January 28, 2020

On Friday 24th January, the school council were visited by representatives from Focal Point in Southend to help them with the 99 by 19 project. The council had been set the task of asking questions to their classes about what they like doing in Southend and what they w...

December 10, 2019

Last week a Doctor came to visit Year 1 and 2. He discussed with the children different ways to stay healthy and how to protect ourselves from germs.

The children listened well and had some great ideas! The children then completed the NHS competition about a nasty bug c...

November 19, 2019

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Children in Need collection last week. It is great that we are able to contribute to a worthwhile cause. We were able to collect £273.

We would like to thank parents and carers for your continued support with school events.

July 16, 2019

The Portico Art and D.T. Festival took place for the first time this year. It showcased art and D.T. work from across the academy and the exhibition travelled from school to school over a week.

Work was showcased from all the year groups at Porters Grange. The art curri...

July 8, 2019

On Thursday 4th July, six year 2 children from Porters Grange Primary School took part in a 3T’s cricket competition against Friars and Hamstel  Infants. The children competed really well. We competed against Friars first and this was a draw and then we played Hamstel...

July 3, 2019

Congratulations to the 19 children who took part in the Key Stage 1 borough sports this month. They all practised hard for their event with our lunch-time coach; as a result they made a number of finals and were it not for an accident may well have won the relay! Their...

June 20, 2019

On the morning of Tuesday 18th June we were really excited to welcome the team form The Music Man project to Porters Grange. The whole school was able to sqeeze into the North Hall to join in with the amazing musical activities.

We learnt to sing and sign ‘Mus...

June 4, 2019

Year 2 went on an educational visit to Southchurch Hall on Friday 17th May and had a brilliant day. Whilst there, the children had a fantastic time drawing Southchurch Hall. The children were really interested in the hall as it looked very much like the houses from the...

April 3, 2019

This term Southend diving club, based at Garons, visited Year 2 and 3 to identify potential diving talent. The children were asked to participate in a number of activities involving stretching and balancing. The children participated with great enthusiasm and impressed...

April 2, 2019

In Book Week we launched the FRED (Fathers Reading Every Day) programme to a group of nursery and EYFS parents. This involved the parents reading with their children every day for four weeks. They were encouraged to talk to their children about the books they were read...

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