Update from Mrs Hollister
Week commencing March 31st (Week 1)

Monday is Year 7 RESPECT day.

Tuesday – Celebrity BBC Fusion chef of the year Aazam Ahmad visits school.

Battlefields visit leaves on Wednesday.

Thursday – Rewards trip after school. 

Friday – Easter Attendance prize draw takes place in the Hall (96% attendance or above).

Friday is Review day. Trackers – all years (reports) – go home on Friday. School closes at 15:00 and reopens on Tuesday 22nd of April.

Parklands has been awarded a certificate from Unilever Food Solutions for helping create 4410 meals from their 20p donations during World Hunger Awareness Week. As a result we are the top school in the country for the number of meals. 

House competition points:
Europe 117, South America 104, Australasia 114, Asia 137, Africa 135

Please remind your child about road safety and stranger danger. Pupils should always travel to and from school with at least 1 friend if they are not using a car. Pupils should be reminded that they can always turn back to school if they need to. Adults are on the premises between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

netballDistrict Netball Tournament

Year 7s win second place at District Netball Tournament missing out on 1st place by 1 goal! Well done to all girls who played, we'll be back next year to win it! 

LL SportsEaster Sports Camps

After the successful February sport camps, we pleased to be able to offer camps over the Easter break. These are open to boys/girls aged 4 to 11, who may opt for a football only or a multi-sport camp.

Click to download the Easter Sports Camp front cover and inside cover

Dermal Piercings

We have sent a letter to all parents regarding this recent trend. Any piercings of this type are still jewellery items and unacceptable in school. The school will accept no liability and takes no responsibility for injury or harm caused as a result of having a dermal piercing. Please see the letter, (link below), for details of the school's position and the action that needs to be taken if your child has a dermal piercing.

Click to view the parental letter regarding Dermal Piercings

Think! Road SafetyThink Road Safety

Parklands High School is committed to ensuring pupil safety in and around school. This includes travelling to and from school and we ask that all pupils ensure they are safe on their journey. Pupils are reminded that a pedestrian crossing is available outside school and this should be used if crossing the road. Pupils should use the pavements and look out for cars and buses as they exit the school grounds. 


Thursday was the first in a series of cheerleading workshops that our national champion cheerleaders are putting on for 52 local primary school pupils! All our visiting primary pupils had a fantastic time!

Dance competitionNational Dance Competition

One of our dance groups has been successful in the first stages of the national dance competitions and have now been invited to compete in the Northern heats in Leeds. The 5 best schools from this heat will go forward to the finals in Oxford later in the year.

Aqua SplashAqua Splash Event

Our year 7 and 8 swimmers competed at the district swimming gala, coming third overall with some stand out performances. To add to the occasion our fun swim team won gold overall. Well done!