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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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How to Baffle the neighbours.

The neighbours are asking questions again!! We have had a great selection once again for Teddy Tombola. Thank you for your donations – every item has been washed, checked and cared for before they go to their respecotive winning child on Saturday.
Posted On 05 Jul 2017
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Raffle News! 

Here is a list of the exciting raffle prizes to date. Pleeease get you tickets and unwanted books back to school asap. You can bring them and buy them on Saturday too if you need more time.  RAFFLE prizes 2017 1. Kindle 2. £50 Amazon Voucher 3. York Boat family tour  4....
Posted On 05 Jul 2017
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Help Wanted

This is the week! After oodles of planning, our summer fair is finally here (Saturday 8th July). Planning for the event has been ongoing since last September. As you can imagine, it is a large responsibility for such a small committee to undertake. We need: Cake stall bakers...
Posted On 03 Jul 2017
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Snaffle that Raffle

Your child(ren) should all have been issued with three books of raffle tickets. The raffle is a superb fundraiser for our Summer Fair and allows the children to make use of their fine selling skills/pester powers. If they could try their best to sell them to family, neighbours...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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The Teddy Tombola Hospital 

The first round of teddies for Teddy Tombola – off to the Teddy hospital to be washed, checked over and discharged with a ticket strapped to it’s ear!
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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Glastonbury v Grovestock 

Glastonbury this weekend, Grovestock – in two weekends time! Two very different festivals, both excellent fun with some superb music and events on offer. Unfortunately, Ed Sheeran and Jeremy Corbyn haven’t confirmed as yet 😉 but never say never in this crazy world we...
Posted On 24 Jun 2017
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How not to fill the red bucket! 

Mark was demonstrating just one of the ways our red bucket could be filled!  Thank you once again for the donations this morning. We desperately need: tombola prizes, teddies, sweets, any old raffle ticket books, any clean napkins, paper plates, wrapping paper, safety pins....
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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March 1996 v March 2017 – It’s an Alan thing

March 1996 – Shed Seven played on TFI Friday and Alan Leach is here on the drums – just watch how he somersaults over his drum at the end! Fast forward 21 years – March 2017, Alan Leach, doesn’t look a day older and will be somersaulting over to Park Grove...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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A Big Pile of Bags! 

THE ‘BAG2SCHOOL’ COMPANY IS COMING AGAIN ON FRIDAY 31st MARCH. BAGS ARE BEING DISTRIBUTED THIS WEEK BY CLASS TEACHERS SO DO CHECK YOUR CHILDREN’S BAG(S) FOR BAGS! PLEASE LEAVE YOUR ITEMS IN THE FRONT MAIN PORCH ANY TIME TO SUIT IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS AND WE WILL...
Posted On 14 Mar 2017
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A comical photo! 

Get your tickets booked for the Speed Quiz – there could be drink literally coming out of your ears 😂!  Thank you once again to The Gillygate pub for kindly agreeing to sponsor our winning team’s prize! The Gillygate is a wonderful community pub and supports,...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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What is a Speed Quiz?

Tickets will be on sale again this week after school at 3.15pm. Some folk have asked ‘what exactly is a Speed Quiz?’. Here is a clip of Alan Leach hosting a quiz. As you will see, it is fast action, fun particularly with the use of the technology and impossible to...
Posted On 12 Mar 2017
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An amazing opportunity 

The Year 3’s had an amazing experience today as it was their turn for ‘Play in a Day’. They had the opportunity to perform and work on this wonderful set at the Theatre Royal – wow, they are lucky children!  Thank you so much to the staff at the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017
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So who is Alan Leach?

So who will be running the Speed Quiz?? Alan Leach of course! Some of you (younger ones) may ask ‘who is Alan Leach?’ Well look above – Alan is here second from the left next to Tom Gladwin (another PG parent). These are extreeeeemely busy people currently...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017
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Roll up, roll up! 

Speed Quiz tickets are now on sale – outside class 4 every day at 3.15pm. Do contact or message us if you want tickets delivering/ reserving especially if you are unlikely to be on the school run at that time. £10 gets you a fish and chip supper, a fun night out, a free...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017
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Speed Quiz Tickets 

Tickets go on sale this week (outside class 4). Who is coming and what is your team’s name?
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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A ‘Jushed’ up Board 

Thank you so much to Mrs Stone for ‘Jushing’ up our PTA board. If you need to know the next Bag2School collection, cake stall, meeting or event – it’s all there!! We love it ❤️
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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Our next meeting – 07/03/17

Our next PTA Meeting is on Tuesday 7th March 7pm at the Gillygate pub. We need as many brains as possible to help us with planning future events e.g. THE SUMMER FAIR so do come along. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!  If you really need persuading or need an excuse to go out then think...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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Speed Quiz

SPEEDQUIZ – A,B,C, D, E, F Friday 31st March 7pm in the hall There are only a few weeks left before this exciting yearly event – so: A – Approach us outside Class 4 for tickets  B – Book the baby sitter C – Collate your perfect team! D –...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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End of half term news

Valentine Fundraiser: Thank you very much to all who supported our Valentine Cake Stall and Pre Loved stall. We made a total of £102.60 on cakes and £22.85 on the Bric a Brac. Next PTA Meeting – EVERYONE WELCOME! This is on Tuesday 7th March 7pm at the Gillygate pub. We...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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‘Lovely’Decisions 

It is not long now until our Valentine cake stall and pre-loved sale. Do we have any cake designs yet? There is a toss up between choc hearts and fondant red hearts on cup cakes at this end. Decisions, decisions!!
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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Valentine Cakes and a ‘Pre Loved’ Sale. 

This is happening this week. There will be lots of ‘Lovely’ things on offer. We hope to see you there! 
Posted On 06 Feb 2017
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Ten days …..

Until the Valentines cake stall. 
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
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Speed Quiz 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1280111915380010/?ti=icl
Posted On 26 Jan 2017
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Speed Quiz

https://www.facebook.com/events/1280111915380010/?ti=icl
Posted On 26 Jan 2017
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World War 2

Have you seen the amazing air raid shelter which has been built upstairs in the library? It is amazing and is really capturing the imaginations of Key Stage 2 children with their World War 2 topic. Pop up and have a look if you can.
Posted On 26 Jan 2017
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Speed Quiz

Speed Quiz, a ‘Fast-Tastic’ Fundraiser – Friday March 31st at 7pm. Join us for another great evening of Speed Quizzing with Alan Leach who will put down his Shed Seven drum sticks and instead, pick up his Speed Quiz gear. Once again, Alan will be ‘drumming...
Posted On 22 Jan 2017
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Valentine Cake Stall

Coming soon – The Valentine Cake Stall – Friday 10th February 3.15pm As always we would LOVE to have any Valentine inspired cake/bake/cupcake donations. Please drop any bakes off at the staffroom on that Friday am. (PS – Remember to label your tins so we can...
Posted On 22 Jan 2017
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Going Crackers again 

We were going Crackers again today! Phew at last we have the right amount of stock.
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Thank you

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Christmas Fair and Christmas Cake Stall successful and enjoyable events. The Christmas Fair made a profit of £1,306.16 and the cake stall £110.00. As always, the money will provide exciting trips, experiences and equipment for every child...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Teenager Course

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lpuira9go3d9ed2/ABC%20January%202017.doc?dl=0
Posted On 06 Jan 2017
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Going Crackers 

We were going a bit ‘crackers’ trying to source these festive treats to put into storage for the next Christmas Dinner. Unfortunately, people had ‘snapped’ up any reduced priced crackers … however, after ‘pulling’ a few strings and making...
Posted On 06 Jan 2017
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Going Crackers 

We were going a bit ‘crackers’ trying to source these festive treats to put into storage for the next Christmas Dinner. Unfortunately, people had ‘snapped’ up any reduced priced crackers … however, after ‘pulling’ a few strings and making...
Posted On 06 Jan 2017
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Thank You!

The PTA has had another successful term with lots of events and fundraising. We want to thank everyone for your contributions, support and help – we are all part of the PTA by default and we achieved so much last term.  Here is a summary of the PTA activity which would...
Posted On 18 Dec 2016
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Teachers go back to the Stone Age!

Great photos of the teachers ‘rock’ing around the Christmas Tree in their Stone Age outfits. Thank you for a great KS2 party.
Posted On 18 Dec 2016
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Cracking Christmas Cakes

Thank you so much for the fine array of cakes we received today for the cake stall. Wow, it felt like Christmas when we walked into the staff room this morning to find so many donations. It is always lovely too, when the children come up to us to tell us about the cakes they have...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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Christmas Cake Stall 

It is the Christmas Cake Stall this Wednesday (14th December). Any donations would be hugely appreciated especially as we know it is such a busy time at the moment. Please feel free to pledge on here if you can offer any bakes?
Posted On 11 Dec 2016
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A special Visitor came 

A special visitor came to chat with the children.
Posted On 11 Dec 2016
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Tomobla fun. 

Two amazing tombolas (children’s and adults). Thank you for all of your donations which helped to make the tombolas a great success.
Posted On 11 Dec 2016
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Amazing gift stalls

Lovely stalls with a fine array of gifts.
Posted On 10 Dec 2016
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Well done School Council

An amazing sweet stall – well done school council and to Mrs Steel and Mr Mastrelli. A fantastic selection thanks to all of the generous donations.
Posted On 10 Dec 2016
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Busy little elves 

Busy little elves today sorting sweets for the School Council stall. They have made some lovely sweetie stocking fillers.
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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How Many Christmas Songs Can You Spot? 

How many Christmas Songs can you spot? The Christmas Fair is very nearly upon us and unlike ‘Last Christmas’, this fair is bigger and better and will make you ‘Wish It could be Christmas Every Day’ . Tickets and information are available daily 3.20pm after...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016
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Volunteer slots! 

Here are the sign up sheets. There are nstill some slots desperately needing to be filled. We either have to shut the site down for that half hour (not very practical esp if there is a queue) or the person already there may feel obliged to do 1hr instead. If you can’t...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016
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Any DJs?

Are there any DJ parent/carers at Park Grove (with experience) that could do a stint on Friday night to share the load? Please let us know if you do?
Posted On 06 Dec 2016
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Top Tips

Some Top Tips The Christmas Fair is on Friday. We won’t raise a good amount without lots of help/contributions. Here are some top tips on how everyone can contribute with it hardly costing a penny:  Rummage around for any unwanted presents for the tombolas Look for any...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016
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Oh Christmas Tree

Thank you Park Grove for providing this festive event so that the children could help to decorate the Christmas tree. It is always a lovely atmosphere.
Posted On 03 Dec 2016
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Thank you….. but…

Thank you for all of the tombola prizes, and sweets and to the volunteers signing up on the sheet for the Christmas Fair. We still need more so do keep it all a trickling in. Just half an hour of your time helps the event to run smoothly and prevents others having to give 1hr...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016
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How to avoid a nightmare before Christmas?

How to Avoid a Nightmare Before Christmas? The Park Grove Christmas Fair plans are going well and this year, it also features – The exciting Nightmare Before Christmas Disco (which we DO NOT want you to avoid of course). There are five of us on the PTA committee. Like...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016
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Christmas Fair

Check out our Christmas Fair poster for all of the details and activities on offer. For the children: Santa, a Christmas disco, child focused stalls and activities. For the adults: stalls, bar and refreshments. What’s not to like?  We need though: adult and...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Planning meeting and tombola

We have a Christmas Fair planning meeting at the Gillygate pub tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 7pm. Everyone welcome! Thank you for all of the items you have donated (via the red bucket by class 3). We still desperately need quality adult and children’s tombola prizes, plus...
Posted On 21 Nov 2016
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Children in Need

Don’t forget it is the Children in Need fund raiser tomorrow and children are invited to wear spotty items suggestions: clothes, accessories and or face paints. Donations welcome on the day.
Posted On 17 Nov 2016
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Christmas Fair – The Nightmare Before Christmas!

The Nightmare Before Christmas – Friday 9th December The Christmas Fair is in a few weeks time with the title “The Nightmare Before Christmas” – There will be something for everyone to include: A Frighteningly Amazing Christmas Disco. Food, Bar, Stalls,...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016
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£100.80 raised

Bag2school Thank you once again for your bags donations. We raised £100.80 last week. This is always a great fundraiser and the next two collections are on: Friday March 31st 2017 Wednesday July 19th 2017 Press Esc or click anywhere to return to Mail.
Posted On 16 Nov 2016
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Off to see Peake….off peak

What an amazing experience!
Posted On 06 Nov 2016
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