending the term on Friday 5 April 2019 and we will be dismissing students early. Students will start being dismissed at 12.00pm. Food for students will be available at break time on...
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  • 12/03/19

    Careers survey for students

    Headed to university when you leave school? Considering getting a job instead? Just not sure? Share your future career plans and you could win great prizes!
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  • 08/03/19

    UCAS Trip at the Emirates

    The UK University & Apprenticeship Search Fair  was attend by the Year 12 Sixth Form students at the Emirates Stadium on 01 March 2019.  It was a fantastic opportunity for students to choose which university or apprenticeship is right  for them.  It provided year...
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  • 04/03/19

    Westminster University

    This morning we had the pleasure of welcoming Mr Harris from Westminster University who came to speak to our Year 8 students about University.  
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  • 25/01/19

    25 Jan 2019: School is open as normal, please click here for more information.

      There was a serious fire this morning in a garage in Mitcham.  This fire was on the other side of the train track. We would like to thank all of our students for allowing emergencies services to do their job and a big thank you to the staff that supported...
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  • 24/01/19

    01/02/2019: School is open as normal

    School is open as normal today, Friday 1 February 2019. Attached is a letter from our Principal, Ms Peterkin about how upcoming severe weather conditions may effect the Academy. Please read the letter and continue to check our website for any updates.
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  • 04/12/18

    IMPORTANT: Term dates

    The last day of term is Friday 14 December where students will finish at 12pm. Students will attend period 3 as normal which will be extended to 12pm, then teachers will escort their classes off sight to enjoy your Winter Break! We will all be returning to school on Wednesday 2 January 2019 for a...
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  • 28/09/18

    ESOL adult classes

    St Mark's Academy are running free ESOL classes for all adults.
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  • 04/09/18

    First day for year 7

    Today is our first official day of the academic year and we welcomed our new year 7's with a wonderful morning assembly.
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  • 23/08/18

    GCSE Results Day

    St Mark’s is once again celebrating another set of exceptional GCSE outcomes. Our provisional Progress 8 score is an impressive +0.44. This shows that, on average, students have achieved almost half a grade higher at St. Mark’s than they would have done at other schools. This year, ALL s...
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  • 16/08/18

    Results Day 2018

    St Marks are celebrating its best ever Academic and Applied General outcomes. Academic results have improved by over half a grade on average from 2017, from  -0.42 to +0.18 in 2018. This equates to an increase of two grades from an E in 2017 to a C in 2018. This is an absolutely phenomenal impr...
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  • 06/07/18

    National Enterprise Challenge

    St. Mark’s Church of England Academy reaches finals of The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge.
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  • 27/06/18

    Refugee week at St Mark's Academy

      " webkitallowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" allowfullscreen="true">   St Mark’s Academy marked an important week in the calendar, Refugee week, where the plight of the refugees in the world...
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  • 08/06/18

    Commemorative Service!

    Last year, St Mark’s celebrated 10 years of being an Academy and that same year, students achieved the best GCSE and post 16 results in the school’s history. To celebrate and mark these incredible milestones, we held our first commemorative service on Tuesday 5 June 2018. We had the hono...
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  • 05/06/18

    Commemorative Service

    We are commemorating our journey of progress and success as a Church of England Academy over the past 10 years. We continue to build on our solid foundation of Love, Hope and Trust. There will be readings, hymns and performances alongside prayers of thanksgiving, hope and time for reflection. It wil...
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  • 20/04/18

    Merton Citizens Founding Assembly

    We were very honoured to host the public launch of the Merton Citizens at St Mark’s Academy on Thursday 19 April.
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  • 20/04/18

    Reverend Andrew's Commissioning

    On Wednesday 18 April, we were privileged to have the Rt Revd Richard Cheetham, Bishop of Kingston visit our Academy for the official commissioning of our new Chaplain, Revd Andrew Wignal, who started serving at the Academy in October 2017.
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  • 19/04/18

    Merton Citizens Founding Assembly

      The Merton Citizens Founding Assembly will be taking place on Thursday 19th April here at St. Mark’s at 7.30pm. Please come along and join us.
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  • 16/04/18

    Year 9 Musical Talent

      Two of our year 9 music students, Allyson and Ali, have been offered a place in the prestigious National Orchestra For All. 
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  • 29/03/18

    Rocket car race update!

      Well done to all the year 7's who made fantastic rocket cars.
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  • 29/03/18

    Gabby speaks out!

      A huge congratulations to our Gabby who participated in the Speakout Challenge regional finals!
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  • 28/03/18

    UKMT Maths Challenge

    In February, High Ability year 9 and 10 students entered the National UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge!
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  • 28/03/18

    Prefects raise 653 tin and food items!

      Well done Year 11 prefects on raising 653 tin/food items.   It was a wonderful opportunity to have an impact on our local community.  
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  • 28/02/18

    Year 7 students enjoy employability event 

    After the recent successful enrichment day where year 7 students worked on their employability skills, the top 10 students from that day went on a workplace visit to Forward 3D.  
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  • 08/02/18

    Half term revision sessions for Year 11, 12 and 13

    The Academy will be open during half term to selected students for revision and coursework catch up sessions.  Please see timetable attached below:
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  • 30/01/18

    Year 7 footballers continue their winning streak

    The year 7 football team secured another win recently in a hard fought game with Harris Morden.  The boys came out victors 2-0.
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  • 30/01/18

    Year 10 beat local rivals at football

    The Year 10 footbal team put in an amazing performance to beat local rivals Harris Morden.
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  • 14/12/17

    St Mark's Students Celebrate More Success at Borough Awards Event

    On Thursday 30th November the Academy was pleased to attend the Merton celebration event held at Raynes Park school. This was an opportunity to celebrate the fantastic achievements of young people across the borough. Several students' from St Mark's were there to collect their awards.
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  • 05/12/17

    Wonderful Evening to Celebrate GCSE Success for Class of 2017

    On Wednesday 29 November the Acadmey hosted a fantastic celebration event to mark the many successes of the Class of 2017.  
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  • 04/12/17

    OFSTED 2017: 'St Mark's is Good with Outstanding Feature'

    "I am delighted to be able to finally share with you the outcomes from the recent Ofsted inspection. Our Good with Outstanding feature is a fantastic achievement, and one that I am extremely proud of. We achieved this together, and the inspectors were able to see how far we have come since...
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  • 01/12/17

    Year 7 Football Team Flying High

    The Year 7 football have been training tirelessly each week, twice in the morning and once after school.  The work has started to pay off after a victory against local rivals. Raynes Park.
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  • 01/12/17

    Fantastic Success with the Shoe Box Appeal 2017

    Today, 103 shoeboxes left our Academy and will be going to various parts of the world making countless children happy, giving them joy and hope in what can be very challenging and difficult circumstances.
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  • 28/11/17

    GCSE Awards and Certification Celebration Event at St Mark's

    Our Year 11 cohort of 2017 will be celebrating their amazing results and achievements at the Academy tomorrow from 5pm.  This is a formal event and is by invite only and no entry after 5:30pm.
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  • 09/11/17

    Work Experience at the House of Commons

    One of our Year 13 student's had a great opportunity to complete work experience at the house of commons, shadowing a leading political jornalist for the day.  Read on for her story...
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  • 08/11/17

    Award Evening Recognition for our Wonderful Cadet Force

    Last night Savannah Rowe was a recipient of a London Mayors Certificate for her outstanding volunteering on the borough of Merton.
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  • 08/11/17

    Competition Winner from St Mark's

    The fantastic news of our students keeps rolling in!  Year 7 Junior Cadet Subhaan Arshad has won the Metropolitan Police Christmas poster competition. 
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  • 30/10/17

    Inspirational Performance 'How Far I'll Go' by Whole of Year 7

    On the last Friday of Autumn half term, the whole of Year 7 joined together to celebrate their hard work since starting at St. Mark's. Their performance of 'How Far I'll Go' from recent movie smash Moana was a great success.  It was wonderful to be able to share this performance...
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  • 20/10/17

    Sixth Formers Shine at Wimbledon Bookfest 2017

    Our fantastic Sixth Formers have yet agin showed themselves to be a massive credit to the school as the ably took part in the wimbledon Bookfest as part of the Take 10 Film Making Project.
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  • 17/10/17

    St Mark's Students learn vital life saving skills! 

    As part of the British Heart Foundation's #restartaheartday on Monday 16th October students from Year 8 and Sixth Form took part in excellent workshops to learn vital CPR life saving skills run by the amazing St Georges Emergency Medicine Society. 
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  • 09/10/17

    Lorraine Pascale visits St Mark's Academy

    The inspirational Lorraine Pascal visited the academy today and spoke to our amazing Sixth form students.  Lorraine, who is a famous TV Chef/Baker and former model, shared her stories of her life and her confidence code. 
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  • 02/10/17

    St Mark's in top 16% of Schools Nationally* for Academic Progress

    Our GCSE results put us well above national average, and in the top 16% of schools nationally*. As we have a significant proportion of students who come to us with no KS2 data we use CATs tests to generate an equivalent grade. When these results are included too that makes our progress score even mo...
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  • 27/09/17

    Mayor of London 'Team London' Award Nomination for St Mark's Student

    Following on from her Merton “Young Volunteer of the Year” Award earlier this year, Savannah has once again been recognized for her outstanding contribution as a Volunteer Police Cadet in the Merton VPC unit.
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  • 22/09/17

    St Mark's Star Selected for Surrey U15s

    The Academy is extremely proud of Gui on his selection to the Surrey Schools U15 squad for this season.  He has been a key player for the St Mark's side that has reached the borough finals twice in 2 years and this is great recognition for the hard work he has put in.
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  • 15/09/17

    Open Evening Success

    The Academy hosted a fantastic open evening on Thursday evening.  It was great to be  able to welcome so many prospective students and parents.
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  • 07/09/17

    Open Events 2017

    We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and parents to our open events this Autumn.  We start with our open evening on Thursday 14 September from 5pm to 8pm.  We then have a series of open mornings that run on consecutive Wednesday mornings from 20 September until 18 Octob...
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  • 11/07/17

    St Mark's Celebrates Best 6th Form Results EVER!

    St Mark’s Academy Sixth Form is celebrating its best set of Sixth Form results to date. Headlines for average progress across Academic and Applied General is over half a grade higher than 2016 outcomes. 2017 has seen a combined progress score of 0.14, compared to -0.43 in 2016. Similarly, the...
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