Month: March 2020

A big thank you to our school community

27 March 2020

We just wanted to take a moment at the end of this first week of remote schooling to thank all our children, parents and staff for how amazingly well our school community has pulled together to make this work. We would like to share the feedback from two of our parents, which has made our…

School buildings closing on Friday 20 March

19 March 2020

In line with government advice, Parsons Green Prep will close its school buildings at 12pm on Friday 20 March 2020 and will remain closed until further notice. As previously notified to parents, the school will continue to provide lessons to children via online methods while the school buildings are closed. The school can be contacted…

London Looking Up

17 March 2020

Miss Alison, our head of art, recently ran another successful house photography competition using the theme ‘London Looking Up’. We had many fantastic entries from all year groups so it made judging extremely difficult but we finally selected the winners. First prize went to Ahrin for his photo of contrasting historical and modern buildings (pictured)….

Latest podcast all about tigers

11 March 2020

In our latest podcast from PGP Talks, the after-school club, our podcasters have learned about tigers for their ‘Cool Cats’ series. You can listen to it at The children conducted their own research before collating and selecting what information they felt would be most interesting to their listeners. This process teaches important research, collaboration…

Year 6 visit the V&A

10 March 2020

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their recent trip to the Victoria and Albert museum. They visited Canova’s The Three Graces, wondered at Rodin’s sculptures and admired Samurai warriors in the Japan room. Our main workshop, however, focussed on the intricate and genius mathematical creations found in ‘Discoveries from the Islamic World’. With our wonderful guide, we…

A new academic record at PGP

5 March 2020

Congratulations to our Year 6 children on their fantastic 11+ results. They received the most offers ever at PGP – a grand total of 40 offers and two scholarships between the twelve of them. They achieved two scholarships to Prior Park and Kingswood and have accepted places at Kings College School, Latymer Upper, The Harrodian, Whitgift,…

Vogue Club gets creative

4 March 2020

PGP has an after-school Vogue Club, which is all about fashion design, and the children have been busy designing and creating a corset as part of a Midsummer Night’s Dream-themed dress. The club has created mood boards, chosen colours, picked patterns and selected images of fashion and art that inspire them. Good luck Team Vogue!

Astor’s Got Talent

4 March 2020

We had the amazing Astor talent at school recently, to raise funds for the house’s charity this year, Sparks ( We were treated to an hour of drama, dance, jokes, tricks and singing – all of the highest quality and beautifully held together by our hilarious and talented compere Mr Neil. The winners were KS1…

Great rugby matches

4 March 2020

Many thanks to Cameron House and Hill House for some fantastic rugby yesterday afternoon. There was excellent play from all three teams and several very close matches. It was a pleasure to take part.

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