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Le French Programme’s Christmas Club

27 November 2019

Le French Programme is running another one of their fabulous Christmas Clubs from Monday 16 to Friday 20 December at Parsons Green Prep in Fulham. The club will consist of French classes, workshops, songs and other really fun activities. It’s for all levels of French and open to all children from 3 to 10 years…

Dive into a gong bath

20 November 2019

Mr Neil, our wonderful school administrator, is running another gong bath on Thursday 28 November at 7.30pm. It will be held in our school hall at Parsons Green Prep in Fulham. Described as a self-healing sound adventure, guests can lie back and relax as he plays an ensemble of ancient instruments that will take you…

Reception learn about hospitality

20 November 2019

As part of Reception’s topic, ‘People Who Help Us’, the children visited Pizza Express to learn about the hospitality service. They also really enjoyed making and eating their own pizzas.

A wolf in the playground

18 November 2019

The children were surprised to learn that a wolf had got into the playground over the weekend. And just ahead of Creative Writing Week, too. Each class is now busy writing about the crime scene – either a diary extract, a newspaper report, or a story. It doesn’t have to follow the traditional little pigs…

Interview practice with Year 6

12 November 2019

Last week Year 6 had 11+ interview practice with a company called Oppidan Education (https://www.oppidaneducation.com/). There was a short presentation for parents and then Oppidan led a fun and engaging workshop with the class. Throughout the day the children had one-on-one interview practice. It was a really fun and educational day.

The horse bolts sooner than you think

11 November 2019

Our new headmaster at Parsons Green Prep, Matthew Faulkner, has written a short feature on parents having e-safety conversations with their children sooner rather than later. It’s now up on the Angels & Urchins website at https://www.angelsandurchins.co.uk/lifestyle/schools/pgp-feature-e-safety/.

Mindfulness talk at PGP

6 November 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the mindfulness talk on Monday with Richard Burnett, co-founder and director of the Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP). Parents and teachers from PGP and other schools said how wonderful it was to get together with a focus on talking about mental health for young people. Thank you…

Nature is a designer

6 November 2019

We had a fantastic response to our house photography competition. The children were asked to submit one photograph that fitted the title of ‘Nature is a Designer’. We had lots of wonderful entries which made judging very difficult. The winning photographs were chosen as the judges felt the pictures really displayed how nature can create…

And Breathe

5 November 2019

Four of our children recently attended Putney High’s second Breathe conference. This event is designed to build awareness, understanding and appreciation of our environment both at school, locally and on a wider level. The children planted daffodil bulbs, worked with Year 7 and Year 8 pupils to do a traffic survey, then used a spreadsheet…

A great fundraiser for the NSPCC

5 November 2019

Earlier this term PGP organised a fundraising event for the NSPCC, in the shape of a school dance-a-thon and parents’ coffee morning. We managed to raise £1,622 for this excellent cause and had a lot of fun in the process. Pictured are our head boy and head girl giving the cheque to a representative from…