Last week saw our Y6 pupils coming into school early for Breakfast club prior to taking their SATs, enjoying a range of continental breakfast foods. They applied themselves with such concentration and effort during the week of tests and were a real credit … [Read more...] about Determination and effort
We enjoyed a shorter week last week with there being a Bank holiday and this Blog highlights several incidents of teamwork - all excellent ways to demonstrate the sports values that we are exploring in our Assemblies this half term. Three teams of staff … [Read more...] about Teamwork
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!