Entries by Charles Soyka

Wear Your Own Clothes to School Day

WEAR YOUR OWN CLOTHES TO SCHOOL DAY 18th October 2018 Dear Parents/Carers,   In support of the newly reformed Friends of Parkside and the Dogs’ Trust Charity, children may wear their own clothes to school on Wednesday 24th October in exchange for £1.   Representatives from the Dogs’ Trust Charity will visit school tomorrow to […]

Attendance and Punctuality -THE IMPACT

Borehamwood and Elstree  Attendance and Punctuality Expectations   Good Attenders Learn Better The governors, head teachers and staff of the Primary schools in Borehamwood, Elstree and Shenley are proud to work with our families to provide the best possible education for your children and we believe each and every student can be successful when students, […]

Black History Month – October 2018

Every year in October we celebrate Black History month. In 1987 the concept of Black History was developed Akyaaba Addai-Sebo, a special projects officer at the GLC, and later at the London Strategic Policy Unit. With the support of these bodies, politicians, community activists and senior officers Addai-Sebo coordinated the first official Black History Month event […]

Year 1 Phonics Workshop

PHONICS WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS / CARERS OF CHILDREN IN YEAR 1 Dear Parents / Carers, We have organised a Phonics workshop to take place for all parents of children in Year 1 on WEDNESDAY 10th OCTOBER at 9:05am. This is a very important workshop which we expect all parents to attend. “Phonics is a way […]

McMillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to everyone who provided cakes in support of the McMillan Cancer Trust. It was good to see many of you spending time together over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake. Just over £100 was raised and will be sent to the charity. We look forward to welcoming you all to […]

Meet the Teacher Meetings

It was lovely to see so many of you attend your child’s ‘Meet the Teacher’ meetings before and after school this week. They are an excellent way of sharing upcoming and future information which we hope you will find useful. If you have any further questions or queries please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s […]

MacMillan Coffee Morning

MacMILLAN COFFEE MORNING   19th September 2018 Dear Parents/Carers,   We warmly invite you to our: MacMillan Coffee Morning  Wednesday 26th September 2018 8:50 am – 9:20am   The first ever Coffee Morning happened way back in 1990. It was a rather small affair with a simple idea: guests would gather over coffee and donate […]

Acceptable Use of Social Media

ACCEPTABLE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA 10th September 2018 Dear Parents/Carers,   When Social Media applications are used to connect families, friends and communities together they are an excellent way of sharing and promoting good causes and important information. When they are used in a way to promote negativity they damage the hard work and trust […]

Parental Workshops

12th September 2018 PARENT WORKSHOPS UPDATE Dear Parents/Carers, Part of the school’s mission is to involve all members of the school community to promote a love of learning. One important way we want to do this at Parkside is to hold a series of workshops for parents. They are an opportunity for us to come […]

Meet Your Child’s Class Teacher

  Aycliffe Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4EP Telephone: 020 8387 3000 Fax: 020 8387 3001 email: admin@parkside.herts.sch.uk Head Teacher: Mr Charles Soyka MEET YOUR CHILD’S CLASS TEACHERS 13th September 2018 Dear Parents/Carers, Over the coming weeks we will hold a series of meetings for all parents to meet their child’s new class teachers. At these […]