St Marks Church of England School is Southampton’s first all through school for pupils aged 4 to 16. The secondary wing of the school opened its doors to its first cohort of year 7 pupils in September 2022. The expanded school has created 900 much-needed new secondary places, 180 per year group, alongside a pre-school nursery offering 24 places and 420 places.
Leader of Southampton City Council Councillor Satvir Kaur visited St Marks School in September 2022. In this video, Councillor Kaur discusses the state-of-the-art facilities to St Mark’s School.
On Thursday 13 October 2022 Councillor Darren Paffey visited St Marks School CE School for its official opening ceremony. The school made history for being Southampton’s first all-through school (ages 4 to 16).
The secondary wing of St Marks School welcomed its first cohort of year 7 pupils on Tuesday 6 September 2022 following a successful handover in time for the new academic year.
Read more about the secondary wing.
Following a successful handover of the primary wing of the multi-million-pound brand-new all-through school in December 2021, staff and pupils have praised the new facilities following their first term in occupation.
Read more about the primary wing.
On Monday 6 September 2021, Southampton City Councillors were joined by Morgan Sindall Construction, Faithful+Gould, the Diocese of Winchester and the school’s Headteacher among others to celebrate the ‘topping out’ of St Marks CE School.
In this video, Councillor Daniel Fitzhenry explains how the £39.8 million expansion of the existing St Marks CE Primary School will deliver Southampton’s first-ever four to 16 all-through school.
Read more about the ‘topping out’ of St Mark’s Church of England School
A range of measures to support the expansion of St Marks CE School have been completed. These include the new crossings on Howard Road and Shirley Road, continuous crossings with Cawte Road, Dyer Road, Stafford Road and Suffolk Avenue.