The Parish School Blog
May 18, 2020
Every year, staff vote for the employees who stand out as going above and beyond, demonstrating the school’s core values of creativity, nurture, passion, ethical and people. We are excited to announce the following exemplary staff members who were selected as The Parish School and The Carruth Center’s 2019-20 employees of the year.
Mar 6, 2019
Learn how Adventure Playground at The Parish School allows children the freedom to take risks and experience the full range of human emotion amongst peers, which includes the freedom to experience conflict.
May 16, 2018
Loose parts play has been a part of a Parish education since the school opened in 1983. Learn how we're expanding upon this type of play in our early childhood program today.
Mar 21, 2018
The Parish School is fortunate to have one of only five site-based adventure playgrounds in the United States and the only one based at a school. Adventure playgrounds are environments where children create their own worlds and build their own play space with a variety of tools and scrap material. With all of this stuff organized and built by children - with so much freedom, space, tools and child-directed activity, aren't these playgrounds rife with injury? To answer this question, Jill Wood, Director of Adventure Play at The Parish School, teamed with Morgan Leichter Saxby, PhD candidate in Playwork at Leeds Beckett University and Co-Founder of Pop-Up Adventure Play for a comparative study...