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Christmas Parties!

  Next week each child will attend a Christmas Party in School!   EYFS & KS1 will be on Thursday 20th December and KS2 will be on Tuesday 18th December.   We are sure the children will have great fun!
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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Christmas Dinner!

Our Christmas Dinner at Park Grove will be on Wednesday 19th December. We are sure it will be delicious and the children will have lot’s of fun! Please make sure you have brought your slip back to let us know if your child would like a Christmas Dinner or not.
Posted On 14 Dec 2018
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Christmas Holiday

A reminder that we break up for the Christmas Holidays at 12.00 on Friday 21st December, and return to school Monday 7th January 2018.
Posted On 13 Dec 2018
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Christmas Lunch

  At Park Grove we will be providing the children with a Christmas Lunch on Wednesday 19th December. Details will follow shortly.  
Posted On 13 Nov 2018
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Class 9 Assembly

    Class 9 will be having a Vikings assembly on Tuesday 27th November at 9am. We hope to see many parents there!
Posted On 13 Nov 2018
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Class 8 Assembly

  Class 8 will be having an ‘Anglo-Saxon Power’ assembly on Tuesday 20th November at 9am. We hope to see many parents there!
Posted On 13 Nov 2018
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Christmas Lunch

  At Park Grove we will be providing the children with a delicious Christmas Lunch on Wednesday 19th December. Details will follow shortly.
Posted On 13 Nov 2018
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October Autumnal Events!

Please see below our PTA October events coming up soon at Park Grove! AGM – Monday 15th October – 7pm at the Gillygate Pub Everyone is welcome to come to the PTA AGM. We will be discussing committee positions as well as planning events, fundraising ideas/funding...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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Harvest Festival

  EYFS and KS1 will be walking to St.Thomas’ church for their Harvest Festival celebration on Tuesday 16th October.    
Posted On 05 Oct 2018
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Open Afternoons for Prospective Parents

We welcome prospective parents to come and look around Park Grove Primary Academy.  Please contact us via email or telephone if you would like to attend either afternoon. Wednesday 7th November 1.30pm-3pm and Wednesday 28th November 1.30pm-3pm.
Posted On 02 Oct 2018
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Parents’ Evening

Parents/Carers are invited into school to discuss your child’s work with their teacher on Tuesday 23rd  October and Thursday 25th October.  Letters to be sent out shortly.
Posted On 02 Oct 2018
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Young Minds Charity Day

On Wednesday 10th October we are having a Young Minds Awareness day… Young Minds is a charity which promotes positive mental health in children and young people and aims to provide support and build resilience so they are empowered to face whatever challenges life brings....
Posted On 02 Oct 2018
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Y6 Play – Cinderella and Rockerfella! Tuesday 17th July 2018 – 6pm

The Y6 play, Cinderella and Rockerfella is on Tuesday 17th July at 6pm.  The children have been working incredibly hard and have put forward their own fantastic ideas to make this production their own.  We have been overwhelmed by their energy and enthusiasm for this production,...
Posted On 10 Jul 2018
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EYFS/KS1 Pirate Party – 19th July 2018

On Thursday 19th July EYFS and KS1 pupils will be having a pirate themed party to celebrate the ‘Pirates and Explorers’ topic.  They will be singing some pirate songs and chants and they will have some games and activities.
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Teddy Bears Picnic – 18th July 2018 – 12pm – 1pm

On Wednesday 18th July between 12pm – 1pm we will be having a Teddy Bears Picnic lunch on the field (weather permitting).  Parents are very welcome to join us, please bring your own packed lunch.  Please note there will be no hot dinners available on this day.
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Training Day Friday 29th June

Just to remind you all that next Friday (29th June) is a training day so the children will not be in school.
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Sports Days!

  Next week are Park Grove’s Sports Days. KS1 is on Wednsday 27th June am and KS2 is on Thursday 28th June am. The forecast is good, so we hope the children enjoy it!
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Year 5 Science Day at York Uni

  On Wednesday 27th June, Year 5 pupils will be visiting York University for an exciting Science Day! They will be taking part in workshops including DNA, fingerprinting, languages and nursing. We hope you have great fun!  
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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EYFS & KS1 Summer Trip

Next week (21st June) EYFS & KS1 children will be visiting Whitby.   They will learn about geographical features, Captain Cook and have fun on the beach!
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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KS2 visits to Bootham Crescent Football Ground

  Over the next couple of weeks all KS2 classes will be visiting Bootham Crescent Football Ground.   This is an exciting opportunity for them to have a tour of the grounds, learn more about football and even meet some of the players!
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Enterprise Week 18th – 22nd June

  Next week is Park Grove’s very exciting ‘Enterprise Week’! The children will be involved in various events throughout the week, hopefully raising plenty of sponsorship money for new ICT equipment. We hope you all enjoy it and have fun!    
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Class 9 – Literacy Film Festival competition

Before the half term holiday, we received the exciting news that one of Class 9’s entries into the Literacy Film Festival competition had been successful.  Class 9 have been invited to a special screening at City Screen in York on Friday 15th June, where they will be able...
Posted On 07 Jun 2018
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Class Photographs

A reminder that on Tuesday 12th June, Flipside Photography will be in school to take the Class photographs.  Photos will then be on display outside classrooms and order forms will be sent home or available from the school office. Best smiles!
Posted On 07 Jun 2018
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Happy Half Term

We break up for half term on Friday, 25th May 2018.  Hopefully the sun will keep shining.  We hope you all have a lovely break and look forward to seeing you back at school on Monday 4th June 2018.  
Posted On 24 May 2018
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School Council Enrichment Day!

  Next Tuesday (22nd May) we are having a School Council Enrichment Day!   This will be a fun day for the children with many activities and games to enjoy!
Posted On 18 May 2018
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Year 6 SATs Week

  Next week is KS2 SATs week. We just want to wish all our Year 6 pupils Good Luck!
Posted On 11 May 2018
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Art Sculpture

  Have you seen our Art Sculpture?!   Class 8 and 9 have been very busy and are having a party this afternoon to celebrate their great work!
Posted On 11 May 2018
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Sunny Bank Holiday Weekend!

    Have fun in the sun, we hope you enjoy the long weekend and we will see you all on Tuesday!!
Posted On 04 May 2018
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Greenfields Community Garden

This week and next Classes 1 to 4 will be visiting the Greenfields Community Garden on Haxby Road. The kind volunteers at the community garden have agreed to work with us on our visit, working in groups planting etc.  Hopefully we will have lovely weather on our visits.
Posted On 01 May 2018
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Class 2 Assembly

  All Class 2 parents are invited to come and see their children’s exciting assembly on their current topic ‘Field to Fork’.   This will take place on Tuesday 24th April at 9am.
Posted On 20 Apr 2018
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Welcome Back to the Summer Term

Welcome back to the first half of the Summer Term, we hope you all had a lovely Easter break.
Posted On 12 Apr 2018
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HAPPY EASTER – LAST DAY OF TERM

We would like to remind parents that we finish at 2.30pm on the last day of this term. Please collect your children at 2.30pm on Friday 23rd March 2018 Also to remind you that school opens for the pupils’ return on Monday 9th April 2018 Best Wishes  
Posted On 22 Mar 2018
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Inspiring Minds Project – Years 3, 4 and 5

Last week children from Years 3, 4 and 5 had the chance, as part of the Inspiring Minds Project to visit the National Railway Museum, where Major Tim Peake’s descent module was on display.  Major Tim Peake embarked on the Principia mission to the International Space Station...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Inspiring Minds Project – Year 6 pupils

    As part of our Inspiring Minds project this term, the Year 6 children have the opportunity to visit the organisation they are working with.  The visit is to support their understanding of creative arts, as well as being an enjoyable day out! Some of the Year 6...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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World Book Day 2018

  World Book Day 2018 is taking place on 1st March, however Park Grove will be celebrating on Friday 2nd March.  All children will be given a £1.00 book token to spend.  This year each class teacher has chosen a special author to explore the work of throughout the day.  We...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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Storysack Area

Before half term we began sorting through our Storysack Area as it was in need of updating and repairing.  We had a very productive morning sorting through everything and will be holding another session on Thursday 1st March, if any parents are interested, we need people who can...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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Music Enrichment Day on Friday

  On our last day of term, Friday 9th February we are having a very exciting music enrichment day. Throughout the day children will take part in a variety of music workshops, which we hope will be lot’s of fun!  
Posted On 02 Feb 2018
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Theatre Project – Theatre Royal Tour

Over the next couple of weeks each of the classes will be visiting York Theatre Royal for a tour of the building.  EYFS & KS1 children will take part in a drama workshop and KS2 children will have a talk on ‘Careers in Theatre’.
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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Young Voices

  On Wednesday 17th January, the Young Voices Choir will be performing at Sheffield Arena.  Young Voices is the largest choir in the world, where thousands of children all come together to sing.  It is a really exciting event which the children in previous year...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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Paul Feldman – Safeguarding (Co-opted Governor)

Paul Feldman is a retired journalist and writer. During his career he worked for a variety of newspapers and magazines. These included The Guardian as well as various housing and architecture magazines. He also worked in public relations for the Inner London Education Authority,...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017
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Early Years Christmas Concert – Thursday 21st December 9.15am

The EYFS children will be celebrating Christmas by singing some Christmas songs.  We look forward to seeing EYFS parents for a coffee and mince pie on Thursday 21st December at 9.15am.
Posted On 06 Dec 2017
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Christmas Fair – Friday 15th December 6pm – 8.30pm

  We are looking forward to seeing you all at the Christmas Fair on Friday 15th December, 6pm- 8.30pm.  This year the fair is called ‘Have a jolly bolly Christmas’, there will be Bollywood dancing lessons, indian inspired food, christmas shopping stalls, bindis,...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017
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KS1 Nativity Performance – Born in a Barn

On Thursday 14th December Key Stage 1 will perform their Nativity, Born in a Barn, the performances are at 9.15am and 5.30pm.  Please make sure you have booked your tickets (maximum of 2 per family).  We hope that you enjoy the performance and look forward to seeing you.
Posted On 06 Dec 2017
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School Photographs

On Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th November 2017, Flipside Photographers will be in school to take individual photographs of the children.  If the children have siblings in school, sibling photos only will be taken.  If you would like an individual photo of your child, please let...
Posted On 08 Nov 2017
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Reminder – Training Day – Friday 17th November 2017

We would like to remind parents that next Friday, 17th November is a Training Day, therefore the children will not be in school.
Posted On 08 Nov 2017
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Harvest Festival

    EYFS & KS1 will be visiting St. Thomas’ Church to celebrate the Harvest Festival. They will walk to the church on Tuesday 24th October at 9.30am and have fun singing songs. We would be very grateful for donations of any non-perishable items, these will be...
Posted On 29 Sep 2017
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Halloween Disco

  We hope to see as many children as possible at our Halloween Disco on Friday 20th October. The fun starts at 6pm and finishes at 8.30pm!
Posted On 29 Sep 2017
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Theatre Ambassadors trip

    The selected Theatre Ambassadors will be going on a trip on Friday 29th September, to see the ‘Ugly Duckling’ performance at the York Theatre Royal. We are sure they will enjoy it and will be asked to write a review of the performance.
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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World Heart Day

Next Friday  (29th September) we have planned a fundraiser for World Heart day. We will be receiving a box of skipping ropes to do the Jump Rope for Heart activity for the British Heart Foundation. Each class will be allocated a half hour slot to do the skipping activities and we...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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