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 4 Quadkids

Year 4 competed in the Whickham schools' Quadkids challenge today and are proud to announce that they secured a place in the Gateshead final, to be held in June. Quadkids is an athletics competition where children take part in 4 events: 50m sprint, 400m run, throwing...

Year 5 residential

Year 5 have arrived safely and are having a quick snack before going straight to their first activity. Have fun guys!

Year 6 Athletics Fun!

Fun in the sun in our weekly PE lesson. This term we are developing our athletic skills both track and...

County Cup runners up!

On Tuesday, the Year 6 5-a-side football team took part in the 4th and final round of the 5-a-side competition in the County Cup, after winning all previous rounds. Even though the standard was extremely high, the boys played fantastically well and were unbeaten in...

#GSDF18

#cloverhillrocks Year 6 and Year 1 had an amazing morning at the Gateshead Schools Dance Festival at The Sage, Gateshead. Year 1 performed a dance based upon the Wizard of Oz whilst Year 6 retold the story of Oliver Twist. Both classes were outstanding and made us so...

Gateshead Champions

Last night, the Year 6 football team represented Clover Hill in the Gateshead 5-a-side finals against the winners of the 3 other tournaments. The standard of football was very high and after an unlucky 1-0 defeat in the first game, the boys came back winning their...

Year 4 Basketball Festival

What a busy week we have had so far! Out again this afternoon at a basketball event held at Whickham School. We began the session with some skill training to improve our passing, dribbling and shooting techniques. After that, we played some 5 V 5 games against other...

Apparatus Time

We had another fantastic lesson with Katie today who set out the apparatus for us to practise our balancing, rolls and jumps. Katie showed us how to land safely and do a forward roll...

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