Latest News/ Events
Rights respecting pupil voice group want to let you know that we will be holding preloved school uniform sales. These will be held on the first Tuesday of every month, on the junior yard at 3:20. Also we are looking for donations for these sales, so if you have any school uniform items you no longer need please give them to your child’s registration teacher. Save money and save the planet , Reduce, reuse and recycle🙂👍
Mr Viney, Mr Mayhew and all in the Rights respecting learner voice group.
We have a busy few weeks ahead of us. Please see below for some key dates of events taking place over the next few weeks.
Just One Tree Day: Friday 14th October Each child is being encouraged to wear non-school uniform/something green and bring in £1 to fund the planting of a tree.
Parents’/Carers’ Evening: Week beginning 17th October Parents and carers are invited to join their child’s class teacher to discuss how their child has settled in to their new year group and the progress they are making. These can take place in school, through Teams or via a telephone call - please let your child’s class teacher know which option you prefer.
Squiggle while you wiggle Workshop: Tuesday 24th October 5.30pm (school hall)
This workshop will help parents/carers understand how squiggle while you wiggle, squiggle me into a writer, dough disco and digit dance activities support our younger learners to develop their gross and fine motor skills. These skills are essential pre-cursors for writing.
Reading Workshop: Wednesday 26th October 5.30pm (school hall)
arents/carers are invited to learn about the new reading band system that we will be using in school. You will learn about how to best support your child’s reading at home too and ask class teachers any questions you may have about this.
Harvest: Thursday 27th October
This year we will be celebrating Harvest in the last week of the half term. Pupils can wear autumnal colours to school that day. We are, as we have for the last few years, collecting donations for the HOP food bank. The following items are particularly useful:
• UHT or powdered milk
• Tinned food
• Rice pudding
• Long-life fruit juice or squash
• Instant coffee
• Chocolate and sweets
• Tooth brushes
• Shower gel
Sponsored Read: 19th-31st October:
The sponsored read encourages and celebrates a lifelong love of reading at home and school. If you are able to support our sponsored read, record sponsors on the sponsorship form and reading log for your child to record their reading. The money will be collected via SQuid - look out for the SPONSORED READ and you can donate your raised amount there by Sunday 6th of November.
Exciting News! 😊
Our 'Money Makers' learner voice group have been working hard to get the 'Money Trees Savings Club' up and running in school. 💸🌳
All pupils that handed in an application form (CCU credit union) last academic year are invited to bring in at least £1.00 tomorrow to open their accounts! The savings club will run every Monday morning at 9:15am for all members (KS2 only).
We are not taking any new member applications currently. Keep an eye on school story over the next few weeks if your child/ren would like to join!
Our school globe is now proudly situated at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.
Admission is free, so it’s easy to go and see it.
It is part of a Swansea wide trail. You can pick up a map at the gallery or use the online map here -
The trail is running until October 31st.
How many globes can you find?
Dear Parent / Carer,
I am writing to inform you that there are vacancies for parent governors at Parkland Primary and you are invited to submit a nomination for the role.
If you have a child registered in the school currently then you are eligible to be a parent governor. If you are eligible and wish to be nominated as a parent governor, please complete the form form and submit it by 7th October 2022:
If there are more nominations than vacancies, then any election will take place.
We look forward to hearing from you.