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Activities and facilities

Mark College has a range of specialist on-site teaching facilities, including:

  • Food technology kitchen
  • Drama studio
  • Sports hall
  • Design technology room
  • Art studio
  • Science lab

Extra-curricular activities

Mark College runs a range of lunchtime and after school clubs each day to help our young people pursue existing hobbies and develop new ones. The activity programme is very much driven by students’ interests and gives young people a chance to develop their social skills and confidence when working in groups. We offer a broad range of activities, including:

  • 3D printer club
  • Chess club
  • Croquet club
  • Design club
  • Duke of Edinburgh award scheme
  • Gaming club
  • Gardening club
  • Homework club
  • Scalextric club
  • Table tennis club
  • Trampolining club
  • Yoga club

Sporting activities

Sports play a big part of daily life at Mark College, however we recognise that students with dyspraxia in particular, might have issues with PE. We have an alternative PE curriculum which is specifically designed to build young people’s confidence and self-esteem with sporting activities. Students are able to start on the alternative PE curriculum until they feel confident to take part in the regular PE curriculum. Our on-site sporting facilities include:

  • Large sports hall
  • Two large sports fields
  • Two tennis courts
  • Basketball courts

Students also regularly access community-based facilities, including a local swimming pool, and take part in inter-school sports competitions.

A regular programme of events

Mark College organises a regular programme of events, designed to give the whole school an opportunity to come together to celebrate and socialise. These include:

  • End of summer prize giving
  • Christmas carol concert
  • Termly open mic night
  • GCSE group drama productions