Month: February 2020

Hockey match at King’s House Sports Ground

26 February 2020

Before half-term Years 5 and 6 played a mixed hockey match at King’s House Sports Ground. The U11A team won 5-0 and the U11B team narrowly lost 2-1. Well done to all the players.

Tough cross-country at Sherfield School

25 February 2020

Earlier this month we took children from Years 3 to 6 to compete at the West London ISA Cross-country Qualifier at Sherfield School. Everybody pushed themselves against tough opposition and there were notable performances from the two Year 5 girls who came inside the top 25 in their race despite competing against Year 6 children….

Girls football teams excel

25 February 2020

Before half-term Year 3 travelled to Battersea Park to play their first football fixture for PGP. It was fantastic to see every girl represent the school and the U8A team came out on top, winning 8-4. The U8B came back from 5 goals down to lose narrowly 6-5, showing excellent determination and team spirit. Two days later Year…

Reception go under the sea

18 February 2020

As part of our ‘Quirky stories’ topic Reception have been looking at Julia Donaldson’s story, The Snail and the Whale, and we had a wonderful underwater-themed day full of fun last Friday to celebrate.

Exploring the Thames

17 February 2020

Year 5 had a fabulous visit to The Thames Explorer workshop last week, which consisted of learning about the history of the Thames, how clean it is and how it has changed over hundreds of years. The children loved it and even had the opportunity to get onto the Thames foreshore and discover artefacts which…

Year 6 visit the Science Museum

17 February 2020

Year 6 had a wonderful trip to the Science Museum last week. The trip linked very nicely with our topics that we have been learning about in class such as the digestive system and the human body. We had a workshop called ‘It takes guts’, which was very hands-on, including an interesting endoscopic video of…

Charging cheetahs podcast

12 February 2020

Miss Samantha is one of our Year 2 teachers and our STEM Coordinator. Her after-school club this year is PGP Talks, where the children get together to create a podcast. They recently recorded one on cheetahs, packed with lots of facts about these beautiful creatures, which we are all very proud of. Great job everybody!…

Happy Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020

Parsons Green Prep is celebrating Safer Internet Day 2020 across the whole school. Each class is undertaking activities involving staying safe and personal identity. We are creating a whole school pledge wall, where we will pledge to have a safer internet for all, a place to feel free. This involves respecting one another, safe sharing,…

An operatic first at PGP

11 February 2020

Last Friday we had an Opera Day, which was a first for PGP. Each year group got to take part in an opera workshop with three of the opera world’s top professionals. They were Aoife O’Sullivan (soprano), Kate Howden (mezzo-soprano) and Mark Austin (pianist/conductor).  The children had the opportunity to learn snippets from the classic opera…

Get musical this half-term

5 February 2020

We like the sound of Pippa’s Poppets half-term music and drama workshops in west London. They are offering three to six-year-olds four energetic jam-packed half-day sessions from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February which will develop your child’s confidence, improve concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. Their curriculum…

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