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Holly Hill Primary and Nursery School

Sport at Holly Hill

Holly Hill Sports Page 2021 – 2022

Welcome to our sports page, here at Holly Hill we like to do as many sport competitions in and out of school as possible so here is a page to celebrate what has been going on.


If your child has competed for an outside club at all and your would like your child to be on this page to celebrate their achievement then please see Mrs Fisher, we would love to hear all about it!

Wednesday 27th April

What a fabulous performance the Holly Hill children put on at the Eastwood and District xc running! We can say that all the training has definitely paid off!


The year 3/4 girls absolutely controlled their race with girls coming home in 1st, 5th, 7th, 8th! Special mention to Freya who won!

The highest placed year 3/4 boy came home in 6th - well done Oscar!


The year 5/6 children also ran really well with over 100 runners in each race.


Fantastic results, Mrs Fisher cannot wait to go back next year! Keep up the training!

Monday 25th April - football tournament against Bagthorpe and Brinsley


The football team played two great teams for their last match of the season. Unfortunately, it wasn’t our day today, not scoring any goals and conceding three. A fantastic effort by all of the team. We look forward to next season when the year 5 children will continue and welcome in the year 4.


Tuesday 29th March - well done to the year 3/4 children that took part in the xc running competition. Fantastic results and lots of medals brought home ๐Ÿฅ‡ ๐Ÿฅ‡

Monday 7th March - another great win against Brinsley for the year 5/6 football team. Well done Boys! ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘

Tuesday 22nd February - year 5/6 sports hall athletics, track events. Well done to all of you!

Tuesday 8th February

12 year 5/6 children walked down to Selston High to take part in the Sportshall athletics competition. All the children were really well behaved and tried their best in all of the events. Well done ๐Ÿ‘ 

Tuesday 8th February - a great win for the year 5/6 football team against Lawrence View Primary School! Well done ๐Ÿ‘

Friday 4th February - really proud of these 8 children who represented Holly Hill at the Nottingham schools cross country running competition, held at Wollaton Hall. They had to run 2 kilometres! They have trained nearly every lunchtime for the last month and did not disappoint on the day. Well done to you all. ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ 

Tuesday 9th November - the year 5/6 children having a lovely time doing Archery as part of their multi skills after school club.

Wednesday 3rd November - the football team at the Eastwood and district Football tournament at Kimberley. โšฝ๏ธ ๐Ÿฅ…

Monday 4th October - the football teamโ€™s first Eastwood and district league match. We all got a little bit damp!! โ˜”๏ธ

Friday 1st October - a great start for the young ambassadors, they held a speed bounce competition for year 3\4. ๐Ÿ…

Wednesday 29th September - our fantastic football team at Eastwood county football ground. โšฝ๏ธ

Wednesday 29th September - Football tournament ๐ŸŸ 10 boys took part in a football tournament at Eastwood County Ground. The boys played really well and even got to meet Ben Osborne who is a professional footballer who plays for Sheffield united, he used to play for Forest!

Tuesday 21st September - a fantastic effort by all at the Ashfield cross country running competition held at Holly Hill. Our children did us proud. Well done all ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Tuesday 21st September - We are pleased to say that we have had 6 year 5/6 children trained to be our Sports ambassadors for the upcoming year. They will be in charge of organising sport and competitions within school. Good luck team!


We are please to announced that we have been recognised for our participation in PE and Sport this year and have been awarded our 'School Games' certificate. It is already hanging proudly on our PE display in school.

Virtual Sports Day!


The day we have all been waiting for... watch the embarrassing videos and hopefully you will be able to join in with me!

I have attached a score sheet below if you would like to score yourselves but no compulsory!

Maybe you could get your parents involved too?


Good luck, and remember to send me some photos or videos!

Mrs Fisher xx

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This Thursday should have been our annual Sports Day!

Unfortunately this will not be happening as we normally know it, but keep an eye on the 'Sports Page' or your 'Distance Learning pages' for Holly Hill's attempt at a 'Virtual Sports Day'!!

Here is a message from Glynn Hall – some of you may recognise his name as the man that organises all of our sports competitions!!


Morning to Everyone,

I hope you are all staying safe and healthy during this unusual period.

Throughout these uncertain times I shall be publishing/broadcasting a daily and weekly programme of physical activity ideas and personal challenges. Some of you may already be aware I have already started this process through social media using the following accounts and will continue to do so.

Twitter @schoolgames1

Facebook and

Please access these accounts in order to view the content and share everything on your own social media accounts to spread the message.

Every Monday at 12.00 I am going to set a competition that anyone can do at home. Entries are taken by sending a video to either the twitter or facebook accounts above before midday on the Friday of the same week. This gives pupils, parents etc a week to practice and improve before submitting their attempt. I know many of you have seen the 2 room jump challenge which is this week's competition. There is still time to enter this week.

I look forward to your entries

Stay safe.



Wb 18.06.20 - Gymnastics Challenge

Wb 15.06.20 - Weekly Challenges

wb 08.06.20 - Cricket Challenge

wb 08.06.20 - Weekly Challenges

Wb 01.06.20 - Athletics Challenge

Even though it does not feel like it, it is half term this week! Therefore, you have a week away from home learning!! But make sure you make the most of the lovely weather and spend time with your families and STAY ACTIVE!

Follow to keep up to date with daily and weekly challenges. I know there are big plans for next week so keep watching!

 Remember that your teachers are only an email away, we love seeing what you have been doing. Make sure you keep us up to date -

There are no official competitions, challenges or a weekly activity pack as it is half term. However, please find below an active family connect 4 activity. There is a very simple version for younger children and a more challenging one for those older.

Wb 18.05.20 - Weekly Challenge

Home Learning ideas - wb 18.05.20

Wb 18.05.20 - Orienteering Challenge

Wb 11.05.20 Weekly Challenge

Wb 11.05.20 Netball Challenge

05.05.20 More Challenges!

WB 04.05.20 Football Challenge

WB 27.04.20 Daily Challenges

WB 27.04.20 Golf Challenge

WB 20.04.20 Daily Challenges

wb 14.04.20 Daily Challenges

wb 06.04.20 Daily Challenges

wb 30.04.20 Daily Challenges

27.03.20 Daily Challenges

Next Level Sports are our Sport coach providers, they are doing an amazing job providing us with daily challenges to keep ourselves busy during this time. Find them on facebook to find out the challenges.

below are a few links to videos they have created.

Wb 06.04.20


This week we will be setting you challenges to complete at home every day. All you need to do is watch the daily demonstration, give it a go and upload your videos and scores in the comments section. These challenges are for both children and adults!

Find out more at...

What an amazing man this is!! Joe Wicks is doing a workout for children at 9am every morning! What a great idea! I have already heard that lots of you have started joining in with him! Love it!

Tune into his you-tube channel every day at 9!

The children at school on the 27th March joining with The Body Coach!

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Always important to practise our 'Fine motor skills' aswell and why not keep your brain active too! Who doesn't love lego?

A beautiful day today to play cricket and have a treasure hunt around school grounds!

Holly Hill Sports competition news

Wednesday 22nd January

Year 5/6 Handball @ Ashfield


The year 5/6 handball team headed to Ashfield to play in a tournament. The children played really well, the boys never lost any matches and only let one ball through the net! They worked incredibly well together and managed to win 2 out of three matches. Out of all of the schools we were the school with the most points. This means we won and have another tournament to play next week! Good luck!

Thursday 16th January

Year 4/5 girls Basketball @ Selston Leisure Centre


Very early in the new year a girls basketball team were chosen to go to Selston Leisure centre to play basketball. The girls did a great job managing to score lots of baskets! Well done!

Thursday 21st November

Indoor Athletics @ Selston Leisure Centre


18 children from Holly Hill walked down to Selston Leisure Centre to compete against the schools in the family of schools. The children tried really hard in all of the activities and ran really fast in the relays. They were 5th overall. Well done to all.

Wednesday 6th November

Football Tournament @ Kimberley Leisure Centre


The Football boys headed to Kimberley  for a tournament between all the teams in the Eastwood and District League. Holly Hill had a great group stage - drawing and winning all of the games which put us in front. We then Played the semi final against the other groups runner up - we won! Therefore we went into the final. Still a draw at full time we went into extra time, then extra extra time! Unfortunately the other team managed a goal in this time which put us behind and we couldn't manage to get another goal. The boys were amazing! Well done all!

Swallows having a great time with the Olympic Athlete!

Thursday 17th October

Football match @ Greasley Beauvale


Holly Hill took the year 5/6 football team to Greasley Beauvale for the first of the league matches. Holly Hill played incredibly well and fought to the bitter end. The score was a draw even after extra time. Unfortunately, after penalties Holly Hill lost. Well done, a shame we lost but a great start to the season anyway!

Thursday 17th October

Year 3/4 XC running @ Quarrydale


Holly Hill took 16 children to Quarrydale to compete against the family of schools. The children ran really well even though they had never ran in this type of competition before. Our best result was Morgan coming 11th in the boys race and Jovi coming 34th in the girls ran. Well done to all.

Friday 11th October

Football Match @ Larkfields


Holly Hill took the year 5/6 Football team to Larkfields for a friendly match to warm up for the season ahead. The boys and girls played really well and came home with a win! Great playing by all.

Wednesday 9th October

Year 5/6 XC running @ Ashfield School


Holly Hill took 6 boys and only 1 girl to compete against all the other school in our family at XC running. The children had to run around the playing fields at Ashfield school. Sara did a great job being the only Holly Hill girl. The biys also ran brilliantly with Isaac coming home in 7th position and Alfie in 12th. Both of these boys qualifying to go to the championship in February! Well done!

Thursday 26th September

Netball Match @ Holly Hill 


The girls started off their season against Beardall Fields and Morven Park. The girls played really well in not great weather. We won one of the matches and lost the second . Great confidence giver for a new team.

Wednesday 25th September

Young Ambassador training @ Hucknall National


4x year 5/6 children went to Hucknall National to complete their Young Ambassador training. This will enable them to carry out Level 1 competitions within school and encourage lots of other children to get involved in sport in Holly Hill.

Wednesday 18th September

Welcome to School Games @ Selston High School


8x year 3 children walked down to Selston High School to compete in lots of small organised matches against other schools. This event was aimed at introducing Year 3 to School games and the competitions that they will be doing.

All children had a great time and look forward to their next competition.



                 Sports Page 2018 - 2019

Multi Skills - March 19

Boccia - March 19

Speed Stacking - Feb 2019

Friday 7th December

Handball against Brinsley Primary School


Well done to the children that took part in the Handball competition. A new sport to Holly Hill but hopefully one that will stay and we can improve on. Holly Hill took Silver and Bronze positions. 

Tuesday 4th December

Football Match against Kimberley Primary.


Holly Hill took 9 boys to Eastwood Community football pitch to play in the next round of the cup match. The boys played well and even though the score was soon not on our side the boys never gave up and showed respect and sportsmanship. We were all proud of them, well done.

Friday 22nd November

Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics @ Selston Leisure Centre

Friday 9th November

Year 3/4 Sportshall Athletics @ Selston Leisure Centre

Monday 22nd October

Year 5/6 Football Match @ Holly Hill against Gilthill School


The Holly Hill Football team had their first match of the school year against Gilthill Primary School. This was a decider match to go into the cup or plate part of the Eastwood and District League. The boys played fantastically and fought well against another great team. In the first half we were down 2-0 but in the second half we scored 2 goals to make the score even by full time. The boys then played extra time with the score still staying the same. The game then went into penalties where Holly Hill won 2-1. What a fantastic start to the season!

Tuesday 9th October

Year 5/6 Cross Country Running @ Ashfield School


Holly Hill took 11 children to compete in the cross country running competition at Ashfield School. In each race there was over 150 runners so all the children ran really well and against stiff competition. All of Holly Hill children came back within the top 100. Amelia was the best girl, she was 34th and Daniel was our best boy and he came 11th. Daniel also qualified for the championships which will be held in February. Well done to all of you!

Thursday 4th October

Year 5 Mini Tennis @ Selston Leisure Centre


2 girls and 2 boys walked down the Selston High to take part in the mini tennis competition. All the children played really well and did not let Holly Hill down. Eventually we came overall 3rd, which was a great achievement against some tough competition. Well done to all,

Thursday 4th October

Young Ambassador Training @ Hucknall National School


On 20th September 6 children from Holly Hill attended their Young Ambassador training. This will equip them with skills that are needed to hold Level 1 competitions within school. These will be held at break and lunchtimes out on the playground. We look forward to see what skills they bring back.

Thursday 20th September

Year 3 Swimming @ Kimberley Leisure Centre


On the 20th September half of the Year 3's will be starting their swimming lessons.

This will continue for 9 weeks and then the next half of Year 3s will go.

Welcome back to school after the Summer holidays!


Holly Hill has definitely sprung back into action and is already offering lots of sports club. Here is a quick list to tell you what we are offering...


Monday - Year 5/6 Football club 3.30 till 4.30 pm

                  Year 1/2 Running club 3.30 till 4.30 pm


Tuesday - Year 1/2 Multi Skill club 3.30 till 4.30 pm


Thursday - Year 4/5/6 Netball club 3.30 till 4.30 pm 

Sports Page 2017 - 2018

At Holly Hill we like to do as many sport competitions in and out of school as possible so here is a page to celebrate what has been going on.


If your child has competed for an outside club at all and your would like your child to be on this page to celebrate their achievement then please see Mrs Fisher and she will try to get them on!

Some lovely memory boards made by the year 6's. Lots of Holly Hill sports can be seen!

Holly Hill had a great sports day on July 18th.

Tuesday 3rd July

KS1 Athletics @ Hucknall National Academy


8 children from year 1 and 2 traveled to Hucknall to take part in a variety of athletics skills. The children had a great time and were an asset to Holly Hill. The children worked really hard to gain as many points as they can and they eventually achieved 2nd place!

Well done to all.

Friday 29th June

Trri-Golf @ Selston High School


Ms Hill took 10 Year 6 children down to Selston High to take part in Tri-Golf skill competitions. The children do an array of skills and gain as many points as they can during the afternoon. All the children had a great time and loved their afternoon. Well done to all.

Wednesday 27th June

KS1 Football Festival @ Brookhill Leys


8 children were chosen to represent Holly Hill at the KS1 football festival at Brookhill Leys. The afternoon consisted of football skills and games and then mini matches against other schools. There were 9 other schools there and the emphasis was on team work, sportsmanship and supportiveness. Holly Hill were amazing and enjoyed the whole afternoon, made better with some great goals scored! Each school voted for the team they thought should get the 'Fair Play Award' and at the end the trophy was awarded. We were amazed to find out that we had been the school with the most votes and we had wont the 'Fair Play Award' trophy!!


Amazing result and we were all so proud of your football skills and ability to be so supportive and kind! Well done!

Thursday 21st June

Netball Tournament @ Titchfield Park


Eight girls from Year 6 went to Titchfield Park in Kirkby. The girls played 5 games against various schools from the Kirkby and Hucknall area. The girls played with great skill and managed to score many goals. We won 2 games, drew 1 game and lost 1 game. There was a huge goal difference which meant that we came 4th in the tournament. Well done to all the girls and thank you to our supporters that came along to cheer!

Wednesday 20th June

District Sports @ Harvey Hadden


Well done to all the 38 children that we took to Nottingham's Harvey Haddon stadium. We had children competing in rounders ball throw, long jump, triple jump, 80 m run, 150 m run and finally the baton realys. All Holly Hill children did Holly Hill proud with many placings along the way. 5 children plus the boys relay team got through semi finals in the running races to get through to the finals and also we had podium finishes for a ball throw and triple jump. Amazing results. We were incredibly proud of all of you and hope that you enjoyed your experience.


Brandon 1st Year 6 80 m sprint final

George 4th Year 6 80 m sprint final

Zak 2nd Year 5 triple jump

Lily 2nd Year 4 ball throw

Friday 8th June

Football Final @ Holly Well School against Springbank Primary


The Holly Hill boys had a fantastic match against Springbank Primary School last Friday. The boys, as usual, played really well and managed to take a 5-0 win. This means that Holly Hill have now won the Plate competition of the Eastwood and District Football and we are really proud of them. Some super saves from Charlie and some great goals scored by many of the players! Well done to you all!

Thursday 24th May

French Day


On our French Day Mrs Fisher gave all the KS2 a quick insight into a new sport at Holly Hill, Handball. All the children loved their experience. Hopefully it will be on our Curriculum in September!

Wednesday 23rd May

Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 Cross Country Running @ Selston High


Well done to the 24 children that walked down to Selston High on Wednesday for their turn to do some Cross Country running. The Year 1/2 children had to run 400 metres including a steep hill and the Year 3/4 children had to run 600 metres with the same hill. They all did Holly Hill proud and some even came back with medals. Mrs Fisher was incredibly proud of you all!

Monday 21st May

Football Tournament @ Holly Hill


...and it is a WIN for Holly Hill !!!!!


A huge well done to the boys in the football team for their amazing effort in the tournament. Both Bagthorpe and Brinsley came along to our school field but Holly Hill were incredible! Both matches were won by Holly Hill, the first 4-0 and the second 2-0.

Well done to all the boys and also thank you for all the support!

Friday 18th May

Gymnastics Festivals @ Selston Leisure Centre


Well done to the 12 children, from Year 2, 3 and 4, that went down to Selston Leisure to take part in a festival for Gymnastics. All had a great time, well done.

Wednesday 2nd May

KS1 Athletics @ Ashfield School


Well done to the children who traveled to Ashfield School to compete in an athletics competition. Holly Hill took 12 children altogether and they competed in both track and field events. Field events included long jump, speed bounce, chest push and target throw. This was then followed by a relay race and obstacle race.

All of the children tried their very best with some great results all round. A special mention to the boys in the runnning races, most of the races were won by Holly Hill

Great effort everybody!

Wednesday 18th April

XC running @ Brook Hill Leys

This year, Mrs Fisher took 10 children to the Eastwood and District Cross Country running. All of the children ran brilliantly a round a very tricky course. Unfortunately Holly Hill only took 1 girl, Amelia. She did Holly Hill proud by running her socks off and came home in a respectable 15th place out of over 100 girls! An amazing achievement. The boys all ran well too with the highest placed being Isaac, in Year 3, coming home in 11th position against over 100 boys ranging from year 3 to year 6! Our next highest was Sean in 15th, another brilliant result.


Well done to all!