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

 

 

The Paralympic Torch comes to Clover Hill

Today, was a very special day in Clover Hill as the Paralympic torch tour visited our school. We were one of only 100 schools in the whole country that was selected to receive the special treat. Torch bearers from school and the local community were selected to carry...

Paralympic Workshop

Today Years 4 and 5 took part in a Paralympic Workshop. We learnt about how the Paralympics stated, the Paralympic Values and some Paralympic events.  The children found it very interesting and had great fun taking part.

Paralympic Torch visits Clover Hill

              What a treat it was to receive the Paralympic Torch today. It arrived here from another school and Clover Hill got to follow the torch on its journey behind specially chosen Torch Bearers. Bethan in Y3 received the...

Y6 Dukeshouse Wood

Arrived safely. Bedding all on... First activity in 20 minutes. Snack time!!! And boy do we have snacks!!!!   

Quad Kids Champions!

A huge well done to our year 4 athletes who represented not only our school, but the Whickham cluster, at the Gateshead Quad Kids final held at Kingsmeadow School yesterday. The children worked so hard on a very hot and sunny afternoon and were thrilled to find out...

Clover Hill Athletes Go Run For Fun

Over 3,000 primary schools took part in a GO Run for Fun event at Saltwell Park on Friday 27th May and of course Clover Hill loved taking part. Our athletes were thrilled to meet Aly Dixon, a local athlete who has qualified for Rio and will compete for Team GB. She...

Year 4 Quad Kids competition

Yesterday, year 4 walked to Whickham School playing fields to take part in the Whickham cluster athletics competition, Quad Kids. Every child took part in 4 athletics events: throwing, standing long jump, 50m sprint and a 400m long distance run. All of the scores need...

Rambunctious Rugby!

This half term, Y6 have been enjoying their weekly rugby coaching sessions.         

Rugby League at Clover Hill

This half term we have been learning how to play rugby. We have picked up lots of skills, so much so that in the final lesson we all took part in a match.

Year 1 Athletics festival – Whickham School

Today Year 1 attended an athletics festival at Whickham School. We took part in lots of events including, throwing, catching, high jump, long jump and ball skills. The event was lead by sports leaders at Whickham school who did a great job of organising and lead the...

Old games are the best games!

Year 6 took a break from their hard work to go out on the playground  and practise 'two balling'!!!  The children had never heard of such a game, Mrs Holden and Mrs Hoult used to play this when they were younger and showed the class a trick or three!!! Fun...

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