Super Skills Netball

Super Skills What a difference a year makes! A year taller, a few player changes and clearly more confident our netball team did themselves and our school proud at the Purbeck Netball Tournament. The weather however had not improved and as is traditional for this event the temperatures were freezing! Luckily the St Marks team

Terrific Tag Rugby

Terrific Tag Rugby The Year 3 and 4 Tag Rugby festival was held on Thursday 15th March at The Purbeck School. For a number of the team this was the first time they had represented the school, so excitement levels were high. The event began with a number of training drills led by the Purbeck

Cricket Competition Debut

Cricket Competition Debut After the increased interest in cricket last season, which saw us able to field both a boys and girls team at the Purbeck Competitions, I decided we should try some indoor cricket this year. The school now has a fantastic link with Swanage Cricket Club and their coach Tim Ives has been

Robins – Happy Hockey Team

Happy Hockey Team On November 30th in freezing conditions (the first flakes of snow falling earlier in the day) our brave Year 4 pupils took part in the Purbeck Hockey Festival. The pupils had been developing their stick skills during their P.E. lessons with Miss Travers and were well prepared for the event and looked

St Marks’ Gold Sports Mark

St Marks’ Gold Sports Mark St Marks’ Gold Sports Mark was verified by Dan Moody with the following feedback: St Mark’s Primary School are fully engaged in the School Games Programme. They attend a huge number of competitions throughout the year and also have a strong fully inclusive level 1 programme supported by their Bronze

Sports Leaders Training

Sports Leaders Training Nine of our Year 5 pupils applied to take part in the leadership training course which was held on Friday 3rd November at the Purbeck School. On arrival the children were given their sport’s leaders tee-shirts which they were very keen to wear. Their first activity was to grade the qualities that

Girls Football Tournament

Terrific Tournament  On Thursday 12th October, it was the turn of our girl’s football team to compete in the Purbeck Tournament. Due to illness some of the girls had to play out of position and the team were very grateful to Martha who stepped up to play on the day. The girls grew in confidence

Fantastic Football

Fantastic Football On Thursday 5th October the Purbeck School hosted the Purbeck Football Tournament. Nine schools took part in the competition which was open to pupils from years 5 and 6. Although the competition was open to both boys and girls all but two schools entered teams of boys only. Our sole girl held her

Year 4 Multi-Sports Festival

Year 4 Multi-Sports Festival A welcome return of the sunshine, meant that our second sporting event of the term, the Year 4 Multi- Sports Festival, was held outside in the sunshine. The children were able to use the astro-turf for the afternoon, which is a perfect surface for the wide range of events, they took

Year 6 Multi Sports Festival

Year 6 Multi Sports Festival As our usual sunny September hasn’t arrived this term’s first sporting event was held indoors at Purbeck. This however did not limit the number or range of events which the pupils were able to take part in. Our nine, year 6 pupils who participated all performed with great enthusiasm and