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UK Parliament Week 2019

The Prep School girls have been celebrating UK Parliament Week 2019 …

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 …

YEAR 4 – FANTASTIC FRIDA KAHLO ART WORK

The Year 4 girls have been studying Frida Kahlo this term, in Art …

My Run, My Speed, Myself

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

P.E. BEARS

There were some strange additions to the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 lessons this week in P.E. Bears! …

PATRICIA LAMBERT PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION

At lunchtime on Wednesday 16th October, forty- three upper school students …

St Aubyn’s Netball Tournament

On Wednesday 16th October, the Year 5 netball team took part in a tournament …

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019

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

Meet the netball teams for the 2019/2020 season!

The girls are training hard and looking forward to their upcoming matches …

Forest Netball Tournament

Girls from Years 5 and 6, took part in the Forest School Netball Tournament, which took place on Friday 11th October …

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 …

New Scientist Live

Students from Years 8 and 9 attended New Scientist Live at ExCel, London on Thursday 10 October 2019.

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 …

Trip to Barleylands

On the 17th September 2019 Reception, Year One and Year Two went on a trip to Barleylands Farm in Billericay …

Teams that play together, work together

Recently, all of Year 7 and our Senior Prefect Team spent three exciting days at …

YEAR 3 AND 4 TRIP TO LAMBOURNE END

The Year 3 & 4 classes spent the day at Lambourne End on Thursday and had …

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 …

PARK SCHOOL U11 NETBALL FESTIVAL AT CHIGWELL

As the autumn term begins so does the flurry of activities at school, always …

100% passed 5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4

The Year 11 students at Park School for Girls were happy and excited to receive…

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 …

Sports Day

Thank you to all the wonderful spectators who spent the morning watching the girls at Sports day. This is a true highlight …

Staffing changes

As is customary at the end of an academic year, regrettably we come to say goodbye to some staff and welcome new ones …

Our trip to Belgium and Northern France

Recently Year 9 embarked with Mrs Nicholas and Mrs Harker on our annual …

Year 7 Trip to Leeds Castle

The culmination of the study of castles by Year 7 was a visit to Leeds Castle, where the students first did an interactive …

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2019

Year 9 Trip to the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Again we were fortunate to obtain free …

SUNTRAP EDUCATION CENTRE

On Monday 24 June 2019, Year 10 visited the Suntrap Education Centre in Epping Forest in order to conduct Ecology …

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 …

YEAR 8 – STUDY ON HINDUISM

This term Year 8 continued their study on Hinduism. We focused on practices, taking a detailed look at worship at home and …

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 …

TRIP TO VALENCIA, SPAIN

Spain was amazing we saw many beautiful monuments and ate Spanish churros with melted chocolate. For lunch we would …

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 …

Reception and Year 1 – Playing cricket in PE

Summer Term – Playing Cricket in P.E.

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 …

FOURTH PLINTH ART COMPETITION

I was delighted to receive news that, once again, Park School for Girls had won …

‘Introduction to First Aid’ training session

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

SCHOOL COUNCIL MARCH 2018

Reasons to come to Park School for Girls

We asked students from all Year Groups why they would recommend Park to …

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 …

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 …

ROMEO AND JULIET AT THE GLOBE

On the afternoon of 12th March, Ms Naseem, Mrs Bellew and Mr Evans were …

Dancing Talent in the Prep School

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

YEAR 11 NETBALL TRIP – COPPERBOX

On 11th March, our Year 11 netball team were treated to watch some high class …

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 …

Year 8 London North ISA U.13 Championship

On Wednesday 6th February a group of Year 8 netballers attended the London …