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Getting creative with a classic at the ballet

Year 6 took part in a half day dance workshop last week with instructors from Northen Ballet learning all about their latest ballet – Jane Eyre, based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte. They then had the chance to watch Jane Eyre on stage at The Grand...

We love sharing maths…

We love maths at Parklands and love any chance to shine and share our maths skills. Last week we invited our parents to join us and share in our learning. They were wowed by what we can...

Being safe on the road

Road safety is an important skill for all of our children to learn, whether they are in reception, RP or Year 6 there is always something we can teach them. Last week we had important road safety assemblies, reminding us how to cross the road safely and how to be safe...

Making sure we’re water safe…

Last week Parklands had a visit from the volunteers at the RNLI. Josh and Josh held assemblies to teach us all about how to stay safe in and around water. We learned how important it is to know how to float in case we ever end up in the water, that we should call for...

British Science Week

Last week Parklands took part in British Science Week, run by the British Science Association. The week celebrated science, technology, engineering and maths, and throughout the week the children took part in engaging activities and showcased their brilliant learning....

Mobile Dental Van

Another great ‘out of the box’ moment for our lovely children here at Parklands….. we will this week see over 500 children with our mobile Dental Van. Assemblies and check ups for everyone ensuring our teeth are nice and clean; healthy and filling...

Y5’s The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe

Y5 this morning wowed the school with their drama rendition of CS Lewis’s novel – The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe …. the acting was sublime and the reading and music complimented each other to perfection. Take a bow...

Parents witness the outstanding maths we do here at Parklands

We opened our doors today to parents to share the outstanding maths we do here at Parklands. We are the single highest performing school in the country in maths – an achievement we are so proud of. Today parents were wowed with the Y1’s blasting out their...

World Book Day 2018

On Friday, we were finally able to celebrate World Book Day at Parklands- not even snow will stop us from celebrating our love of books! Parklands was filled with hundreds of different characters from well-known children’s books. It truly was an amazing sight!...

World Book Day in Year 1

World Book Day in Year 1 started with a surprise, when the children entered the classroom to find out that their chairs had decided to quit! The chairs had had enough of not being tucked in, being sat on and so the children had to write a letter to ask if they would...

Reading Buddies

As part of World Book Week at Parklands, the children in year 6 yesterday buddied up with the children in Year 1 to share books and stories. Each Year 1 child had a Year 6 buddy and chose a picture book to read together, they took it in turns to read to each other,...

Great Parklands Bake Off 2018

It’s all happening at Parklands this week… World Book Week and The Great Parklands Bake Off. We were blown away again this year by the high standard of the entries to our 2018 Bake Off. Over the weekend, many children and their families spent quality time together...

PHSE session from Theatre In Education

A thought provoking PHSE session by the brilliant #TheatreInEducation (housed here at Parklands) covering the heartbreaking knife crime and...

Dance Off Champion

It’s #FundayFriday at the #FunPalace here @ParklandsLeeds  live and exclusive at 2pm we only have one of @justinbieber backing dancers performing @JuniorFrood ….. who will be the Dance Off Champion...

Reception Assembly

What a beautiful Assembly by our gorgeous Reception children here @parklandsleeds – loud clear voices intertwined with dancing and instrument playing. Handa’s Surprise has never been told as...

We all love you LC

When someone @ParklandsLeeds is hurt – we all hurt…. just visiting our star Y6 pupil – he is making a remarkable recovery and looks really well. We all love you LC – big hugs from all of us ……. what a...

We are live with Radio Aire

We are live with @radioaire @radioairenews as discuss #dreamjobs for girls and the gender pay gap and 100 years of the women getting the vote #HeForShe  ...

Y3 spectacular assembly

Y3 wowed the world today with a spectacular assembly. Beautiful voices and fantastic sharing of the Iron Man ….. Multiplication in Maths and some hilarious Victorian name sharing. Love these kids and my...

Year 2 and the Little Red Hen

Year 2 wowed us this morning with their fabulous assembly all about the story of The Little Red Hen. You were...

Business Volunteers from Yorkshire Bank

@ParklandsLeeds welcomes x20 brilliant and awesome #BusinessVolunteers from @yorkshirebank … all thanks to @BITC and my best brother @mikeharvey303 – #dreammakers All this was an empty space – now filled with love. Projects in the class as an added...

X Tables Champs

Omg how fast was Jessica in Y1 doing her X6 Tables ….. and Tyler in Y4 nailed his decimal X Tables...

This weeks #StarsoftheWeek

Well it’s #FundayFriday at the #FunPalace @ParklandsLeeds – so it’s #DiningWithDyson with this weeks #StarsoftheWeek #buzzinglikefridge RT Connor RE Elsie 1S Nina 1D Savanah 2M Alesha 2MS Avari 3R Claudio 3B Shelby 4C Alex 4B Charlie 5H Morch 5N Grace 6D Karlie...

Fantastic storytelling in RP

RP treated us to a fantastic class assembly this morning, retelling the story of Julia Donaldson’s Stick Man. They were confident, smiling and a joy to watch. We love RP...

Stars of the Week

RT Amelia RE Aurora 1S Lottie 1D Paddy 2M Daniel 2MS Lewis 3R Ashleigh 3B Summer 4C Pixie 4B Logan 5H Frankie 5N Jiri 6D Ellie Mae 6R Rafael RP...

Author Peter J Murray Visits

Today, KS2 had the pleasure of meeting the fantastic author Peter J Murray and his wife Kath.  He is famous for his Mokee Joe series of books. We were lucky enough to find out about the adventures of Mokee Joe and some of the stories left us feeling terrified- they...

The Lord Mayor Cllr Jane Dowson visits

Well it’s #FundayFriday at the #FunPalace As @ParklandsLeeds welcomes the @LordMayorLeeds @CllrJaneDowson from @Child_Leeds to the #bestseatsinthehouse assembly – will @antanddec @itvtakeaway be next. A wonderful time was spent doing XTables Rockstars –...

X Table Champions

2018 and a huge well done to Riley and Leah for being X Table Champions – in front of the Lord...

Attendance Champs 100%

Yabadabadoo here @ParklandsLeeds as we celebrate not one BUT two 100% #AttendanceChampions – what a start to 2018 – take a bow 5N and 6R...

Stars of the Week

Welcome to 2018 at the #FunPalace @ParklandsLeeds – it’s this weeks #StarOfTheWeek enjoying a deliciously healthy Dining with Dyson experience- well a sausage sandwich- we love school #PrimaryRocks RT Joshua RE Evie 1S Lacey-Lee 1D Lisa-Marie 2M Emily 2MS Olivia...

When BBC1 Saturday Morning Kitchen visited

Live filming on the first day back at ParklandsLeeds for @SaturdayKitchen on this Sat at 10am…. it’s all down to the impact that @RealJunkFood and it’s inspiration @MrJunkFoodChef has on communities with the @fuelforschool initiative #community #love #beautiful...

Christmas Eve Eve Extravaganza 2017

Well after the letters went out only 4 weeks ago – this years Xmas Eve Eve was another huge success…… In 4 weeks Multi National; National and Local Businesses donated 1200 presents and food at a cost of over £15000…. all so the children and the...

Fantastic assembly

#bestseatsinthehouse assembly – Pizza, love, smiles, singing at our beautiful school. It’s the Grand Final in the XTables – well done Anthony Y1D and Broocklyn 6R for being the Champs and for winning a class...

Opera singer Jacob Walsh

What an honour to have the professional opera singer Jacob Walsh singing to us on our End of Show Show during our #bestseatsinthehouse assembly – awe...

Over 1200 presents donated

We @ParklandsLeeds are so humbled and proud to prep our #grotto for our Xmas Eve Eve …. over 1200 presents donated by awesome businesses from around the...

Y5 for an unbelievable 98% #Attendance

It’s a huge well done to ALL Y5 for an unbelievable 98% #Attendance this term making them #Champions here @ParklandsLeeds ….. #AttendanceMatters – it really does. @missnolan91 is ecstatic – selection box all around

Reception’s Christmas performance of ‘Happy Birthday Jesus’

We were absolutely amazed by Reception’s Christmas performance ‘Happy Birthday Jesus’. The story started with a four year old Jesus having a fun-filled party with all of his friends and family. In between some of the exciting party games, Jesus...

KS1’s performance of Shine Star, Shine

 KS1’s performance of ‘Shine Star, Shine’ was a magical retelling of the nativity story. In this story the big star had to show the way to the stable where a special baby has been born. But, there was one big problem…he...

Y5/6 Pantomime – Aladdin

Well it’s the cherry on top of the cake @ParklandsLeeds as Y5/6 do a pantomime- Aladdin ….. such beautiful singing and great lead roles by Rio and Morgan as Aladdin and...

Magic Breakfast

Mike from the brilliant @amazon.co.uk has joined our Magic Breakfast @Mbreakfast365 and has wowed the children with a £50 voucher and a brilliant Kindle to encourage reading over...

Christmas Kitchen

The kitchen has never ran as well as I personally serve 360 Xmas lunches  with my band of merry helpers ……. delicious and full of smiles and love ….. all for the kids ……...

Y3/4 Beautiful Carol Service

Y3/4 wowed 150 parents and x5 special guests from Unilever as well as 300 pupils and 62 staff with a beautiful carol service telling the story of Jesus and Christmas. The singing conducted by Mrs Ellerby was stunning with several high impact solos. Mr Cunliffe was...

CU Graduation

Our Y6 superstars have graduated from Leeds Trinity Children’s University. How proud are we!

Funday Friday

#FundayFriday continues @ParklandsLeeds with a very special #bestseatsinthehouse assembly featuring our great friends @MandMTheatrical production of #SleepingBeauty …. we bring the #panto to the children...

Choir at the show homes

Well it’s non stop here @ParklandsLeeds as we take the choir to celebrate the opening of the #beautiful Show Homes here in #Seacroft from our brilliant partners @KeepmoatHomes...

Christmas Jumpers Everywhere!

Today was Christmas jumper day and everyone was getting into the Christmas spirit as we get ready for the Christmas...

Parklands lit up with Christmas sparkle

This morning saw Parklands officially lit up with Christmas sparkle! All our favourite Christmas hits provided the magic to power the lights and in an instant our school hall was turned into the most magical display of festive cheer Leeds has ever seen. Charlotte and...