Love – Trust – Respect - Inspire'

We are a newly built Church of England Primary School set in 8 acres of beautiful grounds.  We link closely with the Parish Church and Diocese of Salisbury. Being part of the Christian family greatly influences all aspects of school life.Click the links for our most recent reports:              2013 SIAMS . or   2013 OFSTED

Caring for your Child and Special Educational Needs

Above all we are a purposeful, safe and happy school where children love to learn.
For some children, aspects of education can prove more challenging than for others.  We are proud of being a fully inclusive school.  The following link will take you to our school  SEN information report.  Our school SEN policies and information can all be viewed under the 'Our school' tab..

Click here for the Local Authority information page regarding SEN and the Dorset Local Offer.

We are pleased to introduce St. Mark's Church of England Primary School to you.

We would like to welcome you on behalf of the pupils, staff and governors to our Church school serving the community of Herston and Swanage.  We want you and your children to feel that you belong to St Mark's and are proud that this is your school.

Click here to see our new school brochure.  
A paper copy of any of our documents can be obtained from Mrs Eve Craker in the school office.

Academy Conversion

Click here to access our stakeholder consultation letter with dates of meetings.

Friends of St.Mark's

Friends of St Mark's are a small voluntary body who meet once or twice every half-term .  We organise various events, with the smallest amount of input and resulting with the greatest amount of fun and funds made!   Learn more about what we do

Featured News

School Closure


If school is closed this box will change, you will also be contacted by text message.  Assume we are open unless you hear otherwise or read it here!





News & Events

Posted By: stmarks on 10/02/2015 09:44
NEWSLETTER NO. 6 Headteacher: Mrs Tracy Jones February 2015

Posted By: Stmarks on 03/02/2015 10:35
NEWSLETTER NO. 5 Headteacher: Mrs Tracy Jones January 2015

Posted By: Stmarks on 05/01/2015 12:25
NEWSLETTER NO. 4 Headteacher: Mrs Tracy Jones December 2014