Welcome to St. Mark's Primary School and our home on the web.
St Mark's School is a government affiliated school that offers more than the average primary school for it is independently supported by local community
and other agencies.
It is an old school founded in the 1910 by the British expatriates of the
Anglican Church and developed through investment by expatriate agencies.
It became a public school in the 1960s and now supports an international clientele of over 30 nationalities.
It accepts boys and girls from the age of 6 for grade 1 and pursue the educational process up to Swaziland's Primary school certificate
in grade 7 at the age of 12/13 years.
It is an English medium school which also offers French, Portuguese and Agricultural Studies. Home Economics is being further developed
as part of the curriculum. Basic Computer skills is being developed for inclusion in the curriculum. Extra curricular activities include Sports, culture,dancing and Music.
Opening hours commence from 7:45am and close at 1:00pm for the Grade 1 and 2 classes and 1:30pm for the remainder of the School. On Friday the School closes half an hour earlier for each section,ie. 12:30 and 1:00pm respectively. Parents are urged to ensure children arrive promptly to start assembly at 7:45am and classes at 8:00am. It is important that children do not arrive too early, for Schools premises shall not be opened to allow entry until staff arrive, this being from 7:15am. Mid morning break occurs at 10:30am for 30 minutes.
If your children are unable to take part in Sports and Cultural activities for illness, a medical report will be provided.
With large pupil role of over 1300, it is important that parents ensure that if they are delivering and collecting pupils to and from the School, they park securely outside the School entrance to avoid congestion and danger to the pedestrian pupils.
The School uniform is described later in the Prospectus but it is important that parents do ensure that Children are correctly dressed and prepared for the school activities. This includes activities particularly Sport and Agriculture.
If you are a graduate, please take time to explore our new website and get ready for customized community access in the near future. If you are a parent of a current student, keep up to date with events that bring true excitment to the school, and also keep up with your child's progress and will power for school and if you are a visitor, please browse our site to learn something about the magic of St. Mark's Primary School.
On this will the spirit survive,
that we are building each
days of our lives.
Striving to retain Visions
searching for elusive goals.
Never losing hope for progress,
ever seeking strength of soul
----------------------------------------- Vision Our vision is to continue providing quality, relevant, and flexible education of international standards that will produce students fully prepared to face all challenges in a real world. Our Motto: “Nisi Dominus”. "unless the Lord is with us, our labour is invain'.
ST. MARK'S PRIMARY SCHOOL
Main Office .....Tel:(+268) 4042596
Infant School .. Tel:(+268) 4048298