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Parkside Pupils Mentor in Football Festival

Our sports leaders relished the opportunity to take on leadership roles during the Key Stage 1 Football Festival, hosted at ...
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Year 8 Netball Team Crowned District Champions

Our Year 8 netball team showcased their tenacity and skill in the recent tournament, securing a hard-fought victory against Alvechurch ...
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Faraday Challenge 2024

Parkside hosted a Faraday Challenge Competition this term, which was run by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). A ...
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Holocaust Memorial Service 2024

On Monday 29th the Head Pupils of Parkside Middle School took part in the Bromsgrove District Council Holocaust Memorial Day Service. ...
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Girls Achieve Cross Country Success

Following their success in the District Cross Country Championships on 16th January, Lucy C and Trixie C qualified for and competed ...
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Key Stage 3 Netball Reports

Netball match Vs Catshill - 29th January Our three Key Stage 3 netball teams displayed an outstanding performance as they ...
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Baking Bread with Reverend Powers

6JDe thoroughly enjoyed making bread with Reverend Powers on Friday 26th January. They learnt about bread and staple foods. Then they ...
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Year 5 Achieve 1st Place in Panathlon Event

The Year 5 sports competition, known as the Panathlon, showcased a diverse range of events that tested the students’ skills ...
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Year 6 Primary Panathlon Team win Silver Medals

Year 6 students recently showcased their sporting prowess at the Primary Panathlon competition, engaging in a series of challenging events ...
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Key Stage 3 Panathalon Team win Bronze Medals

Our Year 7 and 8 pupils showcased their athletic prowess at the Secondary Panathlon held at the Ryland Centre in ...
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Young Voices Choir 2024

On 22nd January we had the absolute pleasure of taking 40 children from all year groups to Resorts World Arena to ...
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Gurdwara Visit 2024

Year 7 visited Smethwick Gurdwara and they thoroughly enjoyed their guided tour around the Gurwara, learning about Sikhism and trying ...
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Primary Maths Challenge

A selection of pupils in year 5 and 6 took part in the Primary Maths Challenge during November.  This is ...
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Adam Kay’s Virtual Book Launch

Over the last two weeks, KS2 pupils have watched a virtual book launch by the author Adam Kay.  His latest ...
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Year 5 Christmas Show 2023

Year 5 filled the hall with festive cheer on two evening performances of the Christmas Show.  During our Thrive sessions, ...
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Rugby International Visits Parkside

On Friday 8th December, we were lucky enough to have a Question and Answer session with Professional Rugby player, Lark ...
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District Badminton at Bromsgrove School

On 30th November Parkside pupils participated in District Badminton at Bromsgrove School. The following Parkside pupils won their matches. Year ...
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Drumming Workshop

On Friday 17th November, 6JDe took part in a drumming workshop with Reverend Peter. The pupils were fascinated by the drums ...
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Disney Theatre Virtual Workshop

A large group of pupils from all year groups took part in a virtual workshop where they learnt a dance, ...
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Blackwell Adventure Day

On Thursday 9th November, Year 5 were given the opportunity to apply many of our Parkside Values during an activities day ...
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Year 6 District Football Tournament

In a recent football tournament, Parkside School's team demonstrated incredible resilience and determination, drawing all three of their matches. What ...
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TTRS Battle of the Bands October 2023

Well done to all the pupils that have taken part in the first ‘Battle of the Bands’ on TT Rock ...
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Year 5 Maths and English Morning

Thank you to all parents/carers that attended the Maths and English morning.  The feedback from parents was very positive and ...
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Houses of Parliament Trip 2023

Parkside had the privilege of taking 30 excited Year 7 pupils to the Houses of Parliament last week.  During our ...
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World Space Week 2023

On Friday 6th October, year 7 and 8 pupils recognised World Space Week with a virtual space talk.  The guest speaker, ...
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Black Country Living Museum Trip 2023

Our recent visit to the Black Country Living Museum with our pupils was an unforgettable educational experience that transported us ...
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TT Rockstars Day

Monday 25th September marked the return of TT Rockstar day. Year 5 pupils looked incredible as they came into school dressed ...
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Warwick Castle 2023

On 21st September, Year 7 went on a history trip to visit Warwick Castle. Warwick Castle is a medieval castle developed ...
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Achievement Point Winners 2023

Congratulations to our Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners in each year group for the most achievement points earned last school ...
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Social Awareness Day

On 14th July Parkside held its annual Social Awareness Day where we had 15 visitors come into school and teach ...
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Battle of the Bands – Results July 2023

Well done to all the pupils that have taken part in the last ‘Battle of the Bands’ on TT Rock ...
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Year 6 Residential

121 Year 6 pupils headed to Leominster for a residential this half term. Oaker Wood Leisure was the perfect place ...
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Real Life Maths Showcase

On the afternoon of Monday 3rd July and Tuesday 4th July, Year 5 excitedly welcomed their parents to showcase their Real-Life Maths ...
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Leaves on the Line

On Thursday 29th June, Year 5 welcomed National Rail into their classroom for an hour STEM workshop called “Leaves on the ...
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Year 5 Story Writing

As part of Parkside Middle School's celebration of World Book Day 2023, each of our Year 5 Classes created their ...
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Bromsgrove Spirited Arts Competition

36 students from 4 schools Catshill, St.Johns, Parkside and South Bromsgrove participated together with RE teachers in a Bromsgrove Spirited ...
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KS2 District Athletics Tournament

Our Key Stage 2 athletes experienced great success at the District Tournament when they bought home 15 medals. The Year ...
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Book Tower Competition

At the start of June pupils took part in a House Competition to create the tallest book tower. Pupils from ...
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Young Citizens Challenge 2023

In May, Y6 participated in the Young Citizens Challenge 2023 at the Fire Station in Bromsgrove competing against many schools ...
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KS3 Athletics Success

Athletics was a great success yesterday afternoon. The Year 7 and Year 8 girls were both placed 2nd out of 8 ...
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KNEX Final

On Thursday 15th Amilie-Lou and Kiean represented Parkside at the STEM works, Primary Maths Challenge Final. They demonstrated exemplary behaviour, teamwork ...
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Redditch United Football Tournament

Our boys football teams across the year groups were given the opportunity to participate in a football tournament hosted by ...
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School Games National Summit 2023

Zoe Huxley and Katy Caswell took on a significant role and responsibility as they attended the School Games National Summit ...
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National Numeracy Day 2023

Well done everyone who took part in the National Numeracy Day competition just before half term.  Lots of you got ...
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Collaborative Art Work

From the Cornish Coast to the Malvern Hills: Worcester Art gallery and museum is currently displaying an exhibition focusing on British ...
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Sing to the King

On the 5th May a number of students from across KS2 and KS3 joined hundreds of Schools from across the Country to ‘Sing for the King’. They performed a piece ...
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Coronation Artwork Celebration

Our pupils entered an Art competition to help celebrate the upcoming Coronation of King Charles lll, in collaboration with the ...
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Climbing Wall and Pizza Making

On Thursday 20th April, the den pupils went climbing in Bromsgrove. They amazed us with their resilience and determination. Everyone ...
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Year 7 Portrait Competition

At Parkside, our year 7 pupils entered into the Sky Arts children, Portrait artist of the year competition We worked independently ...
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Year 7 Netball Team win District Tournament

Our Year 7 girls visited St Johns earlier in the week, where they competed in The District Netball Tournament. The ...
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Parkside Crypto-library

Congratulations to Oscar Sadler for winning Parkside’s Crypto-library challenge this half term! To encourage and promote reading in school, any ...
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Gurdwara Visit

On Friday 17th March, Year 7 visited Smethwick Gurdwara which is a Sikh temple located in the West Midlands. A typical ...
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World Book Day

As part of Parkside’s World Book Day celebrations a bookmark competition was organised by our Library. Here is a selection ...
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STEM Works KNEX Challenge

Once again, we had the pleasure of welcoming Sarah into our school for the STEM works KNEX challenge.  Pupils were given ...
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Year 5 Netball Team Crowned District Champions

Parkside's Year 5 Netball team won every match yesterday afternoon at the District tournament held at Westacre Middle School. we ...
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Police Cadets

Well done our latest cohort of fully graduated Police Cadets. They have worked superbly for 6 weeks with PC Nash ...
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Year 8 District Netball Tournament

Our Year 8 Girls competed the District Netball Tournament held at Dodderhill School today. They came 3rd place, out of 8 ...
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Athletics Success for KS3 Pupils

Parkside’s KS3 athletes competed in the North Worcestershire School Games Sportshall Secondary Finals today. The Year 8 Girls and Year ...
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Meet the Astronauts

On Thursday 2nd February, Year 5 had the pleasure of meeting Helen Sharman (the first British astronaut) during a virtual question and ...
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KS2 District Sportshall Tournament

This half term KS2 participated in District Indoor Sportshall Athletics which was held at South Bromsgrove High School. The girls' ...
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Holocaust Memorial Day – Ordinary People

On the 27th of January, at 11:00am the Head Pupils of Parkside attended the Holocaust Memorial Day service at Sanders Park. ...
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Faraday Challenge 2023

On Thursday 19th January, a group of 34 year 8 pupils took part in the Faraday challenge. This is an annual competition ...
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Kids’ Inventors Day

On Tuesday 16th January 2023, to recognise Kids' Inventors Day,  Year 6 took part in an inventor's challenge.  They were given play ...
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Year 8 Visit the Birmingham Think Tank Museum

On Friday 13th January all of our year 8s visited the Birmingham Think Tank Museum.  Children got to explore the award-winning ...
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Year 5 Pantomime Visit

Year 5 were treated with a panto trip to the Bromsgrove Baptist Church in early January to watch 'Rapunzel'. It ...
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