Parkfield School News Newsletter<p><a href="/files/documents/End_of_Term_Newsletter_July_2017.pdf">July Newsletter</a></p> http://parkfieldschool.orgTue, 18 Jul 2017 15:47:03 GMTSports Day 2017<p>{gallery:Sports Day 2017}</p>, 28 Jun 2017 10:58:14 GMTPrimary Sports Day Cards<p style="text-align: justify;"><img alt="" src="/images/Sports_Day_Cards/IMG_0040.JPG" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><img alt="" src="/images/Sports_Day_Cards/IMG_0039.JPG" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><img alt="" src="/images/Sports_Day_Cards/IMG_0037.JPG" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><img alt="" src="/images/Sports_Day_Cards/IMG_0038.JPG" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><img alt="" src="/images/Sports_Day_Cards/IMG_0036.JPG" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>, 23 Jun 2017 09:31:11 GMTSports Day Event Schedule<p>Please see below the event schedules for tomorrows sports day.</p> <p><a href="/files/documents/field_events.pdf">field events</a></p> <p><a href="/files/documents/Sports_Day_Track_Programme.pdf">Sports Day Track Programme</a></p>, 22 Jun 2017 18:55:21 GMTLetter from the Principal<p>Please see below a letter from our Principal - Mr Golding.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/files/documents/Blog_and_Transport_survey_June_2017.pdf">Principal Letter 12th June.</a></p>, 12 Jun 2017 19:48:12 GMTParkfield appoints dynamic new leadership team<p>Parkfield, Bournemouth&rsquo;s only Free School, has appointed a new team of leaders to drive high standards in its primary school.</p> <p>Charlotte Goodrum is the new Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS) Phase Leader.</p> <p>Cass Claxton is the new Key Stage 1 Phase Leader, and Toni Wilcox has been appointed Key Stage 2 Phase Leader.</p> <p>All are currently form teachers at the school in Christchurch Road.</p> <p>Phase Leaders provide day-to-day leadership and management of teachers and support staff in their department, as well as coordinating and leading development of the curriculum.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Ian Golding, interim headteacher of Parkfield, said: &ldquo;Our new Phase Leaders will ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across Parkfield.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;These are key roles in developing the future success of the school and I am very pleased the positions have been filled from within and have gone to such enthusiastic, talented and well respected teachers.&rdquo;</p> <p>Toni Wilcox grew up in Ferndown and has been teaching Year 6 at Parkfield for two years, after previously teaching in Brazil and Dubai.</p> <p>She said: &ldquo;I am incredibly excited about my new role as KS2 Phase Leader and the new challenges it brings.</p> <p>&ldquo;The children at Parkfield never fail to amaze me with their positive approach to their learning, energy and inspiring ideas.</p> <p>&ldquo;I am passionate that we continue to challenge ourselves and share and&nbsp;learn from the expertise around us. I am very lucky to be working alongside and leading such a team of innovative and inspiring practitioners.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Charlotte Goodrum grew up in Dorset and joined Parkfield when it opened in 2013 as a newly qualified teacher (NQT).</p> <p>She now teaches the school&rsquo;s Buttercups Reception class.</p> <p>Her new role sees her heading up Parkfield&rsquo;s Early Years sector, leading a team of six teachers and teaching assistants.</p> <p>She said: &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a challenging role, but one I relish.</p> <p>&ldquo;I will be working with my department to ensure our children enjoy a smooth transition into our Reception classes and go on to explore their full potential.</p> <p>&ldquo;I am also very much looking forward to working with our parents, carers and the community to develop a closer relationship between them and the school.&rdquo;</p> <p>Cass Claxton moved to Parkfield in 2016 from Manorside Academy in Poole.</p> <p>She is now responsible for a team of eight teachers across Year 1 and Year 2.</p> <p>She said: &ldquo;I have taught in Year 1 and 2 for a number of years so I welcome the challenge to lead the Key Stage and ensure we raise pupil attainment as a team.&rdquo;</p> <p>Mrs Claxton plays hockey for Bournemouth.</p> <p>The team was unbeaten all last season and national received a national nomination for team of the year.</p> <p>She said: &ldquo;Parkfield is a wonderful learning environment. The pupils come from a wide range of diverse cultures and we are lucky to have specialist teachers from our secondary regularly coming into junior classes to teach their area of expertise.</p> <p>&ldquo;On top of that I love my class. They are funny and make me smile every day.&rdquo;</p> <p>{gallery:Middle Leaders}</p>, 09 Jun 2017 20:50:46 GMTYear 6 PGL Trip<p>Follow our Year 6&#39;s as they journey over to the Isle of Wight.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>{gallery:Year 6 PGL 2017}</p>, 09 Jun 2017 13:48:55 GMTPGL Spain 2017<p>The first few images from Spain have come through. &nbsp;Keep an eye on the website as Mr Sears blogs the latest images as he gets them.</p> <p><a href="">BLOG LINK</a></p>, 20 May 2017 13:49:02 GMTYear 5 Land and Wave Pictures<p>{gallery:Land and Wave Year 5 Visit 2017}</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>, 06 Apr 2017 21:17:55 GMTRed Nose Day<p>{gallery:Red Nose 2017}</p>, 24 Mar 2017 15:30:49 GMTNew site update meeting<p>The school will hold a meeting with parents after the Easter break to discuss&nbsp;any issues regarding the news about us not moving to Hurn this Easter. &nbsp;More details will follow in our newsletters.</p>, 24 Mar 2017 08:58:39 GMTUnpacking days in April<p>Due to us not requiring the unpacking days in April the school will return for the summer term on 24th April. &nbsp;We understand that some of you may have booked to be on holiday over these two days. &nbsp;Please make contact with the school if that is the case.</p>, 24 Mar 2017 08:56:53 GMTNew Site Information<p>A letter regarding the new site has been published in our <a href="">newsletters</a> section</p> <p>Below is a new selection of recent photos showing the progress of the new site.&nbsp;</p> <p>A full gallery of all site photos over the period of the build can be found on the New Site News page on the Home page of the website.&nbsp;</p> <p>{gallery:New Site 2017}</p>, 24 Mar 2017 08:03:00 GMT