Sport

Basketball tournament

Year 4 took part in a basketball and handball tournament with other Wickham schools. Ten children were chosen to represent our school at the basketball tournament, where they had the opportunity to show off the skills the had learnt and been practising in PE lessons....

Dance Festival

On Wednesday, children from dance club were lucky enough to take part in the Gateshead SSP dance festival! The children, who attend dance club on a Tuesday evening, have been practicing their routine to an 80's themed mash-up called 'Tricky!' for many weeks now. The...

The Body Coach!

On Tuesday, Year 1 took part in a 15 minute HIIT workout! A famous nutrition and exercise guru named Joe Wicks, known to most people as The Body Coach, streamed a live workout session for schools across the country. We were all extremely tired by the end of our work...

Gateshead Dance Festival

In preparation for Gateshead Dance Festival Miss Bell's dance club are working on a routine to 80's music. This year we will also be represented by children in the Y2 class . Miss Hebron is currently working with our younger pupils in P.E to choreograph a dance which...

Year 1 Dance Festival

Year 1 had a brilliant time at Whickham School Dance Festival. They took part in a range of dance lessons and discovered new dance styles including jazz, freestyle, street and disco. The children were very enthusiastic to learn some new moves and had lots of fun...

Gymnastics Festival

Twelve children from Y3 to Y6, who attend an after school club every Friday, took part in a Gymnastics Festival held at Gateshead Leisure Centre on Tuesday 29th November. Our theme was Pirates of the Caribbean and our Swalwell Buccaneers did us proud.

Athletics Competition / Astroturf Activities

Staff and students at Whickham School and Sports College have good subject knowledge and often share this with primary school teachers and children. They provide many competitions and events for cluster schools . On Wednesday 23rd November our Y5 class took part in a...

Sports Day

Our annual sports day was, once again, a great success. Children from Reception to Y6 participated in a variety of events and all showed good sportsmanship. The weather was kind to us in the afternoon . Children astounded us with their skills when they took to the...

Destination Judo

On Monday 4th July, Year 1 to Year 5 children, participated in a judo session. Judo is a disciplined sport which does not involve any kicking, punching or striking. It provides physical fitness and mental stimulation in a fun and exciting way and is thought to improve...

Gateshead Athletics Festival 2016

On Friday July 1st, 24 children from Swalwell Primary School took part in the Primary Schools Athletics Festival at Gateshead International Stadium. The event was well supported. As usual, our children behaved well and were a credit to the school . All children did...

Just Ace It Day

Just Ace It Day took place in our school on Friday 24th June.  Just Ace It is a health and well being programme for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children. The sessions were delivered by Nathan French and Peter Bakare (former Olympic athletes) who represented the Great...

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