News Category: Activities

Enrichment Coding Class

The Year 5 girls who took part in coding this half term were pleased to receive the cards they had designed …

Foodbank Reflection

The entire school has been involved with supporting the Food Bank at Jubilee Church …

YEAR 3 BAKE A DIFFERENCE

Once again this year, the girls in Year 3 have been learning about Fairtrade in Geography …

YEAR 4 STEM PROJECT

The Year 4 girls have been busy with an exciting STEM project …

London Children’s Book Project

Park School community has begun supporting the London Children’s Book …

Woodlands Trees for Londoners

Our school received two free tree saplings, as part of the ‘Woodlands Trees …

CHILDREN IN NEED 2019

We are very happy to report that we have raised £477.85! Thank you to everyone who supported us in raising funds …

IN-SCHOOL SCIENCE COMPETITION

The Science department are very keen for pupils to get thinking like Scientists …

Tree Art

In class we were learning about the study of trees. We decided to do a silhouette effect tree on a canvas …

FUNDRAISING FOR BART’S HOSPITAL, MARGARET CENTRE (PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT)

Halloween was our first fund raising event …

YEAR 8 – FRENCH CAROUSEL LEARNING APPROACH

Carousel is a collaborative learning approach that requires movement …

FORGING LINKS WITH THE COMMUNITY

We are really pleased to have begun a relationship with our local food bank …

Park School for Girls Walk for BBC Children in Need

The staff are going to walk in Wanstead Park on Sunday, 24th November 2019 …

Enrichment Coding class

We have been lucky in our Enrichment Coding class this year to have a fantastic volunteer from the Code Club …

My Run, My Speed, Myself

Every Thursday a small group of athletes joins Running Club and sets off to Valentine Park …

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019

On Wednesday 25th September 2019, we had a wonderful morning raising money …

WORD OF THE WEEK

At the start of this academic year the English department decided to introduce the word of the week for all students …

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

At Park we treat the issues of pupil well-being with high importance …

Cross Curricular Cooking – Year 6 Cook Nigerian Jollof Rice

Travelling To Nigeria Via Food …

Perform for schools

On the 24th of September Charlee from Perform for schools came and did some drama workshops and dance with …

Wimbledon

On the 11th July 2019, some of the girls from Years 10 and 11 were given the fantastic opportunity to watch some tennis

International Roald Dahl Day

Today we celebrated International Roald Dahl Day 2019! The girls focused their …

Centre of the Cell

To enhance Year 10’s knowledge of cells, genetics, diseases and human organ systems in Biology, a visit to the Centre …

Our Experience of Grittleton

Year 8 and 9 went on a residential trip to Grittleton House in June. Our favourite …

A Reflection on Year 7

Our current Year 7 joined us from various Primary/Prep schools in September 2018. As this school year draws to a close …

ARTS EVENING

The girls in year 7-9 delighted the audience at our Arts Evening with an array of dancing talent. They should be …

Creative Writing Competition

The creative juices have been flowing in the Prep School for the ‘Ancient …

Medieval England - Year 7 Home Learning Project

Civilised or not? That is the question

This term Year 7 have spent time researching and analysing life in the …

The Tenner Challenge

Year 10 Business Studies students were given £10.00 each. Each student participating in the Tenner Challenge …

Pictures of our school – Year 3 blog

Once again this year, as part of their work in ICT, the girls in Year 3 have been …

THE QUEEN’S HAT

Reception and Year have been reading the “The Queens Hat” in English. The girls had to think of how they could make a …

Year 3 and 4 Visit to the British Museum

To support their learning on Ancient Egypt, Years 3 and 4 paid a visit to the British …

ALADDIN TRIP

This term we took a large group of girls to see Aladdin in the West End. It was a fantastic and enriching time. Highlights …

PARK SCHOOL TAKES PART IN WORLD REFUGEE DAY

Today, we acknowledged World Refugee Day 2019. Around the world …

GREAT FUN @ GILWELL PARK

Learning outside the classroom is an exciting way of enhancing pupils’ classroom learning, it provides …

Year 1 – Value game

The Year 1 girls had fun playing this place value game (from Nrich). The girls rolled a 10 sided dice and chose where to put …

Reception and Year 1 – Culture day

We had lots of fun on Culture Day. We loved dressing up in clothes from our …

Exploring Measuring in Reception and Year 1

We have been exploring Measuring in Reception and Year 1 …

Reception and year 1: Learning about plants in Science

RECEPTION AND YEAR 1 – GROWING BEANS

We have been learning about plants in Science. We can name wild flowers …

‘Introduction to First Aid’ training session

Outside Mrs Nicholas’s office door, there is a piece of equipment hanging on the …

AN END OF TERM ‘EGGSTRAVAGANZA’

It has been a longstanding tradition at Park School that at the end of the Spring Term …

Year 3 Bake a Difference

In Geography, the girls in Year 3 have been learning about Fairtrade. As part of this they baked gingerbread to raise money …

BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK

We celebrated British Science week at Park school. The theme for 2019 is Journeys. At Park School, we decided to make our …

PARK JOINS ECO-SCHOOLS PROGRAMME

Park School for Girls has recently registered with the Eco-Schools …

‘Junior Citizens Scheme’ Transition Program – Getting Equipped for Secondary School

VOICE A MILLION

After months of preparations, 40 students left for the Wembley Arena to take part in Voice In A Million. This amazing event …

Childnet International

Ellie from Childnet came to school to do E-Safety Workshops with our Years 8, 9, 10 and 11 students. The topics covered …

Internet Safety Day

The 5th of February 2019 was ‘Internet Safety Day’ with the slogan Our Internet Our Choice. We had a successful week …

Dancing Talent in the Prep School

On Wednesday 13th March, the children from Reception to Year 6 treated the …

Botanical Club gets off to an early start

Despite the mixed weather we have been having, the girls in our new gardening …

YEAR 11 CHARITY COMMITTEE – VALENTINE’S DAY FUNDRAISER

On Friday 15th February, the Year 11 Charity Committee organised a Valentine’s Day …

Year 7 castles

History in Action

Once again this year, Year 7 have been learning about the evolution of castles from the era of William the Conqueror …

Speed Mummy

As part of their study of Ancient Egypt this term, Year 3 enjoyed the task of making their own mummy. We divided the class …

British Film Institute ‘KS3 Spanish Study Day’

On the 14th February, all of our Year 8 and 9 students went to the British Film …

Virgin’s Make £5 Grow Enterprise Programme

We previously reported that our Upper Key Stage Two students (Years 5 & 6) …

YEAR 5 – WATER WHEELS

In Geography, Year 5 have been learning about where our power comes from as well as renewable and non-renewable …

‘SECRET BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY’

The new school library (located in the former Spanish room) has now been running for five months …

PARK SCHOOL FOR GIRLS WINS A GOLD AWARD

Back in November we took part in the UK Parliament ‘Make Your Mark …

Tate year 3 project

An ambitious visual portrait of London featuring tens of thousands of Year 3 school children …

VOICE IN A MILLION

Congratulations to the voice in a million choir and Mr Bluck for getting through the auditions, which means they will be …

PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY

This year saw us move our Prize-Giving ceremony to a brand new venue – City Gates in Ilford. I think everyone was …

POST 16 FOR YEAR 10/ 11

Making decisions about the future can be scary, so one of our aims as a school is to help make life a little easier. As part of …

Virgin’s Make £5 Grow Enterprise Programme

Our Upper Key Stage Two students (Years 5 & 6) are involved in a fun, free enterprise …

After School Code Club

Our Code Club members can be seen in the photograph receiving their printed Christmas, birthday and Thank You …

Year 8 Science

Year 8, Class 8BB successfully made models, as part of their Science homework, to demonstrate the process …

HAVING FUN AND FUND RAISING FOR ‘YOUNG MINDS’

On Wednesday 31st October 2018, we (the Year 11 Charity Committee) organised an …

DIWALI WORKSHOP

To celebrate the festival of Diwali this year, the Prep School took part in a Diwali workshop with Education Group …

Children in Need – Staff Ramble

On the first Saturday of half term, an intrepid band of school staff got together …

End of Term Happiness with Metro Bank Mascot

Last academic year, Metro Bank worked with Park School students; pupils were …

Make Your Mark Campaign

Before the half term holiday, our Years 7 to 11 students took part in the ‘Make Your Mark’ Campaign during PSHEC lessons …

Fun in Valentines Park

The year 5 & 6 had fun in Valentines Park collecting Conkers before the half term break with Mrs Wright and Mrs Lesser!

How Easy Is It To Make A Jam Sandwich?

In Year 7 Science lessons, students were given the task to write a set of …