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Y6 Leavers

My first day @ParklandsLeeds was these guys first ever day of school 7 years ago! Really sad but so proud of ALL of Y6 leavers today … the video will be shared via You Tube pic.twitter.com/iT126ofKBs — Chris Dyson FCCT #AntiRacist (@chrisdysonHT) July 22, 2021...

Ice Cream Suprise!

Well it’s a lovely surprise treat for all @ParklandsLeeds today as HERE COMES THE ICE CREAM VAN… these children deserve it and they are so thankful… we even had tears of joy! I have never worked as...

Grandad Wheels

Today, Year 3 had a video call with the amazing author of the Grandad Wheels series Brian Abram. We watched a video which told us lots of interesting facts about Brian. We loved to see photos of his family and dog. Then, Brian read us the amazing story ‘Grandad...

Y5/6 children work on their cycling skills with Phil Bateman

Our great friend of Parklands came into school last week to work with our Y5 / 6 children on their cycling skills. Phil Bateman as a member of #TeamGB in the 1988 Olympic Games when he was a member of the Time Trial team. We enjoy having Phil into school a couple of...

Magic Show Matt

Yes yes yes everyday @ParklandsLeeds inspires to make everyday special … as a treat today for a brilliant half term … we welcome @MagicMattShow – inspiring – enjoy the thread of love … the kids adored it @Child_Leeds – cheap as...

PHSE curriculum and Mental Health

We are proud of our relationship with our in-house drama group Theatre in Education. As part of our PHSE curriculum and Mental Health issues we welcome them this week to do four shows about the ‘THE WITCH’S HOUSE.’ The Programme is a play and workshop...

Mental Health Workshops

Our Year 5 and 6 classes have taken part in mental health and wellbeing workshops. They learnt what we mean by the term mental health and how our actions and circumstances can impact our mental health. They were taught about actions and behaviours they can take to...

Parklands invest in PAL

What is PAL? It’s Physically Active Learning. At Parklands, we have been looking at ways to blend movement with learning in different subjects, whether it be Maths, English, Science, Geography or History. We have even been able to link movement to learning...

XTables Champs

The best ever week in Times Tables saw every CLASS CHAMPION awarded a £5 Aldi Voucher. Oooo lucky children. Meera in Y1 took her first ever title with her x4 tables Evidence in Y3 was the diamond champion in the battle of the X12s And the most extraordinary event...

Stephen Lawrence Day

All our children took part in a massive virtual school assembly today to mark the third national Stephen Lawrence Day. The assembly was led by Baroness Doreen Lawrence, Stephen’s mum and we were reminded about Stephen’s story and about being respectful and kind....

Science Week 2021

This year for British Science Week we had a whole school competition to find out which biscuit was the best ‘dunker’. The winner was to receive a brand new Tablet! Tesco kindly donated the packets of biscuits so every child would get a turn to dunk and eat a biscuit...

Beetle Boy

Beetle Boy read by Miss Hattersley Chapter 1: https://youtu.be/bZ_BN6pxe1s Chapter 2:  https://youtu.be/uv_Jcv_VVm8 Chapter 3: https://youtu.be/bh1VF8oGXdc Chapter 4: https://youtu.be/ppZayN0PUhQ Chapter 5: https://youtu.be/zdxDUheAy4w Chapter...

The Girl Who Speaks Bear

The Girl Who Speaks Bear read by Mrs Tighe Intro: https://youtu.be/SfeEcaeFsWI Chapter 1: https://youtu.be/28MHbegWCZQ Chapter 2: https://youtu.be/14ro3xOAmDM Chapter 3: https://youtu.be/lQc8i1H1Evs Chapter 4: https://youtu.be/4jtmdx5mtRw Chapter 5...

The Boy at the Back of the Class

The Boy at the Back of the Class read by Mrs Tighe Chapter 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NIH9MVOT90 Chapter 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hh-ECfoL8hM Chapter 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDsjVpu8FDo Chapter 4:...

Billionaire Boy

Billionaire Boy read by Mrs Tighe Chapter 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSiOGuzbKx0 Chapter 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnxEANgbtT0 Chapters 3 and 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V2gi7xUgZI Chapter 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfmewC60A60...

Environmental Inventions – Raspberry Pi competition

Alastair Hodgson contacted school recently to donate 4 fabulous Raspberry Pi devices which can be used to turn your TV into a computer! During lockdown, whilst many of us were learning from home Miss Hattersley set a competition for Key Stage 2 to win one of these...

Science Videos

Miss Hattersley has been working hard at home to create science videos showing you all kinds of experiments you can try at home:   Viscosity Race Have you ever wondered how fast ketchup can run? Do you want to know if honey is faster than salad cream? Then try...

E Safety Week 2020

Alongside Anti Bullying Week we also held an E safety week. Miss Hattersley recorded a zoom assembly where she shared the alternative fairy story #Goldilocks written by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Tony Ross (published by Vodafone) in #Goldilocks the star of our...

Anti-Bullying Week 2020

This week has been Anti-bullying and E-safety week at Parklands. On Tuesday, Years 4, 5 & 6 took part in anti-bullying workshops with James from Openview Education, They learnt about the importance of showing courage and standing up to bullies. They were given...

#LestWeForget

#Lestweforget here at Parklands. Sadly, the British Royal Legion will be £50m down this year so we have collected money and created some wonderful displays in remembering Remembrance Day. Work was completed through the week using the resources from Now Press Play and...

Food, glorious food!

We are delighted that over half term we managed to distribute over 600 boxes and cereals and porridge, 600 bagels, half a tonne of fresh veg and bread …. and today, Friday Oct 30th, the great guys from @Sukhothai_ made 200 freshly made Thai dishes. Simply...

When Monty met Parklands

Mental Health is so important in 2020. Talking is everything to share problems. We were delighted to spend the morning with one of England’s greatest ever Test Match bowlers, Monty Panesar. Monty  made his Test debut in 2006 and was the 631st player to play for...

Apply for Reception / Year Groups

Apply for Reception https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/apply-for-a-primary-school   Apply for other Year Groups All applications outside the normal admission round should be made using an in year application form (ICPF) which is...

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 @LeedsEastWay A...

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: Sept 7th Opening September opening parent letter September 2020 full opening...

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...