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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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Speedy Quiz!

Thank you for a great Speed Quiz turn and also to the Gillygate for sponsoring the event! A huge thank you to Phil Qua who hosted the evening and kept us all thoroughly entertained throughout the night. The fish and chips from the Sea Catcher arrived all fresh and piping hot...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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Easter Cake Stall

Easter Cake Stall – Thursday 22nd March. Next week we have our Easter themed cake stall. Cakes will be the usual 50p each and as usual, any cake donations will be hugely appreciated, please bring to the staff room Thursday morning in LABELLED CAKE BOXES.
Posted On 16 Mar 2018
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Bag2school

Bag2school The actual Bag2School collection is on Monday next week (the 19th). We would love any donations up until the end of drop off on Monday. There will be another collection in July. Thank You for all of the donations to date, we have another good pile growing.
Posted On 16 Mar 2018
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Something Fishy at Park Grove

Don’t forget that it is our PTA Speed Quiz this Friday at 7.30pm in the School Hall. This is an adult only event and a great opportunity to socialise with other parents/carers/staff etc. Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease could you purchase any tickets before 4pm on Friday, as we need to...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
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Quiz, Quaff and Scoff for a tenner!

Don’t forget that it is our PTA Speed Quiz this Friday at 7.30pm in the School Hall. This is an adult only event and a great opportunity to socialise with other parents/carers/staff etc. Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease could you purchase any tickets before 4pm on Friday, as we need to...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Three Amazing Courses! (FREE).

These courses are ‘free’ and are absolutely amazing. They give parents/carers a real insight into various parenting matters and issues – everyone becomes a winner! Please comment below if you have been on one of the courses.
Posted On 07 Mar 2018
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Speed Quiz tickets

Speed Quiz tickets are now on sale. Every day after school at 3.15pm, outside class 4.
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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Park ‘Snowy’ Grove!

Park Grove is definitely hard core! We are practically one of the few primary schools still open. Park Grove is also extremely lucky to have such a lovely grassy/snowy field to play on – let’s hope the children (and staff), get their snow fix at lunch time!
Posted On 01 Mar 2018
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PTA meeting tonight v snowed in v a lock in 🤔.

It’s our PTA meeting tonight, 7pm at the Gillygate Pub. Don’t worry about the snow, snowed in = a lock in!
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
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Meeting Alert!

Our next planning meeting is this Tuesday (27th Feb). Every one welcome! The more heads we can put together, the better. 7pm at the Gillygate pub.
Posted On 25 Feb 2018
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The return of our Speed Quiz!

So who is game? Come and beat the staff at this fun, fast, finger action quiz. Try racing Mr Gardiner to the front of the fish and chip queue. Enjoy some of Mark Allison’s carefully picked beverages for the bar and have a great evening of quizzing, quaffing and banter! If y...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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Roll up, Roll up!

Roll up, Roll up! There are oodles of cake boxes to collect, as well as lots of lost property. Please come and have a look at pick up/drop off!
Posted On 21 Feb 2018
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Our Next Bag2School Collection.

Our next collection is on Monday 19th March, so please start collecting any items so that they can be sent into school. If you have a stack before then, we can happily store them in the PTA cupboard. Let’s hope the Spring weather arrives soon and we can finally be rid of some of...
Posted On 19 Feb 2018
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Upcoming Events

Our next PTA meeting: Our next meeting is on Tuesday 27th February- 7pm at the Gillygate Pub. Please come down if you fancy a social, helping with planning events, to find out what is happening in the PTA, and of course, to try out the Gillygate’s fine beers, lagers and...
Posted On 09 Feb 2018
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Valentine Cakes – £127 profit!

Thank you for such wonderful ‘Valentine’ inspired cakes. We made a profit of £127 💖 💗 💕
Posted On 09 Feb 2018
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Cake stall – Valentine

It is our Valentine cake stall this week (on Thursday). Donations will be hugely appreciated.
Posted On 04 Feb 2018
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Valentine Cake Stall

Any donations will be ‘lovely’ thank you!
Posted On 30 Jan 2018
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Powerful Parenting Courses

Here are some more of the parenting courses running for next term. They are completely free and are an amazing insight into learning about children’s needs. A few PG parents have been on these courses and every one can’t recommend them enough. Monday 7.30 – 9.30pm Time Out from...
Posted On 24 Jan 2018
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Christmas Dinner!

We were stockpiling crackers today all ready for the school Christmas Lunch in December! They take a bit of storing but are such a bargain!
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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Grovestock 3 – Our Summer Fair.

Save the date! Our Summer Fair – ‘Grovestock 3’ is on the afternoon of Saturday 14th July. If any bands/groups/musicians are interested in playing or if you have any other ideas for an activity/event at Grovestock, then do let us know.
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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An Interesting Article in Today’s Press

OSCAR winning York-born actress Dame Judi Dench and playwright Kay Mellor have given their backing plans for a creative arts primary school for the city.
Posted On 28 Dec 2017
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Christmas Crackers

The PTA were busy getting all of the crackers down this morning, ready for the children’s Christmas lunch. It is the small touches that makes our PTA so different from many other PTAs. (Plus they are a dying breed too). Park Grove has such a sense of community and we always find...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
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A Glittering Christmas Cake Stall Profit.

Thank you once again for supporting our Christmas Cake Stall – we made a glittering profit of £119.21.
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
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Santa’s Great Grottos

Thank you Santa for sparing some time in your very busy schedule to come and visit the Grotto at Park Grove. Santa brought some amazing cuddly toys this year (as well as a fine selection of books), did any of your children choose one? He was still busy at 8.45 pm!!!
Posted On 17 Dec 2017
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A Christmas Fair Affair!

Thank you to all of our Christmas Fair stall holders for providing a great shopping experience.
Posted On 16 Dec 2017
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Jolly Good Bollywood!

A great Bollywood dancing sesh last night. Thank you to Caroline for running a dance class – it was great to see so many children and adults having a go.
Posted On 16 Dec 2017
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Help desperately needed.

Please can anyone else volunteer for some slots tomorrow night? We currently have the stock in (and paid for) to run the bar, food and the beauty stall but some of it will have to go to waste as we don’t have the capacity to run these stalls. Santa also needs his helpers all...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017
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Christmas Cake Success!

Thank you for supporting our Christmas Cake Stall. We had a great selection of cakes and designs. We will announce profits ASAP.
Posted On 14 Dec 2017
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Bolly-Good Lanterns

The children’s hand made Lanterns are being displayed this week ready for our Bollywood themed Christmas Fair. Keep an eye out for all of the wonderful craft work the children have produced for the fair. A huge thank you goes to Ms Stone and Ms Savoia for their amazing help!!
Posted On 14 Dec 2017
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Christmas Cake Stall

It is our Christmas Cake Stall this Thursday at 3.15pm. We are running it this week as there are so many activities going on next week eg the parties and Christmas Lunch (sugar overload and all that). As always Cake donations are hugely appreciated. Please leave them in labelled...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017
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5 Days to go!

There are 5 days to go before the Christmas Fair and we really, really need as many hands on deck as possible. On Friday am, we desperately need volunteers to help with preparing the various items for the fair (and Christmas Parties). On the night itself, the volunteer sheet...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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Jolly, Bolly Tickets

Tickets are on sale for the Jolly Bolly Christmas Fair everyday this week at 3.15pm. They will be for sale on the door too! £1 adults and 50p for children – this includes a disco, a Bollywood ‘drop in’ dance class and a unique shopping experience in the gym and around the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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A Plea, Please!

Please check your children’s pockets and bags for the following plea! We do not have many donations at all to date 😬😬.
Posted On 06 Dec 2017
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A Jolly Bolly Christmas

Our Jolly Bolly Christmas Fair will soon be here. 9 days to go! We desperately need volunteers on the night (the sheet is up on the PTA board outside of class 3). We also need tombola prizes (for both adults and children), sweets and lucky dip prizes.
Posted On 06 Dec 2017
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Bagging a good amount!

It was amazing today!! Thank you for the fab pile. £124 raised (subject to final counts).
Posted On 01 Dec 2017
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O Christmas Tree.

It was a lovely atmosphere at the Christmas Tree decorating session! The children loved adding their chosen bauble/tinsel to the tree. The PTA provided the mince pies and Mr Stoner ensured it snowed! The perfect combination. Thank you to the staff (especially Mr Stoner) for...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
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Bags collection

Don’t forget to drop your bags off in the foyer this week. They collect on Friday at 9 am.
Posted On 27 Nov 2017
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What did the Romans ever do for us? They gave us a fantastic School Trip!

Well done and thank you to Miss Bilton, KS2 Staff, Mark Allison and parent helpers! The children have had an action packed day out in our beautiful historical City. The children are buzzing about their experience especially their visit to the Yorkshire Museum, dressing up, being...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
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Well Done Park Grove!

WINNERS in the second annual York Culture Awards have been announced at an awards ceremony held at York Minster last night. Check out today’s Press!
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
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KS 2 Trip tomorrow!

Key Stage 2 will be seeing the Roman remains around York all day tomorrow, so the children will need lunch and water, as well as suitable shoes and clothing. Fingers crossed for good weather!
Posted On 23 Nov 2017
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Roman Help!

As you know, the Key Stage 2 Topic Day on the Romans is taking place on Friday, 24th November 2017. The children will be having a fun and informative day out, with entry to the Minster Undercroft and the Yorkshire Museum, activities at the Roman Bath Museum, access to a Roman...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017
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Fab, Free Courses!

Family Matters have the following courses coming up in January: Monday 9.30 – 11.30am Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities at Tang Hall School/Children’s Centre on 8, 15, 22, 29 Jan 5, 19, 26 Feb 5, 12, 19 March (half term is 12 Feb) Monday 12.45 – 2.45pm Separated...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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Our next PTA meeting

Just a quick reminder that our next Planning meeting is tonight, 7pm at the Gillygate. All are welcome.
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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Roll up, Roll up.

Final call for stalls: Do you fancy running your own stall at our Christmas Fair? (15th Dec). We are giving priority bookings to any PTA members – stalls are £15 a pitch and could include e.g. arts, craft, pocket money, hand made items etc etc. We try to have just one type...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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Our latest newsletter.

https://www.facebook.com/janet.jacobi.5/posts/10156788055220898
Posted On 15 Nov 2017
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Roll up, Roll up!

Do you fancy running your own stall at our Christmas Fair? (15th Dec). We are giving priority bookings to any PTA members – stalls are £15 a pitch and could include e.g. arts, craft, pocket money, hand made items etc etc. We try to have just one type of any stall so do...
Posted On 14 Nov 2017
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A busy, busy term ahead.

We have an exciting but busy term ahead. Bags will soon be going out for a Bag2school collection on 1st December, so please start saving any old clothes, shoes, coats etc. The Christmas Fair is on Friday 15th December. We will need the following: Sweets and tombola/raffle prize...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
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An Amazing Cake Stall

Wow! What an amazing Halloween cake stall. Thank you so much for your contributions and patience in the very long queue. Park Grove definitely has some fine domestic Gods and Goddesses (along with many other talents too of course).
Posted On 26 Oct 2017
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Halloween Cake Stall

It’s tomorrow – yum yum
Posted On 25 Oct 2017
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Halloween Cake stall

Halloween Cake stall This is on Thursday at 3.15pm outside of class 3. We can’t run this without cake donations and so any will be hugely appreciated – please bring them to the staffroom in the morning. At the cake stall, all items are 50p, there is likely to be a...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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Thank you to USA Nails from Gillygate 

A massive thank you to Moon Tran and her colleague, both from USA nails on Gillygate. They did our nails at a fraction of the cost and gave all proceeds to the PTA. We really, really appreciated what they did. If you want funky Halloween nails then drop in at the shop. The mood...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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Halloween Cake stall 

Halloween Cake stall This is on Thursday at 3.15pm outside of class 3. We can’t run this without cake donations and so any will be hugely appreciated – please bring them to the staffroom in the morning. At the cake stall, all items are 50p, there is likely to be a...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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Christmas Fair Countdown 

Christmas Fair We have now secured the date!! It is on Friday the 15th December. We will be offering spaces for stalls and so do approach committee members asap if you have any questions, ideas or requests for a stall.
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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Guess the name of the pumpkin. 

Well done to Ada Lawrence who guessed the name of the pumpkin – our fine pumpkin was called ‘Petal’. Thank you to Henry for taking the time to organise this quiz, to Nellie for helping him and of course to Mrs Martin for being ‘all ears’ and supervising the entrance area.
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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AGM

AGM It is our AGM tomorrow night at the Gillygate Pub -7pm. This is a meeting for everyone and a great way to get to know what is happening regarding fundraising and spending and to have a say in it (and for a social get together). We still have PTA committee positions available...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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Halloween Disco 

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Halloween disco – especially to all who helped. It was a busy, busy but ‘fangtastic’ night. Count Dracula will start the big ‘count’ tomorrow and will announce the amount raised very soon.
Posted On 22 Oct 2017
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New Starter Books

It was lovely giving out all of the new starter books recently. Each book had a hand written plaque inside and we handed them out to each child. The children were very excited. Well done to Miss Sawyer for captivating us all whilst she read ‘Tiddler’ to the class.
Posted On 22 Oct 2017
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AGM

We have our PTA AGM (Annual General Meeting) on Tuesday 24th October at the Gillygate Pub 7pm. This is a meeting for everyone! We have committee positions available and so do come on down to find out more, ask any questions, find out what we do, what is in the pipe line and /or...
Posted On 22 Oct 2017
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In the know

We regularly update our notice board outside of classroom 3 so do keep checking it.
Posted On 22 Oct 2017
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A Pile of Pounds – £88 in all. 

This fab pile has hopefully raised £88 (subject to checks back at the headquarters). Thank you once again.
Posted On 21 Jul 2017
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Wow!

Dear All, Thank you once again to everyone who helped make Grovestock II such an outstanding community experience and a fantastic fundraiser. I am very pleased to inform you that the event made a profit of £3,140.22, which will buy a leaving gift for Year 6 children and provide...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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Bag2school

The bags have all gone out – do check your child’s bags for bags. The collection is next Wednesday -19th July. One week to go! Please drop any bags in the front foyer.
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Park Grove Community Art

A massive thank you goes to Stephen Hodgkins and Allan Rowan who ran this mosaic community art project last Saturday.  Wow, isn’t this an absolutely stunning piece of art!
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Groovy Grovestock

PG Tips pyramid tea bags are a favourite for some. However, the pyramid shaped stage (well almost pyramid 😂) with all of the PG talent performing at Grovestock 2 was just one mighty ‘infusion’ of fantastic tastes and styles. Do look below at the wonderful line up of...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Final Fundraising 

Following the success of Grovestock, members of the PTA committee have been counting the money furiously (profits will be announced shortly) and also planning the last few fundraising items for this term. Freezy Fridays will continue up until the end of term. Watch out for an ice...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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Who Fancies Rounders?

So who is in for playing rounders against the staff on Thursday 20th July after school? Sounds like fun!!!
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
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School Council on the job!

School Council did a fab job once again providing an excellent sweet stall for Grovestock! Thank you for your enthusiasm.
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
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Groovy Grovestock!!

There are sooooooo many people to thank for all that they did yesterday at Grovestock! The tech crew were stunning and once again, provided PG with top quality equipment and expertiseAs always thank you to the Staff – working on a weekend is truly appreciated. A special...
Posted On 09 Jul 2017
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