• Golden Time

    7th February 2014 Guest Blog by Aliyah and Ibrahim – Class 6 ..... We have had a lovely wander around school today during golden time with Miss Pickard.Golden time is earned when we follow the school rules. During golden time, the majority of us get to choose many activitie
  • Random Acts of Kindness

    31st January 2014 In school this week we have been thinking of ways to show our respect for one another. We have had lots of really good discussions about this and I have loved hearing how the children have made one another smile by doing something nice:- 'I was playing foo
  • Arooj Maths Collaboration

    21st January 2014 We have had a great morning with our visitors who came from different primary schools to look at how we teach Maths at Park View. it was a pleasure to take them on a walk around school during Maths lessons and share with them the strategies we use to help
  • Guest Blog - from Class 6

    17th January 2014 Hello my name is Humair and I'm in year 6. Year 5 and 6 have been learning about space, news reports and about the Saturn V rocket. We have also been watching videos of Chris Hadfield (a Commander of the ISS). He has been showing us how to wash our hands i
  • Class 6 Book Corner

    Guest Blog from Class 6

    10th January 2014 Hi I'm Taissa and I'm in year 6. This week year 6 have been learning about space. We have created our own alien and we have been on a journey to the edge of the known universe... It was pretty scary! We have been very interested in the story Miss Pickard t
  • Happy New Year!

    6th January 2014 It was lovely to see all the children back at school today - smart, on time and ready to learn! As I took a walk around school this morning, I could see that the children were really interested in their new topics and themes for the half term. Class 1 and
  • Angels

    Key Stage 1 Nativity

    19th December 2013 What an amazing morning! I thorourghly enjoyed watching Key Stage 1 and Reception perform their traditional nativity story followed by a sing-a-long Christmas carols and songs by Key Stage 2.  This week is always my favourite in school and I feel so proud
  • Good Work Assembly

    12th December 2013 Thursdays are one of my favourite days as we have our Key Stage 1 Celebration Assembly. We start by wishing a very happy birthday to all the children who are celebrating during the week. Once we've blown out the candles, its time to giver out certificates
  • Key Stage 1 Writing

    6th December 2013 I have had the pleasure of teaching Literacy in Class 1 this week. The theme in Key Stage 1 this half term is journeys particularly journeys through space. So, we read the book 'How to catch a Star' by Oliver Jeffers and we were inspired to write instructi
  • Anti-Bullying Week

    22nd November 2013 This week we have been thinking about working as a team as part of anti-bullying week. I am always amazed by how well the cihldren play and learn together. Some children have been tweeting about their friendships: "Thank you Hiba for always talking nice to
  • Children in Need

    15th November 2013 Thank you to everyone for joining in to raise money for this year's Children in Need. This year's theme was wear something spotty! 
  • Parent Consultation Meetings

    7th November 2013  I had a wonderful evening chatting to parents today.  Our Parent Consultation meetings were very well attended and ran like clockwork! (As usual!)It really was lovely so see so many parents attending and I know the teachers love to have the opportunity to
  • Maths at Park View

    23rd October 2013 Yesterday, I attended a meeting with the schools in the Arooj Partnership. I was delighted to share with them the excellent practice we have in Maths here at Park View. This prompted me to do one of my favourite things:  take a walk around the school today
  • Sasquatch Hunters

    23rd October 2013 Please see below a message from Class 6:- Dear all Sasquatch Hunters, We are from Park View Primary Academy in Leeds. Currently, we are learning about BigFoot / Sasquatch and we have lots of questions we would like the answers to. Do you have lots of knowl
  • Twitter

    22nd October 2013 I'm so impressed to see Class 6 and Nursery Tweeting all about their learning! If you'd like to know more about what's happening in class, you can follow them on Twitter:@ParkViewNursery and @Parkviewclass6 You can also keep informed of school events and c
  • Eid Parties

    18th October 2013 What a wonderful afternoon I have had! Musical statues with Class 2, dancing with Class 4 and eating samosas with class 6! During the afternoon, four of our  Year 6 boys followed me round and took some photographs which they have turned into an animation. 
  • Sasquatch?

    17th October 2013 Children in Class 5 and Class 6 are talking about Sasquatch .... any ideas? I've never heard that word before!
  • Fabulous Book Corners

    16th October 2013 We love our book corners at Park View Primary! All classes have an inviting and exciting area where children can choose to read for pleasure and get snuggled in with a good book!  Happy Reading!
  • Talk for Writing Training

    15th October 2013 Yet another amazing training day! Our very talented Vice Principal, Sam Collier has delivered training on talk for writing today. All our teachers, plus teachers from St Patrick's Primary in Elland and Hatfield Woodhouse Academy have enjoyed looking at way
  • Amazing Staff Collaborative Learning

    14th October 2013 We have had a wonderful day with Green Lane Primary and East Garforth Primary. We worked together with David Mitchell on the use of ICT to support Literacy. We are really keen to start using blogging as a tool to promote writing in class and I can't wait t