A guide to general information

st marks school is a government affiliated school that offers more
than the average primary school fo it is independently supportes
by local community and other egencies
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 pursues the educational process up to Swaziland Primary school certificate in grade 7 at the age of 12/13 years.
It is an English medium school which also offers French Portugese Agricultural Studies and Home Economics are being further developed as part of the curriculum. Basic Computer skills are being developed for inclusion in the curriculum. Extra curricula activities include Sports, culture and Music.
Opening hours commence from 7:45am and close at 1:00pm for the Grade 1 and2 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 si important that children o not arrive too early, for Schools premises shall not be opened to allow entry until staff arrive, this being 7:15am. Mid morning break occurs at 10:30am for 30 minutes.
If your children are unable to part in Sports and cultural activities for illness, a medical report will be provided.
With large pupil role of over 1000, it is important that parents ensure that if they are delivering and collecting pupils to and from the School, they are 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 such as Sport and Agriculture.
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Sports and Culture
Activities
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Athletics                                           
Netball
Soccer
Music - Mrs. T. Mkhonta.
Drum majorettes

Competitions:

1. Our Athletics on the 13.03.2012 went for the competitions at the Prince of Wales and got the following results:

*under 13,position 2 out of 16 schools, 42 points.
*under 17,position 11 out of 16 schools, 29 points.

2. On the 13.03.2012 at the Prince of Wales our Athlets also for the semi-finals and results were as followed:

*Lukhele Simphiwe, Position 3, 100meters
*Shabangu Manqoba, Position 3, 200meters

They went again for the finals on the 16.03.2012 and they both got Position 4 respectively and they were eliminated.

Sports committee;
Chairperson: Ms T. Zwane
Sec / Treasurer: Elias Dine
                          Sipho Nkonyane
                          Harry Malindzisa
                          Fikile Shongwe
Committee Duties:
i.To run the learners sports and culture activities in the school.
ii.To advice the school administration on sports and cultural activities.
iii.To map out the operations for the respective sports and culture activities practiced in the school.
iv.To provide technical knowledge, skills and attitudes in the respective sports and cultural activities.
v.To procure the necessary items/equipment for the sports and culture activities.
vi.To attend to sports and cultural workshop meant to empower them with the relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.
vii.To provide the administration with comprehensive report on the sports and culture activities. (Narrative and Financial).

The Athletics competition took place at Somhlolo stadium on 13 March 2009, this was the elimination stage. The athletes did not perform at their best but were able to get to the final stage of the competition where Mfundo Malindzisa got a position 2 and our relay group got position 3. Our athletes are under 13, they do not qualify to go further with the competition, only under 17s.


























































ST. MARK'S PRIMARY SCHOOL
Main Office .....Tel:(+268)  4042596
                       Fax(+268) 4048406
Infant School .. Tel:(+268)  4048298
P.O.BOX 231
MBABANE H100
SWAZILAND