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EYFS/KS1 Topic Igntion!

Orange Unit, Blue and Green Class have launched their ‘Food, Glorious Food’ topic in style by making some yummy, tasty treats! Orange Unit made fruity milkshakes linking to the story, ‘Oliver’s Milkshake’ by Vivian French. The children were brilliant...
Posted On 04 Feb 2024
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Super Science in KS2

Already this term, Park Grovers in Key Stage 2 have been thoroughly engaged in a range of science topics. In Year 5 and 6, the exploration of friction and experimentation with various materials has sparked curiosity and excitement, as they have tested and witnessed the effects of...
Posted On 23 Jan 2024
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It’s Chriiiistmas!

What a wonderful festive run up to Christmas we’ve had at Park Grove this year! Classes have enjoyed their key stage Christmas parties, have met reindeers and even Santa himself! The Christmas parties gave the children a well deserved celebration to end a long and...
Posted On 22 Dec 2023
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KS2 DT Day

On Thursday 25th October, all of KS2 enjoyed a full day of DT as their topic celebration for the first half term. Each class spent time planning, designing, creating and then evaluating their own Viking moving parts books! Each KS2 class then shared their books with a class in...
Posted On 16 Nov 2023
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New Starters!

We have been incredibly impressed with how well our new Reception children have settled into school life. We are very proud of the way they have established new routines since the start of September. It has been wonderful to see their confidence grow and new friendships being...
Posted On 13 Nov 2023
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Vanessa Botterill (School Business Partner)

My name is Vanessa Botterill and I am the School Business Partner at Park Grove Primary Academy. I joined Park Grove in November 2023. Prior to this, I worked as an Administrator at a different Ebor school. I have over ten years experience of working in a primary school setting....
Posted On 01 Nov 2023
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Welcome back and Topic Ignition!

What a busy yet fantastic to the new school year we have had at Park Grove! It’s been great to see all of our Park Grovers get stuck into their learning so enthusiastically. In Key Stage 2, they had a fantastic topic ignition, kicking off their new Vikings topic...
Posted On 28 Sep 2023
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Dalby Forest Adventure

On Tuesday 27th June, the whole school was invited to go to Dalby Forest for a summer treat. Whilst we didn’t have the glorious sunshine of previous weeks, we still had a glorious day exploring a range of activities! We separated into year groups to do different activities....
Posted On 04 Jul 2023
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Year 6 Superstars at Hole in Wand!

A huge well done to our Year 6 children who have tackled their end of Key Stage assessments during this half term. We are so proud of each and every Year 6 child; they have shown fantastic resilience, perseverance and such a positive attitude towards their tests. We know how hard...
Posted On 18 May 2023
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Summer Term Topic Ignitions!

It has been a busy start to the Summer term here at Park Grove. The children were extremely lucky to be recently involved in drama workshops run by Mud Pie Arts to ignite their topics ‘In the jungle’ and ‘Maafa’ which was a fantastic experience had by all!...
Posted On 01 May 2023
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EYFS/KS1 Topic Celebration!

To celebrate the end of their ‘Funnybones’ topic, EYFS and KS1 had a carousel of health related activities, what a busy afternoon it was! With Miss Glaholm, they made paper plate faces using lots of different fruit and veg. The children were proud of their work and...
Posted On 19 Feb 2023
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Science Walk

To link with their science topic this half term, Maroon and Lime Class ventured out to the park to classify different leaves using their very own classification keys. It was fantastic to be out in the open like proper scientists and explorers discovering leaves!  
Posted On 18 Feb 2023
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Joel Brown (Teaching Assistant)

Hi my name is Joel Brown, I am a teaching assistant apprentice and have been part of the Park Grove team since 2022. This is my first experience of working within a school and I am enjoying every moment of it. Being a Teaching assistant at Park Grove is a thoroughly rewarding...
Posted On 18 Feb 2023
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Helen Steel (Teacher)

Hello, my name is Helen Steel. I originally joined the Park Grove team in 2005 (!) and after a brief time away rejoined in 2022. Over my years here I have enjoyed getting to know many children and have been privileged to see them develop their knowledge and confidence in a wide...
Posted On 18 Feb 2023
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PTA Bake Off 2023

The Great Park Grove Childrens Cupcake Bake Off! Children are invited to enter our Valentine’s themed bake off competition on Friday 10th February. Entries need to be individual cupcakes, cookies or similar. There will be 3 winners – one from ks1, one from ks2 and a special...
Posted On 31 Jan 2023
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Young Voices 2023

In our first week back after the Christmas holidays, our Young Voices choir made the trip down to Sheffield for the concert they had been preparing for! It is always a highlight in the school’s calendar and this year the choir were amazing, singing the songs and learning...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023
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It’s the most wonderful time of year…

What an amazing run up to Christmas we’ve had at Park Grove! We’ve had key stage parties, the school fair, Christmas dinner, pantomime visits and the raffle all going on in December. It has made it a truly magical time here at school and we hope everyone enjoys a well...
Posted On 16 Dec 2022
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Born in a Barn Nativity

We are so proud of all our EYFS and KS1 children for performing brilliantly in our Christmas Nativity ‘Born in a Barn’! We couldn’t have asked for more from the children; they did an absolutely brilliant job learning the songs, actions and their lines. We hope...
Posted On 16 Dec 2022
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KS2 Topic Celebration: Ancient Civilisations!

As part of our end of term topic celebration, all of KS2 took part in a day of exciting activities to celebrate what we had learnt about ‘Ancient Civilisations’. We started the morning with a talk from ‘Secrets of a Sun King’ author Emma Carroll, who told us all about...
Posted On 08 Dec 2022
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Christmas Raffle 2022

It’s that time again… the great Park Grove PTA Raffle! This year you could win a fantastic prize EVERY day in December until the end of term. For the bargain price of just £1 a ticket you, your family, friends, work colleagues and everyone you know can be in with chance of...
Posted On 29 Nov 2022
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Helen Thomson – Co-opted Governor

My name is Helen Thomson and I was co-opted as a governor of Park Grove in September 2022. Since 1999, I have been a secondary school English teacher (latterly a Head of English), working in both England and in South Australia. At present, I am taking a break from the classroom...
Posted On 02 Nov 2022
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Andy Baker – Co-opted Governor

My name is Andy Baker and I was co-opted as safeguarding governor in September 2022. I am originally from Manchester, and spent eleven years there happily working in Youth Work. For the first five years, as a schools worker, working to deliver RE and PSHE content in secondary...
Posted On 02 Nov 2022
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Claire Kendall – Parent Governor

My name is Claire Kendall, I was elected a Parent Governor in September 2022. For as long as I can remember, I have loved learning and History. My initial career plan to become a Museum Educator fell by the wayside when I caught the teaching bug. I have been a teacher for 21...
Posted On 02 Nov 2022
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Aidan Horner – Parent Governor

My name is Aidan Horner and I am one of the parent governors. I have worked in higher education for the past 12 years. I am currently a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of York. I am fascinated in how people learn and remember and how we can use...
Posted On 02 Nov 2022
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My Family and Me – Art Exhibition

Key Stage 1 and Early Years enjoyed a wonderful end of topic celebration in the form of an art exhibition in the last week of the half term! It was so lovely to the children and their grown ups viewing all the fantastic work Green Class, Blue Class and Orange Unit have created,...
Posted On 23 Oct 2022
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Harvest Festival!

Early Years and Key Stage One children had a fantastic Harvest Festival celebration at St. Thomas’ Church last half term. We were so proud of all the children for their brilliant behaviour, sensible walking to and from the Church as well as their amazing singing and...
Posted On 20 Oct 2022
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Eve Jackson (Teaching Assistant)

Miss Jackson is the teaching assistant in EYFS/KS1.
Posted On 16 Oct 2022
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Grace Barnes (Teaching Assistant)

Hi, my name is Grace Barnes! I started my Park Grove adventure in 2021 as a volunteer and was lucky enough to be offered a permanent role in 2022. I’m from a small village on the coast in Teesside and have lived in York since 2017. Before Park Grove, I worked in the hospital...
Posted On 16 Oct 2022
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Emma Tarpey (Teacher)

Miss Tarpey is the current teacher in Blue class.
Posted On 16 Oct 2022
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Lucy Hemsley (Teacher)

Hi, my name is Lucy Hemsley. I joined the Park Grove team in 2023 after spending 2 terms here during my training year. I was thrilled to begin my career in such an inclusive, creative and inspiring environment. I am originally from London but moved to the North for University...
Posted On 16 Oct 2022
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Welcome to our New Starters!

We are incredibly proud of how well our new Reception children have settled in to life at Park Grove this half term! They have done brilliant listening, learnt our daily routines and taken all of the new changes in their stride. The Reception children have enjoyed visiting Forest...
Posted On 12 Oct 2022
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A trip to last a lifetime!

The whole school recently went on a trip to Scarborough and had the most wonderful time! It was an amazing day from start to finish and the sun was a nice, warm welcome. We enjoyed having a leisurely stroll around Peasholm Park as well as having lots of fun at North Bay beach....
Posted On 03 Jul 2022
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Welcome to Orange Unit!

The start of this half term saw the brand new opening of our Orange Unit! Red Class and Yellow Class have been merged together which has created a wonderful, spacious and exciting learning environment for the children. They have thoroughly enjoyed having more areas of provision...
Posted On 26 Jun 2022
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Enterprise Week for Ukraine!

We all had a fantastic Enterprise Week raising as much money as possible for the Ukraine Appeal. All classes had a sponsored event which they thoroughly enjoyed and we were so impressed with their efforts! We had a PTA cake stall, ‘Freezy Friday’ as well as dressing...
Posted On 11 May 2022
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Not a complete Disaster!

To complete their topic on Natural Disasters our KS2 classes each chose a specific naturally occurring disaster to focus on. The children then channeled their creative talents by producing a piece of artwork to demonstrate their ‘disaster’. Some classes thought that...
Posted On 25 Apr 2022
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World Book Day!

We had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day 2022! The children (and staff!) came to school in brilliant costumes and definitely ‘got into character!’ It was a day filled with reading and enjoying books, being authors and illustrators by creating our own stories,...
Posted On 13 Mar 2022
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EYFS/KS1 Toy Ignition!

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 had a great start to their new topic, ‘To Infinity and Beyond’ by bringing their favourite toy to school to show and tell to others. They all really enjoyed sharing their toys with the rest of the class and could confidently explain what...
Posted On 25 Jan 2022
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Kicking off the New Year with a BANG!

Our topic for this half term in Key Stage 2 is ‘Natural Disasters’. With each new topic we begin with an ignition activity to ignite the children’s interests in the theme. We work towards a celebration event, which comes at the end of a specific topic. To ignite...
Posted On 11 Jan 2022
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The Innspectors!

Well, that’s a wrap for another year! We hope you enjoyed our KS1 performances of ‘The Innspectors!’ The children did us very proud and their hard work definitely paid off. We thoroughly enjoyed putting the Nativity together, the children were brilliant at...
Posted On 12 Dec 2021
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Reception Library Visit!

Reception have recently been on a visit to York Library. We were so impressed with their excellent behaviour as they walked sensibly to and from the Library, listening carefully to instructions and for staying safe. They also got to see the Christmas lights in town, the Minster...
Posted On 05 Dec 2021
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Fire Engine Visit!

Park Grove have recently had a very exciting visit from a Fire Engine! The York Fire Service crew came in to talk to the children about fire safety and what to do if there is a fire. We learnt the ‘Stop, Drop and Roll’ move and also discussed what we should do to stay...
Posted On 20 Oct 2021
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Clare Appleton (Teacher)

  My name is Clare Appleton. I am a KS2 teacher and joined Park Grove in 2020! I grew up in Lancashire and moved to York to come to university. It is such a beautiful city that I never left! I love teaching creative subjects such as art and dance, but my passion is teaching...
Posted On 22 Sep 2021
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Library Makeover!

In September 2021, our beloved Park Grove library was given a makeover.    The school library now contains lots of comfy and snug reading areas and the children have told us that the new library is ‘amazing’!    All of our books have been organised into boxes by...
Posted On 21 Sep 2021
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Welcome back!

Welcome back Park Grovers! We hope you all had a fantastic Summer holiday. It has been a busy, great start to the half term. The children have settled in brilliantly and are doing really well in remembering their new class colour names. We had our ‘Ready to Learn’...
Posted On 18 Sep 2021
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Sports Day 2021

In these final weeks of the school year we have enjoyed fantastic sports days for each key stage – and in such beautiful weather! The children had lots of fun during the range of activities including javelin, shot put, egg and spoon race, 100m and much more. It has been...
Posted On 21 Jul 2021
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End of Year Class Photos

As we have been unable to take our professional end of year photos again this year, here are our own photos of each wonderful class at Park Grove in Summer 2021!
Posted On 08 Jul 2021
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Topic Ignition – Mud Pie Arts!

To kick start our new topics in both EY/KS1 and KS2, each class have enjoyed a fantastic drama session with Mud Pie Arts who use drama to develop creative theatrical experiences in which children collaborate and learn more about the world around them. In Early Years and Key Stage...
Posted On 11 Jun 2021
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Sponsored Fun Run – Wacky Races!

Park Grove went rather ‘wacky’ raising money for our field planting project! The children made excellent effort with their costumes and had abundance of enthusiasm as they completed their laps. They did not let the rain dampen their spirits and ploughed through the...
Posted On 10 May 2021
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Planting our new Garden!

Over the last couple of weeks, exciting things have been happening at the bottom of school field… We have been getting ready to plant a wonderful new garden area! Each class over the past few days has been able to work with Mr Stoner to help create our new school garden,...
Posted On 07 May 2021
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KS2 Topic Ignition!

To start our brand new topic exploring the ancient Maya civilisation, all classes in key stage 2 enjoyed learning that chocolate was first used by the Mayans thousands of year ago! Of course, this didn’t taste like the chocolate we have today or come in the chocolate bars...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021
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Red Nose Day 2021!

What a great day at Park Grove, celebrating Red Nose Day 2021. As the theme was based around superheroes, we’ve had a lot of fantastic superheroes flying around with enthusiasm today. We’ve made our own masks, designed our own capes and had a whole lot of fun!
Posted On 19 Mar 2021
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Dan Hands (Vice Chair) – Co-opted Governor

I have worked in secondary education for the last 25 years. I started teaching music in London before moving to the North East and becoming first a Head of Department and later an assistant and deputy head. I am currently an Associate Director of Curriculum for Outwood Grange...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021
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World Book Day 2021

World Book Day this year looked very different to one we enjoyed last year, but we still had amazing work created throughout school! Classes shared books, wrote their own stories and then had great fun in creating egg carton characters based upon their favourite books. Even...
Posted On 09 Mar 2021
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Save the Planet

In Key Stage 2 our topic this term is Save the Planet, so we have been focussing all about the Earth and what we can do to ensure we are looking after it! Classes 5 and 6 have been learning about plastic pollution. The children creatively wrote about the journey of one plastic...
Posted On 09 Feb 2021
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Winter Wonderland!

Early Years and Key Stage 1 have thoroughly enjoyed our ‘Winter Wonderland’ topic this half term. It has been a very strange half term with not having all children in school however, we have been very impressed with the children’s engagement with the activities...
Posted On 09 Feb 2021
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Home Learning

Our amazing families have once again taken on the challenge of home learning. Once again we find ourselves in another National lockdown. Meaning school is only open to children on key workers. Most of our children are currently working from home with the support of their...
Posted On 18 Jan 2021
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Schools open only for vulnerable children and children of key workers

The Prime Minister has imposed new lockdown restrictions to combat the escalating Covid-19 crisis, which means all schools will now only be open for vulnerable children and children of key workers. Education will be delivered by remote learning, online or through workbooks...
Posted On 05 Jan 2021
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Park Grove Grotto…

Christmas this year was always going to be a little different, but we wanted to give our children a festive experience to remember. Our outdoor classroom was transformed into Santa’s Grotto. All the children came to visit the man himself, performed a song or poem and were...
Posted On 17 Dec 2020
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Animal Planet!

The children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 have been learning all about animals this half term. We started with a ‘Topic Ignition’ of sharing pictures of our pets and talking about our favourite animal in the style of ‘Show and Tell’. The children have...
Posted On 10 Dec 2020
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Christmas is Coming!

We’ve started to feel the festive spirit here at Park Grove! Each class visited the school Christmas tree which this year is located in the school foyer, to help decorate it ready for Christmas! The children enjoyed listening to music, eating some tasty mince pies or...
Posted On 30 Nov 2020
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Children in Need!

For Children in Need this year we have focussed on the theme Five to Thrive, where man of the moment Joe Wicks shared some advice and tips on how to look after our wellbeing, such as being more mindful, taking part in doing some exercise and giving to others – whether that...
Posted On 17 Nov 2020
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Lights, camera, action!

We have all been very busy in school filming a special project. The very talented Mr Moat, who is part of our wider Ebor Academy team, came into school to help us create a video all about Park Grove. This will ultimately be for prospective new parents, who are currently unable to...
Posted On 10 Nov 2020
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New term, new starters!

Our new Reception starters have had an exciting first half term at Park Grove. They have all settled in brilliantly with big smiles and great enthusiasm! The outdoor classroom and Forest School sessions have been very popular as well as a range of creative activities. The...
Posted On 20 Oct 2020
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Learning about our bodies!

In classes 7, 8 and 9 our science topic is Animals including Humans, and we have been learning all about how our bodies work. We have studied the circulatory system and found out how oxygen and nutrients are transported around the body via our blood vessels. We discovered that...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020
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KS2 step back in time…

Our KS2 children have stepped back into the 1930s/40s, exploring World War 2 in our current topic ‘We’ll Meet Again’. Our creative curriculum has allowed us to develop historical, geographical, musical and artistic skills, as well as exploring a range of text...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020
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Shirelle Pugh (Teaching Assistant)

I started working at Park Grove School in September 2020 after working at Phoenix Under Fives for 11.5 years which is situated within the school. I have 2 children who both attended Phoenix then went onto Park Grove School. The school has been such a big part of my family’s...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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Annabel Reeder (Teacher)

Hello, My name is Annabel Reeder . I spent a term of my training year at Park Grove and was lucky enough to officially join the team in 2020. I like to make learning engaging, fun and ‘out of the box’ which is supported by the enthusiasm, individuality and ‘can do’ attitudes of...
Posted On 09 Sep 2020
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Grace Birch (Teaching Assistant)

Hello, I’m Grace Birch. I started at Park Grove in September 2020 and have loved every minute of it. I’ve wanted to be a TA for years as I’m really passionate about the mental wellbeing of children, and spend lots of my free time working with organisations who try to improve...
Posted On 09 Sep 2020
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Victoria Dale (Teaching Assistant)

Hello, I’m Victoria Dale and I joined Park Grove in September 2020 as a Teaching Assistant. I am passionate about working with children and watching them thrive as their knowledge and confidence grows. This is my first experience of working within a school and I am thoroughly...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020
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Jennifer Harbertson (Teaching Assistant)

My name is Jennifer Harbertson. I have worked in Park Grove since 2019 and in my very first week I knew it was the place for me when I asked for directions to the library and one of my colleagues said, “Go upstairs, then in the corner there is the Narnia Wardrobe, it’s through...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020
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Back to School Info

We’re glad to be back at school and to make sure we all keep safe this year, please read this letter outlining some key information. Welcome back letter September 2020
Posted On 08 Sep 2020
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Welcome back!

Welcome back to school to all our Park Grovers! There are some new changes around school and some new faces, but we are thrilled to have everyone back and in their new classes safely ready for this new school year. Please check our email updates sent via Parent Hub for the latest...
Posted On 08 Sep 2020
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A message from us all here at Park Grove…

We have been missing all our children so we decided to make this video to say hello! We hope you are all keeping safe and well, and please keep sending us your pictures and messages so we can see what you are up to at home. We love hearing from you!  
Posted On 24 Apr 2020
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British Science Week

Park Grove fully embraced Science Week this year with a jam packed week of investigations and experiments. Here are a few highlights; woodland potions in EYFS, magical potions in KS1 and a chemical reaction challenge in KS2. The children have tested their skills of working...
Posted On 13 Mar 2020
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Library Ignition

What better place to ‘ignite’ our new topic ‘Happily Ever After’ than with a visit to our local library. All our EYFS and KS1 classes visited York Library during the first few weeks of our fairy tale themed topic. The children were given a tour of the...
Posted On 13 Mar 2020
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Visiting the workhouse!

At the start of the Spring 2 term, to reignite our learning of the Victorians, all KS2 classes enjoyed a mini field trip around the local area, stepping back into Victorian York to explore the former workhouse on Huntington Road! The children really enjoyed looking at the...
Posted On 08 Mar 2020
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Animals In-Tuition!

Early Years and KS1 children have recently had an amazing animal experience in school as part of our ‘In the Jungle’ topic. The children loved learning about the different creatures and this tied in perfectly with the Science work that we have done this half term....
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Stepping back into Victorian York…

To ignite our learning and interest of our Victorians topic, Key Stage 2 enjoyed a fantastic visit to the Castle Museum to see Victorian York brought to life. Having studied some of the shops featured in the museum in class, some classes enjoyed learning more about them and...
Posted On 02 Feb 2020
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Rosie Spencer (Teacher)

Miss Spencer has been working at Park Grove since January 2020. Contact Mrs Spencer: r.spencer@ebor.academy
Posted On 21 Jan 2020
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The Incredible PG Young Voices Choir!

On Monday 13th January, our fantastic Young Voices choir headed to Sheffield Arena for an epic day of rehearsal and preparation for the special YV Concert. We have been learning and practising the song ready for this day ever since the end of October so we were really looking...
Posted On 17 Jan 2020
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Jungle Music Workshop

A great start to the new term kicking off our new EYFS/KS1 topic ‘In the Jungle’ with musical workshops. We were lucky enough to have two music students come into school to deliver a music workshop to each EYFS/KS1 class in our first week back. The children were...
Posted On 09 Jan 2020
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KS1 Nativity and EYFS Carol Concert!

Early Years and KS1 have been getting into the festive spirit over the last couple of weeks by performing a Nativity and a Carol concert! Hey Ewe! A huge well done to all of our KS1 children for excellent performances of our Nativity, Hey Ewe! We hope all those who came to watch,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019
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Chocolate! ?

Early Years and KS1 children have thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Chocolate’ topic this half term. We’ve had lots of fantastic opportunities for the children and we are sure it is a topic they will remember for a long time! Chocolate tasting…  The children were...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Digital Leaders @ York St John for Tech Taster Day

On Wednesday 20th November, some Y6 Digital Leaders and all the KS2 Digital Ambassadors from each class visited York St John University for an exciting yet informative Technology Taster Day at the Design Centre. When we arrived, we headed up to the design studio and met Warren...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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The Cosmodome!

At the start of this half term, KS2 had their ignition surprise to start off their new topic of space. York University’s inflatable planetarium, the Cosmodome, was set up in our gym with their space expert, Phil, on hand to guide each KS2 class through an exploration of the...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
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EYFS/KS1 Celebrations!

What a busy half term it has been for our Early Years and KS1 children! Our topic focus has been ‘Our School’/’Streetwise’ and the children have enjoyed the events and celebrations that have taken place over the past few weeks. We had an exciting local...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019
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Exploration through Virtual Reality…

As part of our exploration topic, we have been lucky enough to use virtual reality to explore different parts of the world! See our recent news story in the press: Virtual Reality Comes to Park Grove Rather than just talk about rainforests, deserts, under the sea and space, the...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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High Adventure!

With the start of the new school year comes our Y6 residential to High Adventure – and what a fantastic week we’ve had! See below for our daily updates… Day 1 What a fantastic start to our time at High Adventure! After the first challenge of making beds and our...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to school for 2019-2020! We’re glad to see everyone back here at Park Grove and we’re excited for what this year will bring across the different key stages and classes.
Posted On 17 Sep 2019
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Final Farewell!

Well it’s come to that time of the year again – time to say ‘goodbye and good luck’ to our Y6 leavers and a ‘see you later’ to everyone else as we look forward to seeing them again after the Summer holidays. Here are some highlights over the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019
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EYFS/KS1 Scarborough Trip!

The Early Years and KS1 children have recently been on an exciting trip to Scarborough! The children enjoyed exploring the Sea Life centre, looking at all of the different sea creatures and then stopped for a rest to have a picnic lunch. We were very lucky as the sun came out and...
Posted On 07 Jul 2019
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Sports Day!

We recently enjoyed our fantastic Sports Days for EYFS, KS1 and KS2. It was brilliant to see all our PG children get involved and thank you for the super support from parents too! “A couple of weeks ago, KS2 took part in the annual sports day. Each pupil had the the choice...
Posted On 07 Jul 2019
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KS1 Topic Web Year B

Medium Term topic plans Year B
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
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KS1 3 Year Curriculum Overview

Park Grove Primary Academy3 Year Programme
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
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Digital Leaders Tech Taster Day @ YSJ

Our Year 6 Digital Leaders – and some Year 5s looking forward to being Digital Leaders next year – were lucky to visit the DT Design Centre at York St John for a special technology taster day on the 11th June! They have written a short report below to tell you...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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Naomi Chambers (Business Partner)

My name is Naomi Chambers and I am a Park Grove Business Partner.  You will see me in the school office Monday to Thursday and I am always happy to help with any queries you may have. I have worked at Park Grove since September 2018 and I really love it here.  The children are...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019
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Stay and Learn

Our KS1 classes have hosted ‘Stay and Learn’ phonics sessions for parents this half term. During the sessions parents had the opportunity to see phonics in actions, learn the key terminology and see how the children apply their phonic knowledge in reading and writing....
Posted On 09 May 2019
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STEAM Week!

This half term, to tie in with British Science week, it has been our STEAM Week! It’s been all about science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. It was an incredibly busy but highly enjoyable week, with lots of varied and exciting activities happening in the...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019
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World Book Day 2019!

What a super, cosy and fun-filled day for World Book Day. It was wonderful to see all children in the different classes in their pjs! In EYFS/KS1, each class explored a different traditional tale ranging from Goldilocks and the Three Bears to The Enormous Turnip. In Class 3, they...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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