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& Events

Year 4 Leavers Class of 2019 17th Jul

Congratulations to all of our Year 4 leavers!

We wish you well on your new new adventures!


ROCK IT Music Assembly 2019 16th Jul

The whole school had a special musical treat this morning as John Baugh from ROCK IT Music demonstrated his musical craft.

The children especially enjoyed experiencing the drums, guitars and keyboard and learning all about them!


Sports Day 2019 10th Jul

What a fantastic Sports Day we had today! The children enjoyed all their races and we all enjoyed cheering them on!

Thankyou to all parents and friends for your enthusiastic support!

See more pictures on the gallery!


Jack & The Beanstalk Reception Performance 2019 09th Jul

Reception produced an amazing performance of Jack & The Beanstalk this week!

The actors and narrators spoke well and everyone sang so beautifully!

Thankyou to Reception staff and children for all your hard work and to parents and carers for the childrens' fantastic cos... read more...

PE Enrichment Day 2019 - Frisbee 05th Jul

All school had a 'fantastically frisbee' day today as part of our PE Enrichment.

The children had a great time learning how to throw and catch frisbees during a variety of activities.

Thankyou Ben Skelton from Progressive Sports for organising this event! 


Pirates Versus Mermaids KS2 2019 28th Jun

Our Key Stage 2 children performed brilliantly in their concert Pirates Versus Mermaids!

The acting was fantastic and the catchy songs were sung beautifully!

Thankyou to all the KS2 staff for their hard work, with a special thankyou to Mrs Clark.

Also thankyou to all...

Songbirds 2019 Year 3 24th Jun

Well done to our Year 3 Songbirds who took part in a brilliant performance at Burton Town Hall this morning!

They joined children from other schools in Staffordshire for a singing workshop and performed several fun songs using sign language actions.

They all sang beautifully a...

Summer Fayre 2019 21st Jun

Thankyou to all our families and friends who supported our Summer Fayre this year!

The children had lots of fun on the bouncy castle and different stalls and lots of icecream and cake were enjoyed!  

A great thanks to the PTFA for organising this fundraising event.read more...

Renew Church Missions Week 2019 14th Jun

Jordan Lambert and Brittany Perry from the Renew Church have visited Tynsel Parkes with gifts of playground equipment for our pupils. 

Renew Church wanted to share God's freely given love to the community in a practical way.

Jordan and Brittany will also be painting s...

RE Multi-Faith Day 2019 12th Jun

All our children in school had a fantastic Multi-Faith Day learning abot different faiths and cultures!

There were lots of activities including Indian dancing, making Hebrew scrolls, celebrating Indian marriage and food tasting as well a variety of Christian activities.

The ch...

Year 2 Brampton Museum Visit 2019 12th Jun

Year 2 had a lovely day at Brampton Museum learning about seaside holidays in the past.

Thankyou to all our parent helpers!


Reception Fradley Junction Visit 2019 12th Jun

Reception had a soggy but fantastic day at Fradley Junction!

They learnt lots of interesting things from the Canal & River Trust volunteers.

Thankyou to all our parent helpers who braved  the weather!


Open Door Year 4 2019 10th Jun

Year 4 had a fantastic day attending Open Door at St Mary's Church in Uttoxeter.

They participated in different activities including brass rubbing, paper bag making and creating prayer paper chains as well as enjoying some musical activity songs.

Thanks to everyone at St M...

Non-Uniform Day Friday 24th May 2019 23rd May

Friday 24th May will be non-uniform day at the academy for all the children.

Please bring items for the summer fayre such as bubble bath, body cream and unwanted gift sets or colouring books,unwanted toys etc.



Rotary Handwriting Competition 2019 21st May

Rotary Handwriting Competition

Well done to all the winners of the local schools’ handwriting completion. At Tynsel Parkes the children work extremely hard to ensure all their work is neatly presented.  This year the school took part in the local schools’ competition an... read more...

Uttoxeter Church Trail Yr3 2019 16th May

What a fantastic day Year 3 had on Tuesday visiting different churches in Uttoxeter!

The children found it very interesting and learnt lots about the different ways people worship in our town!

See more pictures on the gallery!


Polling Day 2nd May 2019 01st May

School will be closed on Thursday 2nd May to be used as a Polling Station.


Nursery Open Evening 01st May

We would like to invite all prospective parents to our Nursery Open Evening on Thursday 16th May, anytime between 3:30pm and 5:30pm. Our onsite before and after school club will also be open for parents to view. We hope to see you there!


Happy Easter Holidays! 12th Apr

Tynsel Parkes would like to wish you all a happy and peaceful Easter!

School opens and children return Monday 29th April

School is shut for Polling Day Thursday 2nd May  


Spring Term 2019 Award Winners 12th Apr

Congratulations to our Spring Term Outstanding Achievement Award Winners!


Easter Bonnet Parade and Coffee Morning 2019 10th Apr

The Easter Bonnet Parade today was a great success! The children looked fantastic in their Easter hats and they sang beautifully! 

£431 has been raised from raffle tickets and refreshments, thankyou to all parents, family and friends for attending this fundraising event.

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Easter Bonnet Parade 2019 08th Apr

Parents /carers are invited to an Easter Bonnet Parade at 9.00am on Wednesday 10th April. All the children will be showing their Easter Bonnets that they have made at home.

There will be refreshments available and also the opportunity to buy raffle tickets to win an Easter Chocolate ham... read more...

Easter Service 2019 02nd Apr

Please join us at St Mary's Church, Uttoxeter for our Easter Service on Friday 5th April at 10am.

All welcome!


Non-Uniform Day Friday 29th March 2019 25th Mar

Friday 29th March 2019 will be a non-uniform day for the children. Please could we ask you to bring in 'chocolate' or 'Easter' donations. These will be used to create hampers to be won at the Easter coffee morning on Wednesday 10th April 2019.



School Disco Spring 2019 18th Mar

There will be a school disco on Wednesday 27th March. This has been arranged by the PTFA as a fundraising event for Tynsel Parkes.

Reception / Year 1 disco - 3.30pm-4.30pm

Year 2 / Year 3 / Year 4 disco - 4.45pm-5.45pm

Disco cost is £2.50 per child payable thro...

World Book Day 2019 Pictures 08th Mar

World Book Day was a great success! It was lovely to see all the children (and staff!) dressed up as their favourite book character! Throughout the day the children participated in different literacy and reading activities and we had a special assembly to celebrate!

Thankyou to all...

World Book Day 2019 04th Mar

World Book Day will take place on Thursday 7th March. Children can come dressed as their favourite book character and if they would like to bring in their favourite book please ensure that it is labelled with their name!


Fit for Life Day 2019 08th Feb

What a great day Tynsel Parkes pupils had during our 'Fit for Life' day!

Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils had to complete different exercise challenges that help to keep our bodies fit and healthy!


Happy New Year 2019! 08th Jan

Happy New Year and welcome back to all of our children, families and friends. We hope everyone enjoyed a restful holiday!


Merry Christmas! 20th Dec

Many thanks for your continued support of our school this term. On behalf of all of us at Tynsel Parkes, may we wish you a very Happy Christmas and all the very best wishes for 2019!


Outstanding Achievement Award Winners 20th Dec

Congratulations to our Autumn Term Outstanding Achievement Award Winners!


Santa Claus visits Tynsel Parkes!! 19th Dec

We had a very special visitor from the North Pole today! Santa and his elves visited all the children at Tynsel Parkes where they they each received a special gift. They also treated Santa to a Christmas song!

See the gallery for more Santa pictures!


Christmas Party Day 14th Dec

Children may come in their party clothes for a fun-filled day!

Please ensure they wear sensible shoes and warm clothes as they will be going outside to play as usual.


Christmas Coffee Morning Singalong 14th Dec

Everybody had a lovely morning having coffee and cake listening to Christmas songs performed by each class!

The raffle was a great success raising a grand total of £417!

Thankyou PTFA for all your hard work!

See the gallery for more photos!


Christmas Coffee Morning 12th Dec

Thankyou for all your donations towards our fantastic hampers!

These will be raffled at our Christmas Coffee Morning on Friday 14th December.

Please come along for refreshments and a Christmas Singalong!


Nursery Christmas Performance 11th Dec

Nursery gave us a lovely performance of The Nativity today! What fantastic Christmas songs they sang and with a special visit from Santa Claus too!

Well done to all the children and staff for their hard work and thankyou to all the parent/carers for their support!


Christmas Dodgeball 07th Dec

Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 have had a funfilled day playing Christmas themed dodgeball complete with fluorescent clothing, inflatables and Christmas music!

Thankyou Progressive Sports!


The Innkeepers Breakfast 06th Dec

Key Stage 1 have all been star performers in 'The Innkeeper's Breakfast' at Tynsel Parkes this week!

Wow! What a fantastic performance to show us the true meaning of Christmas!


Children in Need 16th Nov

All the children looked fantastic dressed in their Pudsey outfits or covered in spots!

Thankyou for all your donations supporting Children in Need - we raised £177.88!

See more pictures on the gallery!


Year 2 Writing Workshop 12th Nov

Thankyou to all Year 2 parents who attended the writing workshop this morning,.

We hope you found it useful working with your children to encourage their writing skills!

Look out for more workshops in the future!


Children in Need 2018 06th Nov

Children In Need 2018 will be on Friday 16th November.

This will be a Non-Uniform Day giving the children an opportunity to dress up in something 'Spotty' or as Pudsey Bear!

All kind contributions will be collected and donated to the Children In Need Appeal.


Leon and the Place Between 26th Oct

The whole school have enjoyed this interesting storybook, learning circus skills and creating exciting circus projects that parents have been invited to see in class!



Year 2 Drumming Workshop 2018 26th Oct

Year 2 have had a dynamic drumming workshop to celebrate their Amazing Africa topic!

Thankyou to all parents who came to support their wonderful performance!


PTFA School Disco 18th Oct

What a fantastic time we are having at the school disco tonight!

Big thanks to the PTFA!


Harvest Festival 15th Oct


The Harvest service will now take place on Friday 19th October at 2pm, here at Tynsel Parkes Academy. We will be opening the doors at 1:45pm.

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PTFA Disco 15th Oct

PTFA School Disco is on Thursday 18th October.

Reception and Yr1 - 3.30pm-4.30pm

Yr2, Yr3 and Yr 4 - 4.45pm-5.45pm

£2.50 per ticket payable on the night.

Please return consent slips to the school office.



Harvest Festival Cancelled 12th Oct

Unfortunately Harvest Festival in church has been cancelled due to high winds and wet weather forecast this morning.

We shall rearrange this important celebration for next Friday - further details are to follow.

Any kind donations will be stored in school until then.... read more...

Fit4Life 05th Oct

What a great active day Reception, Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 children have had!

Each class have participated in a Fit4Life activity to encourage us to move more and to eat more healthily.

The children have also had lots of fun!


Our New Pupil Academy Council 28th Sep

Welcome to our new pupil Academy Council!


Year 3 Stone Age Workshop 11th Sep

Year 3 have had a fantastic experience during their Stone Age Workshop! They enjoyed lots of different hands-on activities including making clay pots, bead jewellery and being an archaeologist for the day! We had lots of fun as well as learning all about the Stone Age!read more...

04th Sep

Welcome back to Tynsel Parkes.  We are all very excited to start the new school year and look forward to the year that lies ahead.  I hope you have enjoyed the summer break with your families and friends and the children are now ready to start their new year with us.  


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.


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!

They ended the evening with a special awar...

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.

Thankyou to our ...

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!

See the gallery for more pictures!

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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!


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


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!


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!


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.

See the Gallery for more pictures!


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!

See the Gallery for more pictures!




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.

The Rotary would like to say w...

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.


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!


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!

Proceeds raised by ...

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.


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.

Please look at the ga...

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


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


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.

They al...

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.


Nursery September 2018 29th Jan

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


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.


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.


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



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



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.


Nursery Christmas Singalong 2017 13th Dec

Congratulations to our Nursery children for a fabulous Christmas singalong!


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!


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!

See the gallery ...

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!



Poppy Appeal 01st Dec

Thankyou everybody for supporting the Poppy Appeal this year!


Film Night 2017 23rd Nov

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

So exciting!


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!


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...

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.

Thankyou Bikeabili...

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.

What a truly unique experience for all involved!

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!


Harvest Celebration 06th Oct

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



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!




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.

Seeing Betty has helped u...

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!


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!          


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!


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!


Fradley Canal Visit for Reception 2017 28th Jun

Reception children enjoyed their visit to Fradley!

See our gallery for more pictures!


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,

volleyball, football penalty...

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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!



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!  


Happy Easter 07th Apr

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

Principal Mrs T.G. Walters. 


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.


World Book Day 2nd March 02nd Mar

Celebrating the author Roald Dahl during World Book Day


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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