Month: March 2019

FOPGP Quiz Night a great success

27 March 2019

The Friends Of Parsons Green Prep (FOPGP) hosted their annual Quiz Night on 22 March and what a fabulous event it was. Over 100 parents and teachers attended and it was a lively occassion. The art auction was a huge success, helped along by our resident auctioneer and comedian Mr Cazenove, and the raffle was…

Year 6 achieve excellent 11+ results

26 March 2019

We would like to congratulate our Year 6 children on their excellent 11+ results. Although this is an unusually small year group, they achieved two scholarships to Francis Holland as well as accepting places at Godolphin and Latymer, the Harrodian, Ibstock Place, Whitgift and Hampton School. Over the past two years our children have been…

Miss Gemma's first half-marathon

25 March 2019

Yesterday was a glorious day in London for one of our wonderful teaching assistants, Miss Gemma, to participate in her first half-marathon. She opted to run for Cancer Research UK and raised a very impressive £630 for them. ‘The support on the day was incredible, with strangers chanting your name with words of encouragement and…

A class act from Year 2

20 March 2019

Our Work of the Week comes from Year 2. The children have been learning about the circus in Creative Learning. They have explored when the circus began and how it transformed over time. In art they planned, designed and made wonderful circus act toys. The children were shown many different and creative examples and they…

Girls' football festival kicks up a storm

18 March 2019

On Friday our U11 girls’ football squad participated in a festival at Wandsworth Park to celebrate girls football. It was a very well attended event, although Storm Gareth was in full force in the most challenging conditions we have faced. The girls persevered to the end and the sense of team spirit was really amazing….

Jumping newts for British Science Week

13 March 2019

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), and this year’s theme is ‘journeys’. The children have been thinking about the different scientific journeys that happen every day and how they can discover science through their own lives and experiences, whether it’s through sneezing or reading a book! In…

Flute and recorder assembly

12 March 2019

Professional flautist Miss Lesley, her ten pupils and flute ensemble performed during assembly last Friday. The children and staff thoroughly enjoyed listening to the different sounds of the flute and recorder and were wowed by the skill of Miss Lesley.  

PGP win ISA regional football tournament

5 March 2019

It was a great day for sport at Parsons Green Prep yesterday. Claires Court in Maidenhead held the ISA under-11 five-a-side regional football tournament. There were 24 schools battling for a place in the national finals at St George’s on 3 May. There were four round-robin groups consisting of six schools. Parsons Green Prep got…

Year 6 visits a Buddhist temple

4 March 2019

A highlight for Year 6, Miss Michelle and Miss Nora last week was their trip to the Buddhapadipa Temple in Wimbledon. They were greeted by a local monk who explained the history of Buddhism, using the intricate paintings inside the temple as a visual guide. The children also got to practise meditation and wander around the…