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

 

 

Football Team Update – September 2014

  Last night, the Clover Hill Football Team went to Lobley Hill Primary School to play against 5 other schools. For their first tournament of the season, the children did a fantastic job. The first match got off to a great start and we beat Blaydon West 5-0! We...

Year 1: Friday morning Gymnastics!

After a fantastic aerobic warm up to Olly Murs, Year 1 have been exploring different ways of travelling across a mat. This week we've looked at different ways of rolling! We have lots of fun!!

Y2 get off to a flying start!

  We have been busy bees in Year 2 this week. We are learning all about dinosaurs in class and have been writing about them as well as becoming dinosaurs in our PE Dance lesson. We have been jumping like dinosaurs to follow sequences in our maths lessons. Finding...

A busy half term in year 5!

What a busy half term we have had in year 5! Here is just a brief outline of some things we have enjoyed. We started off with a super class assembly all about Ancient Greece. We have almost finished this topic now and have had a great time finding out about democratic...

On Guard!

We had a great start to our fencing coaching today. We learned how to stand, salute and found out lots of new words too! Here are a few photos from this afternoon.

Blaydon and District Football finals

On Wednesday, we braved the fog and competed in the Blaydon and District football finals, along with 7 other local schools.The team played well togther (as always) and showed great sportsmanship.  Their positive attitudes and team spirit is to be commended.  The...

Clover Hill football tournament

On Wednesday 2nd April, Clover Hill will be taking part in a football tournament at Fellside School, 3.15-5pm. Everyone is welcome to come and support us, although please remember  NOT to park on the paths and grass area outside of the school as this will be patrolled...

Year 1 at Gateshead Dance Festival

This year, Year 1 entered the 'Gateshead Schools Dance Festival' at The Sage.  They retold the story of 'Giraffes can't Dance' with a sequence of movements they had put together during PE lessons. The children were the youngest there and certainly had not only the...

Athletics Club Run Miles for Sport Relief

Congratulations to all the children in the Key Stage Two Athletics Club who ran their socks off to raise money for charity. Miss Sinclair and Mr Bannister were extremely proud of the effort they made and support they gave each other. The children chose to run either 1...

Bike skills in Year 5

Year 5 are really enjoying the bike ability lessons so far. The children have been finding out all about bike and helmet safety whilst developing their control skills on their bikes. This week they have been learning how to cycle safely on local roads and what to look...

Clover Hill & NUFC Foundation Tournament

On Wednesday, some of our children represented Clover Hill in a prestigious tournament organised by the NUFC Foundation. The 6-a-side football tournament was held at Redheugh training ground and the children played against other Gateshead schools, with the ultimate...

Year 4 Rugby Coaching

Over the last half term, Year 4 have been lucky enough to receive training from a rugby coach, every Wednesday. Today was the last session and it was fantastic to see the new skills that the children have picked up. Reece (the coach) was very impressed with the...

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