Our first full week back after Easter saw me visiting classrooms to observe maths in action and work with pupils and talk to them about their calculations. It was great to see pupils working with confidence both in and out of the classroom. Our Young … [Read more...] about Confidently calculating and other adventures!
Since my last Blog we have enjoyed fabulous weather over the Easter holiday and are now into the Summer term, which promises to be extremely busy! In the week before the break we had a variety of interesting and enjoyable events. For example, Y5 travelled … [Read more...] about Let the Summer begin!
I have attended various Theatres and concerts over the last ten days and feel very privileged to have watched the talented past and present Parklands Primary school pupils playing in various ensembles and orchestras as part of festivals or … [Read more...] about Parkland’s got talent!
We had our first week of Parents’ Evenings this week – for parents of pupils in the EYFS and KS1. As always, we had some super Y6 pupils on “meet and greet” duty who helped make sure the evenings ran smoothly. Our Strings and Brass groups played in KS2 … [Read more...] about Such talent at Parklands!
We have had a lot of activity this week, starting with the Cross-country pupils (Y4-Y6) competing in the Cluster cross country event at Kingsthorpe College. The weather couldn’t have been much worse! The pupils ran a muddy and slippery course in the … [Read more...] about World Book day and competitions
On Tuesday we were visited by the “401 guy” – Ben Smith, who having completed his marathon challenge (401 marathons in 401 days) to raise awareness of anti-bullying and funds for Kidscape amongst other charities, has now embarked on a series of school … [Read more...] about Golden celebrations!