‘It was a great honour to receive the Silver and Gold award at the Mayor’s Healthy Schools London Celebration event last Thursday at City Hall. Simon Marks Jewish Primary School is the only school in Hackney to have achieved the Gold award and so it was an extremely proud moment for me and Ms Osborne… [Read More]
Following the publication of 2018’s Key Stage 2 SAT’s results, we are delighted to report that the school is well above the national average in Maths, Reading and Writing for combined outcomes. The results demonstrated pupils achieved a combined result of 83%, achieving 12% above the average Hackney outcomes and 19% above the national combined outcomes. Well done Simon Marks!… [Read More]
Simon Marks was excited to welcome Devang Shah to school today. Devang is also known as the Human Calculator because of his remarkable ability to solve maths questions in lightning speed time. He showed the children and teachers a number of tricks to solve difficult maths questions. Devang truly amazed us with his skills.
We had lots of fun in the run up to Shavuot. GIFT were in school and the pupils had a go at flower arranging. We used lots of fruit to design different arrangements then ate them! We were busy using up lots of dairy ingredients and made lots of delicious foods!
Our Year 6’s have made a SAT’s revision music video and would love for you to take a look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBYArM0ca24
Purim in school was fantastic. It started with staff members performing a show for the children and parents. Later the children and staff performed a catwalk exhibition to showcase all the wonderful costumes that were worn.
We are proud to announce that we receive a letter from the Department of Education congratulating us for our school results for last year which placed us within the top 3% of schools in England.
This week we invited police horses in for a visit. Children had the opportunity to learn about the work police horses do and get up close. We had one very calm and mature horse who was training a very boisterous and cheeky four year old horse. They both loved carrots!
Year 6 visited Hackney Town Hall for the Ceremony to commemorate Holocaust Memorial day. They opened the ceremony with ‘Elli Elli’. They were then joined by the Olive school in singing ‘No wars will stop us singing’. The children were surrounded by familiar faces including the Mayor of Hackney, Phillip Glanville, the Speaker of the… [Read More]
Our Year 6 pupils became Victorians for the day! We dressed up as Victorians to experience what it would’ve been like to be a school pupil in the 1800s. We had a great day learning sewing, poetry, writing on a chalkboard, handwriting, singing and of course wearing the dunces cap!
Our Year 6s made a SATs revision music video back in May and would love for you to take a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3DbEceKkrI&t=67s