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1.5 tonnes of glass recycled

Well a happy day here @ParklandsLeeds as we have 1.5 tonnes of glass recycled from the great guys and partners @ArdaghGlass @LD_Consortium @URMltd … the money will sponsor our #VendingMachine #Reading … we share with the recycling heros...

Top 10 Tips to Help Your Child to Read

We’ve brought together a list of ways to help primary-aged children read at home. 1. Encourage your child to read Reading helps your child’s wellbeing, develops imagination and has educational benefits too. Just a few minutes a day can have a big impact on children of...

September School Opening Plans

Click below to download: September 2020 full opening procedures September opening parent letter V3.1 – Covid 19 RA for Sept...

Holiday Club

The Summer 2019 holiday club was one of the best things we’ve done here at Parklands. Thanks to Graham Scott at the LDC and with the support and generosity of a number of businesses we brought smiles and happiness to many of our children. Children and families...

The Real Junk Food Project To Feed Thousands Within 3 Hours

Friday May 22nd the date of my daughters 12th birthday was probably the most significant date in my education life. We had the challenge to take delivery of 19 tonnes of frozen food from McCains Uk, this was 35,000 meals! We had the sun on our backs which caused the...

PGL 2020

Winmarleigh hall is a stunning, old Victorian estate situated within 50 acres of woodlands that has been developed into a place where children can learn, laugh and grow as people. Sandwiched in between extreme winds, rain and storms, we were blessed with a week of...

British Military Martial Arts

We had the luxury of the British Military Martial Arts team doing work with @parklandsleeds today….. there is certainly talent in this school....

Whitby Residential 2020

Both year 5 classes went on a residential to the beautiful town of Whitby. The children were so excited to see the sea and the ruins of Whitby Abbey as we descended from the moors down towards the coast. We eventually arrived at our destination – the YHA Whitby. After...

Y3 Assembly on the Stone Age

Wow wow wow Y3 blitzed the school today with an outstanding assembly on the Stone Age. It involved singing, poems, reports sedimentary rocks in Rocks and Science . Some extraordinary words and a wonderful time line. The highlight was the finale – Quizzing of...

Y2 Class Assembly about the Great Fire of London

‪What a lovely treat for our x20 HTs visiting today here @ParklandsLeeds …. they got to see the Y2 brilliant Class Assembly on the Great Fire of London. Such depth in knowledge was shared though drama, singing, reciting poetry...

Domestic Abuse Workshop

We are blessed to work with Theatre In Education in delivering thought provoking PHSE topics . The children were brilliant, perceptive, empathetic and all participated exploring difficult issues around DV. Really nice session, and made a valuable contribution to our...

Real Junk Food Project

Here we go filming live @ParklandsLeeds for @SkyNews @FYI_SkyTV – going out on Sat 1030 am and 430 pm …. it’s all about #Foodwaste and our #free market stall with our great friends @MrJunkFoodChef...

Year 1 Assembly

A brilliant assembly to kick start the day all about the Cold! Very suitable for this time of year! All children sang and the children with speaking parts were amazing – speaking really loud and all had learned their words by heart. Well done Year...

Y6 Musical

‪What a morning – it’s Y6 assembly here @ParklandsLeeds showcasing @Ofstednews rich curriculum through a musical! Simply brilliant…. Science, The Victorians and translation in Maths – wow!...

Art of Coding Day

We had the pleasure of welcoming STEAMCo back to Parklands this week for 2 days to do an #ArtofCoding session. The children adored working with Barclays Bank and LGFL as they programmed their own micro bits, used a 3D camera, used a 3D printer (wow I am still amazed...

Reception class assembly

Here we are live at the #FunPalace here @ParklandsLeeds as Reception really did put the fun into school with their wonderful class assembly – Healthy Eating Superheroes ; singing; acting and simply being...

Team Point Champs

Well done #Sapphire House for being the first House Champions of the decade.

Hero of the Week

pic.twitter.com/Alz5Lc8xaH OMG OMG OMG …. #Hero of the week … I am off to buy it … all thanks to @ParklandsLeeds and the #XmasEveEve — Chris Dyson (@chrisdysonHT) December 28,...

Ice Skating

‪Well our #Xmas @ParklandsLeeds extravaganza continues today ALL thanks to our great partners @LeedsEastWay who very kindly invited us to use their ICE SKATING ring – smiles and love in...

RP perform Santa’s Hat

Our wonderful RP children performed an all singing, all signing version of Santa’s Hat. They learned their lines, spoke them clearly and confidently and all sang like angels, signing all the words as well. Fabulous team effort and made everyone...

Xmas Lunch!

It’s Xmas Lunch day – how lovely …. serving from the...

Y5/6 perform ‘Home For Xmas’

It was the turn of Y5/6 today to perform their Xmas show – ‘Home For Xmas.’ The show featured some wonderful solo singers and of the course the Choir. It was a special show focussing on the great job Shelter do at this time of year for our homeless people. We...

Northern Ballet – Little Red Riding Hood comes to Parklands

Northern Ballet brought magic to Parklands once again with their performance of Little Red Riding Hood. The children and their families were captivated by the dancers and blown away by the accompanying orchestra. There were so many beautiful, smiley faces! To top it...

Panto Experience

We treated 50 children to an ultimate #Panto experience at the City Varieties – oh yes we did ! Little Red Riding was...

100 Presents from Tesco Seacroft

Omg omg I am tearful at the generosity of @Tesco @Tesco_Seacroft for supporting our #XmasEveEve here @ParklandsLeeds where #Xmas is everyday. A 1000 presents for SANTA to distribute to our community on 23rd December. Love you so much ....

KS1 perform “The Sleeping Shepherd”

What a treat by KS1 as we celebrate the spectacular Xmas show ‘The Sleeping Shepherd.’ With over 100 parents present the children treated them to some wonderful acting, some beautiful singing and loud reading voices. The costumes could have won an Oscar . Simply...

Reception perform “I Spy Christmas”

Today we celebrated XMAS with our beautiful Reception children doing their wonderful performance of ‘I Spy Christmas.’ Such clear voices and spectacular singing was a real treat for the 100 parents who...

Parklands Choir at Tesco

‪More #Xmas fun for @ParklandsLeeds as the choir hits @Tesco @Tesco_Seacroft …. the money is rolling in for our #XmasEveEve ‬- over...

Bouncy Castle Reward

It’s our #BouncyCastle rewards for the term – so well done Emerald House, 6R for winning the Lates and I selected the best 3 Attendance...

Y3 & Y4 Christmas Carol Concert

Wow, wow, wow today saw our Y3/4 children do their Christmas Carol Concert. It was simply breathtaking. Having live music being played on the piano by our own Mr Cunliffe added to the occasion. I have never seen such a brilliant way of using video as well to tell the...

M and M Productions Panto

It’s that time of year when we have the brilliant M and M Productions visit us to deliver their #Panto. This year we were treated to Jack and the Beanstalk…. and they did not disappoint. The kids were in fine voice and were in stitches. Andrew and the team were...

Olympic Cyclist Phil Bateman visits again!

We always love welcoming our great friend and Olympic Cyclist Phil Bateman into our school. A great use of the Sports Premium money! Today KS 1 were using balance bikes and WOW they were great. What an honour and...

Termly Team Point Winners

#Emerald house win the Termly Team Point Award – get ready for the bouncy castle you #Dabsters

Ron’s Christmas Lunch – Christmas Choir

The beautiful choir under the brilliant leadership of Frances Ellerby performed at Ron’s Christmas Lunch in association with @AgeUKLeeds We had the honour of giving 180 elderly people a Christmas party with gifts to say thank you at the glamorous Marriot Hotel in...

Advent Assembly

Mrs Ellerby conducted our beautiful advent assembly this morning with Mr Cunliffe on the piano. It was so touching it brought tears to your eyes. The most beautiful singing –...

Christmas has officially started.

We started XMAS with a boom here at Parklands as for the 6th year we sang our hearts out to create enough XMAS spirit to lighten up our 15 foot Xmas tree. The children did it! Christmas has officially...

4BT dance workshop

4BT thoroughly enjoyed the dance workshop with Northern Ballet. Using the story of Little Red Riding Hood, pupils used dance to portray the different characters. It was so much...

Y6 Zoo Lab Visit

Year 6 also had a visit from Zoo Lab who brought minibeasts and a snake to meet us, it made a great starting point for talking about our science topic this half term which is classifying...

4BT Investigating forces

4BT have been investigating forces and practicing their scientific inquiry skills by building and testing and improving their own lollipop stick catapults. We discovered that the more lollipop sticks you add to your catapult the further your pom pom will fly. This is...

3JN learning about Gravity

3JN have been learning about gravity and testing their scientific enquiry skills using toast! They spent the afternoon investigating whether toast will land butter side up or butter side down when you drop it and discovered it depends on which way up it is before you...

Zoolab visit Yr 1

Year 1 were very lucky to have a visit from Zoolab, who brought in lots of minibeasts for us to look at! We got to meet a giant African land snail, a hissing cockroach, a scorpion, a millipede and even a snake! The children learnt lots about bones and whether the...

Northern Ballet Morning

‪The lucky children here @ParklandsLeeds enjoy a special morning with the brilliant guys from @northernballet @BalletLearning –...

Yr 1 Gymnastics

Year 1 had an excellent morning of gymnastics with Mr W from Premier Education. They learnt all about balance, grip and jumps. They used a range of equipment to test out their new skills, including balancing on a bench, jumping from point to point and even learnt the...

Anti Bullying Week

To introduce the week the children had an assembly called ‘The Bigger Picture’ which looked at different aspects of bullying and ways of resolving them. Follow-up activities in the classroom included- Acting out scenarios of bullying incidents and looking at ways of...

3A exploring forces & making changes

3A had great fun exploring forces and making changes. They made and tested their own paper rockets and worked out what improvements they could make to their...

Y4 Assembly on Ancient Greece

A huge welcome to Y4s Class Assembly on #ancientgreece …. drama, stories, the battle of Troy – the kids @ParklandsLeeds have adored the...

Pudsey Bear and the Ice Cream Van

Parklands were ecstatic to welcome Pudsey Bear and the Ice Cream Van to raise £340 for Children in Need. Pudsey did the assembly and then visited classrooms. Simply...