Physical Education

Clog Dancing

Clog Dancing

We've been enjoying learning about and taking part in clog dancing lessons.  We've found out that in the olden days, this was how people had fun and won prizes.  We now know a couple of steps including a tap, spring and a stamp.  ...

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Hockey

Hockey

We've been practising our hockey skills this half term.  We can now dribble, pass the ball and know how to hold the hockey stick properly to control the ball.  We've thoroughly enjoyed playing...

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Blaydon Races

Blaydon Races

We held our own Blaydon Races in school last week. The children ran 1 mile around our school grounds and the Year 2 children learnt to sing the famous Blaydon Races song. This was part of our Erasmus project about the history of our local area....

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Year 4 Basketball

Year 4 Basketball

Congratulations to the children who played really well in the basketball tournament at Whickham School. They played four games and did us very proud! Their dribbling, passing, shooting and defending skills from PE came into use.  We came second in our group, well...

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Orienteering

Orienteering

Year Six enjoyed creating, setting out, swapping then collecting their own orienteering routes within the school grounds today. Some people managed to find some points that were difficult to...

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Tag Rugby

Tag Rugby

Year Six have been practicing their tag rugby skills for a few weeks now. Today they used tag belts and rugby balls to play a mini game of tag...

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Bikeability

Bikeability

Year Six worked hard this week to complete their Level 3 bikeability training. They spent time on the yard in school and time on the roads around school. They showed a great level of skill and...

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Netball skills

Netball skills

This week we have been practising our marking and dodging skills in netball.  We have added these to the throwing and catching skills from last week and put them into practise during a game at the end of the...

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KS1 Multi-skills Festival

KS1 Multi-skills Festival

Our teams from Year 1 and 2 did a fantastic job at the recent multi skills festival at St Thomas More school. The children took part in 10 different activities which included throwing beanbags and different size balls, jumping over hurdles, kicking balls, dodging...

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