Our Pupil Council is great! It gives us the chance to help everyone to improve our school! We have fantastic Representatives who had to nominate themselves and were then elected for their skills and qualities. If you have any suggestions or ideas you would like the Pupil Council to discuss and work on, then talk to your Class Representative who can bring it up at our next meeting.
The Eco Committee work with Mrs. Morley and Mrs. Sidebotham to improve our school grounds and make Park View an 'eco- friendly' school. We have been awarded 2 Green Flag by Eco-Schools Scotland!! The Eco Committee Gardening Club recently planted a school orchard and we look forward to harvesting fresh fruit over the coming years and months.
Miss. Beattie and our Junior Road Safety Officers help to make pupils, staff and parents aware of issues associated with Road Safety. They work to raise the profile of Road Safety in our community.
The Library Group work with Mrs. Rose to develop our school library and promote reading for enjoyment. Recently, they provided each class with new Talk4Writing books to be read during star time, so that each class can experience a range of new and exciting stories.
Our Right On Time Team work with Mrs. Sidebotham to collate and record our punctuality results, promote good time keeping and set a good example to all pupils in this area. Each month the group present our most punctual class with our Right On Time Trophy.
Our Young Digital Leaders work with Mr. Law to learn new digital skills and then pass on this knowledge to their class. Online learning, PA set up, logging in tips and micro:bit coding are some recent activities that the group explored.
Every pupil and staff member in Park View is assigned a School House when they arrive at Park View. House Leaders are elected to lead and represent their house in monthly challenges and at various events. Our houses are named after trees can be found in Halfway Park - Rowan, Maple, Ivy, Hazel.
This dedicated group was set up to help pupils who felt uncomfortable, anxious and unsettled at school address their concerns and improve their self awareness, social skills and ultimately learning ability. The benefits are felt throughout the whole school and with strong parental backing its now an integral part of life at Park View. Read more here
Mrs. Aiton and Mrs. Phillips lead our Charity & Fundraising Committees. Throughout these groups coordinate numerous events such as our 'bring and buy sale' and our Mary's Meals School Bag Collection at the end of term.
Our Support Staff coordinate a weekly Homework Club for children that benefit from some additional support with their homework tasks.
Mrs. Phillips leads our Give Us A Break Group for children who have experienced any kind of difficult changes or loss in their lives that they are finding hard to cope with. Children are able to tell their story, speak about their feelings and gain support from other young people who have been through similar experiences.
Our Rainbow Corner Group offers children the opportunity to enhance learning, social and emotional needs by removing potential barriers to learning. There is a strong emphasis on language development and communication in nurturing and supportive environment.
Mrs Niewczas' provides her Let's Write Group with targeted Literacy support to increase confidence and raise attainment.
Mr. McKissock and our Sports Committee work alongside our Active Schools Coordinator to organise and evaluate our lunch time and after school sports clubs. In recent years our children have had the opportunity to take part in Netball, Football, Tennis, Golf, Dancing, Basketball, Dodgeball, Yoga, Karate, Wake Up Shake Up and Fun Fitness.
Children have the opportunity to attend Friday Club each week. Clubs include Hockey, Board Games, Art & Crafts, Mindfullness, Construction, Fun Fitness, Movie, Cookery, Gardening and Outdoors.