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Extracurricular timetable 2022:

Dodgeball Success!

This week we took our Y7/8 dodgeball teams to the city competition, and we are celebrating their successes. Our boys did really well, coming second in the tournament. And our girls team smashed it, winning the competition and qualifying for the Black Country Games. Well done all, we are very proud!

Wolverhampton Cross Country Success

 

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Y7+8 Unified Football Event

A group of year 7/8 students attended a unified football tournament at WV Active Aldersley. It was a fantastic opportunity for students who don’t always get the opportunity to participate in competitive sport. They all had a fantastic day and were an absolute credit to the school with their conduct and effort levels. Both teams performed exceptionally well, coming back with bronze and silver medals. Well done boys!

Wolverhampton basketball competition

A group of year 9/10 students took part in the Wolverhampton basketball competition. They did very well winning 7 out of 8 games and came away with a bronze medal. A great individual accomplishment from Spas Petelov, who was awarded defensive player of the tournament.

Unified Football

 

Y7/8 Dodgeball

We are celebrating both our Y7/8 boys and girls dodgeball teams being selected to represent Wolverhampton City at the Active Black Country Games! This is where the best teams from Walsall, Sandwell, Wolverhampton and Dudley compete for the trophy. Our very own Tanveer Kaur was interviewed by the Express and Star on the day. 

Tanveer Kaur, 13, was among a 16-strong team from Heath Park School, in Prestwood Road, Wolverhampton. She said: “We’re having a lot of fun. I didn’t expect there to be so many other schools here. We’re the winners of the Wolverhampton School Games dodgeball competition and we’re pretty confident that we will win here as well.“” 

Our students did Heath Park and Wolverhampton proud! The girls team walked away with silver medals! Well done!!

 

Unified Cricket Event

We took a group of enthusiastic year 7 and 8 students to a unified event at Fordhouses Cricket Club. They competed against a number of schools and came second overall in the tournament, narrowly falling short by runs scored. The students conducted themselves so well all afternoon and really enjoyed the whole experience. In addition to this we also took four year 9 and 10 sports leaders to support with the event, and they received amazing feedback from the coaches there. It was fantastic day and all students involved were a credit to the school.

Jr NBA Finals

The year 7 Jr NBA team have had an amazing opening season this year. They went undefeated throughout the regular season and the play offs. They made it all the way to the midlands finals.
They were extremely unlucky to lose the finals 119 after a really close game. The boys have represented the school brilliantly and we are very proud of them. We are all looking forward to what next season will bring!

Y7/8 Cricket Festival​

On Wednesday 8th June some of our year 7 and 8 students were involved in a cricket festival hosted by University of Wolverhampton. This was a fantastic opportunity for students to develop their skills and cricket knowledge through various drills and fun activities. The students were a credit to the school and thoroughly enjoyed the day.​

Congratulations to the Heath Park Gymnasts!​

In April our Heath Park gymnasts competed in the Wolverhampton City competition. The girls displayed excellent skill proficiency and discipline. They truly did us proud, bringing home 12 medals across the three categories! Amazing!

Worcester 3×3 Basketball Tournament Finalists

Year 9 and 10 boys competed at the Worcester Arena in a 3×3 tournament. The teams were amazing and a true credit to the school, one of our teams were finalists after winning 8/8 games.

This was a memorable experience for the students who were amazed by the facilities and thoroughly enjoyed the day!

Extracurricular Success
We are celebrating the uptake in our sporting extracurricular clubs this term. It is wonderful to see so many of our students return and have welcomed a lot of new faces! We have also made a fantastic start to school competitions across the city. In particular, the boys football teams have made an excellent start to their league and cup competitions. We look forward to further success this half term in the upcoming events in girls football and futsal, boys and girls basketball, mixed badminton and volleyball competitions.

7 Aside football tournament

Central Sixth Sports Tournament

On Friday 8th April we hosted the Central Sixth Sports Tournament, and it was a huge success! The students’ attitude was exceptional across all activities (football, dodgeball and basketball). There was some fantastic talent on show and games were played in the right spirit, whilst remaining competitive. It was great to see all the schools come together at the end to congratulate one another.

There were over 75 Year 12 and 13 students involved. Their impeccable manners and gratitude made them a credit to all three schools, and we look forward to future competitions.

Results- as it was a competition we do have final standings:

Overall Standings
1st Heath Park 10 points
2nd Moseley Park 7 points
3rd Coppice 3 points

Football
1st Coppice
2nd HP 1 and MP
3rd HP2

Dodgeball
1st HP 1
2nd HP 2
3rd MP 3

Basketball
1st MP 1
2nd HP
3rd MP 2

Thank you to the HP PE department in supporting the running of this tournament.

British Basketball Finals 2023​

On Sunday 29th January we took a group of students to watch the British Basketball Cup Finals at The Utilita Arena Birmingham. Our students saw the two top teams from the elite men’s and women’s British Basketball League battle it out for what is one of the most prestigious trophies on offer in the sport. We saw ​

The London Lions became the first team to win both the men’s and women’s cup finals in a single event with victories over the Leicester Riders.​

It was a fantastic opportunity to see elite sport and the students thoroughly enjoyed themselves. They had the opportunity to watch a slam dunk competition, see Notes perform at half time and even speak to Shaniqua from BBC Newsround and share their thoughts and experiences of the sport. ​

 

Worcester Arena Performance Showcase

 

Unified Volleyball

Our Y7/8 students had the opportunity to attend a Unified Volleyball event. We took some enthusiastic students who completed mini sessions focusing on skill development and movement around the court followed by some fun competitions.

The students really enjoyed it and were a credit to Heath Park. 

SSAW Sports Awards Evening 2022

Heath Park PE staff and students attended the ConnectEd Partnership Sports 21-22 City Awards evening. This event was held at the Grandstation on Monday 4th July. All secondary schools in Wolverhampton were invited to receive trophies for their success in sports throughout the year.​

Heath Park students won an array of trophies including indoor athletics, dodgeball, football and basketball.

Our students were thrilled to win two out of the three city individual awards, receiving the Student of the year and Most improved athlete in the city!

The evening was topped off with the Heath Park School winning the UNITY AWARD, which was recognition of the dedication the PE department have shown in ensuring a whole school approach which is inclusive and engaging for all.

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WORLD CUP SHOWCASE

Heath Park students were given the opportunity to watch the England vs Iran FIFA World Cup football match in the lecture theatre, plaza, canteen or classrooms. Students were treated to an entertaining 6-2 England victory. Their attitude and conduct during the match was exemplary and students will certainly remember this experience!

Sports Day 2022

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ENGLAND V BELGIUM

On Thursday the 16th June, we took a group of 27 students to the Molineux to watch a friendly match between England Women and Belgium Women. The game was a great spectacle with England winning 30 and all the goals coming the the 2nd half. The students had an amazing time and represented the school impeccably.

HP BATON BEARERS​

On Friday 10th July our HP students were baton bearers for the Wolverhampton City Games. We received the baton from Trinity Primary who put on a fantastic music and dance performance. Our students represented Cook Islands and transferred the baton to Wodensfield Primary where they received a fantastic reception. 

Wimbledon Rewards Trip​

On Wednesday 6th July we were lucky enough to take 8 student on a PE rewards trip to Wimbledon. These students have consistently gone above and beyond for the PE Department this year, volunteering and representing the school in an array of different sporting events.

Tyler Russell, Shai Sanderson, Harmony Burrell, Darcey Coates, Victoria Corbett, Indejah Allen-Hall, Daniel McCambley and Maisie Bennett have shown dedication to the PE department and role models in upholding the schools core values.

The students had tickets to court 2 and were able to watch the Men’s doubles quarter final which went all the way to the 5th set with the British player coming out on top. They also watched the Womens doubles quarter final, and a legends invitation game. The atmosphere was great all the way through, with the students getting to experience all the ups and downs of tennis.

Not only did the students get to watch some brilliant tennis. They also got to fully enjoy the grounds of Wimbledon. They went on a tour of the museum, had some of the famous strawberries and cream and two of the students even got to meet a tennis legend.

Shai and Tyler (Year 7) plucked up the courage to go courtside, where they were lucky enough to get their tennis balls signed by British tennis legend Greg Rusedski. 

What an amazing experience it was for all our students!

What an amazing experience it was for all our students!

National School Sports week:

Central Sixth Students Aspire to HE!

A group of Central Sixth students attended an aspire to higher education event hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. The day consisted of a series of workshops, practical sessions and discussions that exposed out students to some key themes linked to sport business management. They had the opportunity to hear first-hand from industry professionals about what it takes to succeed in careers linked to sport business management.

The had a lot of fun creating and manging their own disability in sport events. Their engagement and effort throughout the day was fantastic!

Aspire to HE​ Step into Physiotherapy

Our BTEC Sport Level 3 students had the opportunity to explore the exciting world of Physiotherapy hosted by the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing at Wolverhampton University. 

The day was made up of workshops that gave our students the chance to explore physiotherapy, find out about university courses and what to expect when choosing a career as a physiotherapist. 

They had a lot of fun engaging in an interactive sample teaching session, using some of the latest technology in the industry. 

Swimming Life-saving exercise

Some of our pupils had the opportunity to develop their lifesaving skills during their PE lessons this term at Bentley Bridge swimming baths. They learnt about drowning prevention, water safety and practised poolside rescues. They were a credit to Heath Park School. Well done!

Women’s fa cup final – Wembley trip Arsenal vs Chelsea

On Sunday 5th December we took 28 students to Wembley stadium to watch the women’s fa cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea. The students had an amazing experience and really loved the opportunity to watch live sport. They all said that they cannot wait for the next opportunity and would love to go again. The students were a credit to the school the whole trip.

Boxing Olympian and the Mayor of Wolverhampton visit Heath Park

We welcomed Olympic Silver medalist Ben Whittaker and the Mayor of Wolverhampton to Heath Park on Thursday 24th March. Some of our future stars were treated to lunch and Q+A session, where they gained invaluable advice on how to reach the top. Students were also involved in a boxing workshop, receiving some fantastic technical tips and motivation!

Let Girls PLay

Heath Park will be taking part in the #LetGirlsPlay event and on Wednesday 9th March and will be running our biggest ever football day for girls. The following sessions will be hosted:
  • 7:30-8:30 Indoor Football
  • KS3 and 4 break – Football Tennis
  • KS3 and 4 Lunch- Futsal Competition
  • After school 3-4:15- Football training and matches (including professional GK coaching)

Girls who intend to take part in one or more of the activities can attend school in their favourite football team/PE kit all day. Indoor and/or outdoor football trainers are required.

Our aim is to give girls equal access to football and this day will celebrate the fantastic talent and opportunities we have at Heath Park for girls football.

If you need further information, please see the PE department. We look forward to seeing you get involved on Wednesday.

GIFTED AND TALENTED Y9 & 10 KARATE TRIP

Recently our Year 9 and Year 10 Gifted and Talented were fortunate to attend a Karate club during their PE lesson. Many of the students gained an insight into a new sport and got a taste of what Karate is all about. It was an action-packed session, with students learning lots of different skills in a short space of time!

It was great to see the students out of their comfort zone, enjoying this themselves.
A massive thank you to Stennett Harvey at IKON Martial Arts Centre for hosting this fantastic opportunity.

British Basketball Finals

 

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KS2 Multi-sport Event​

On Tuesday 24th January our KS4 leaders did an amazing job of running a KS2 multi-sports event for our local primary schools. Their professionalism, organisation and enthusiasm created a wonderfully active and fun environment for everyone.​

Y10 SEN Leadership

Some of our Y10 leaders had a fantastic opportunity to support and lead a KS1 Special Educational Needs (SEN) Mini Pentathlon event on Friday 20th January at Ashmore Park. Our leaders were amazing, working closely with the pupils to give them a fun and memorable experience. 

KS4 Leadership: KS2 Indoor Athletics Finals!​

On Thursday 8th December our KS4 leaders led the Wolverhampton City KS2 indoor athletics finals.​

We had some amazing feedback from the organisers, the teachers, and parents. They commented on how engaging, encouraging and professional our leaders were. They did a phenomenal job and were a real credit to Heath Park! ​

The PE department would like to say a massive thank you to all those involved. It would have not have ran the way it did without you.​

Aspire to Higher Education – Leadership Discovery Programme

On Thursday 1st December, we took a group of year 12 students to an aspire to higher education workshop at the University of Wolverhampton. The workshop focused on developing leadership skills and looking at different jobs involved in sports leadership.

The students had the opportunity to take part in various sessions delivered by lecturers and current students at the university. Our students had a brilliant day and learnt a lot of new things which could help guide and direct their futures.

KS4 Leadership!

Our fantastic KS4 leaders led a KS2 sports hall indoor athletics competition. It was great to see them motivating, educating and inspiring the young pupils.

The PE department would like to say a massive thank you to our leaders for all their hard work, dedication and efforts. You were amazing!

KS2 Leadership Day

We took a group of young leaders from year 9 to a KS2 festival at Wolverhampton lawn tennis and squash club. The group of leaders spent the day with 2 groups of KS2 pupils from 10 schools around the city. The leaders represented the school impeccably. They motivated and encouraged all of the students to try their hardest while teaching them new skills at the same time. The students demonstrated all the skills it takes to be a good leader; confidence, empathy and great communication skills.

We are very proud of them all!

Step into Sport – Leadership Festival

Primary School Indoor Athletics

This week Heath Park was a HUB school for the Primary School Indoor Athletics. It was a great so see so many enthusiastic and engaged children being supported by our fantastic BTEC students and sports leaders.
A big thank you from the PE department to all those who helped with the delivery and running.

Heath Park Leadership Award 2022

Our year 8 students had a successful year in Core PE with all 199 students achieving the Leadership Award!

As part of the course the students planned and led, fun and engaging activities. Our sports leaders developed and now possess the characteristics they want to see in others, such as confidence, discipline and self-control whilst showcasing a positive attitude. Well done Year 8!

Sports Leader 2021:

Sports Leaders Website June 2021

Heath Park School PE Kit Policy Academic Year 22-23

Core PE Kit

Only Heath Park PE kit will be acceptable when taking part in practical lessons, this is found in our kit policy below. The minimum expectation is for students to wear polo, shorts/trousers, socks and suitable footwear. We strongly advise additional items such as the midlayer or raincoat for poor weather conditions. This applies to all core PE lessons (All Y7-11 students).

KS4 BTEC Sport Lessons (Y9-11)

Students who have selected to study L2 BTEC Sport will be allowed to attend Heath Park in their FULL BTEC SPORT KIT (including tracksuit jacket, tracksuit bottoms/shorts, t-shirt and socks) ONLY on the days they have BTEC Sport lessons
  • Year 9- Monday (HV/JS/FX groups), Thursday (GG/AM groups)
  • Year 10- Tuesday (ML/FX/AM groups)
  • Year 11- Monday (ML/FX/JS group), Friday (HV/JS)
If students don’t have the full BTEC Sport kit they must wear their normal school uniform and bring their practical kit with them. The BTEC Sport kit can be found in our kit policy below.

KS5 BTEC Sport Lessons (Y12-13)

Students who have selected to study L3 BTEC Sport will be allowed to attend Heath Park in their FULL BTEC SPORT KIT (including tracksuit jacket, tracksuit bottoms/shorts, t-shirt) ONLY on the days they have BTEC Sport lessons.
If students don’t have the full BTEC Sport kit they must wear their normal school uniform and bring their practical kit with them. The BTEC Sport kit can be found in our kit policy below.

Please note- we have now moved across to Joma kit for BTEC Sport courses for the academic year 22-23, however students who have already purchased the Nike kit can still wear this for lessons and will not be required to purchase new kit.

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Newsletter Autumn 1 & 2

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