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
Delicious lunch... deli choice baguettes, wraps and salad. With Obstacle Challenge and Quad Bikes for dessert!!
These children are crazy!!!
We've been learning how to tie secure knots... or how not to!!!
Great night of sleep - slept from 10.45 until 7am. Breakfast was 7.30 - full English. Raft building and buggy building this morning. Chilling out in our games room just before breakfast.
On Wednesday, Year 1 took part in the Whickham Cluster Athletics festival. They had a go at lots of events including long jump, throwing, 400 metre run, obstacle course, sprint and 3 legged race. Take a look at our pictures below.
The Athletics Club had a fantastic day out at Saltwell park taking part in the Sainsbury's School Games, 'Go run for Fun' event. Athletes from Year 4,5 and 6 took part in a 1 mile run set off in waves by GB Olyimpian Craig Heap. The children had a great day and were...
It was a proud teacher moment today when I saw my Year 6s at the starting line ready to begin the fun run. Lots of smiles - giving each other encouragement - it was lovely to watch. Im going to miss this in July when you fly to pastures new! Well done to Alfie, our...
We spent a fantastic and fun afternoon developing our ball control skills through team games and individual challenges.
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 have arrived safely and are having a quick snack before going straight to their first activity. Have fun guys!
Fun in the sun in our weekly PE lesson. This term we are developing our athletic skills both track and field.
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...