Updated October 2016
1. Contact Details
2. Vision, Mission and Values
Information about the School’s Vision, Mission and Values can be found here and below:
St Mark’s Vision
St Mark’s vision is to inspire students for future success by developing confident, independent-minded learners with a spirit of ambition and adventure.
St Mark’s Mission
We do this this by enabling all of our students to achieve their potential through a personalised and dynamic curriculum where they take centre stage whilst broadening their horizons and providing them with outstanding opportunities to grow as principled, well-rounded young men and women.
St Mark’s Values
St Mark’s continues to offer an education rooted in Christian values, providing a personalised and dynamic curriculum, which includes careers and aspirations programmes, strong partnerships with universities, local businesses and a thriving Sixth Form. Our work is underpinned by three core values:
Wisdom, Ambition, Integrity
Information about the School Behaviour Policy can be found here
Information about the School Admissions Policy can be found here
5. Data and Ofsted
Information about the School’s most recent Ofsted report can be found here
Information about the School Key Stage 4 Results can be found here
Information about the School Key Stage 5 Results can be found here
The School Performance Table can be found on the Department for Education website here
6. Curriculum and Qualifications
Information about available Key Stage Courses at St Mark’s Church of England School can be found here
A list of the Key Stage 4 courses available and their qualifications are as follows. Click on the subject name to be taken to the exam syllabus information:
GCSE Additional Science AQA 4408
GCSE Biology AQA 4401
GCSE Business Studies AQA 4133
GCSE Chemistry AQA 4402
GCSE Computing OCR J275
GCSE Core Science AQA 4405
GCSE Drama AQA 4240
GCSE English (Single Award) WJEC 4190 (Year 11 only)
GCSE English Language and English Literature (Double Award) WJEC 4170 (Year 11 only)
GCSE English Literature WJEC 4200 (Year 11 only)
GCSE English Language Eduqas 601/4505/5 (Year 10)
GCSE English Literature Eduqas 601/5246/1 (Year 10)
GCSE Fine Art Edexcel 2FA01
GCSE French AQA 4658
GCSE German AQA 4668
GCSE Geography AQA A 9030
GCSE History B AQA 9145
GCSE Home Economics (Food and Nutrition) OCR J431
GCSE Mathematics Higher and Foundation Edexcel 1MA0
GCSE Further Mathematics AQA Certificate 8360
GCSE Music AQA 4270
GCSE Physical Education Edexcel 2PE01
GCSE Physics AQA 4403
GCSE Religious Education AQA 4056 (Short Course)
GCSE Textiles AQA 4572
ICT ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) BCS
Core Physical Education
PSHE & Citizenship
7. Pupil Premium
The school’s most recent Pupil Premium Overview report can be found here.
The school’s Pupil Premium Strategy report for 2015-16 can be found here.
The school’s Pupil Premium Strategy report for 2016-17 can be found here.
The school’s Pupil Premium Improvement Plan for 2016-17 can be found here.
8. Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium
Information about the School’s Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium can be found here.
9. Special Educational Needs
Information about the School’s most recent Special Educational Needs report can be found here
10. Charging and Remissions Policy
Information about the School’s Charging and Remissions Policy can be found on here.
11. Complaints Policy
Information about the School’s Complaints Policy can be found on here.