Sport/PE

Our Vision statement

‘At Clover Hill Primary School, we aim to embed the culture and enjoyment of sport and physical activity.We are passionate to ensure that all children have the knowledge, skills, determination and motivation to be physically and mentally healthy in the hope that it will lead to life-long participation in sport.’

60 minutes of exercise for ALL CHILDREN

The Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that ‘all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school

At Clover Hill we strive to ensure that all children take part in at least 30 minutes exercise per day.

  • All children receive 2 x 1 hour PE sessions weekly
  • Active playtimes
  • Lunch time staff provide and encourage participation in sports activities every lunch time such as, football, basketball, netball, hockey, rounders, skipping and playground games and run regular competitions alongside.
  • Recently we have introduced ‘The Daily Mile’ challenge where we are encouraging our children to run/walk/skip a mile a day around the school yard (10 laps). Please watch our video below

 

 

Year 1 Dance Festival

This morning, Year 1 made their way to the Sage Gateshead to perform in the Gateshead Dance festival. They danced a fantastic rendition of 'I'm a Believer' from the film 'Shrek.' They did an absolutely amazing performance and were a credit to Clover Hill. Staff were...

Year 5 Enjoy Fresh Air Fitness Friday!

Working out in the fresh air helps to develop a healthy mind aswell as a healthy body. Every Friday we take part in Fitness Friday with our coach Mark Marchant. We've had lots of fun this afternoon - relay racing and dodgeball. #freshair #outdoorsisfree...

Cross Country Champions

A selection of year 4/5/6 pupils from Miss Sinclair's Athletics club attended the Gateshead SSP school cross country event in Watergate park on Tuesday. Working so hard in athletics club, training for the event, really paid off as the children came away with 20...

Fitness Fridays

A fantastic return to Fitness Fridays for this half term with Mark. We learnt new animal walks and completed a very quick paced circuit! Take a look at some photos from Year 1...

Year 5 children plan and deliver

Year 1, had a fantastic treat in yesterday's PE lesson when a group of year 5 children came along to lead our warm up. The young leaders planned an exciting warm up designed to get the heart pumping faster ready for the lesson ahead. They did a fantastic job and year...

Fitness Fun

We have had another Friday morning filled with fun ideas to keep fit. We warmed up with some circuits and then we worked as a team to complete our tasks: burpees, star jumps, high knees, planks and many more. There were lots of pink cheeks by the end of the session!

Year 6’s Fitness Friday

Today, we had our first fitness session with Mark. He had lots of different activities to get our hearts bumping quickly. We all had to work as a team to collect the most beanbags and rings on our race around the hall. Then we had relay races but we weren't always...

Fitness Fridays

Did you know that the government and chief medical officers suggest that all children and young people should engage in moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity for at least 60 minutes and up to several hours every day? 30 minutes of this should take place at...

Year 5 Sportshall Athletics

We climbed onto our imaginary unicorns this afternoon and flew down to Whickham School to take part in a sportshall athletics tournament with other Whickham primary schools. We had great fun made even better by the fact we came 3rd overall!!! Go Team Clover!!!!  ...

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