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Spring Cakes!

Thank you for all of the Spring themed cake donations. We made a profit of £78.26!
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Spring over to our cake stall.

Don’t forget that it is our Spring Cake Stall tomorrow. All donations will be hugely appreciated.
Posted On 20 May 2019
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Grovestock 4

Grovestock 4 – Saturday 6th July – 1.30 until 5.30pm. We are extremely excited to announce that the Summer Fair this year is……..Grovestock number 4 – how did that happen? Grovestock is a Family Festival Themed Summer Fair showcasing a fine array of...
Posted On 20 May 2019
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Parenting Courses – Free!!

The following courses are starting in June: Time Out from Anger When: 12th June for 4 weeks on Wednesdays 9.30 to 11.30am Where: The Gateway Centre, Front Street Acomb York YO24 3BZ Time Out for Parents – the Early Years When: 10th June for 5 weeks on a Monday from 12.45 to...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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PTA Summer news

We have a few PTA meetings this term as plans for our summer fair (Grovestock 4 on Saturday 6th July 1.30 to 5.30pm) are in full swing. Our next meeting is next Tuesday 7th May at the Gillygate Pub at 7pm. Everyone is welcome and meetings are open for all to...
Posted On 01 May 2019
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An egg-traordinary cake sale profit

A huge thank you once again for supporting our Easter Cake Stall – there were some amazing cakes and bakes. We made an egg-traordinary profit which bounced in at £180.85. Wow!!
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Courses for Parents/Carers.

Course information from Family Matters York There are still places available on the following courses starting after Easter: Time Out from Anger When: 2nd May for 4 weeks on Thursdays 12.45 to 2.45pm. Where: Cornerstone @ St. George’s Methodist Church, Millfield Lane...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Easter Buns and Bunnies

Thank you to everyone for your amazing contributions to and for bouncing over to our Easter Cake Stall. Thank you also to our two Easter Bunnies who entertained the queue and baked some fab cakes for the sale. We have a few cakes left over for another mini sale tomorrow after...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019
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Hoppy Bunnies

Our Easter Cake stall is tomorrow with an Easter theme and so themed donations will make us very hoppy, content bunnies indeed! Please bring any items to the staffroom in the morning in labelled tins.
Posted On 08 Apr 2019
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An Easter Cake Bake

Don’t forget that it is our Easter Cake Stall this Tuesday – yum! Any donations would be hugely appreciated.
Posted On 07 Apr 2019
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PTA Meeting – 03/04/19

It is our PTA meeting tomorrow night at 7pm at the Gillygate. This is open to all, so do try to come along.
Posted On 02 Apr 2019
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Speedquiz

We had a great night last night at the Speedquiz. Thank you to everyone who came and supported the evening. A huge thank you to Phil Qua who kept us thoroughly entertained all night and to the Seacatcher for their yummy fish and chips. A big shout out goes the the many staff who...
Posted On 30 Mar 2019
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The Gillygate

A huge thank you to The Gillygate for constantly supporting Park Grove’s PTA. Once again, they are sponsoring our Speedquiz and The Gillygate always hosts our PTA meetings too – the next one is Wednesday (3rd April) at 7pm. Don’t forget that there is an after party at The...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019
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Some more free parenting course details.

Some free parenting course details are here. You can find information about all of the Family Matters courses on their website https://fmy.org.uk/parenting/
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
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Fish and Chips

Dear parents/carers,   Tickets for the Speedquiz, hosted by one of our parents, Phil Qua, are on sale every day at 3.15pm outside of class 4. Please come down asap to secure your tickets so that we can have an idea about numbers. This will also create some mild...
Posted On 26 Mar 2019
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PTA Noticeboard.

Our PTA notice board is regularly updated. It is a handy way to check on events for everyone – especially the children who do not receive our email updates.
Posted On 26 Mar 2019
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Bagging a Good Profit

This little lot made a whopping £106 today. All profit for the PTA – thank you!
Posted On 22 Mar 2019
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Jam Jars

If anyone has any clean jam jars they can donate then it would be hugely appreciated. They are for a parent running a community project. Please bring them to the PTA Speedquiz ticket stall outside of class 4 every day at 3.15pm until 29th March. Thank you in anticipation
Posted On 21 Mar 2019
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Bag2school update

The Bag2school collection is this Friday after 9am. We need many more donations for it to be worthwhile. Pleeeeease have a look around for any items you can send in. If every family donates just one small bag of items, it would make a mound. The bags provided are biodegradable...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019
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Bag2school Collection

It is our Bag2school collection this Friday and once again we are keen for another pile. The Bag2school collection is always an easy fundraiser e.g. at the last collection in December, we raised over £136. Children were given bags last week so please check book bags etc. You can...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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A Separated parents course (free).

Course information from Family Matters York The next ‘Separated Parents’ course will take place in March. When: Tuesdays 5th and 12th March from 12.45 to 2.45pm. Where: Acomb Baptist Church, Ridgeway, York YO26 5DD You can also find this information on our Family...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019
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A ‘Lovely’ Valentine Cake Stall!

Thank you for such a ‘lovely’ mix of Valentine themed cakes. Wow – what a fab mix of designs. We made a ‘heartening’ profit of £119.20 ❤️❤️❤️. Our next cake stall is at Easter time and we desperately need some more helpers. Please do come and speak to us if you are...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Valentine cakes and other dates!

VALENTINE CAKE STALL – MONDAY 11th FEBRUARY Our Valentine Cake stall is on Monday 11th February with a Valentine theme and so themed donations would be ‘lovely’. Please bring items to the staffroom on the morning in labelled containers. SPEEDQUIZ Our next speed quiz is on Friday...
Posted On 08 Feb 2019
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A Festival of Fun

We have a good partnership with Door 84 who frequently provide activities for the children at our PTA events. Here are some details about Door 84’s festival of fun. This is an excellent community resource in the heart of the Groves.
Posted On 03 Feb 2019
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Parenting Courses – Free, Free, Free!

Family Matters Courses: The following courses are starting after half term: Time Out for Parents – the Early Years at The Avenues Children’s Centre on Monday afternoons 11, 18, 25 March 1, 8 April from 12.45 to 2.45pm. Time Out for Parents – the Primary Years at...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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Look at our wonderful school!

https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/17379398.school-gallery-park-grove-academy-with-55-pictures/
Posted On 25 Jan 2019
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Going Christmas Crackers

The PTA provided all of the Crackers for Christmas lunch today. They always add to the lovely Park Grove Christmassy Community atmosphere. With our valuable fund raising, the PTA are able to provide these various experiences, which would otherwise be impossible to fund from the...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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The Narnia Set

Thank you to everyone who came down after school to experience the Narnia set. The wardrobe has had yet another makeover – amazing!
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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Narnia

Tomorrow, the PTA committee will be supervising Narnia (at 3.15pm) to ensure that those who haven’t experienced it already can have a go and those that would like another visit, are able to do so – this will be free of charge. Unfortunately, as Santa is soooo very busy, he...
Posted On 18 Dec 2018
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A True Winter Wonderland

Amazing Narnia pictures – a true Winter Wonderland!
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
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Christmas Cakes

Thank you for supporting our cake stall today. Profits to be announced soon.
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
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We bagged a good profit

This bundle raised £136!!! All profit – thank you to all who contributed
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
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It’s the Christmas Cake Stall Tomorrow

It’s our Christmas Cake Stall tomorrow – the glitter hasn’t even settled yet after the Christmas Fair. As always, any donations will be hugely appreciated. Please bring any items to the staff room in the morning.
Posted On 16 Dec 2018
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Christmas Fair

A huge thank you for all of your support at the Christmas Fair last night – especially to the volunteers!! Wow, what a busy atmospheric night it was. It was lovely walking around with the Christmas music playing, especially the live brass band which brought a smile to...
Posted On 16 Dec 2018
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Sweets!!

The school council are asking for sweet donations for the Christmas Fair, where they will turn the sweets into exciting sweet bags as per the picture. In addition to this, whatever profit School Council make, the PTA then match fund it, and so the profit doubles. It is very...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Collection tomorrow

It’s our collection in the am. Every little adds up so please bring any bags to the foyer by 9am! Thank you for your bags so far.
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Bags2school

Bags2school Our next collection is on Friday 7th December. Bags (which the company stress are biodegradable) are going out in book bags and all instructions are on the bags. Please leave any donations in the outside foyer and we will remove them everyday next week. You can use...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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Fur coats needed!

Does anyone have any fake fur coats we can beg and borrow please. The PTA Committee are helping to create Narnia in the library and it is looking fab.
Posted On 29 Nov 2018
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The big red bucket is out!

The big red bucket is outside of class 3 for any Christmas Fair donations. We would really appreciate any children/adult tombola prizes and sweets (for school council). Please no bric or brac as we have plenty already in the cupboard. We still have a couple of slots left for...
Posted On 25 Nov 2018
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A great article in The Press

https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/17244155.flower-power-to-tackle-bullying-in-york-schools/
Posted On 25 Nov 2018
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Our next PTA meeting

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 20th November, 7pm, at the Gillygate Pub. Everyone is welcome! We will be planning events, discussing fundraising ideas and requests as well as testing the Gillygate’s food and drink. If you are unable to come or need further details, then...
Posted On 15 Nov 2018
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Halloween Profits.

A huge thanks to everyone for supporting our Halloween Disco and Cake Stall. The disco made an amazing profit of £966.15 and the cake stall made £130.40 profit. This money will be used to create various experiences for the children throughout the year. This week is our last...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018
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Halloween Cake Heaven.

Thank you so much for supporting our Halloween cake stall today. Here are some photos of the amazing cakes! It was great putting them out and looking at all of the designs. Thank you for enduring the scarily long queue too! Profits will be announced very soon, along with the...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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A Spook-tacular Halloween Disco

A huge thank you to everyone for supporting our Spook-tacular Halloween Disco. Wow, the night was ‘fiendishly’ busy from start to finish. Thank you to all of the staff who worked so hard throughout the evening and also to our brilliant PTA Co-Chair (Jonathan Cotton) for expertly...
Posted On 21 Oct 2018
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Halloween Cake Stall

It is our Halloween cake stall tomorrow (Monday) after school at 3.15pm in the corridor. All spooky cake donations are hugely appreciated. Please drop off any cakes to the staff room in labelled tins.
Posted On 21 Oct 2018
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Polite Notice

Polite Notice Could we remind KS2 parents about the request to contribute £3 to the (AMAZING) Viking Enrichment Day on Friday 26th October. Unfortunately, although it is a request for ‘voluntary contributions’ there is still a large shortfall. The school will have to...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Halloween decs!

It was busy tonight with some dramatic Halloween decs going up! It is looking fab!
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Check out today’s Press

Check out today’s Press! There is a lovely feature about The Cottons at Bang Hair. Jonathan Cotton our PTA Co Chair has hopefully bagged McFly for Grovestock 4?? 🤔🤔🤞🤞🎤🎤🎼🎼 🤓🤓
Posted On 16 Oct 2018
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10 Halloween Disco Facts

Here are 10 facts in order to make our Halloween Disco a Spook-tacular event! 1. Tickets will be on sale this week – 3.15pm outside of class 4. 2. You can also pay on the door if you can’t buy tickets at school. 3. We can’t run the event though without...
Posted On 16 Oct 2018
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Halloween Volunteers.

We really, really, really, really (did we say really) need more volunteer slots filling for the Halloween disco or it just can’t happen. Pleeease sign up if you can. We know it can be tricky spreading yourselves thin when very little ones are in tow. 🤞🤞🤞(PS, look who is on the...
Posted On 16 Oct 2018
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Halloween Help!

Help Needed! Our volunteer sheet is now up for the Halloween Disco (outside of Class 3). Please sign up ASAP if you can!
Posted On 14 Oct 2018
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PTA AGM

It is our PTA AGM on Monday 15th October – 7pm at the Gillygate Pub Everyone is welcome! We will be discussing committee positions as well as planning events, fundraising ideas/funding requests as well as testing the Gillygate’s food and drink. If you are unable to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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Halloween Disco

Tickets are on sale next week. It is for EYFS tooooooooo!
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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Some free, fab parenting courses.

Some free, fab parenting courses Time Out for Parents – the Teenage Years at Archbishop Holgate’s School funded by the School Foundation Governors and Elim Pentecostal Church on Monday evenings 12, 19, 26 November and 3, 10 December from 7.30 to 9.30pm. Time Out for Parents – the...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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The Great Groves Get – Together.

We have had lots of fun, sales, fish and chips and chatted to lots of people this afternoon at The Great Groves Get – Together.
Posted On 30 Sep 2018
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A Family Event

This looks like a great family afternoon out.
Posted On 19 Sep 2018
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Ice creams!!

Freezy Friday is back on again this Friday. It was busy, busy last week – thank you for your support!
Posted On 19 Sep 2018
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First Freezy Friday!

The sun has made an appearance and Mr Stoner (The Site Manager) is craving ice creams! Therefore, the PTA committee will be selling ice creams again for the next few weeks in the amphitheatre (the circular covered structure by the school field) every Friday after school. If it is...
Posted On 14 Sep 2018
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A message from Miss Sawyer.

Dear parents and carers. Thank you so much for the vouchers that you bought for Lucy June which we received today. It was so generous of you and I will really enjoy helping Lucy to spend them! It was great to see so many of you at Grovestock last week and Lucy enjoyed all the...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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Gift Vouchers Galore

Thank you to everyone who supported and donated to our secret cake stall this week. We raised lots of money and have purchased £100 in Love to Shop vouchers for Miss Sawyer. Hopefully she can teach baby Lucy the joys of retail therapy. Thank you once again to Siona Mackleworth...
Posted On 20 Jul 2018
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A Massive Thank You.

A huge thank you once again to everyone who gave up their time and offered so much in so many different ways for Grovestock 3 The performers were all amazing and provided a fantastic musical atmosphere. A huge thank you to the volunteers who helped to set up/clear away on the day...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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The marquee is up!

Thank you so much to the marquee crew who did an amazing job this am! It’s up – yippee!
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
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Grovestock – a stock take

We are hurtling towards Grovestock – thank you so much to everyone that has signed up, brought in raffle tickets, donated items and bought tickets. We realllllllllly, need help with the marquee on Friday at 9am and Saturday afternoon at 5.30pm and would like to have a...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018
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Bags of profit

This made us a grand profit of £92.80 so thank you very much to all who contributed.
Posted On 10 Jul 2018
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Grovestock Tickets

Tickets for Grovestock will be on sale this week outside of class 4. Please spread the word! Bring your family and friends, bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a full afternoon of entertainment.
Posted On 08 Jul 2018
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Please check bags.

It is our Bag2school collection tomorrow (Friday) morning, please keep the donations coming in, they are hugely appreciated. You are welcome to bring them in the morning too – even a bag with a couple of items in, adds to the overall pile. Items can be left in the front...
Posted On 05 Jul 2018
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Free Parenting Courses.

Here are some free Parenting courses coming up for next half term: Time Out from Anger at Hob Moor Children’s Centre on Tuesday afternoons and at Aroma Coffee Shop in Haxby on Tuesday evenings. Time out for Parents – the teenage years at St. Andrew’s Huntington on Tuesday...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018
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Marquee Crew

The ‘Marquee Crew’ sheet is up! Any takers? It is a great piece of kit and great fun to put up and down.
Posted On 03 Jul 2018
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Mr Whippy and Whitby!

Here are a couple of photos from the KS1 Whitby Trip. The PTA provided the funds for all of the children to have an ice cream – I bet Mr Whippy was worn out by the end of the queue. Yum, yum!
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Enterprising Surprises for Miss Clayton!

Well done to Miss Clayton today for courageously being the target for class 7’s wet sponges for Enterprise Week. Miss Clayton was a great sport! Well done to all of the children this week, for all of their brilliant ideas and fund raising.
Posted On 19 Jun 2018
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Please read.

Dear Parents and Carers, I would just like to remind you about two forthcoming outings that parents have been asked to contribute to. The first is the Key Stage 1 trip to Whitby, which is scheduled for the 21st June, only two days away. The cost is just £6 for a memorable day out...
Posted On 19 Jun 2018
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Training Day Alert!

Training Day alert! Don’t forget it is a training day on Friday 29th June! Freezy Friday may well need to change to the Thurs.
Posted On 18 Jun 2018
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Yikes – here is quite a pile.

Don’t forget to check for any lost property. There is quite a pile here, otherwise it will be donated to the bag2school collection on 6th July. 😬😬
Posted On 17 Jun 2018
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First Freezy Friday

Thank you for supporting our first Freezy Friday stall of the summer. It was very busy and we will ensure that we buy more of the favourites lines for next week!
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
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Cake stall profit!

Thank you for supporting our Spring Cake Stall. We made a profit of £90.45!
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Slippery Slips!

We always wonder if these slips manage to ‘slip’ out of bags and book bags. This one was found lurking at the bottom of a school bag this am – 😂
Posted On 21 May 2018
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Play in a Day

Well done to the children, staff and a huge thank you to the Theatre Royal for another successful ‘play in a day’ for key stage 2. The children got to perform on this current set on the main stage. Without the funding from the PTA, the Theatre Royal project would be extremely...
Posted On 19 May 2018
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Spring Cake Stall

Don’t forget that it is our spring themed cake stall on Tuesday. As always, we would appreciate nut free donations (in labelled tins).
Posted On 19 May 2018
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Free Parenting Courses

Free Parenting Courses! Separated Parents Mondays 25/6, 2/7 12.45 – 2.45 at New Earswick Children’s Centre funded by the Donald Forrester Trust. Time Out for Parents – the Primary Years Tuesdays 5, 12, 19, 26 June and 3 July 12.45 – 2.45 at Hob Moor Children’s Centre funded by...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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Have you noticed our notice board?

Our next meeting is next week on Tuesday 24th April. Our notice board is all up to date with lots of information for the coming months.
Posted On 18 Apr 2018
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Winter Woolies

The yellow thing in the sky has definitely reared it’s head this weekend with a mini heatwave forecast for this week! Our next Bag2School collection is on Friday 6th July, so if the heat goes to your head and you plan to throw out all of your winter woolies, then do send them to...
Posted On 15 Apr 2018
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Our Next Meeting.

Our next PTA meeting is on Tuesday 24th April, 7pm at the Gillygate Pub. Everyone is welcome. Come and help us to plan for the next few months, have a gossip and enjoy some of the fine drinks/food on offer.
Posted On 15 Apr 2018
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Easter Yummy Cake Stall

Thank you soooooo much for all of the excellent Easter Cake donations. We really are lucky to have so many fantastic bakers, who consistently provide lovely, yummy items. Plus to everyone who patiently queue to buy the cakes (especially if you then queue up to buy your own cakes...
Posted On 22 Mar 2018
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There are still some places for this amazing course!

There are still places for this amazing teenage course which is free of charge but will buy you so much understanding and patience for your soon to be/you already have a teenager!
Posted On 22 Mar 2018
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Caged Bags

Thank you for the pile of Bag2school bags! The bags were so excited that we had to cage them in 😂. Profit to be announced ASAP.
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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Celebrities!

We even had some celebs attend the Speed Quiz! Janet thought it was Ant and Dec at first, for a ‘Friday Night Takeaway’ and then on closer inspection realised it was Alan and Rick from Shed Seven 😂. Alan Leach runs the Speed Quiz at the Gillygate Pub every Monday evening and so,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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