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29 March 2023 in Latest news

Online Safety

A free online safety guide on the popular platform, TikTok. TikTok is a free social media platform that lets users create, share and watch short videos ranging anywhere from 15…
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28 March 2023 in Latest news

Boys Football Team Success

Our boys put in a great team performance in their first league match of the season against Queens with a 6-0 win. Well done boys!!
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28 March 2023 in Latest news

Easter Hamper Winner

We are thrilled to share that Daniel G, Year 5, was the proud winner of the Easter chocolate hamper organised by the raffle with the Nurture Team since Founders Day.…
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28 March 2023 in Latest news

Place2Be Mental Health Practitioner

Please find attacher letter regarding Kris Godden, our new Mental Health Practitioner and our new partnership with Place2Be. We thank you, as always, for your understanding and kindness.
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✉️PARK LANE PRESS -SPRING 2 ISSUE ✉️ We are thrilled to share this half-term's issue of our newsletter: The Park Lane Press. We wish you a wonderful Easter holiday with your families and we will welcome our Family back through our gates on Monday 17th April 23.' ... See MoreSee Less
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⭐️Kits Academy - Easter Camp ⭐️Kits Academy will be running an Easter Camp at Park Lane Primary School similarly to previous school holidays. Costings start from £11 per day; however, they will also be accepting HAF codes during the Easter break. The dates are as follows:Monday 3rd April - Thursday 6th April 2023 Tuesday 11th April - Friday 14th April 2023 ⁉️ FAQ ⁉️Who is the HAF programme for? This holiday provision is for school aged children in full time education (Kits Academy support Years 1-8), who receive benefits-related free school meals. How many days do I receive during Easter? A maximum amount of 4 sessions can be booked. How can I access my HAF code?The Warwickshire HAF team made several key changes to the HAF programme this year and how HAF codes are sent to eligible families. HAF codes will need to be applied for via a brief online form, this is to ensure we have the correct contact details and the preferred method of how the HAF code is sent, alongside agreeing to our terms and conditions of the HAF programme. This form only takes a couple of minutes to complete, with a separate form required for each eligible young person. Complete the form here: forms.office.com/r/1bGBG4aA7QOnce HAF codes are processed and sent to families, this unique code will last the academic year so there is no need for new codes to be re-issued for each holiday period. The code will be valid for Christmas, Easter and Summer so keep it safe. We can always re-send it if you do misplace your code, just email hafprogramme@warwickshire.gov.uk with the full name and date of birth for each young person you have previously completed the form for and then misplaced the code.We hope this information is useful for you! ... See MoreSee Less
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At Park Lane we share a conviction that great schools are built on rich extra-curricular programmes and high quality pastoral care as well as an inspiring curriculum, expertly taught. We know there are no limits for pupils and staff where commitment and enjoyment go together. As members of Griffin Schools Trust we share a belief in the three pillars of Proud Traditions, Wide Horizons and High Achievement and this is reflected in the opportunities that provide for our pupils.



Every Park Lane child is exposed to an extensive range of curriculum enrichment activities to broaden their experiences. Through academic excursions to museums, theatres, art galleries and sporting events, as well as inviting a number of workshops in to school, we aim to bring to life the subjects being taught in the classroom.



We encourage pupils to pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, making the most of their existing talents as well as exploring new ideas and opportunities. To enable this we provide a rich variety of creative and sporting after school activities:

  • music clubs to foster a love and enjoyment of music making
  • drama to boost confidence and creativity
  • art classes to develop a love and appreciation of the Arts
  • sports to build better social interactions through positive team work

To see a full schedule of after school clubs on offer please ask at the school office. All clubs are offered free of charge.


Trust Engagement

Throughout the year there are a number of Trust-wide events that Park Lane takes part in:

The Griffin Sports Festival (GSF) is comprised of two elements:

  • an Inter-School Competition for twelve year 6/7 pupils from each school within the Trust, taking place at Nicholas Chamberlaine School, Bedworth.
  • an Intra-School House Competition for all year groups taking place within each school.

We introduce the pupils to a wide variety of sports including; Duathlon, Orienteering, Archery, Handball, Sitting Volleyball and Curling.

Founders Day raises funds to support a cause chosen by students and connected with the theme of the year. In every school the day centres on community: what it means to be a citizen so that students experience the difference they can make individually and collectively. This often lights leadership sparks in our students.

The Griffin Science Symposium (GSS) addresses the Trust theme of the year. Eminent scientists come from the John Innes Centre and the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and London to give lively talks, demonstrations and workshops to students in years 6 and 7 from all schools.

The Griffin Arts Festival is two-fold; all schools run two weeks of events which include performances and activities open to their local communities, plus there is a four day residential for ten Year 5 students from each school. There are now two centres for the GAF residential experience: London and Birmingham, where the competition winners enjoy visits to national arts venues, and workshops with professional choreographers, poets and musicians. The festival ends with our very own Last Night of the Proms concert which itself is preceded by performances from our schools.

By the time they leave primary school, pupils have begun to discover their inner musician, artist, poet, scientist, philosopher, sportsperson or campaigner.



Scholars Programme

Park Lane has been a part of the Scholars Programme initiative, in partnership with the charity, Brilliant Club. The programme is designed to provide children with a taste of university life and build interest in attending higher education.

The Brilliant Club has a community of more than 1,000 PhD tutors, as a result the Scholars Programme has opened the world of academic research to the pupils and provided the opportunity to study university-level topics at an age-appropriate level.

Park Lane pupils work closely with the PhD researchers on topics that very few pupils – in any school – will have had the opportunity to learn about, for example, the role museums play in society. The PhDs shared their subject knowledge and passion for learning with the children during an eight-week period that included seven tutorials and culminates in a challenging final assessment.


Park Lane is proud to have achieved the prestigious Artsmark Gold Award, which recognises and celebrates our school’s commitment to embedding arts and culture at its heart. The Artsmark Award has been created to help unlock the potential of children and young people, to develop their character and talent, and increase their knowledge and understanding. In short, Artsmark has been designed to bring the arts and culture to life in every classroom.

Visit artsmark.org.uk for more information.



Chance to Dance

Park Lane has proudly developed links with the Chance to Dance programme which aims to broaden and diversify the pool of young people with potential in ballet. They provide pathways for children to develop their talent in this field and encourage them to engage creatively in ballet, connecting closely with inspirational repertory, choreographers and dancers of The Royal Ballet.
Park Lane pupils work closely with dancers in association with The Royal Opera House to then offer children with a particular talent, vocational ballet training at a local dance school at a professional level. We hope that following our initial work, the children’s interests and passion are expanded encouraging more children from our school to challenge stereotypes and become professionals within this sector, and beyond.

Drama Partnership with Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation (Coram SSF)

Park Lane is recognised as a Bronze Shakespeare School. This means we have been recognised and appreciated by Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation (Coram SSF) for achievements in our commitment to creativity.

Coram SSF is a cultural education charity that gives young people across the UK the confidence to succeed in life. The world’s largest youth drama festival lies at the heart. Every year, thousands of pupils across the country from every community and background participate. Months of preparation culminate in exhilarating performance evenings in professional theatres nationwide, which gives confidence and self-esteem that lasts a lifetime.

Shakespeare wrote of both royalty and rebels and we believe his plays are the best way to bring people together; from uniting a cast to bringing a community into a theatre. We know that what we do has the power to change lives. We are proud of our commitment to the arts, showcasing the talents of our young people, performing to new audiences and sharing the passion, energy and love we feel for the theatre.

Proud Traditions | Wide Horizons | High Achievement