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Y6 Singing

We are over joyed when the #YorkshireTenor visits Parklands to do workshops and to sing for our lovely staff and children. The Y6 had the ultimate treat singing TIME TO SAY GOODBYE ....

Thank You & Goodbye Y6

Well it’s that tear jerking time of the year as we say Thank You and Goodbye to our beautiful Y6 children ….. @ParklandsLeeds would not be outstanding without all you have done. We love you all...

When Parklands went to Parliament

In January Parklands went to Parliament! Macauley from 6R travelled to London with his Mum and Miss Hattersley to speak at the Arts Connect launch at the Houses of Parliament. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to first class on the train after we explained to the...

Happy Fest

For the second year running, Happy Fest was the highlight for many of our Year 4s! Forget Glastonbury and Woodstock, Happy Fest was, again, the place to be. Created last year to celebrate well-being and happiness, we teamed up with Knayton C of E and Great Ouseburn to...

Sports day

All the children in Key Stage Two took part in a great sports day organised by Mrs Alderson. The children competed in their house teams and it was clear that everyone was doing their hardest to be their best. It was great to be supported by so many...

Y5/6 Singing Show

Our visitor from the Cayman Island and 60 parents were treated to a spectacular Y5/6 Singing Show – “Goldilocks!” The acting, the rhyming was spectacular as Mrs Ellerby put on one of the best singing shows ever. The question is – was Goldilocks guilty or...

Parklands Playtime

These fabulous photos were taken by Scarlet in 4BT and perfectly capture the fun of a sunny Parklands playtime. We’re hoping the sun comes back soon. Well done...

Y3 and Y4 Bee Assembly

Years 3 and 4 performed a ‘beeautiful’ bee assembly to the class, telling the story of Pollination and it’s importance. Grumpy Bee (Scarlet) sang a solo and didn’t leave a dry eye in the house! The songs were catchy and the bees were buzzing with excitement. It was a...

Filming with RUSSELL HOWARD for Sky One!

16 beautiful Parklands children were invited to London to film with Russell Howard for his new Sky 1 TV show, The Russell Howard Hour. Myself, Mrs Alderson, Mrs Joseph, Mrs Sant, Mrs Baldock and 16 eager parents made the trip. What an experience….. the best trip...

Celebrating our beautiful children’s talents

A special day at the #FunPalace here on #FundayFriday @ParklandsLeeds as we celebrate the talent of our beautiful children …. Mrs Bottomley organised and takes all the credit for the most special day of the year. Check out the brilliant...

Helicopter Ride!

It’s that time of when x5 lucky children and 1 lucky member of staff get to go high in the sky on a helicopter….. only @parklandsleeds. This years lucky guys were Kaidan; Jaydon; Tegan; Victorija and Gabriel – with Mrs McElwee accompanying...

School Choir Day Out!

More #funinthesun here @ParklandsLeeds as the School Choir get a day out thanking them for their efforts ALL year. Mrs Ellerby, take a...

Reception and Y1 singing show

Well the #SummerOfLove here @ParklandsLeeds begins with our Rec singing show Jack and The Beanstalk … followed by the inspirational Y1/2 children singing Alice and The Dragon. What a beautiful...

Y4 residential

Well here we go live on the Y4 residential we do things special here @ParklandsLeeds as we team up with @KnaytonCofE by providing a @GlastoFest experience…. camping, bands, yoga, wellbeing, face painting and...

Y5 Whitby Residential

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. The...

#CleanAirDay

Well here we are live @ParklandsLeeds as we celebrate @Child_Leeds #CleanAirDay …. roads closed as we play in a safe environment in our community...

Y5 Whitby Assembly

Y5 celebrated their brilliant assembly to Whitby … one of the best residentials...

y6 Holocaust Workshop

Y6 @ParklandsLeeds taking part in a very sensitive but essential workshop about the #Holocaust . Delivered free of charge by the National Holocaust Centre @HolocaustCentUK – supporting our #BoyInTheStripedPyjamas...

Jungle Book Panto

As a special treat we had a wonderful Panto from M&M productions doing the Jungle Book. The children adored...

Y6 puppet show

We were so proud that our lovely Y6 children did an outstanding puppet show for the whole school and parents. It had voice overs, cameras, lighting and microphones- simply...

Olympic Cyclist Phil Bateman returns for a fourth year

On 11th June the former British Olympic Cyclist Phil Bateman joined us at Parklands for the fourth successful year running. With more children eager to take part than ever before, he worked with over 90 children across Key Stage 2 to deliver an action packed day full...

Rap Concert with the brilliant MC Grammar

We were overjoyed this morning to have a live Rap Concert from the brilliant MC Grammar. MC G has just returned from New York filming and has appeared on ITV This Morning and BBC Breakfast. We were delighted to welcome our great friend Harry Gration and BBC Look North...

Year 3’s assembly about Egyptians

Year 3’s assembly was all about the Egyptians and the River Nile. They shared many amazing facts, sang songs and danced like Egyptians! They shared their brilliant non-chronological reports and even acted out an Egyptian...

Our Maths Morning

We opened our school this morning for our wonderful parents to see why our Maths is up there with the best in the country. Over 60 parents attended....

Reception visit Hesketh Farm

On Thursday 2nd May Reception visited Hesketh Farm, near Bolton Abbey. The children had such a wonderful time meeting the animals and learning lots of new information. During the day the children had the opportunity to walk through the paddocks and learn about a giant...

Uv investigation

Year 6 became space scientists exploring which materials best block UV light and could be used to protect astronauts in their space suits. They learned that UV is a type of non visible light from the sun which can damage our skin and cause cancer. We used UV sensitive...

RP Assembly

The children in RP worked very hard preparing and practising for their class assembly. They learned a new song, painted some beautiful artwork, starred in photographs and had written wonderful sentences about their trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Everyone was...

Y2 Bee Assembly

Year 2 have been very busy bees! They showcased their learning about the journey of a bee and why they are so important. We were told that bees are the most important pollinators of food crops as they pollinate a third of the food that we eat. The children were...

RP’s Trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

16.04.19 While RP’s classroom was getting it’s finishing touches, the children and teachers had a wonderful day out at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We saw animals that we had only ever read about in books. From lemurs and meerkats to polar bears and lions! We began by...

1S to the rescue

Disaster! – the Lego men had been trapped in the ice by the evil Ice-Man… 1S bravely rescued them from the kitchen with a little help from Miss Hattersley and brought them into the safety of their classroom. They then used their science skills to...

Science week 2019

Parklands’ Pond!! This year we were lucky enough to be awarded a grant from the British Science Council. We used this grant to build a pond on the school grounds. The pond is a fantastic resource that can be used by every year group to help them in their scientific...

Decorate an Egg competition

What a beautiful day … celebrating Family time with our brilliant Decorate an Egg competition….. some cracking efforts. Over all Champs were Leo and Stevie and Jake . Loved it...

Easter Service

Well live here @ParklandsLeeds it’s time for reflection as we have our #EasterService and share our thoughts with #Notre_dame_de_Paris . A beautiful service with readers from Y1 to Y6 and beautiful singing and great to see so many parents / carers....

Fair Trade

To finish our super Spring term, Parklands learnt all about Fairtrade and the need to spot the label. Reception made tasty chocolate crispy buns using Fairtrade chocolate. Year 1 made an amazing Fairtrade feast. They made their own special recipe Fairtrade lemonade...

World Book Day 2019

On World Book Day, our school was filled with characters from all of our favourite stories. Well done to all the children and staff at Parklands for your amazing efforts! In assembly, we listened to an alternative version of the popular story Little Red Riding Hood....

Y6 PGL Residential

Before February half term Year 6 spent a week at Winnmarleigh Hall a PGL outdoor activity centre in Lancashire on their Year 6 Residential. It was February so as one child put it “We didn’t come here for a sun tan!” we had just about every kind of...

The Girls Football Team

A brilliant effort winning the Leeds East Championship. 8 goals in 3 game for Kiah.

Let’s stamp out racism

The winners of Parklands, “let’s stamp out racism” design a poster competition were announced today in assembly. The school council had a really tough job choosing a winner from KS1 and KS2. Huge congratulations went to Charlotte in year 2 and Shelby in year 4, our...

Great Parklands Bake Off 2019

4th March was Bake Off day seeing the return of the Great Parklands Bake Off and the standard of baking was higher than ever. The theme this year was stories and books as our bake off formed part of Book Week. The talent on show in the cakes made by our children was...

Y4 Class Assembly

Wow, wow and wowzers! What a treat we had this morning with the brilliant Y4 assembly all about The Romans. It had the audience enthralled with acting; singing using sign language; reading and a Roman school scene. The ultimate...

CBBC Ballet – Puss In Boots comes to Parklands

Where do I start with this Parklands adventure. In partnership with the second largest Ballet Troupe in the country – Northern Ballet; we brought the new #CBBC Ballet, Puss In Boots to the community. The place sold out for the ultimate experience. We are so...

Filming with The Shine Trust

Parklands enjoyed 2 days intensive filming this week from The Shine Trust as we celebrated the children’s speed and skills with their X Tables. Word around twitter and footage shown at conferences showed why the Parklands children are simply the quickest in the...

Katiyo Electricity

At the start of the year Miss Hattersley transferred approximately £7500 out to Katiyo Primary School in Zimbabwe, money raised by Parklands children, Miss Hattersley and her family and 1st Burley Brownies. The school used the money to buy the supplies needed to put...

Year 4 visited Leeds City Museum

Year 4 visited Leeds City Museum to take part in a work shop about the Romans. We tried on Roman armour and then designed our own, played history detectives to guess what Roman objects were used for and even held real Roman coins! (With special gloves on of course)....