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 6 at The Dance Festival 2018

On the morning of March 21st, Year 6 will be performing in the Dance Festival at The Sage, Gateshead. They have composed their own sequences to retell the story of Oliver Twist - a topic that captured their hearts in the Autumn term when learning about the street...

Gymnastics Fantastic

Lots so smiling faces and enjoyment today during our first gymnastic lesson with Katie. We warmed up thoroughly before we attempted some very tricky stretches and balances with our partners. Finally, teamwork came into it when we had to support a member of the group...

On to the Finals….

The Year 5/6 football team kicked off 2018 with a fantastic start, competing in and winning the first round of the Gateshead 5-a-side tournament. The boys were deserved winners,  racking up three wins 7-0, 4-0 and 1-0, conceding no goals in the entire competition. The...

Yoga with Year 5

This half term Year 5 have been doing Yoga with Debbie from Yogatri. She has  been showing us how to do the Tree, Lizard and Spider to name a few. Year 5 really enjoyed this time of reflection, relaxation and stretching. We hope to use these skills going forward to...

Year 6 say YES to YOGA!

Friday afternoons have been set aside for Yoga sessions in Year 6. We have been learning about all of the benefits of Yoga including how it can actually improve our performance in  the sports that we play outside of school. We are loving finding out about the...

Year 1 – Multi skills Festival

On Wednesday afternoon, Year 1 had a great afternoon attending Whickham School to take part in the Year 1 and 2 Multi skills festival. We competed against other schools from our cluster in a circuit of different activities such as throwing, obstacle courses, long...

Daily Mile trial

Today, Year 1 began their first day trialling 'The daily mile.' To complete the task, the children had to take on 10 laps of the school yard. Some chose to run, others chose to jog, walk and skip but all members of the class managed to complete the challenge and a...

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