PTFA News

Just to remind you all that we have 2 just giving pages set up for school fundraising: 1 – 5k colour obstacle rush – teachers and parents coming together….20 of us so far and we’ve raised £200, so thank you very much if you are one of those who’ve donated. https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/parkptfa5k 2 – Geoff (Maddy’s dad in year 1) is … Read More

Year Two

This week in Year Two the children have been working towards writing their own non-chronological report. Before writing their own non-chronological report the children spent time reading various examples of non-chronological reports to fully understand the features used to create the texts. It was great to see the development of the children’s understanding. The children then moved to have a … Read More

Word Problems in Year One

In maths this week, the children in Year One worked hard to solve word problems involving addition and subtraction. They had to read the word question first, understand which operation to use and apply the correct strategy to solve it. The children took real pride in explaining their working out and showing others the steps they followed to get their … Read More

Story Writing in Reception

This week in Apple Class the children have been improving their story writing skills. They are now expert storytellers of the story of ‘The Little Red Hen’. So this week they were innovating the story, they learnt that innovating means to change the story. They wrote the story with their own characters and were practicing using their finger spaces and … Read More

Headteachers Update

Ms. Greenfield and I attended an education conference for two days this week. It was very interesting and informative and a great opportunity to network with other professionals. There was much discussion amongst delegates and speakers about the devastating budget cuts that schools are currently facing. These cuts are affecting schools nationally in many ways. In particular, at Park, we … Read More

5k colour Obstacle Run

Our Just Giving page is up and running! We are aiming to raise £3,000 and our page has already had a few sponsors. We really hope you can donate to our brave parents who are taking part in the 5k colour obstacle run. If you can please share the link with family and friends and tell them about the great … Read More

Easter Egg Hunt

The PTFA are running an Easter egg Hunt after school pick up next Friday 5th April at 1.45 approx. It will take place in Kendor Gardens (Dorset Road entrance) after the children have been dismissed from school. On the day, the children hunt for four different coloured lolly pop sticks to receive their Easter gift. Tickets are £2 per child, … Read More

Geoff Butson (Maddy’s father) is Fundraising for Park!

‘I’ve been a runner for many years but pretty much hung my running shoes up when Maddy came along nearly 6 years ago. I recently found more time available for training and felt the most appropriate cause to run for would be Park Community School so I will be running the London Marathon on Sunday 28th April 2019. My last … Read More

Well done to the following stars of the week

Well done to the following stars of the week: Reception: Isla Stewart and Sophie Year One: Lakai and Riley Year Two: Hannah and Theana Year Three: Alfie and Angela Year Four: Michael and Tallulah Miss Street’s Value award: Lakai and Isaac. A pen licence was awarded to Sophie in Year Three!

Numbers in Reception

This week in Apple Class the children have been looking at the numbers to 20. The class have been practicing counting to 20 starting from any number i.e. 12 or 10. The children have learnt how to make the numbers using numicon and have noticed that any number over 10 they have to use a 10 numicon at the start … Read More