Sport

Raring to play Rugby!

On Friday we enjoyed our first session of Rugby during PE. The session was all about team work, playing team games that required communication and concentration as well as learning to play safely with each other. We are already looking forward to our next session!...

Athletes in training!

We were lucky enough to receive a visit from David Guest on Friday, a Welsh athlete who competed in the Commonwealth Games. David showed us how to execute each exercise safely and correctly before giving us the opportunity to have a go ourselves. The exercises...

Hoops 4 Health

On Tuesday 23rd April, Year 5 were visited by two players and a coach from Newcastle Eagles! They played basketball with us and spoke to us about what it takes to become a professional athlete!

Swalwell gets a strike!

Today children from across all year groups took part in a special Ten Pin Bowling competition by Panathlon at Riverside in Sunderland. The children all did really well but Kenzie Edgerton scored four strikes and achieved a score of 133! The children were presented...

I feel better when I’m dancing!

Year 1 were absolute super stars today as they performed on the stage at the Sage Gateshead. They have been working really hard for weeks thinking of their own moves and practising the dance. They all thoroughly enjoyed themselves and have asked if they can perform it...

RUGBY FUN!

Despite the cold weather, year 6 have had an experienced coach teaching them the rules and techniques of rugby. So far they have learnt how to catch the ball correctly, spill the milk ,which is a passing technique, how to score a try and how to play the ball. Year 6...

Year 1 multiskills

Year 1 went to Whickham high school to take part in a multi-skills activity afternoon. The children took part in hurdles, sprints, hoola hooping, basket ball and football. The children enjoyed practising their skills as well as learning some new ones. [gallery...

The Daily Mile

Year 5 are trialling The Daily Mile! The Daily Mile gets children out of the classroom for fifteen minutes every day to run or jog, at their own pace, making them fitter, healthier, and more able to concentrate in the classroom. So far, we have found that it has...

PE Teamwork and Skills – Year 2

We have been developing our basic skills in PE such as running, skipping, hopping, throwing and catching as well as developing our team work skills by playing many different games which involves us communicating with out team mates.  

Treasure hunting during yoga!

Today we had our first Yoga bugs session. We were joined by a fantastic instructor who brought along an old treasure map! We used our bodies to travel the map and discover the treasure, working hard to control our body movements and balance. We finished the session...

Kingswood 2018

From Monday 2nd July until Wednesday 4th July Year 5 stayed at Kingswood activity centre. They took part in archery, climbing, laser tag, obstacle course, zip wire, fire lighting, 3G swing and the leap of faith amongst other things. The weather was brilliant, food was...

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