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Everything you need to know about Parkside Middle School

Year 8

Everything you need to know Welcome to Year 8 Year 8 is the final stretch of the Parkside journey with pupils reaching the top of the school. This year we…

Year 7

Everything you need to know Welcome to Year 7 Year 7 is an important stepping-stone within pupils’ education, personal progress and development as they transition from Key Stage 2 to…

Year 6

Everything you need to know Welcome to Year 6 During Year 6, the pupils are guided and supported through the final year of the Primary Curriculum. Throughout the year we…

Year 5 Welcome Pack

Everything you need to get started

Year 5

Everything you need to know Welcome to Year 5 Year 5 is the start of the middle school journey. We nurture pupils to ensure a smooth and supported transition into…

Values & Ethos

Embrace Opportunity. Nurture Success. Inspire Futures. Parkside Middle School is a five form entry, community school located near the town centre of Bromsgrove. The school shares its site with Meadows…

Vacancies

Information about our current vacancies Current Vacancy Learning Support Assistant Level 2/3 Term Time Only (including 5 TED days) Learning Support Assistant Level 2/3 Advert Learning Support Assistant Level 2…

Thrive & Welfare Support

Support for emotional and social development Parkside Middle School has been awarded the Thrive Ambassador School status from April 2019. In May 2022 we were awarded Thrive school of Excellence…

The Spire Church of England Learning Trust

The Spire Church of England Learning Trust As part of our development as a school we are pleased to be Associate Members of The Spire Church of England Learning Trust.…

Term Dates

Academic Year 2023/2024 Academic Year 2024/2025

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Subjects

Our Curriculum Aims Spark imagination – be inspired Push the horizon – be aspirational Seek to know about our world – be knowledgeable Live an extraordinary life – reach potential…

STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics We understand that STEM plays an integral role to pupils’ education at Parkside and future life choices.  Parkside is strongly committed to inspiring pupils with…

Staff Portal

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Sports Results

Keep up to date with our results Sporting Highlights 5th February 2024 – Our Year 8 Netball Team win all their matches and are crowned District Champions. 24th January 2024 –…

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SEND, Inclusion & Support

At Parkside Middle School Parkside Middle School is a mainstream school committed to the inclusion of all pupils, including those with a range of special educational needs and disabilities.  At…

SEND Information Report

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SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities As a school we are committed to the integration and inclusion of pupils with a range of needs covering the four broad areas of need:…

Science

Pupils are naturally inquisitive, full of questions about the world. Science takes advantage of this innate curiosity and channels their enthusiasm for scientific discovery. We foster a lifelong love of…

School Uniform

All pupils are expected to wear their school uniform with pride Our School Uniform Policy can be found here and is detailed below. Uniform which has a Parkside logo may…

School Meals

View our menu & use ParentPay A varied choice of meals are served in the school canteen each day and the weekly menus can be viewed below. Our School Menu…

School Calendar

A message from our headteacher It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Parkside Middle School’s website. At Parkside Middle School we aim to provide opportunity for everyone…

Safeguarding Information

Keeping your children safe Information for parents/carers  At Parkside Middle School we strive to make sure all our students are safe in school, at home, online and in the community.…

Safeguarding

Keeping Children Safe in Education Keeping Children Safe in Education Parkside Middle School is committed to safeguarding and the PREVENT strategy. Pupils learn to accept and uphold our fundamental British…

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Remote Education

Making Learning Accessible to all Pupils Remote education should be accessible for pupils who are not able to attend school. Mrs Terrey, Deputy Headteacher, is the person responsible for remote…

Religious Education

‘Religious Education explores big questions about life, to find out what people believe and what difference this makes to how they live, so that pupils can make sense of religion,…

Reading

Reading Matters at Parkside At Parkside, we believe that reading is a vital skill which is central to pupils accessing the full curriculum. As a result, all teachers are teachers…

Pupil Progress & Attainment

Progress and Attainment of Pupils at Parkside Middle School Every single member of staff works hard to make sure pupils do as well as they can.’ Ofsted We are proud…

PSHE

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) is, in our opinion at Parkside, a fundamental building block to our pupil’s personal development. We intend…

Prospectus

Information about our School The prospectus gives you information about our school, together with an insight into school life. A copy of our latest prospectus information pages are available to…

Positive Behaviour & Attitudes

Positive Behaviour, Attitudes and Relationships Always commited to the highest standards Behaviour Statement Parkside Middle School is committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding the welfare of the…

Policies & Key Strategies

Including the Privacy Notices Key Strategies: PE & Sports Premium Pupil Premium & Recovery Premium Strategy Schools Financial Benchmarking Service Our Policies: Parkside Middle School complies with the ‘Public Sector…

Physical Education

Physical Education (PE) at Parkside is a cornerstone subject. We recognise the importance for all pupils to be engaged in regular physical activity, and how this promotes healthy bodies, healthy…

Personal Development

Personal Development is the DNA of our school at Parkside. It embraces pupils’ discovery of their interests and talents, enhancing the development of their character – including their resilience, confidence…

Parkside News

Keep up-to-date with Parkside Middle School 22 February 2024 Parkside Pupils Mentor in Football Festival Our sports leaders relished the opportunity to take on leadership roles during the Key Stage…

Parents/Carers

Everything you need to know about Parkside Middle School BromCom Setup Guide Help and Support Offer

Parents Evening

Parents Evening Booking & Information Parents Evening Booking System Our Parents evening dates will be published on the school calendar. Watch out for the bookings to open, a letter will…

ParentPay

Our online payments system You can pay for trips, events and school lunch for your child by credit or debit card using our online payment system. Follow the link below…

Our Staff

Meet the team Parents and carers may need to contact the school and most of your queries can be answered successfully by speaking to a member of our school office…

Our School

Everything you need to know about Parkside Middle School

Our Curriculum

Everything you need to know about Parkside Middle School Spark imagination – be inspired Push the horizon – be aspirational Seek to know about our world – be knowledgeable Live…

Online Safety

Keeping children safe on the internet At Parkside Middle School, online safety is part of our curriculum across both key stages. Online Safety is an integral part of children’s education in…

Ofsted Report

Our latest inspection report Parkside Middle School received its Ofsted Inspection on 11th September 2019. Here is the link to the Ofsted pages: Our Ofsted Report Find Out More > Mobile Version…

Newsletters

Keep up to date with Parkside Latest Newsletter Previous Newsletters

New Intake/Transition Welcome Pack

The Year 5 Welcome Pack from the School Office A. Welcome letter 2023 B. Parkside Information sheets 2023-2024 C. Equipment list D. Guide for booking after school Clubs E. Confidential…

New Intake/Transition

Welcome from Parkside Middle School to all our new intake for September 2023 Welcome to our New Intake September 2023 page where parents/carers of our new intake can find useful…

New Admissions 2024

Information for Prospective Parents Welcome to our New Intake September 2024 page.  Prospective parents/carers can find useful information about Parkside Middle School on this website.  The link to our prospectus…

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Music

At Parkside we wish to ignite a lasting passion for music. We want students to love creating music and have no limits to their ambitions. Our vision is to give…

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Support to help you and your child At Parkside Middle School there is plenty of support to help you and your child with well-being. The school has three Mental Health…

Meet The Year 5 Teachers 2022

Watch their introductory videos below Back to New Intake/Transition 2022 Meet Mrs Pap Watch Video > Meet Miss Pickett Watch Video > Meet Mrs Norris Watch Video > Meet Miss…

Meet The Year 5 Teacher 2023

Meet the teacher videos for the Year 5 Team Meet Mrs Papadopoulos Meet Mrs Bennison Meet Miss O’Hara Meet Miss Pickett Meet Miss Wilkes

Mathematics

Mathematics is taught throughout the school following the ‘mastery’ curriculum’s three aims of fluency, reasoning mathematically and problem solving. The intention of this approach is to provide all children with…

Mainstream Autism Base

“The Den” Where children fulfil their potential in an inclusive and engaging environment that recognises their individual needs. “The Den” is a Mainstream Autism Base (MAB) at Meadows First School…

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Letters and Communication

Letters sent to Parents/Carers

Home

Welcome To Parkside Middle School Parkside Middle School is a five form entry, community school located near the town centre of Bromsgrove. Parkside has an excellent range of facilities in…

History

History is not just blindly accepting the world for what it says it is but always questioning it. At Parkside we believe that History helps to make better citizens. Through…

Headteacher’s Welcome

A message from our headteacher It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Parkside Middle School’s website. At Parkside Middle School we aim to provide opportunity for everyone…

Governors Portal

Governors Portal

Governance

The School Governing Body The Governing Body is made up of parents, local authority, staff and co-opted representatives. As well as attending full Governing Body meetings, they also form and…

Geography

“Geography underpins a lifelong conversation about the earth as the home of humankind”  Geographical Association Geography at Parkside is engaging and current. The skills developed allow our pupils to become…

French

The Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) department at Parkside Middle School teaches French in both key stage 2 and 3. When pupils arrive in Year 5, all pupils will begin their…

Extra-Curricular Activities

Activities can be booked here Please use the Parents Club Booking System link below to book the required club for your child and booking through the system gives permission for your…

Expressive Arts

Imagination and Creativity helps you to discover who you are. Expressive Arts is embedded throughout the ethos of our school. At Parkside, we believe that nurturing a pupil’s imagination and…

English

At Parkside, our English curriculum is inspiring, ambitious and gives all learners the knowledge, skills and cultural capital they need to be successful in the modern world and workplace. It…

Digital Platforms

Below are the digital platforms used by the school to support remote education

Design Technology

“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risk, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun.” – Mary Lou Cook “Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.” – Robert…

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Computing

Computing at Parkside Middle School develops ‘thinkers of the future’ through a modern, ambitious, and relevant Computing curriculum. Pupils are equipped to use computational thinking and creativity that enables them…

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Careers Strategy

Careers Information, Advice & Guidance   At Parkside, we are committed to ensure that we provide a rich range of experiences for our pupils, which supports their personal development and…

Careers Events

Faraday Challenge 2024 Parkside hosted a Faraday Challenge Competition this term, which was run by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). A number of our Year 8 students took…

Bromsgrove Labour Market Information

Information on Job Sector Roles Bromsgrove Key Employer Details Sector Profiles – Advanced Manufacture & Engineering Sector Profiles – Agri-tech Sector Profiles – Business Sector Profiles – Construction Sector Profiles…

Behaviour Support

Behaviour and Attitudes at Parkside Middle School Parkside Middle School is always committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding the welfare of the young people entrusted to its…

Attendance

At Parkside we recognise that good attendance should be rewarded.  Our school Attendance Officer Miss Harper, has daily telephone conversations with parents and carers regarding the attendance of our pupils.…

Art

“Art helps us see connections and brings a more coherent meaning to our world.” Ernest Boyer, Carnegie Federation   At Parkside, Art and creativity is hugely important. We ensure that…