News Category: Activities

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 …

Carrot Car Race/Team Building – Year 3

As part of a PSHEC lesson this term, Year 3 were thinking about how well they work …

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Park School for Girls

Our Park School community: pupils, parents and staff, organised and …

A Letter from Theresa May

This summer the Prep School once again supported the Send My Friend to School campaign, which is focussed in 2018 …

bread making 2018

Bread making Year 4

In the 2nd Summer half term, Year 4’s topic for DT was bread. We learnt that the biggest bread company is Warburtons …

Year 3 Blog

The girls in Year 3 have been learning to blog safely and responsibly. We made sure no names or photographs of them were …

Money Workshop – Tuesday 26th June 2018

Years 7, 8 and 9 were fortunate to take part in a workshop organised by …

Enough for Everyone – Year Five Geography

Year Five has been doing the topic ‘Enough for Everyone’ in Geography. When we …

Planting

Our Planting Experience

On May 1st the Prep Department began its gardening project and here are the thoughts of some of the observations …

CULTURE DAY

For yet another year Park School celebrated its unique character with a multi-cultural celebration…

NSPCC Speak out, Stay safe, programme

This term the NSPCC visited our school and delivered their Speak out, Stay safe …

Year 6 Easter Fund Raising for Humanity First

Earlier this year, the girls in Year 6 were able to send a cheque for £304.42 to …

500 children from 20 schools sing together at Union Chapel, North London

An Afternoon of Dance and Music

An Afternoon of Dance and Music

On Wednesday 21st March the children in the Prep School delighted the audience …

Reception to Year 6 visit to Barleylands Farm Park

Barleylands Farm Park

On Friday 16th March, Reception to Year 6 were extremely lucky to have a sunny day for their visit to Barleylands Farm Park …

read for good

Readathon Success

Once again, Reception to Year 7 took part in Readathon this year. The Read for Good campaign does something amazing.

Zumos Project – International Happiness Day

PSHEC Spring Term

Year 10 visited Forest School in January for the annual Careers Fair. This gave them the opportunity to find out …

Easter in France

FRENCH EASTER

Bonjour! In French, we were learning about Easter in France (Pâques en France). In the morning Amelia and Adshaya …

BUCKINHAM PALACE LETTER

YEAR 3 RECEIVE A LETTER FROM Buckingham PALACE

Year 3 were learning about ‘Riotous Royalty’ in History. As part of their …

Walk in Park-Sport Relief 2018

Sport Relief 2018

We enjoyed taking part in a number of activities for Sports Relief. There have been a number of events …

School Magazine-Autumn 2017

School Magazine

The first edition of the school magazine, ‘A Walk in the Park’ was published last term. The editorial team, headed by …

Debating

Every Tuesday after school- supervised by two Year 11 students, Laila  and Noor – a number of Year 10 students have been …

Voice In A Million 2018

Voice In A Million 2018

Wow! I’m not sure any other word describes the experience we had taking 40 of our girls to Voice In A Million …