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Summer Holidays! 20th Jul

We would like to wish all children, parents and staff a terrific summer break, it has been a great year and we look forward to the next. All the best to year 4 as they move on to their new schools, I am sure you will have an excellent time. To all staff who are leaving us today thankyou for all y... read more...

Summer Term Outstanding Achievement Award Winners 20th Jul

Well done to our winners today who won an award for Outstanding Achievement in their learning at Tynsel Parkes!

Each term two children from each Year Group will be awarded a trophy for outstanding effort.

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Year 4 Leavers Event 2018 19th Jul

What a fabulous evening our Year 4 Leavers had at their final event at Tynsel Parkes!

They truly had the red carpet treatment! The Year 4 V.I.P.'s were treated to a magician, refeshments, music and lots of fun photo opportunities!

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Archery Enrichment Day 2018 03rd Jul

Thankyou Progressive Sports for leading our Archery Enrichment Day!

Key Stage 1 & 2 had a great time learning new archery skills with lots of children hitting the target and a few near misses!

Click on the gallery for more pictures of our amazing archers!

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Parables Day 2018 29th Jun

What a fantastic day Tynsel Parkes have had celebrating the stories that Jesus told us!

We have had a fun-packed day that have included a puppet show, crafts and activities based on parables of The Good Samaritan, The Mustard Seed and The Lost Sheep.

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Jonah KS2 Performance 2018 27th Jun

A fantastic musical adaptation of Jonah and the Whale by Key Stage 2 with a balmy, summertime feel!

Watch out for those scurvy pirates!

Well done to all our performers and thankyou to everyone for their support!

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Birches Valley 2018 Yr1 Visit 26th Jun

Year 1 had a lovely day visiting Birches Valley!

They had a great time pond-dipping and investigating the woodland habitat identifying birds, plants and trees!

See the gallery for more pictures!

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Tynsel 50th Anniversary Summer Fayre 25th Jun

A massive thank you to all who supported the fayre on Friday evening, it was a lovely evening with lots of people in attendance, from the Town Mayor, to our local MP and lots of pupils past and present, the sun shone and we hope you had a fun time celebrating with us.  It was a tremendo... read more...

50th Anniversary Summer Fete 19th Jun

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The PTFA would like to say a big thankyou for all your donations today! 08th Jun

Also Mrs Chandler would like to thank the PTFA for all their hard work sorting out all the donations ready for the Celebration Fayre!

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Fradley Canal Reception Visit 23rd May

What a fantastic day Reception had at Fradley Junction Canal!

They all had a very enjoyable day looking at the canal locks and even had a look inside a canalboat!

See the gallery for more pictures!

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Fencing Enrichment Day 2018 22nd May

Progressive Sports have led a 'Fencing' Enrichment day today for children in Year 1, 2, 3 and 4. This exciting activity has given the children of Tynsel Parkes the opportunity to enhance their sporting skills.

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The Potteries Museum Year 3 Visit 08th May

Year 3 had a great day learning all about 'The Ancient Greeks' on their visit to The Potteries Museum.

They also made and decorated their own Greek pots!

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Easter Coffee Morning and Bonnet Parade 29th Mar

Our coffee morning was a big success today with all of our children looking fantastic in their Easter Bonnets!

Thanks to the PTFA for organising this and congratulations to all of the lucky chocolate hamper winners!

Tynsel Parkes would like to wish all of our fa... read more...

Uttoxeter Rotary Handwriting Competition Winners 29th Mar

Congratulations to the winners of the Uttoxeter Rotary Handwriting Competion!

The Rotary will be holding an awards ceremony for the prize winners at Uttoxeter Town Hall and all winning entries will be on display at Tesco over the Easter holidays.

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Spring Term Outstanding Achievement Award Winners 29th Mar

Well done to our winners today who won an award for Outstanding Achievement in their learning at Tynsel Parkes!

Each term two children from each Year Group will be awarded a trophy for outstanding effort.

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Year 4 Roman Feast 28th Mar

Year 4 have been celebrating the end of their topic 'The Romans' with a fantastic 'Roman Feast'!

They enjoyed a selection of 'Roman' snacks including grapes, dates, cheese, bread and Roman honey cakes - delicious!

See the gallery for more pictures!

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PTFA Disco Easter 2018 27th Mar

What a fantastic time our children had at our school disco arranged by the PTFA!

They enjoyed the fun, musical activities and dancing to the latest hits with their friends!

Many thanks to the PTFA and staff who supported this event!

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Easter Coffee Morning and Easter Bonnet Day 26th Mar

Thank you all for your chocolate donations last week. The PTFA worked hard on Friday making lovely chocolate hampers that will be raffled at the coffee morning on Thursday.

Everyone is welcome to the school on Thursday 29th April from 9.00am. There will be refreshments and the chil... read more...

New Catering Company - Dolce 14th Mar

After the Easter Holidays we will be using Dolce to deliver school meals for the children.

ParentPay will no longer be used to pay for school meals - please read the latest letter to parents for more information.

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World Book Day 2018 06th Mar

Our children have looked fantastic today dressed as their favourite book character during World Book Day (postponed from last week).

They have enjoyed lots of fun activities including stories, artwork and writing about their favourite character.

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Tynsel Parkes closed tomorrow Friday 2nd March due to the weather conditions forecast overnight. 01st Mar

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Tynsel Parkes closed today due to snow and ice around the school site. 01st Mar

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Year 4 Derby Faith Trail 2018 05th Feb

Year 4 had a great day in Derby exploring different faiths including Hinduism, Sikhism and Judaism.

They learnt about the different ways people worship including looking around a Hindu and Sikh Temple and trying on a traditional Jewish prayer shawl.

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Year 2 visit Uttoxeter Community Fire Station 31st Jan

Year 2 visited Uttoxeter Community Fire Station where they met local firefighters.

They had a great time looking around the Fire Station and learnt the importance of using smoke alarms in the home. They also learnt about the different equipment found in a&n... read more...

Year 2 Healthy Eating visit by Chartwells 30th Jan

Year 2 have enjoyed a delicious visit from Chartwells (Tynsel Parkes' kitchen catering) where they learnt about healthy eating and used pedal-power to make a fruit smoothie.

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Nursery September 2018 29th Jan

All applications for a place in Nursery September 2018 now need to be made direct to our Academy.

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Happy New Year! 03rd Jan

I hope that you all have had a lovely Christmas time with your family and friends. Many thanks to all families who sent in cards and gifts and good wishes to us all before the Christmas break. Your kindness and consideration of all the staff team is so very greatly appreciated.

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Autumn Term Trophy Winners! 19th Dec

Congratulations to the winners of the 'Outstanding Achievement' trophies for this Autumn term!

Each term two children from each Year Group will be awarded a trophy for outstanding effort in their learning at Tynsel Parkes.

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£375.28 raised at the Christmas Coffee Morning! 18th Dec

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SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY 15th Dec

Tynsel Parkes is CLOSED today due to extremely icy conditions on approach to school and surrounding area.

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CHRISTMAS SERVICE NOW IN SCHOOL 14th Dec

The Christmas Service will now be in school and NOT at St Mary's Church due to icy conditions.

The service will start at 10am. Thankyou.

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Nursery Christmas Singalong 2017 13th Dec

Congratulations to our Nursery children for a fabulous Christmas singalong!

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Christmas Lunch 2017 13th Dec

Everyone has enjoyed their Christmas lunch today complete with special party hats and festive music!

Thankyou to staff in the kitchen - it was delicious!

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Snowman at Sunset KS1 performance 2017 07th Dec

Congratulations to KS1 for their brilliant performance!

See the gallery for more pictures!

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Tamworth Castle Year 4 visit 07th Dec

To enhance their learning about  'The Normans' our Year 4's had a fantastic visit to Tamworth Castle, where they participated in lots of exciting activities and enjoyed a tour of the castle including climbing to the top of the tower!

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PTFA Raffle Donations 01st Dec

Thankyou everybody for your kind donations towards the Christmas Raffle!

We have been able to create some fantastic Christmas Hampers!

 

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Poppy Appeal 01st Dec

Thankyou everybody for supporting the Poppy Appeal this year!

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Film Night 2017 23rd Nov

Tynsel Parkes children all ready to watch 'Despicable Me 3' on their film night!

So exciting!

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Congratulations Year 4 Poets! 22nd Nov

West Midlands Young Writers have selected an amazing 29 poems to be published by pupils in Year 4 at Tynsel Parkes. A variety of poetry styles were written including acrostic, shape poems and rhymes. The children will all recieve a copy and should be very proud to be amazing and talented young wr... read more...

Children in Need 2017 20th Nov

We have raised £110.25 for Children in Need!

Thankyou everyone for your support!

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Children in Need's Spotacular 2017 17th Nov

Tynsel Parkes pupils have had a great day supporting Children in Need this year with 'The Big Spotacular'!

Children had great fun dressing up as Pudsey Bear, in spotty clothes and some spotty faces!

Thankyou for all your donations to this fundr... read more...

Bikeability 2017 07th Nov

Over the last few weeks Tynsel Parkes pupils have been learning how to ride using balance bikes or their own bikes taught by professional Bikeability instructors. They have had great fun as well as developing better, safer cycling habits.

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African Dance & Drumming Workshop 2017 03rd Nov

Year 2 have had a great day participating in the workshop, learning African dance routines and drumming techniques.

They finished with a fantastic performance in front of parents accompanied on the drum by Mahtar Sohnar.

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Diwali Celebration 20th Oct

Foundation Stage have been celebrating Diwali doing a variety of activities including

decorating diya lamps, tasting delicious Indian food and practising Indian dance moves.

We all had great fun celebrating Diwali!

See the gallery for more pictures!

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Harvest Celebration 06th Oct

Thankyou everyone for coming to our Harvest Celebration and for all your donations. These will be donated to Staffordshire Foodbank.

Thankyou!

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School Council 2017 27th Sep

Meet our new School Council!

They are excited to represent their classes and looking forward to discussing any suggestions or ideas to improve our school!

 

 

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Owl Visit Year 4 19th Sep

Year 4 and Miss Hodgkinson would like to give a big thankyou to Mr Roberts for bringing Betty the Barn Owl to show us.

We have learnt lots about barn owls including that they have extremely good hearing and that they eat mice and voles.

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PTFA (AGM) Meeting 15th Sep

Please feel free to join our PTFA meeting on Thursday 21st September helping to raise funds for your children's learning!

We are friendly and informal, refreshments are available and everyone's welcome!

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Primary Science Quality Mark 15th Sep

The children and staff at Tynsel Parkes Primary Academy are extremely proud to announce that the school has been awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark, after working towards it during the last academic year (2016-17). This is a nationally recognised award which celebrates a commitment to excel... read more...

Principal's Welcome 05th Sep

Dear Parents/Carers

I would like to start by saying thankyou to all of you who I have met so far and for making me feel so welcome here at Tynsel Parkes in my new role as Principal. I am really looking forward to meeting you all over the next few weeks and getting to know the children. ... read more...

Class of 2017 19th Jul

Good Luck to our Year 4's!          

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Packington Farm Yr 2 Visit 11th Jul

Year 2 had great fun investigating the great outdoors at Packington Farm!

It was an action packed day with plenty of fun learning.

Visit the gallery for more great pictures!

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Peace Child 2017 28th Jun

Key Stage 2 have enjoyed their performance of Peace Child.

What superstars they are!

See more pictures in our gallery!

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Fradley Canal Visit for Reception 2017 28th Jun

Reception children enjoyed their visit to Fradley!

See our gallery for more pictures!

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Celebration Day 2017 22nd Jun

What fabulous and exciting day the children have had at our Celebration Day!

The children have enjoyed bouncy castles, sandpits, facepainting,

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OUR PHONE NUMBER HAS CHANGED: 01889 221920 20th Jun

Please ensure that all contact details have been updated.

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Year 2 Inspired by Staffordshire University Art Exhibition Tuesday 6th June 07th Jun

Year 2 enjoyed and were inspired by the Final Year Art Exhibition at Staffordshire University.

They were very excited to create their own animations back at school!

 

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Staffordshire University Chef Wednesday 26th April 05th May

Year 3 enjoyed a visit from an Executive Chef from Staffordshire University exploring the tastes of salty, sweet, sour and bitter!  

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Happy Easter 07th Apr

We would like to wish all our children and their families a happy, blessed Easter.

Principal Mrs T.G. Walters. 

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PTFA Coffee Morning 7th April 2017 07th Apr

PTFA would like to thank everyone who attended this morning and helped to raise £190.91 for school funds.

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World Book Day 2nd March 02nd Mar

Celebrating the author Roald Dahl during World Book Day

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Science Week 10th Feb

Science Week

The children have had a fabulous week becoming “Mad Scientists”. The school has been filled with fun and activ... read more...

Welcome to our new website 04th Jan

Please take a look around our new website and let us know what you think.

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