Maney Hill Primary School, Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield

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Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1JU
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Snippets of News

Year 3's trip to Bishops Wood Centre


Making shelters.

18 May 2016

On Thursday 18th May, Year 3 had an action packed class trip at the Bishops Wood Centre in Worcestershire.

Fortunately, the weather was lovely which enabled us to take full advantage of all of the outdoor activities on offer.

The trip took the children back to pre-historic times, with the first activity seeing them work as small groups to build their own shelter from the limited materials on offer…to varying degrees of success!

Other activities completed during the day included lighting our own fires and hunting for suitable food in the forest.

Well done to the children who behaved excellently during the day.

Year 3 Visit Tamworth Castle


Fun at the castle.

4 March 2016

On Friday 4th March, Year 3 visited Tamworth Castle as part of our English focus on ‘Castles’.

We were given a full guided tour of the castle and got to see the arrow slits on the steep castle walls as well as visiting the armoury, dungeons and the great hall.

Children were given the opportunity to handle some of the swords and shields, try on the outfits and wigs and even get locked inside the jail!

We had a fantastic time at Tamworth Castle and the children were excellently behaved throughout, asking plenty of interesting questions.

Year 4 English Inspire Workshop

12 January 2016

On Tuesday 12th of January, Year 4 had their English Inspire Workshop.

We looked at writing short stories with a twist. Our stories had to include lots of action to make them exciting, so we began our workshop with a game of charades!

The children created some fantastic stories which we shared at the end of the workshop.

Reception Bulb Planting


Planting our bulbs.

4 November 2015

This week reception have been busy planting daffodil bulbs in preparation for Spring.

The children enjoyed digging the holes and watering the bulbs to help them grown.

All the children are excited to see the daffodils appear and grow in Spring.

Investors in People - Bronze Award

8 and 9 October 2015

Following an inspection visit from the organisation, are delighted to have been awarded the Investors in People Award Bronze level.

You can read the full assessment of our school in the report below:

PTA Race Night


A busy Race Night.

18 April 2015

The PTA organised a race night, which was a great event with 125 people attending, half kids, half adults.

The evening started at 5.30pm and finished at 8.30pm, and raised £850 which will go towards the purchase of the remaining SMART board.

Martin Luther King Day Assembly


Year 6 lead the assembly.

19 January 2015

A group of Year 6 led our Whole School Assembly on Martin Luther King Day.

They showed a PowerPoint presentation and read some of his famous speech.

Year 5's 'Keeping Safe' Assembly


Year 5 group present their assembly.

17 October 2014

On Monday 17th November, a group of Year 5 pupils produced an assembly for the whole school on 'Keeping Safe in the Dark Nights'.

Letter from the DfE

13 October 2014

We were pleased to receive a letter, dated 13 October 2014, from Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Reform from the Department for Education. The letter was congratulating us on our high achievement in this year's phonics checks. You can read the letter below:

Year 5's 'Looking After the Environment' Assembly


Year 5 pupils present their assembly.

6 October 2014

On Monday 6th October, five children from Year 5 wrote and presented an assembly to the whole school all about 'Looking After the Environment'.

They produced a powerpoint and video clip for the children, preparing a question and answer session and even choosing the song for the children to sing at the end.