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Forest school help!

We are very lucky at Park Grove to have so much outside space. We would like to develop our wildlife and pond area, which is also used for Forest Schools. We know there are many parents who are keen gardeners or who would like to get more involved in supporting school, so we’d...
Posted On 16 Sep 2021
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Welcome back

Welcome back! We hope you all had a relaxing summer. Please see the attached letter with updates now that Covid rules have eased. Welcome back – September 2021
Posted On 16 Sep 2021
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Happy Summer!!!

  Everyone at Park Grove would like to wish you all a lovely Summer Holiday!!!   Have fun and stay safe! See you all back on Tuesday 7th September.
Posted On 23 Jul 2021
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Early finish for Summer!!!

  Just to remind everyone that we break up early next Friday (23rd July) at 12pm for the Summer Holidays!! Good luck to all our Year 6 pupils, we will miss you and hope you settle into your new schools. We hope you all have a wonderful Summer, stay safe and have a well...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021
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Training Day – Friday!

  Just to remind everyone that next Friday 9th July is a Training Day.   The school will be closed on this day for all pupils.
Posted On 02 Jul 2021
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Sunscreen & Hats for break times!!

  Just a little reminder as the weather is getting hot and the sun is shining, please send your child to school with a sun hat and apply sunscreen to them.
Posted On 18 Jun 2021
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Fun Run total!

We have raised a total of £5,881.40 through our sponsored fun run! Thank you to all the children and parents for raising £4,131.40 and  to our PTA for contributing £1,000. A special thanks to The John Lally International Foundation for donating £750.
Posted On 09 Jun 2021
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Welcome back!

We hope you all had an enjoyable half term! We’re delighted to welcome all children back to school again today, refreshed after their break.  
Posted On 07 Jun 2021
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Training Day 28th May

  Just a little reminder that we have a training day on Friday 28th May. We break up for half term on Thursday 27th May and return to school on Monday 7th June.
Posted On 07 May 2021
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Bank Holiday & Fun Run!

  Just a couple of reminders that on Monday the 3rd May it is a Bank Holiday so school is closed and on Tuesday 4th May we are having our exciting Fun Run day!!   This is our special fund raising event for 2021, in the style of a Whacky Races Fun Run with obstacles and...
Posted On 30 Apr 2021
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Big Pedal

    Thank you to everyone who took part in Big Pedal by walking, scooting or cycling to school! We had so many children take part in this event and the bike sheds were full of bikes and scooters hoping to be chosen for the golden lock! The five lucky golden ticket...
Posted On 23 Apr 2021
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New telephone number

We have a new school telephone number: 01904 806 500. Please use this new number when contacting the school.  
Posted On 25 Mar 2021
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Early Finish for Easter!

  Just to remind you that we break up early this Friday 26th March at 2.30pm. We hope you all have a wonderful Easter Holiday!!
Posted On 23 Mar 2021
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Red Nose Day Friday 19th March

    On Friday 19th March, pupils will be invited to dress up as their favourite superhero or come dressed in red to raise money for Comic Relief.
Posted On 16 Mar 2021
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Census Day 2021

    Census day falls on the 21st March. If you are struggling to complete yours, please see the attached flyer – just click on the link! Census 2021 support in York is here (1)
Posted On 12 Mar 2021
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Welcome Back!!!

  We are so pleased to be welcoming all children back to Park Grove on Monday!!   It will be wonderful for the children to see their friends and have some sort of normality again!!
Posted On 02 Mar 2021
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Remote Learning – Tips for Parents/Carers!

    Please click on the link to access tips for parents/carers regarding Remote Learning. Remote learning_tips parents_carers
Posted On 02 Feb 2021
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Merry Christmas from all of Park Grove!

  We just want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas!! Have fun, relax and we will see the children back in school on Monday 4th January.
Posted On 18 Dec 2020
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Break up Friday lunch time!

  Just to remind you all that we have a early finish and break up on Friday lunchtime at 12pm.   We wish you all a wonderful and relaxing Christmas break. Stay safe and we will look forward to welcoming all the children back on Monday 4th January.
Posted On 15 Dec 2020
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Christmas Clothes Tuesday!

  Don’t forget to come in Party/Christmas clothes on Tuesday 15th December! We are looking forward to seeing all the children looking festive!  
Posted On 11 Dec 2020
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York Flu Drop-in Clinic

YORK DROP-IN FLU CLINIC There will be a drop-in flu immunisations clinic for children (reception-year 7) who have did not receive their nasal spray flu vaccine in school this term in the York area. Please find the details of the drop-in clinic below: The York DROP-IN clinic at...
Posted On 04 Dec 2020
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Christmas Tree!!

  Park Grove Christmas Tree is up and looking wonderful!!!   A massive thank you to everyone who helped decorate it.
Posted On 01 Dec 2020
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Training Day – Friday

  Just to remind you all that there is a Teacher Training Day next Friday the 27th November.   No children will be in School on this day.
Posted On 20 Nov 2020
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Children in Need – Total

  A BIG thank you for all the kind donations to Children in Need 2020.   Park Grove have raised a grand total of £253.00 for this great cause!
Posted On 20 Nov 2020
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Flu Immunisations Tuesday 17th November

  Just to remind you that the nasal influenza vaccination is being offered to all children at Park Grove on Tuesday 17th November.
Posted On 13 Nov 2020
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Park Grove Video

Take a tour around Park Grove Primary Academy. Listen to the children, staff and parents share what makes our school special to them. Watch our video
Posted On 13 Nov 2020
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Filming in School!!!

    We have been filming in school today. Watch this space for our Park Grove video… coming soon!
Posted On 06 Nov 2020
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Children in Need

Children in Need takes place on 14th November. See how Park Grove are supporting this amazing charity. Children In Need
Posted On 04 Nov 2020
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Halloween Fun from the PTA!

This year’s Halloween fun is a little different! Due to the current circumstances, the PTA can’t run their popular Halloween disco. Instead they wanted to encourage you to help create your own pumpkin trail. To replace trick or treating the idea is to colour in your own pumpkin...
Posted On 23 Oct 2020
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Baby News!

We are delighted to share the fantastic news that Mrs Martin is having a baby, due in March 2021!!   Congratulations to Mrs Martin and her family.
Posted On 20 Oct 2020
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Half Term!!!

  We break up on Friday 23rd October at the normal time for half term. We hope you all have a lovely rest and stay safe. Enjoy the week off! All of Park Grove staff look forward to seeing all the children again on Monday 2nd November.    
Posted On 16 Oct 2020
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Walk to School Week

    The Jack Archer Walk to School Week will take place all this week between Monday 5th October and Friday 9th October 2020. We would like to encourage as many children to walk, cycle or scoot to school during this week. Active travel to school is the perfect...
Posted On 06 Oct 2020
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Parent update

Now that we are a few weeks into the term, we wanted to give you an update on how everything is going. Update for parents – September 2020
Posted On 28 Sep 2020
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Baby news!

We have some exciting baby news from Park Grove! Baby news September 2020  
Posted On 28 Sep 2020
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Happy Summer!!!

  We want to wish all our Year 6 Leavers all the very best for their future, it is so sad that we have not had chance to say good properly 🙁 We hope you all have a wonderful summer break, relax, have fun, stay safe and we can’t wait to see you all in September. We...
Posted On 17 Jul 2020
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We ran around the world!!!

We ran around the world! We have now completed our challenge – and children and staff at our 24 schools have ‘ran around the world’. During the 31 days of May we walked, ran, cycled or wheeled over 44,000km, which allowed us to ‘travel’ across our planet. All the details of our...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020
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Returning to Park Grove latest as at 26.05.2020

Dear parents/carers of Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children, We wrote to you recently to tell you that we hoped to begin a staggered opening of the school to your children, starting 1st June.  We also explained that this was only a possibility and might not happen. You will have...
Posted On 01 Jun 2020
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Latest Update – 11th May 2020

Latest update – 11 May 2020 Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday 10 May, we now know that a conditional plan for education will see Reception, Year One and Year Six pupils begin a phased return to school from Monday 1 June; with Year 10 and Year 12...
Posted On 11 May 2020
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Keep up to date with our Run Around the World!

We are regularly updating our charity run website page here (https://www.eboracademytrust.co.uk/join-us-in-our-run-around-the-world/) After a busy first weekend, between all our efforts we have travelled over 3,000 kilometres. Keep coming back to this website to find out our...
Posted On 04 May 2020
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Run Around the World with us in May!

Join us in our Run Around the World Park Grove is joining with all 24 schools across Ebor Academy Trust in a challenge to Run Around the World! If all of the 6,000 pupils, plus 500 others – your family or staff – take part and run, walk, cycle or wheel 200 metres per day during...
Posted On 30 Apr 2020
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FSM Scams

Please beware ICT Service Desk from School Business Services has posted a new article. Keywords: COVID-19, online security, spam emails Beware of coronavirus email scams Families who receive Free School Meals have been targeted by a coronavirus email scam asking them to pass over...
Posted On 02 Apr 2020
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Useful Information for Parents

Please see attached link… York contact Information for Coronavirus
Posted On 23 Mar 2020
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Emergency Closure

Emergency closure From Monday 23 March, only children of key workers and vulnerable children will remain in school. Otherwise, this school will remain closed until further notice, in line with government instruction. For more information, which is updated regularly, please visit...
Posted On 19 Mar 2020
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COVID-19

Link to stay up to date on Covid-19: https://www.eboracademytrust.co.uk/coronavirus-latest/   The Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has been described as “the worst public health crisis in a generation.” This page has been set up to give parents and carers information on how...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020
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Training Day Next Friday

  Just to remind you all that school will be closed next Friday the 6th March for a Training Day.   We will see the children back at Park Grove on Monday the 9th March. Enjoy the long weekend break!
Posted On 25 Feb 2020
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Welcome Back!!

  We hope you all had an enjoyable half term and a well deserved break.   We welcome all the children back to Park Grove, all refreshed and ready to learn!
Posted On 25 Feb 2020
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Parents’ Evening

    Please remember to use your Bloomz tonight to choose your child’s parents’ evening slot for Tuesday 11th February or Wednesday 12th February.
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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School Council Minutes 14.01.20

14th January 2020   Mrs Hearson thanked everyone for helping at the Christmas fair Mrs Hearson asked the school council if they would like to coordinate sport relief in their classes and they all agreed they would.  All children are going to speak to their classes and choose...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020
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Coming soon…. EYFS/KS1 sewing afternoon!

  On Thursday 6th February EYFS & KS1 children will be having a sewing afternoon. Parents are very welcome to come along to support their child creating an animal finger puppet.
Posted On 21 Jan 2020
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Young Voices Choir

  All the children, parents and teachers who attended the Young Voices performance yesterday in Sheffield have said what an amazing time they have had!! They are all very tired today but we are glad you all enjoyed it.
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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Happy New Year!

A warm welcome back to all the children.  We hope you all had a relaxing break and are feeling refreshed for the Spring Term.  Please keep an eye on our website for all our latest news and copies of letters which are sent to you via Parenthub. If you have not already downloaded...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020
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Merry Christmas From Ebor Schools!

See if you can spot Park Grove on this Christmas video from the Ebor schools!
Posted On 18 Dec 2019
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Early Finish next Friday!

  Just to remind everyone that we break up early next Friday 20th December at 12pm. Please collect your children and all their belongings at 12pm. We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas break and see you back at Park Grove on Monday 6th January 2020.  
Posted On 10 Dec 2019
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Nativity Success!

    The Key Stage 1 performance of ‘Hey Ewe’ was a wonderful success today, let’s hope it is tomorrow too! We are also looking forward to the Early Years Christmas Concert next Thursday 19th December at 9.15am. There are many festive activities...
Posted On 10 Dec 2019
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Park Grove Christmas Fair

  Please come to our Christmas Fair Friday 6th December 6pm-8:30pm.  Father Christmas may even be paying us a visit!
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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School Council Minutes 19.11.19

Tuesday 19th November Agenda Children in Need counting money School council Christmas Stall Next meeting   Minutes Cake stall 6th december Henry, Drew, Imogen, Dessi will tomorrow lunchtime write letter to bring in sweets.  discussing about what to spend the children in need...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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School Council Minutes 04.11.19

Monday 4th November Agenda Welcome Poppies Whole School Behavior Target  Children in Need Minutes  4th November, by Henry Jacobi. 10 am – 10.25am Poppy sales going well  Mrs Hearson gave out sashes Children all going to check target is on display in classes Children made...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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School Council Minutes 23.10.19

Wednesday 23rd October Agenda Welcome Assignment of roles Poppies Children in Need Whole School Behavior Target  Minutes  23rd October, by Henry Jacobi Welcome and introductions Assign roles – Tilly Chair, Henry minute taker, Matthew register Selling poppies: Imogen and...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Park Grove Christmas Tree!

COME AND HELP DECORATE THE PARK GROVE CHRISTMAS TREE THURSDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2019 3.20PM We would like to invite you to help us decorate the Park Grove Christmas tree on Thursday 28th November 2019, at pick up time. If you would like to donate a decoration, you can come along and...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Park Grove School Council would like to invite you to the Christmas Fair. The fair will take place on the 6th December. There will be a sweet stall. We would appreciate it if you would send in sweets and chocolates before Wednesday 4th. NO NUTS please!   All the money that...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
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Tech Taster Day

On Wednesday this week, our IT Champions have been invited by York St John University to take part in an exciting Tech Taster Day.  The children will learn all about what we can do with technology, such as AR/3D printing and game design basics.  This is exciting information which...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019
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Staff Training Day – Friday 12th November

Please do not bring your children to school on Friday this week.  It is a staff training day.  We will look forward to seeing the children again on Monday! Thank you! 
Posted On 12 Nov 2019
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Children in Need Pyjamas Day – Thursday

The children can come to school in their pyjamas on Thursday this week.  Please donate £1 per child.  This can be paid to the school teacher or into the office.  Thank you!
Posted On 12 Nov 2019
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Open Day for Prospective Parents – Tuesday 19th November

Please note another open day for prospective parents has been organised.  We would love to see you on Tuesday 19th November at 1:30!
Posted On 03 Nov 2019
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New Tasty Winter Menu

Please see our new school lunch menu starting Monday 4th November.  It is full of healthy tasty warming winter food!  You can find it under the ‘Our School’ tab on our website.    
Posted On 03 Nov 2019
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Half Term – Friday

  Just to remind everyone that we break up for half term this Friday the 25th October at normal time.
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
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Harvest Festival Success!!

  Today EYFS & KS1 attended the Harvest Festival at St. Thomas’ church. The children sang their hearts out and thoroughly enjoyed themselves! A big thank you for all the volunteers who helped and all the kind donations received.
Posted On 22 Oct 2019
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Street Party!

Street Party!!! (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2) Our EYFS and KS1 children are hosting a street party to celebrate our ‘Streetwise’ topic and you are invited to join us for light refreshments! It will take place on Thursday 17th October at 3pm. It is an opportunity for you to enjoy...
Posted On 16 Oct 2019
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Harvest Festival

EYFS and KS1 Harvest Festival celebration will be on Tuesday 22nd October at St. Thomas’ church. The children will walk to the church, sing songs and give thanks for all the food they have.
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
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Halloween disco and cake stall

The PTA have arranged a spooky fun filled disco on Friday 18th October. EYFS and KS1 will be at 6pm to 7pm and Ks2 will be 7.15pm to 8.30pm.   There will also be a Halloween cake stall on Wednesday 23rd October at 3.15pm outside class 3.
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
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Hot off the Press…..Virtual Reality Headsets!!!

  Please use the attached link to see our Virtual Reality Headsets that have made it into the Evening Press!! https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/17935959.virtual-reality-comes-park-grove-primary-academy-york/
Posted On 01 Oct 2019
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Macmillan Coffee Morning Success!

  Thank you so much to all who contributed to our Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday.  A good time was had by all and the children loved coming to the hall to choose a cake! Thank you again to our amazing PTA for you your efforts on and around the day to make it such a...
Posted On 30 Sep 2019
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Macmillan Coffee Morning 27th September 2019

We are all very excited for our coffee morning tomorrow!  Please join us for tea and coffee and lots of cake!  If possible please bring a made or bought bake and remember…nut free!! 🙂
Posted On 26 Sep 2019
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Welcome Back!!

A big welcome back to everyone!!   We hope you all had an enjoyable and restful Summer break.   All the new reception children seem to have settled in well and we wish all the Year 6 pupil’s a great time at High Adventure next week!
Posted On 06 Sep 2019
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Early finish for the Summer this Friday

Please collect your children at 12 o’clock on Friday (19th July).  We hope the children have a wonderful Summer holiday!
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
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Key Stage 1 Sports Day

Key Stage 1 sports day is Thursday 27th June from 9:15-11:30.
Posted On 20 Jun 2019
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Key Stage 2 Sports Day

Sports day for Key Stage 2 is this coming Monday 24th June.  Year 3/4 starts at 9:15 and concludes 10:30, Year 5/6 starts 10:45 and concludes 12pm.
Posted On 20 Jun 2019
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Friday 28th June – Staff Training Day

Just a reminder that children cannot come into school on Friday the 28th June as it is a staff training day!
Posted On 20 Jun 2019
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Class Photographs Tomorrow!

Just a reminder that Flipside Photography are going to be in school tomorrow for class photographs!
Posted On 20 Jun 2019
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Class Photographs

  Flipside Photography will be at Park Grove on Friday 21st June, to take class photos.
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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EYFS & KS1 trip to Scarborough

  Early Years and KS1 children have an exciting trip planned for next week! This will be to Scarborough on Thursday 20th June. We hope the sun shines for you and you all have a wonderful day!
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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Sponsored BOUNCE!!

  Our special fund raising event for 2019 will be a sponsored BOUNCE!! This will be held on Wednesday 19th June. Please carry on collecting sponsor money,  as there will be a prize for the class who collects the most money and a prize for the child who manages the most...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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End of Term – Friday 24th May

  We would just like to remind you that we break up this Friday 24th May at normal finish time for half term. We hope you all have a relaxing week off and look forward to seeing you back at school on Monday 3rd June.
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Final of Test The Teacher on Minster FM!

We are delighted to announce that one of our teachers, Mr Gardiner, has made it through to the Final of Test The Teacher on Minster FM!! The final takes place on Thursday 9th May between 8 and 9am. We realise this is dropping off time so we will listen to a recording of the...
Posted On 07 May 2019
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Monday – Bank Holiday

Park Grove is closed on Monday 6th May due to a Bank Holiday.  School re-opens on Tuesday 7th May.  See you all then!
Posted On 02 May 2019
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Easter – Early Finish – 2:30pm

PLEASE IGNORE PREVIOUS POST – We actually break up for Easter: FRIDAY 12TH APRIL AT 2:30PM We hope you all have an enjoyable and relaxing break. School opens again on Monday 29th April.
Posted On 03 Apr 2019
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The NSPCC Assemblies and workshops

    The NSPCC are coming to Park Grove to deliver their Speak Out Stay Safe assembly to key stage 1 and 2. They will also do an hour long workshop for the year 5 and 6 pupils. These will be on 27th and 28th March.
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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Comic Relief 2019

On Friday 15th March it is Comic Relief 2019.  To celebrate Red Nose Day, we are all wearing something RED!
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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Class 6 Assembly

  Class 6 will be having an assembly on Tuesday 5th February at 9am.   The topic for the assembly will be The Egyptians and Class 6 pupils would love to see as many of their parents there as possible!
Posted On 25 Jan 2019
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Class 5 Assembly

  On Tuesday 22nd January Class 5 will be doing an assembly on ‘The Egyptians’. The children have had great fun learning this topic and are looking forward to sharing their ideas with you. We would love to see as many parents there as possible.
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Young Voices Choir

  This Thursday 10th January a number of children from Park Grove and Haxby Road Schools will be travelling to Sheffield for Young Voices 2019! This exciting event takes place every year and we are sure the children and parents will enjoy it!
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Christmas Parties!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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