Parklands Activities and Clubs Guide

ActivityParklands runs many extra-curricular activities inclusive to all our pupils. These activities run at lunchtimes and on most days after school. The new all weather pitch is now supervised during all lunchtimes and is available to use by all years on a rota. This information and notices regarding all other extra curricular activities and clubs are available from the link below.

Parklands Activities Guide

Update from Mrs Hollister

Week Commencing – 2nd March 2015 (Week 2)

A reminder that the gate to the park will remain closed due to building works on the pavilion. Students must take a designated safe walking route to and from school.

Monday 2nd March – Option information years 8 & 9. Options evening for parents and students – year 8 19:15, year 9 18:00

Friday 6th March – Non uniform day for Camps International sponsor school Kenya and to celebrate World Book Day (Thursday)

Please note our recent OFSTED report has been withdrawn and republished. You can find a copy under the drop down menu “School Information”

Assistant Curriculum Leader (English) Vacancy

WSP Job Vacancies

This leadership opportunity is designed to appeal to someone who has high aspirations and is a future leader of English and possibly beyond.  We seek an ambitious candidate who would wish to contribute to the school both within English and also in the wider context, thereby expanding their leadership repertoire.  Internal possibilities to lead in a variety of different contexts are always encouraged.  As such, in this instance we are offering the specific responsibilities within English to be negotiable with the department, in order to match them to candidates strengths.  You are invited to tell us what you can offer.

Link to view this and any other vacancies at Parklands

World Book Day

It is World Book Day on Thursday 5th March. In celebration of this there will be a House competition, during English lessons.

Swim Team win Silver and Gold

The Parklands Swim Team win Silver overall in a hard fought club swimmers event. The team had even greater success and won gold in the Challenge Events for non-club swimmers.

Medals Win

gymnasticsThe Parklands Gymnastics Team were very successful at the district Gymnastic Competition winning a large number of medals overall. They were most successful in the pair routines and tumbling event where they triumphed by winning gold.

Youth Got Talent

yougottalentApproximately fifty of our students are performing in the “Youth Got Talent” event on Friday 13th March. It is a fundraising event for the Mayor’s charities and will also include acts from other local secondary schools. For further information call 01257 515113.

American Spirit

American SpiritAmerican Spirit features songs and dances with an all American theme, including hits from Broadway, Las Vegas, Country and Western, Jazz, Blues, Rap and Latin American. Tickets are on sale at break on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Performances are on 18th, 19th and 20th March. Adult tickets are £5 and children are £3.

Twitter Competition

Twitter CompetitionTeachers, parents, Y10 and Y11 are asked to tweet @parklandshigh as many educational twitterisms, puns, jokes or rhymes as they can, before half term and we will retweet them for you to see. The best five will receive prizes and house points.
Y7,8 and 9 can enter by emailing their tweet to houseleaders@parklandsacademy.co.uk max 140 characters.
You must #hashtag your house in the tweet so we know who they belong to.

Community Drop In

Asda CafeTo ensure that all our parents/carers have every opportunity to meet with a member of the Achievement Team, whether it’s to discuss a concern or your child’s progress, we are offering a drop in service every Wednesday from 11:30-12:30 at the new Asda in Chorley.

Appointments are not necessary, just pop along and join us for a coffee and a chat.

Show My Homework

SMHWShow My Homework (SMHW), offers a range of facilities that can only be accessed once logged on to its secure website using your personal login/password details. All of our students should have received an email to their school email address which they simply need to reply to if they would like us to reset their SMHW password. For more information regarding SMHW login/password details please contact our senior technician, Mr Dowsing.

Email: adowsing@parklandsacademy.co.uk