St. Mark’s Church of England Primary School

Oxenholme Lane, Natland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7QH.    Phone: 015395 60719.    email: (click on) admin[at]


Mr. Peter Barfoot


Mrs. June Grant

School Business Manager:

Denise Conroy

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Kendal Primary Partnership

St Mark’s is a successful, happy and welcoming rural primary school serving the children of Natland, the Oaks, Oxenholme and beyond.  The most recent Ofsted inspection report (January 2017) judged St Mark’s to be a good school. The opening paragraph of the report states,

The winged lion, symbol of St Mark, represents the strength we can all find in God combined with the potential to achieve great things and ‘soar on wings like eagles.’

Our current development priorities are:

Our current structure:

We currently have seven single age classes:

Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6.


St. Mark’s Church of England Primary School, Oxenholme Lane, Natland, Kendal, Cumbria

‘The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. You have an accurate understanding of the key reasons why the school continues to be successful and why it is a popular choice of parents in the area . . .’

We are very proud of our school and its place at the heart of the local community.

Welcome to St. Mark’s CE Primary School . . .


Our current values focus is:

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‘. . Following my visit to the school on 14 December 2016, I write on behalf of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills to report the inspection findings . . . . ‘


‘ This school continues to be good. . . ‘

January 12, 2017

St Mark's Inspection Report Jan 2017.pdf

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Walk the River: a link for donations to the Year 6 fundraising can be found on our Facebook page (click HERE)