Grandparents Afternoon

25th May 16

On a sunny Thursday afternoon in May the Park Hill children welcomed their Grandparents to school. They took pride in giving them a tour of the classrooms and grounds followed by afternoon tea under the marquee. The Year 2 children, led by Mrs Engel, were attentive waiters, offering a selection of coffee, tea, orange juice,…


15th April 16

The whole school celebrated Easter in the final week of term with an Easter Egg Hunt in place of After School Club on the Monday and an Easter Celebration during the end of term assembly at St Paul’s church. Easter Egg Hunt The children had made baskets to collect their eggs, in advance so they…

Park Hill Feature in Darling Magazine

5th February 16

We were delighted to be asked to discuss healthy eating for children with Darling Magazine who, wanting to learn more about the effect a healthy diet plays in childhood, approached Park Hill for our thoughts. A healthy, well balanced diet in childhood is essential for children to be able to fulfil their potential. We cannot expect…

Teddy Bear Week At Rhyme Time

5th February 16

On Monday, 1st February the Rhyme Timers brought their teddies to sing, amongst other nursery songs, a medley of teddy bear songs. Below are some videos and photographs from the session. Rhyme Time, led by the Performing Arts & Music departments of Park Hill, is at the Rose Theatre every Monday from 11:15am – 12pm. It is a…

Park Hill’s First Ever Race for Life

1st June 15

Many of our families have been affected by cancer and we wanted to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK. In May one of our youngest students, Benny was diagnosed with Leukaemia and this brought together our entire school community to do what we could in support of Benny and our other families who were…

Story Telling for Babies – 5 Reasons Why

3rd February 15

This week is national storytelling week and now that I have a 5 year old who has learnt to read I finally understand what all the pre-reading stuff was about.  I now know why the health visitor told me to read to my baby.  At the time I thought she was nuts – I could…

Books Everywhere

18th June 14

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” Albert Einstein. This Thursday will see the celebration of World Book Day when staff in schools and nurseries all over the country think of inventive ways in which to celebrate…

Sleep Matters

18th June 14

In our last blog we wrote about new babies in families and ways in which to help settle older children with the changes that a sibling can bring. Whilst thinking of all the ways the family dynamic can change, one subject came up time and time again.

New Year, New Babies

18th June 14

What wonderful news to learn there is another royal baby in the world, a little girl. We have also learnt of an Alumni baby born this morning so double reason to celebrate!

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