PH Sports Blog

Quad Kids Spectacular!

This afternoon, lots of children from 3AH took part in a School Games Quad Kids event that was organised by our School Games Coordinator, Mr Kingham from Westwood. The children were raring to go when they arrived at the Xcel and couldn’t wait to get started. After a short briefing, it was time to race! […]


As you are aware, parking around the school grounds can be problematic for our school community and the local residents.Today we received the attached, with information from the thelocal authority. They shared some details about a strategy that they are using involving an ANPR system. Hopefully this may help to alleviate some of the parking […]

Magnificent Year 4!

On Friday 24th May, 17 Year 4 children visited Woodlands Sports Complex to take part in a ‘Magnificent 7’ School Games Competition. Four other schools attended and took part in the seven activities, where the aim was to try and better their personal scores! The seven events were; Toe Taps on tennis balls, throw and […]

Summer 1 Sports Fixtures

It’s a short half term with only 4 weeks in total, but that hasn’t stopped us from packing in sports fixtures and tournaments! Last week, Finham Primary came to Park Hill to play a double header (benchball and football). Miss Nickerson supported a group of Y4 children indoors, where there was a fantastic, competitive game […]

Archery & Boccia Festival

On Friday 1st March, Archie, Louis and Malakai in Year 6 travelled to Woodlands to take part in an Archery and Boccia festival with Mrs Adams and Mrs Bruck. The day incorporated hours of sport where the boys had to stay focussed at all times and apply tactics to win their games. Now, not many […]

Mini Pitch Mayhem!

Finally, it’s here! After what seems like an age, the Mini Pitch was handed over to school last week so the children could start benefitting from the fantastic facility. The initial application was submitted in September 2017 and over a year later, the project was complete! Now, Park Hill is 1 of 7 schools nationally […]

School Games Rowing

On Friday 15th February, 8 children from Year 6 were selected to compete in a rowing competition on behalf of Park Hill. (Not on a boat!) A few weeks ago, we collected a rowing machine for Year 6 to practise with throughout the week at lunch times and break times to see who could row […]

Engage! Rugby Values Festival

On Friday morning, Mrs Mould and 14 Year 4 pupils braved the cold to celebrate the Engage! Rugby Values Programme they had participated in last term. The teams travelled over to Centre AT7 to celebrate the six values they had focussed on during their theory lessons and show off some rugby skills too! We are […]

A great day for our Key Stage 1 gymnasts!

On Thursday afternoon, Mrs O’Neill accompanied 7 keen gymnasts from Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 to a KS1 School Games competition held at Tribe Dance, Cheer and Fitness on Cromwell St. Luckily, the girls were well prepared in their gymnastics lessons by Nikki from Flyte gymnastics, who even came back into school on Wednesday […]

Sports Review

This week has been very busy with sports events and fixtures! On Monday, a squad of Year 5 children traveled to Moseley Primary to play in a hockey match. A fantastic demonstration of resilience and determination as they went a few goals behind early on, but they came right back into the game! All the […]

Year 5 and 6 Boys Cross Country Championships

Spring Clubs!

Today the children will have brought home the letter with information about Spring Term Clubs! We have over 20 clubs on offer next term so get in there and sign up quick!   Please click on the link below for the letter itself (we know some get lost in book bags!) Spring Term Extra-Curricular Activities […]

Year 5 Quick Sticks!

We were very lucky to avoid the rain today as a team of Year 5 children, who were selected following their PE lessons, to play a hockey match against Templars Primary School today. Over the last half term, they have practised ball control, dribbling, passing and tactics within the game and they did a fantastic […]

Football Mad Teachers!

This evening’s staff training was hosted by Tom & Shaun from Sky Blues in the Community! With the arrival of the Mini Pitch drawing nearer, we thought we better brush up on some of our football skills and some didn’t disappoint! All members off staff got stuck in and showed great flair with the ball […]

Sporting Marvel!

Congratulations to this sports-mad young man, who has been chosen for the Midlands ice hockey team! 

Legging it!

3AH had a great time completing some BBC Supermovers videos and completing the daily mile on Friday! It’s all about staying active and having fun! Ausar ran so fast, he turned into a blur!

Netball trip to the Ricoh arena!

Today Netballers in year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to go on a very special trip! Ruby, Carmen and Lauren would like to tell you about what they got up to: On the 15th of November we went to the Ricoh arena to get a VIP netball experience. We received some coaching from the Wasp’s […]

Year 4 Evolve Rugby

Year 4 have been having a great time learning Tag Rugby every Thursday. This week, we learned how to effectively pass the ball while running, and started playing mini games.

Move and Learn – Thank you Sky Blue in the Community.

During week 2 of the programme Jake and Jack from the Sky Blue in the Community-Move and Learn project were working with 5D to develop ball skills and agility. The children played handball and had lots of fun. The Green v Red game was a close game 0-1 with Jack defending well for the Reds […]

Match Report: PH v Finham

It’s bonfire night! What’s the only thing that can make it better?! FOOTBALL! As always, Park Hill knew it would be a competitive match against Finham and we weren’t surprised. Some children stepped in to make their debut for the school and we saw some fantastic individual performances as a result! Nathan Hibberd very unlucky […]

Match Report PH v Spon Gate

In the first round of the Harry Shaw Cup, Park Hill travelled away to a strong Spon Gate side who previously went very far in a national competition! As we arrived, some of the children were surprised at the size of the pitch with it being less than half the size of ours! After a […]

Brrrrilliant Biathlon!

On Monday 29th, a group of Year 6 children took part in the second School Games event of the year – the Biathlon! We left school at 3:00pm to get to the Xcel Leisure Centre and complete a 400m run followed by a 25m swim. All six were extremely keen to get going and charged […]

Team Park Hill Football & Netball

What a fantastic start to the new academic year! Mr Freeman and Mr Hammond conducted trials for the school football team and selected 14 children to train on Mondays after school as part of the squad. The quality of football on show during the trials was fantastic and all of the children who trialed should […]

Welcome to a new school year!

What a great three days we have had in our first week of the new term. The teachers had some exciting training Monday and Tuesday, and we eagerly awaited Wednesday, when the children came. The term has started brilliantly, and we cannot wait for the year ahead!

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