PE

Year 2: Gymnastics

Year 2: Gymnastics

Gymnastics
Year 2 children had a brilliant P.E. session today and focused on being able to show a clear pike, tuck and a straddle.   Children also demonstrated the difference between a tense body and a relaxed body in the movements they made. Children were then asked the question: Why does good strength improve performance? Answers included: stronger and more flexible.

Year 4 Skipping

Year 4 Skipping

Year 4 have been having weekly skipping lessons with Phil. Today, Linda came in for our Skipping School morning where we have learned lots of new skills and completed plenty of challenges! 😆😁 Now to prepare for the Skipping Festival… Continue Reading

Y5 Gymnastics

Y5 Gymnastics

In gymnastics, the children have been working on developing their own synchronised floor routines using shapes such as tucks, straddles and pikes. They worked very hard to ensure they showed good body control. creativity and fluency in transitions. Each pair performed their routine to the rest of the class and we evaluated the performances. Continue Reading

Multi-Skills Festival

Multi-Skills Festival

Year One were invited to attend a multi-skills festival this week. They had a fabulous time participating in lots of skills based games. They practiced a wide variety of skills such as balancing, jumping, running, dribbling and throwing to name a few. All the children received a sticker acknowledging a quality they brought to the… Continue Reading

Year 2: P.E. Tennis

Year 2: P.E. Tennis

Year 2 children enjoyed P.E. today and worked with a partner to develop their technique in throwing, catching and hitting a ball. Children also performed tasks involving balance and being able to control the movement of the ball when resting on a racket.   Continue Reading

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time activities started today and group of children chose to be part of ‘Cosmic Stretching’. The children all took part in a Harry Potter themed stretching session. The children listened to a condensed version of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. As the story was told the children all tried different stretching positions, for… Continue Reading

Hoops4Health Finals

Hoops4Health Finals

One of our Year 5 teams progressed from the main group stage of the Hoops4Health programme competition and reached the Newcastle Finals on Friday night. The team played their semi-final on the Newcastle Eagles court before their main game at 7.30pm. It was an evenly contested match against a local middle school -a great achievement… Continue Reading

Hoops4health

Hoops4health

Year 5 have been working with The Newcastle Eagles in their Hoops4health programme. The Eagles came into school to deliver a roadshow and some coaching sessions before the children took part in a basketball tournament at The Eagles Community Arena. We took four teams to play in the tournament and everyone played extremely well. It… Continue Reading