PH Sports Blog

Tennis stars

Well done to our Year 5 girls and Year 6 boys who came 3rd in the recent tennis competition. A superb effort!

Year 4 Quad Kids Athletics!

Last week, children from Year 4 attended a Quad Kids Athletics event for the Coventry West School Games. They competed against Finham, Keresley, Coundon, Cannon Park and Grange Farm in four events; 400m run, 50m sprint, javelin and standing long jump. The weather was perfect and the children were ready to go! After waiting half […]

Right on Target!

This half term, children from Key Stage 2 have been taking part in an Archery Club! The eager marksmen and women finished the block of sessions with a go with some genuine bows and arrows! All the children practised their technique when holding, loading and firing the bow, whilst being careful not to accidentally catch […]

Our cycling heroes

this weekend, 21 cyclists -teachers, parents and members of the local community- come together to cycle to Wembley to help raise money for our minipitch fund. We are incredibly proud that so many people used their passion of cycling to help support our campaign, giving up their weekends and raising sponsorship. 110 miles in blistering […]

Copper Coin Race

Thank you all for the donations of Copper Coins at the end of last term to help support our funding for the mini-pitch. It has taken a lot of counting, but Mrs Plant and her ‘Plant’s Angels’ have been working around the clock (break and lunchtimes) to count every last coin. The final total is… […]

Year 4 Football Match v Finham

Before Easter, a squad of Year 4 pupils played their first match for Park Hill against Finham Primary. The game was away, however the boys were eager to play well and therefore started straight away with their warm up once they arrived. After settling down after the first few minutes, Park Hill started to work […]

#MiniPitch Raffle!

On Friday, all children took home a book of raffle tickets and a letter explaining about our #MiniPitch fundraising! So far, we have raised over £3,5oo and we still need to confirm the money raised from the Copper Coin Race before Easter! Our fundraising page is www.neighbourly.com/parkhillprimary Please follow the page to keep updated and […]

park hill VS finham park primary netball

on Tuesday 27th march 2018, park hill netball team played Finham park primary. unfortunately, we lost 6-4. . The goals were scored by ruby 6F, we all played really well, and a special well done to finham! i think the game went really well , everybody played really well and good luck to finham in […]

Active Communications Donation

We are very pleased to share that Active Communications have donated £100 to the #MiniPitches fund! Based at 10 Unicorn Avenue, Eastern Green, we quick to support the community when we got in touch and it helps our totalizer creep towards the £1000 mark! Please visit their website www.activecomms.com for any telephone systems, computer / wireless solutions, […]

Cupid’s arrow struck @ Park Hill

On Friday 9th February, the school PTA organised and ran a Valentine’s Disco for Key Stage 2! Plenty of dangerous dance moves were on show and it proved to be a very popular event! Without fail, the tuck shop was a massive hit and alongside ticket fees, the PTA raised £306.55 towards the Mini Pitch […]

Miles 4 Money & The Children’s Mile

Dear parents / guardians,   As you may know, children within school have signed up to take part in ‘The Children’s Mile’ in association with the Coventry Half Marathon. In total, 111 children have signed up for the event! (More information will be sent to you in due course if you are taking part.)   […]

All weather pitch fund raising

Yesterday, we set up or ‘neighbourly’ page for our new all weather pitch (it’s similar to a ‘just giving’ page). Please use the link below and sign up and ‘follow’ us, as well as sharing it with your family and friends, as the higher our ‘activity score’, the more attractive we are to businesses and […]

Clubs Crazy!

At Park Hill we are clubs crazy! With 15 clubs on this half term, including dance, gym, taekwondo, basketball, tennis, table tennis, football, dodgeball and netball. In total, 217 spaces were filled which is just under 88%! Well done to all of the children who have been taking part in clubs so far. If anyone […]

The Children’s Mile!

On Tuesday, all children from Y1 to Y6 will have brought home a letter about a Children’s Mile on Sunday 18th March. The aim of the event is to increase participation in regular physical activity alongside promoting a healthy lifestyle. In addition to this, we are raising money for both the school sports pitch and […]

Park Hills glory Netball match V.S Finham park primary school !!!

On Tuesday 6th February Park Hill Netball team(Ruby, Lola, Ella-Louise, Ellie-Mai, Amelia, Grace K, Maisie, Millie, Madison, Charlie M and Kaycee) played Finham Park Primary School at home. We won    6-3 (Ruby;5 and Lola;1) the whole team played really well and so did Finham. I really enjoyed the game, i think everyone played a […]

Park Hill’s Perfect Pitch by Archie and Hai Yuan, 5LP

Fund Raising Bike Ride

As part of the fundraising for the new sports pitch, we are organising a bike ride from Park Hill to Wembley, as it is the FA who provide the majority of the cost. We would like to invite as many people as possible, no matter what their experience, to cycle the 110 miles on Saturday […]

5LP’s ‘Sports Day’

In amongst our learning today, 5LP ran a marathon! We used the new markings to calculate how many laps we would need to run altogether to reach a marathon distance, and ran it together! We finished our day with girls v boys at basketball (well done girls!), and dodgeball. Thank you everyone for the donations […]

Clubs for Schools Booking – Spaces Available!

PLEASE FIND THE UPDATED CLUBS LIST WITH SPACES REMAINING!  VISIT WWW.CLUBSFORSCHOOLS.ORG TO SIGN UP TODAY! *NOTE: TENNIS, GYMNASTICS, DANCE, Y5/6 FOOTBALL & TAEKWONDO IS PAID FOR. Club Day Time Spaces Y5/6 Netball Monday 3:30 – 4:30 4/16 KS2 Dance Monday 8:00 – 8:50 28/50 **SPRING 1 ONLY** KS2 Basketball Monday 3:30 – 4:30 FULL **SPRING […]

PE & CLUBS EXPECTATIONS

Please make sure that all children have the correct PE kit or equipment for their lessons. Since returning to school after Christmas, there have been children unprepared for their lessons, which means teachers have to find alternative activities for them to take part in. It is essential that all children bring the correct kit so they […]

On Monday 15th January, Park Hill visited Templars Primary in the next round of the Ben Whelan Trophy. The boys arrived with a fantastic attitude so they were ready for the game despite the difficult weather conditions. A tough and scrappy start meant the game was very open, however Park Hill soon found their stride […]

5LPs Golden (half) Mile

With the new markings on the playground, fine weather, and 15 new FitBits (other exercise trackers are available), 5LP decided they wanted to start their daily ‘Golden Mile’ challenge today. Most of us managed 8 of the 16 laps of the playground… it’s further than we thought and perhaps something we’re going to have to […]

Wasps Netball Community Day.

Yesterday,  19 girls from Year 5 and Year 6 had the opportunity to attend Wasps Netball Community Day. We spent the morning completing various netball activities, having a tour of the wasps changing room and meeting some of the players and the coach. Changing rooms: The girls got the chance to warm up on the […]

Endball Tournament

This afternoon, some pupils from Year 4 were selected to take part in an Endball Tournament. The tournament took place at Excel sports centre, which involved a number of other schools from the local area. The two teams of  children were chosen to reprsent Park Hill Primary after only one practise session. Here is the team […]

School closed- Monday 11th December

Due to the snow, school will be closed tomorrow to ensure the safety of our children and staff. We hope the children are enjoying the weather!

The ‘Blazin’ Cold

On Wednesday afternoon, Year 4 were treated with a hockey session with Coventry Blaze! They are currently running free taster sessions with primary schools in the city and we didn’t hesitate getting stuck in, even thought it was freeeeeezing! We had a great time improving our knowledge of the game as developing our skills! Don’t […]

Blaze Community visit Year 4!

Yesterday afternoon, Year 4 were lucky to have the opportunity to participate in a hockey lesson from Blaze Community Foundation. The whole class learnt how to hold a hockey stick correctly, control the ball and move with the ball. There was a team competition at the end to see who could weave in and out […]

The Playground Mile!

Over the weekend, the markings for the lower playground were completed! We’ve had a great time using them for break, lunch and PE lessons! Around the outside of the playground is a Golden Mile track! If the children run 16 laps of the playground, they will have completed 1 mile! To facilitate this within school, […]

Premier League Primary Stars

Today, Mr Hammond and Mr Lawrence went to learn about some projects the Premier League Primary Stars have designed to help support Reading, Writing and Maths. Some children will be chosen to take part in exciting Reading groups over the coming weeks, and there is also a poetry competition we would like every child to […]

Monday Night Football! PH v Earlsdon

PARK HILL VS EARLSDON  Result: 4-2 We played a strong, physical side (Earlsdon) but we still came out on top with a 4-2 win. We are still undefeated except our first game together (so we don’t think it counts). As it was a friendly, Mr Hammond & Mr Freeman agreed with the opposition to play […]

‘The Derby’

Friday 10th November – a date to be remembered as the first Derby day of the year between Parl Hill and Eastern Green! The tension had been building throughout the week following the prolific result on Monday in the cup. Even Mrs Bailey commented that they were to win at all costs! Friday afternoon. First […]

Goal Frenzy!

Last week, the Park Hill football team won two fixtures convincingly against Whoberley Hall in the cup and Eastern Green in a friendly. On Monday 6th, the squad made the short journey to Whoberley Hall to a small pitch and bags of confidence. They had been training well and were definitely in the mood for […]

PE Ready!

Look how wonderful we look in our new PE kits!

Autumn Yoga

Today Year One went on an Adventure through the season of Autumn using Yoga. We really tested our balance, agility and coordination with the following poses (you might even like to practice these at home). The children were amazing at following instructions and turning into different animals, like a bear or a butterfly.

Year 5 Hockey Heroes

I was delighted to be able to take eight keen Year 5 hockey players to the Alan Higgs centre for a competition today. The determination, skill, teamwork, effort and enthusiasm shone throughout the morning. Our team won the first four matches 5-0, 4-0, 5-1 And 4-0, before losing by a ‘golden goal’ after a 2-2 […]

Splashdown!

One of our partners, Coventry Sports Foundation, has rewarded the school with some free Swimming Vouchers for the half term as a thank you gift! As we work with them at the Xcel on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, some very lucky Park Hill pupils will be able to attend a free swimming crash course […]

Monday dance club ??

Today in dance club,we learnt our first dance , which is power by little mix (it’s really fast❗️)We also started True Colours which is a Contemporary  style dance it was originally sang by Cyndi Lauper and was then sang in glee and trolls. Our teacher is Jennifer-lee Kelly -but we call her jenni-she is the […]

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