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Park Post

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BBC News Day

BBC News School Report gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.

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Race for the Line - BLOODHOUND Project

The BLOODHOUND project is aimed to inspire students in science with a hands on experience making and using rocket cars with the aid of a BBCMicroBit to record data. for more information about the BLOODHOUND project visit their website BLOODHOUNDSSC.




LACA Award

Park Community School named as LACA Secondary School Catering Team of the Year.

Thursday 12th July 2018 Park Community School was named Secondary School Catering Team of the Year at the Lead Association for Catering in Education Awards (LACA) held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Every year the LACA Awards for Excellence acknowledge individuals and teams of people who continue to make a real difference in education catering. Good management, strong performance and high achievement is recognised.

Park Community School are proud to be ‘Much More Than Just a School’ and their catering team encompass this through providing affordable, quality food throughout the year including Christmas Day. Catering from nursery through to retirement, their passion shines through in providing free meals for their community through the MUNCH programme in the school holidays.

PCS Catering Team

PCS Catering Department


The school are very proud of the achievements of the catering team which also include:

  • Soil Association Food for Life – Gold Award (one of three secondary schools in England to achieve this).
  • Eat Out, Eat Well – Gold Award (Hampshire County Council).
  • Fair Trade Awards – Accredited Active and Aware school
  • Reached the finals of Essential Cuisines - Second in Britain’s Best Brigade 2017.
  • Ecucatering Excellence Awards 2016 - Winner Newcomer of the Year Award Steven Cross.


Headteacher, Christopher Anders said

“From the moment we decided to employ our own catering team the school has never looked back. We provide affordable, good quality nutritious food for our students, staff, visitors and members of our community. We are delighted to receive this award that recognises the hard work of our catering team over the last four years”.
PCS Headteacher and Head of Catering

Headteacher and Head of Catering





HCC Community Impact Award

We are delighted to announce that Park Community School were last night awarded Hampshire County Council’s ‘Community Impact Award’.

We have been successful in winning this award in respect of our MUNCH project, which aims to reduce food poverty for the benefit of local children, young people and families in Leigh Park.

We started MUNCH, which runs every day through the school holidays, Thursday tea times and the last Sunday of the month to ensure local families always have something to eat.

PCS Catering Team

Community & Site Managers Collecting the Award.