PE

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Reception have enjoyed lots of ‘firsts’ these past few weeks. They are settling well into life at St Teresa’s and are enjoying all aspects of our creative curriculum.
Here they are enjoying their first sessions of PE, dance, forest school and music. Reception have also had their first visit to our school library and have participated in their first school Mass in church.

Year 2: Gymnastics

Year 2 children have been doing gymnastics in their P.E. lessons and have been practicing a carousel of activities that include a focus on balance, agility, and movement. This week, children were given the additional task of using a bean bag to fully test their balance and to help with forward rolls! Continue Reading

Schools 500

Schools 500

Our school entered a number of teams into the Newcastle Schools 500 Games this year and everyone who took part showed excellent commitment, determination, passion and teamwork in their sporting activities. Both of our cross country teams won medals for their team efforts, with the boys coming in first place and the girls winning silver. Two of our pupils also… Continue Reading

Are we as fast as Usain Bolt?

Are we as fast as Usain Bolt?

In year 3 we have been investigating how quickly we can run 100m to explore how our times compare to the great Usain Bolt. To make sure it was a fair test we measured a 100m track on the yard using a trundle wheel and timed our selves accurately using a stop watch app. We… Continue Reading

New Sports Clubs

New Sports Clubs

Two new sporting clubs have started in school this week. The first Futsal Club began on Wednesday. This is being run by Lewis Cann who is working with the children on their football skills. We also welcomed back Christina who is helping some of our children prepare for The Newcastle City Dance Festival in April. This… Continue Reading

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Playground Leaders Training

Playground Leaders Training

The pupils in Year 5 (assisted by some of our lunchtime supervisors) took part in Playground Leaders training last Wednesday with Rachel from Newcastle PE and School Sports Service. They developed their skills of leadership, communication, imagination and collaboration to begin setting up a range of games that younger children will be able to join in with during their playtimes.… Continue Reading