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



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...

Year 5 Invasion Games

Today we played 3 different types of invasion games: netball, football and basketball. We were very competitive and showed a lot of concentration that we have practised over the last few weeks in our games of dodgeball. Thanks to Shayan from the NUFC foundation for...

Fantastic footballers

This half term our year 5/6 football team have got off to a flying start. After winning their leg of the Gateshead cup, the team represented the school in the finals and came a very close runner up, receiving medals for their participation. As well as this, they...

Putting Our Skills to the Test

Today we came to the end of football coaching with Newcastle United Foundation.  We put our skills to the test by competing in a mini tournament. Newcastle, Sunderland, Chelsea, Man City, Man Utd and Arsenal all lined up to see who would be champions. Arsenal came out...

‘On side’ with Newcastle United Foundation

In Year 5 and 6 this half term, we are working alongside the Newcastle United Foundation by completing their 'On Side' Programme to discuss the important issues of discrimination, disabilities in sport, racism and British values. Today, we thought about what senses we...

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