Month: October 2018

Harvest Festival

31 October 2018

In recognition of the Harvest Festival we had a successful food collection, with numerous PGP families donating items of food which were gratefully received by the Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank. A big thanks to everyone who brought something in! Some our Year 6 children also created a video in celebration of the festival, in which they…

Our charities have been chosen

30 October 2018

In our house meetings this term, each house voted for a charity they would raise funds for during the school year. The house captains and vice-captains in Year 6 made a shortlist for the final vote and explained what each charity did. The outcome of the voting was:  Astor – CentrepointThis charity helps homeless young…

We love Thinking Fridays

30 October 2018

We are loving our Thinking Friday responses. Each Friday morning in class, children throughout PGP discuss an open-ended question, which is designed to get children thinking outside the box, then write a shared response to go on our Thinking Friday display for everyone to see.  This is linked to PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education)…

Yellowbird announces next workshops at PGP

22 October 2018

VERBAL AND NON-VERBAL REASONING WORKSHOPS (From Yellowbird)  Our Reasoning Workshops are designed to teach children how to approach Reasoning and CAT questions for a variety of schools. These include schools in The 11+ London Consortium and for those children sitting exams set by GL Assessment. We strongly believe that Reasoning can be taught and that children…

Bling your bike and sparkle your scooter

16 October 2018

Last Wednesday children at Parsons Green Prep School were invited to bling their bikes and sparkle their scooters at home and bring them to school as part of our ‘Active Travel’ initiative. The 50 decorated bikes and scooters were parked in the front playground where they were judged and six winners were identified. All children…

Calculating our Work of the Week

16 October 2018

Our Work of the Week from last week comes from Year 2. The children have been learning about subtraction in maths. Vivien has been working hard using lots of different calculation strategies, including the bar model, which is a maths mastery tool. She was able to extract the relevant information from the word problem, calculate…

Girls reach the semis at LVS Ascot

15 October 2018

Last week we had the ISA girls’ football tournament at LVS Ascot. There were nine other schools taking part. We got off to a great start, drawing 1-1 with Lyonsdown and feeling confident thanks to an inspired goal off the post. We had a narrow loss to Southbank International School but we beat St Mary’s…

London galleries this half-term

10 October 2018

We are always inspired by Miss Alison’s half-term London art gallery ideas for the children. This October there is Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, videogames at the V&A, art of the Pacific at the Royal Academy, a sense of space at the Hayward Gallery, Anni Albers’s textiles at Tate Modern and the paintings…

An inspirational National Poetry Day

9 October 2018

The school celebrated National Poetry Day by analysing, performing and creating our own poems. The theme for 2018 was ‘Change.’ As a school each year group interpreted this differently. We looked at the changes in seasons and weather, how we grow and develop as people, how creatures and human change and ways in which we…

French half-term holiday club

9 October 2018

Le French Programme is running a half-term holiday club from 15 to 19 October and 22 to 26 October at Parsons Green Prep School in Fulham. It will run from 10.30am to 3.30pm. The club offers French classes along with creative activities and projects such as arts and crafts, cooking, yoga, theatre and traditional French…