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The intu Metrocentre Gateshead Fun Run

News Image Forty eight Gateshead primary schools have registered to take part in our mass fun run on Friday May 26, the last day of school before the half-term break. 4,500 children between the ages of 5 and 11 will descend upon Saltwell Park to take part in the intu Metrocentre Gateshead Fun Run, organised by Gateshead School Sport Partnership. The day will start with a mass warm up activity, led by

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-05-2017

Updated Guidance - Childhood Obesity Plan

The Government has recently (20.01.2017) published updated guidance on the childhood obesity plan. Click HERE to view the updated guidance which includes information on the ‘soft drinks industry levy’ (AKA sugar tax) and a commitment to doubling the Primary PE and Sport Premium and putting a further £10 million a year into school healthy breakfast clubs to give more children a h

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-01-2017

SCHOOL SPORT COACHES REQUIRED!!!!!

News Image We at the Gateshead SSP wish to employ 2 new Multi-Sport Coaches to join our well established and successful School Sport Coaching Team.  For further details and for online application, please click here! If you have any additional questions, please contact schoolsportspartnership@gateshead.gov.uk

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 15-12-2016

Parliamentary group examines the important role of PE

News Image An All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood has today released a new report which it has hailed as ‘the most comprehensive blueprint for PE for a generation.’ The APPG report, which includes contributions from the Youth Sport Trust, aims to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create an the environment that wi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 21-10-2016

PE and sport premium 2016-17

News Image Funding for the PE and sport premium Most schools with primary-age pupils receive the PE and sport premium in the academic year 2016 to 2017. Schools receive this funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6. In cases where schools don’t follow year groups (for example, in some special schools), pupils aged 5 to 10 attract the funding. In most cases the Government determi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 20-10-2016

2016-17 Calendar of Events Available for Download

News Image CALENDAR OF EVENTS (2016-17) Please use the links provided below to download a copy of this year's (2016-17) Gateshead School Sport Partnership Calendar of Events To download a copy of the calendar for PRIMARY SCHOOLS please click here. To download a copy of the calendar for SECONDARY SCHOOLS please click here. To download a copy of the calendar for SSCo's (primary & secondary events)

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-09-2016

Gateshead Primary School Athletics Festival

News Image The 18th Annual Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics Festival is due to take place this week (Friday 1st July 2016) at Gateshead International Stadium.  We once again welcome almost 50 schools to this capacity event that has been kindly supported by The Education Network.  An event programme is available for download below:   GPSAF Programme 2016 FINAL.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-06-2016

Gateshead Leadership Academy - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

News Image GATESHEAD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 2016-17 Applications are now being accepted for the Gateshead Leadership Academy 2015-16 cohort. All of the initial information and application documents can be downloaded below: GLA Application Form 2016.doc GLA Key Dates 2016.docx GLA Parent Letter 2016.docx GLA Pupil Letter 2016.docx GLA Reference Form 2016.doc GLA Staff Letter 2016.docx

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-06-2016

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey

News Image Our Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Competitions took place this week with a total of 22 teams vying for a spot in the Gateshead FINALS. The first competition was hosted by Cardinal Hume, where 15 teams competed in 3 groups made up of 5 teams. The top 2 teams from each group qualified to the Gateshead FINALS, please see results below: GROUP A Position Schools Goals For

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-03-2016

Year 5/6 School Sport Champion: Leadership Training

Our first ever Year 5/6 School Sport Champion Leadership Training took place earlier this week, a fantastic day hosted by Thorp Academy. Five Primary School's from Thorp's cluster took part (Highfield, Greenside, Rowlands Gill, Emmaville and Parkhead) with the aim of the programe was to provide Year 5/6 pupils with the skills and knowledge required to plan and deliver activities. Y

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-03-2016

Year 5/6 Hi 5 Netball Tournament - Whickham School and Sports College

Last night saw the second Hi 5 Netball tournaments get underway.  The tournament took place at Whickham School and Sports College and saw 4 teams competiting against each other for a place in the Gateshead Finals.  The TOP team from the tournament have qualified for a place in the Gateshead Finals scheduled to take place on Wednesday 24th February at Gateshead Leisure Cen

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-02-2016

Year 5/6 Hi 5 Netball Tournament - Gateshead Leisure Centre

It is that time of year again, the start of our Hi 5 Netball Tournaments. The first of three tournaments took place on Wednesday 3rd February at Gateshead Leisure Centre.  This saw 10 teams competiting against each other for a place in the Gateshead Finals.  The TOP 2 teams from the tournament have qualified for a place in the Gateshead Finals scheduled to take place on Wednesday 2

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-02-2016

Photo of the Month - January Winner

News Image Congratulations to Parkhead Community Primary School who were the winners of January’s ‘Photo of the Month’, their photo will feature in the Gateshead School Sport Partnership 2016/17 Calendar of Events.  February’s Theme  Just a reminder that the theme for February submissions is FRIENDSHIP, all entries must relate to that theme. Please fi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-02-2016

Photo of the Month - January Theme

News Image January’s Theme  Just a reminder that the theme for January submissions is INTRA SCHOOL COMPETITION, all entries must relate to that theme. Please find attached a poster for October for your reference. The entry window closes on Friday 29th January 2016 at 5pm – best of luck!  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-01-2016

Spring Term Competition and Event Info NOW AVAILABLE

News Image Details of centrally organised Primary & Secondary School events/competitions are all available to view and download via our online calendar of events.  This information has also been distributed directly to schools via email (4th January).  Should ou wish to enter multiple events in one step then please use the 'Multiple Event Entry Forms' available for download&

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 30-12-2015

Basic 1st Aid Awareness - PILOT COURSE

News Image Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy recently hosted a 'Basic 1st Aid Awareness' course for their 6th Form pupils.  This was a pilot programme organised by the Gateshead School Sport Partnership that we will be looking to expand upon further this acadmic year with additional Secondary Schools and then hopefully extend to Primary Schools next year.  The course covered several topics, includin

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-12-2015

Year 12/13 Futsal CVL

News Image Thursday 17th December 2015 saw the 1st date of the Year 12/13 Futsal CVL at Heworth Grange. Congratulations to all teams/players involved they were fantastic and great sports throughout. Current standings for round 1 are as follows:       The conclusion of this competition will be on: Tuesday 9th February 2016 (3:30-5:30pm) at Heworth Grange.  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-12-2015

Year 7 Boys 5 A-Side Football CVL

News Image Friday 9th October 2015 saw Cardinal Hume host the 1st round of the Year 7 Boys 5 A-Side Football CVL. All teams/players were great and played some fantastic football during the competition. Current standings are as follows:       The second round will commence on: Friday 5th February 2016 (1:00-3:00pm) at Whickham School. Then the conclusion of the Year 7 Boys 5 A-Side Footbal

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-12-2015

Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics FINALS

News Image All 9 Gateshead Clusters were recently represented at the Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics FINALS.  All of the finalists had already done extremely well to qulaify through from their respective cluster competitions and the standard was exceptional. The final standings were as follows: FINAL STANDINGS   POSITION  SCHOOL  POINTS  1

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-12-2015

Year 8 and 9 Boys Rugby Union FINALS

News Image Our annual Boys Rugby Union Finals Day hosted by Ryton RFC certainly lived up to expectations. The Year 8 final consisted of Cardinal Hume, Emmanuel College and Lord Lawson. All 3 teams played one another in what was particular tough conditions, the first fixture was between Cardinal Hume and Emmanuel College a hard fought game which ended with Cardinal Hume being victorious winning a thriller 4

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-12-2015

Girls Active 2015/16 - REGISTER NOW

We are delighted to be relaunching our ‘new look’ Girls Active programme for 2015/16.  The programme will run as a pilot for this year with capacity for 4 Secondary Schools to be involved.  The expectation is that the 4 schools involved will work with us to help shape and develop the programme for the borough wide launch in 2016/17.  Although there are core components th

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-12-2015

Photo of the Month - November Winner

News Image Congratulations to Carr Hill Community Primary School who were the winners of November’s ‘Photo of the Month’, their photo will feature in the Gateshead School Sport Partnership 2016/17 Calendar of Events.  December’s Theme  Just a reminder that the theme for December submissions is EXCELLENCE, all entries must relate to that theme. Please find

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-12-2015

Yr 9/10 Sportshall Athletics Championships

News Image Congratulations to all schools/teams that took part in the recent Year 9/10 Sportshall Athletics Championships.  Final standings are as below:   GIRLS 1st - Whickham (A) - 1356 2nd - Joseph Swan - 1134 3rd Whickham (B) - 1125 4th - Cardinal Hume - 1027 5th - Kingsmeadow - 1017 6th - Thorp Academy - 995   BOYS 1st - Cardinal Hume - 1303 2nd - Joseph Swan - 1214 3rd - T

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-11-2015

Gateshead Leadership Academy - LAUNCH

News Image The Gateshead Leadershup Academy (GLA) Launch recently took place during October Half Term with an outwardboud residential at Gibside Chapel (National Trust).  36 students from 6 Gateshead Secondary Schools are lucky enough to have been accepted into the programme this year and attended the launch event.   As well as a general introduction to the GLA and the subsequent workshops that

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-11-2015

Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Union Competition

News Image The ever popular Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Union Competitions toom place last week and we had great support from local clubs Ryton, Winlaton, Blaydon and Gateshead RFC. The week started at Winlaton RFC consiting of 7 primary schools and a total of 20 teams took part (St Joseph Blaydon, Parkhead, St Matthew's, Winlaton West Lane, Harlow Green, Dunston Hill and St Philip Neri). The second competition too

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-11-2015

Photo of the Month - October Winner

News Image Congratulations to Lingey House Primary School who were the winners of October’s ‘Photo of the Month’, their photo will feature in the Gateshead School Sport Partnership 2016/17 Calendar of Events.  November’s Theme  Just a reminder that the theme for November's submissions is INCLUSION, all entries must relate to that theme. Please find attached a p

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-11-2015

KS1 Indoor Athletics Festival

News Image Friday 23rd October saw the start of this years' KS1 programme with our KS1 Indoor Athletics Festival which took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre. Our KS1 programme has continued to go from strength to strength, resulting in two session being offered at each festival. Across the two sessions, over 250 Gateshead pupils made their way into the Maple Hall with great excitment to participate in

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-10-2015

Gateshead Secondary Trampolining Competition

We had nearly 100 competitors head to Gateshead Leisure Centre to compete in the Gateshead Secondary Trampolining Competition yesterday.  As always the event was very kindly supported by AAA Sports, which will greatly appreciated. I would like to congratulate all competitors for their tremenous efforts throughout the competition, the standard was extremely high.  Congratu

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 20-10-2015

Gateshead Leadership Summit 2015

News Image The second annual Gateshead Leadership Summit took place this week at Gateshead Leisure Centre.  The event attracted over 100 year 7 and year 8 pupils from 6 Gateshead Secondary Schools.  A carousel of 9 activitiy stations were designed and delivered by the Level 3 HSLA Group from Whickham School & Sports College, which was also dovetailed with the Sports Leaders UK Young Leader Awar

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-10-2015

Primary Cross-Country

News Image Congratulations to all those that took part in the recent Gateshead Primary Schools Cross Country at Watergate Forest Park.  With nearly 100 teams (over 500 competitors) it was great to see so many Gateshead Primary Schools commiting to the event. Final standings can be downloaded HERE and a full breakdown of individual standings HERE

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-10-2015

Blazing the Trail 2014/15

News Image Our Blazing the Trail programme has been exceptionally well supported once again this year with many outstanding examples of the work that takes place every day across Gateshead’s Primary Schools.  Thank you to all involved for your on going support and engagement with BTT.  Having had the opportunity to speak with so many of you over the course of the year, it’s always heart

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-10-2015

Photo of the Month - September Winner

News Image Congratulations to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Blaydon who were the winners of September’s ‘Photo of the Month’, their photo will feature in the Gateshead School Sport Partnership 2016/17 Calendar of Events.  October’s Theme  Just a reminder that the theme for October submissions is HEALTH & WELLBEING, all entries must relate to that th

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-10-2015

Partnership with the Education Network

News Image We are delighted to annouce that we are working in partnership with colleagues at The Education Network for a second year.  The partnership continues to go from strength to strength and we are thrilled with the sports kit The Education Network have provided for our Primary PE Co-ordinator network. In addition, the company will once again be supporting the Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-09-2015

Blazing the Trail 2015/16 - NOW LIVE

News Image This programme continues to grow and 2014/15 saw a record number of schools awarded the Gold Blazing the Trail Kitemark. The quality of evidence supporting submissions was fantastic, and we as an SSP are excited about the programme developments and enhanced opportunities. As I’m sure most of you will be aware the programme went through some big changes last year and saw the introduction of t

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-09-2015

Year 7 and 8 Sportshall Athletics Competition

News Image Thank you and congratulations to all schools/teams that took part in the recent Year 7 and 8 Sportshall Athletics Championships.  The final standings have been detailed below.  Particular congratulations to Cardinal Hume, Joseph Swan and Whickham who have successfully qualified to represent Gateshead in the Tyne & Wear School Games County Finals to be held in Juanuary at Temple Par

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-09-2015

Year 8/9 Girls 5-a-side Football Competition

News Image Over 50 Girls came together to compete in the Year 8/9 Girl 5-a-side Football Competition, where 5 teams braced the cold conditions.  It was a great afternoon with some fantastic football, all the teams displayed some greta footballing skills. Please see the below table for the final standings:  Congratulations to Whickham (A) team who won the competition overall, closely fo

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-09-2015

Gateshead School Sport Awards 2015

News Image Gateshead School Sport Awards 2015  We would like to thank you everyone who was involved in the Gateshead School Sport Awards that took place before the summer break. The evening was a great success that showcased the sporting achievements of our young people and recognised those who excelled within the area of sports leadership.  The evening also celebrated the wider work that is

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-09-2015

2015-16 Calendar of Events Available for Download

News Image CALENDAR OF EVENTS (2015-16) Please use the links provided below to download a copy of this year's (2015-16) Gateshead School Sport Partnership Calendar of Events To download a copy of the calendar for PRIMARY SCHOOLS please click here. To download a copy of the calendar for SECONDARY SCHOOLS please click here. To download a copy of the calendar for SSCo's (primary & secondary events)

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-08-2015

Tyne and Wear Summer Sainsbury's School Games Final

News Image Tyne and Wear Summer Sainbury's School Games Final    The Games, which took place at Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis and Wellness Centre last Tuesday (7th July 2015), were the culmination of a series of competitions between schools that have been taking place in each local authority area since April. The competition consisted of a range of sports including Quadkids, Tennis, Cricket,

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-07-2015

Highfield Community Primary School complete the Coast to Coast

News Image Coast to Coast  Highfield Community Primary School  On Monday June 8th, 9 children and 6 staff members from Highfield Community Primary School were dropped off in Whitehaven to start the gruelling Coast to Coast bike ride. They cycled a total of 143 miles from Whitehaven to Tynemouth. Here is a break down of each of the days: Day 1 : Whitehaven - Keswick (52km&nbs

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-07-2015

VACANCY - School Sport Apprentice

News Image The Gateshead School Sport Partnership (GSSP) is seeking to appoint a School Sport Apprentice to support the GSSP Central Team across a variety of key areas.  Key details are listed below:   Job Profile:  SSA Job Profile - Web.docx Online Application:  https://jobshop.gateshead.gov.uk/vacancies/view.aspx?wr=26097&ct=&kw=sport   Reference:  LCRA181  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-07-2015

Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics Festival 2015

News Image A big thank you to all 48 Gateshead Primary Schools that braved the elements to attend the recent Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics Festival.  Congraulations to all our medalists and to everyone that took part.  We would also like to thank our sponsors; Asda, Cooking 4 Life, Decorum and Headline Sponsors:  The Education Network.  The following doucments are now available for

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 30-06-2015

British Transplant Games - VOLUNTEERS WANTED!

News Image THE WESTFIELD HEALTHBRITISH TRANSPLANT GAMESNewcastleGateshead 2015 Applications are invited from pupils aged 16+ in Gateshead Schools to undertake the following roles:• General Event Volunteer• Opening Ceremony Marshall/Social Events Volunteer• Sport Specific Volunteer• Venue/Branding/Infrastructure Pre-Event• Registration• Children’s Activities Full Voluntee

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-06-2015

Gateshead Leadership Academy - APPLICATIONS OPEN

News Image   GATESHEAD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 2015-16 Applications are now being accepted for the Gateshead Leadership Academy 2015-16 cohort.  All of the initial information and application documents can be downloaded below:   GLA Application Form 2015.doc GLA Initial Staff Letter.docx GLA Key Dates 2015.docx GLA Parent Letter 2015.docx GLA Pupil Letter 2015.docx GLA Reference Form 2015.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-06-2015

U15 Boys Lawn Bowls Competition

News Image Following the success of the U13 Boys Competition, the first ever U15 Boys Lawn Bowls Competition took place at Lyndhurst Lawn Bowls Club. 10 representatives from Lyndhurst gave all of the pupils from Lord Lawson an introductory to the sport. Once complete, pupils took part in a pairs competition, each team played 3 games. All of the pupils picked up the game within minutes and the tournament fin

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-06-2015

U13 Boys Lawn Bowls Competition

News Image The first ever U13 Boys Lawn Bowls Competition took place at Lyndhurst Lawn Bowls Club. 10 representatives from Lyndhurst gave all of the pupils from Lord Lawson an introductory to the sport. Once complete, pupils took part in a pairs competition, each team played 3 games and after the last bowl was bowled only points difference separated 1st and 2nd place. A fantastic day and great start to

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-06-2015

Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics - ENTRY CLOSED

News Image Entry has now closed for the Gateshead Primary Schools Athletics Festival due to take place as follows:   GATESHEAD PRIMARY SCHOOLS ATHLETICS FESTIVAL Friday 26th June 2015 @ Gateshead International Stadium 9:00-4:00pm   We are very pleased to annouce that the event this year has been kindly supported by THE EDUCATION NETWORK.   Final school entries are:   SCHO

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-06-2015

GATESHEAD SCHOOLS 'GO RUN FOR FUN'

News Image GATESHEAD SCHOOLS ‘GO RUN FOR FUN’ Over 2,500 young people from in excess of 30 Gateshead Primary Schools TOOK part in the ‘INEOS GO Run For Fun™’ event at Saltwell ParK on Gateshead on Friday 22nd May 2015. This is the biggest event since the start of the campaign, beating particpation numbers from several venues across Europe and even the USA! The Mayor of G

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-06-2015

'This Girl Can' Campaign - FREE Posters and Resources for Schools

News Image   This Girl Can FREE Posters & Resources for Schools, read on if still interested.......................... Over the last few months, Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign has gone viral. It has dominated TV screens and billboard sites across England. The images in this campaign of real women and girls jiggling, wiggling and having fun, has generated headlines across th

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-06-2015

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation

News Image   Every year, one-in-four of us will experience a mental health problem. Yet it is still something the majority of us are loath to talk about or address. This is something that has to change. The Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA), alongside the Professional Players Federation and with support from the mental health charity Mind, have created the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recre

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-06-2015

afPE's Position on Fitness Testing for School Aged Pupils

News Image Fitness test results should be interpreted with caution as there are limitations in the validity, reliability and accuracy of such field-based fitness tests, particularly when used with children. Many factors for example, influence children’s performance and scores on fitness tests such as their maturation, genetic potential, skill at taking the test, motivation and the environment. Likew

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-06-2015

Free classroom resources to inspire your students to think about PE and sport related careers

News Image afPE has teamed up with the careers charity icould.com to bring you free classroom resources to help inspire your students to think about PE and sport related careers. icould features over a thousand videos of people telling their personal career stories in their own words along with interesting articles and helpful information. From PE Teachers, Activity and Fitness Instructors to Sports Develo

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-06-2015

Sport England's short films on Primary school sport and physical activity released

News Image Sport England has produced some short films to illustrate how schools can use the funding to increase and improve physical activity and sport outside the curriculum. The national partners: Association for Physical Education (afPE), Youth Sports Trust, sports coach UK and Compass, have supported the development of these four short films. Watch Sport England's exclusive new films for a comprehens

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-06-2015

National Partner Statement on the use of Coaches in schools

News Image Please see the statement below that has been agreed by National Partners (scUK, Sport England, afPE, YST, CSP Network and COMPASS) relating to ‘Coaches in Schools’: National Partners are committed to sustaining high quality PE and school sport – and ensuring that all young people have the best possible introduction through Physical Education teaching and sports coaching. We be

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-05-2015

Year 3 Mini Tennis Competition

Year 3 Mini Tennis Competition Our second of 4 Year 3 Tennis competitions took place at Blaydon Tennis Club on Thursday 7th May. A great day of Tennis for Front Street Primary and Crookhill Primary.  The event included a combination of individual matches and a variety of skill challenges all of which were scored and tallied up to determine final standings (below). Position School &n

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-05-2015

Year 3/4 Rugby World Cup Mega Fest

News Image Gateshead School Sport Partnership were delighted to announce we were the first in the country to organise and deliver the Rugby World Cup Mega Fest. The Festival took place at Ryton RFC and attracted a huge amount of interest from Gateshead primary schools, 13 primary schools entered the Festival with a total of 36 teams taking part. The format of the Mega Fest was a resounding success as it enab

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-05-2015

Year 3 Mini Tennis Competition

News Image Summer is HERE! Our first Tennis Event took place at Heworth Grange on Thursday 30th April. A great day of Tennis for Wardley Primary, Roman Road Primary and Brandling Primary.  The event included a combination of individual matches and a variety of skill challenges all of which were scored and tallied up to determine final standings (below). Position School       Gir

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 27-04-2015

Teachers put through their paces on Athletics Course

News Image Several teachers from our Gateshead primary schools were put through their paces on a Youth Sport Trust national training course this week. They engaged in a mixture of theory and practical work designed to help them to improve their understanding of teaching athletics and how to unlock the potential of their pupils (aged 7-11 years) in KS2 PE by: Developing young people's physical and soc

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-04-2015

IOC partner with UNESCO to improve PE in schools

News Image Education through sport “Getting the couch potatoes off the couch”: IOC joins forces with UNESCO to improve Physical Education in schools The International Olympic Committee (IOC), in partnership with UNESCO and several other international organisations, has cooperated on new Guidelines, released today, urging governments and educational planners to invest in the quantity and quali

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-04-2015

Quality Physical Education Policy Project

News Image Quality physical education contributes to 21st century education Sustainable development starts with safe, healthy, well-educated children. To impart skills required for the 21st century, education must focus on shaping attitudes, building behaviours and instilling values that support peace, inclusion and equitable development. "Quality Physical Education (QPE) is an essential entry point&hellip

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-04-2015

Over half of primary school children cannot swim length of pool

News Image A report in May 2013 by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) .has revealed that over half of primary school children aged 5-11 years old cannot swim the length of a standard pool (25m) unaided. Sadly the situation in April 2014 has remained fairly constant. This survey revealed that forty-five per cent of schools said that budget restraints were the main reason behind their inability to deliv

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-04-2015

Rebecca Adlington launches new swimming initiative

News Image Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington has launched her new swimming initiative in Wrexham to share her expertise with children. Her new initiative called SwimStars will teach children aged three -11 years how to swim. SwimStars will see the youngsters take part in a fun swimming lesson. Rebecca herself will be attending the swimming lesson to offer advice and give out some top tips. Since r

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-04-2015

Gateshead Rugby World Cup 2015 MegaFest - Applications OPEN

We are now accepting entries for next term's Year 3/4 Rugby World Cup MegaFest, scheduled to take place at Ryton RFC on Wednesday 6th May 2015 (13:00-15:30).  This event has been incorporated into the Gateshead School Sport Partnership’s Calendar of events for 2015 to help promote and build on the excitement of the Rugby World Cup 2015. The MegaFest format is derived from the recently

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-03-2015

Upload Details of Your Level 1 School Games Day

Schools working toward a Sainsbury's School Games Mark will need to upload the date for their Level 1 School Games day on www.yourschoolgames.com  Watch this short video for details of how to complete this action:

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-02-2015

Whickham Cluster Year 5/6 Basketball

Congratulations to all schools who took part. The standard of play was excellent with matches being fiercely contested. The final saw Front Street A taking on Fellside A for a place in the Gateshead finals. Front Street Primary won the battle and can now look forward to taking on the best in Gateshead. Good luck.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 29-01-2015

Year 5/6 Whickham Cluster Basketball

The year 12 CSLA leaders are looking forward to hosting the annual year 5/6 basketball competition at Whickham School on Wednesday 28 January. Who will be the winning team who goes on to represent Whickham in the Gateshead finals? Watch this space!

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 27-01-2015

Download Spring Term Event Packs

News Image Event packs for primary and secondary age pupils are now available to download here:   PRIMARY EVENT PACK (Spring 2015) Primary Event Pack.pdf   SECONDARY EVENT PACK (Spring 2015)  Secondary Event Pack.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-01-2015

Gateshead Primary Schools X-Country

News Image Thank you to all Primary Schools that attended the annual Gateshead Primary Schools Cross-Country at Watergate Forest Park.  The individual standings tables are now available for download: X-C_Individual_Standings.xlsx

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-10-2014

Gateshead Primary PE Conference

Thanks to all staff who attended last week's PE Conference; "One Goal, One Vision, One Gateshead". We hope you found the content of use and trust that it will help in your role as PE Co-ordinator during 2014/15.   In keeping with the theme of the conference is was particularly fitting that we were able to end the day with a shared vision for Physical Education and School Sport across

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-09-2014

Gateshead SSP 2014 -15 Calendar Available to Download

News Image The Gateshead School Sport Partnership's (GSSP) 2014/15 Calendar of Events can be downloaded here. Two versions of each file are available.  The 'STANDARD' document is best for printing and viewing on screen whilst the the 'LOW RES' version is slightly smaller and is therefore easier to send via email and quicker to download (click on any of the files listed below to download):   PRIMA

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-08-2014

Download Autumn Term Event Packs

News Image Event packs for primary and secondary age pupils are now available to download here:   PRIMARY EVENT PACK (Autumn 2014) Primary_Event_Pack_-_Autumn_2014.pdf   SECONDARY EVENT PACK (Autumn 2014)  Owing to the large file size, information has been compiled into 2 documents; please download BOTH documents to ensure you have ALL informaion for the 2014 Autumn Term: Secondary_Eve

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-08-2014

Gateshead School Rugby League

News Image The Gateshead School Sport Partnership have been working with colleagues at Gateshead College and Gateshead Storm Rugby League Club over the last few months to help develop the sport of Rugby League across the Borough.  One school benefiting from this new venture are South Street Primary school who have received some in-school coaching in preparation for a festival (pictured below).

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-07-2014

Olympic Athlete

Olympic Athlete, Chris Tomlinson, helped to inspire and motivate our children through a circuit of excercises to end another successful Sports Week.    

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 30-06-2014

SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT WEEK 2014

News Image We are pleased to announce that the Secondary School Physical Education Development week is being reintroduced this year. This week has been organised successfully in the past and always proved popular with our schools, hence its reintroduction in 2014. Together with our colleagues in the neighbouring authorities of North and South Tyneside and Newcastle we are able to bring to you

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-06-2014

Gateshead Leadership Academy - APPLICATIONS OPEN

News Image Applications are now being accpeted for the 2014-15 Gateshead Leadership Academy.   All application documents can be downloaded from the resources section here: http://www.gatesheadssp.org.uk/resources/index/rid/122 Should you require any further information on this programme, please contact Kevin Hay (kevinhay@gateshead.gov.uk)      

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-06-2014

Year 5/6 Mini Tennis @ Cardinal Hume

The first Year 5/6 mini tennis tournament took place at Cardinal Hume which garnered much interest as 10 schools took part they were; St Anne’s, St Joseph’s Gateshead, Wardley, South Street, Bill Quay, Oakfield Junior, St Peter’s, St Oswald’s, St Albans and Carr Hill. A team consisted of 4 boys and 4 girls who were seeded 1 to 4 all of whom played 4 single games in a

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-06-2014

U13 and U15 Girls Tennis CVL

The first of two U13 & U15 Girls Tennis CVL took place at Blaydon Tennis Club, The schools that entered the U13 section were Whickham School, Charles Thorp and St Thomas More. Schools played each other once with a fixture consisting of 4 single games and 2 doubles games. A great day of tennis with reults leaving it all to play for in the final CVL. Two teams took part in the U15 section (Whic

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-06-2014

U13 Boys Tennis CVL

U13 Boys Tennis CVL The first of three U13 boys tennis CVLs secondary took place at Blaydon Tennis Club. 4 schools took part in the CVL they were Whickham School & Sports College, Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Charles Thorp and St Thomas More. Each school played 2 fixtures; a fixture consisted of all 4 seeds playing a singles game and then seeds 1&2, 3&4 played a

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-06-2014

Gateshead Primary Change 4 Life Festival

News Image Change 4 Life Sports Club Festival The first Change 4 Life Primary Sports Club Festival took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre. 7 primary schools took part they were; Gibside, St Anne's, Falla Park, South Street St Mary's, St Peter's and Emmaville. The festival succesfully achieved its aim to provide a fun and enjoyable day for pupils that took part in a range of multi-skill activities.  E

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-06-2014

Year 3 Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Cardinal Hume Catholic School

News Image Year 3 Mini Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Cardinal Hume The second Year 3 Mini Tennis (Tony Blair Challenge Cup) took place at Cardinal Hume Catholic School on the 1st May. Seven teams from four primary schools took part in the competition (St Peters, St Oswald’s, Carr Hill and St Anne’s). A fantastic day enjoyed by all as pupils accumulated points through set challenges as

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-05-2014

Year 3 Mini Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Whickham School

Year 3 Mini Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Whickham School     The third Tony Blair Challenge Cup took place at Whickham School on the 1st May. Seven teams from four primary schools took part in the competition (Winlaton West Lane, Portobello, Fellside and Oakfield Juniors). A fantastic day enjoyed by all as pupils accumulated points through set challenges as well as matches again

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-05-2014

Year 3 Mini Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Heworth Grange

News Image Summer sports certainly got underway as the first Year 3 Mini Tennis (Tony Blair Challenge Cup) took place at Heworth Grange on 29th April.  Four teams from three primary schools took part (Bill Quay, Colegate and Wardley). A fantastic day enjoyed by all as pupils accumulated points through set challenges as well as matches against their opposing seed.  Once all of the games and ch

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 30-04-2014

LAUNCH - School Sport Innovation Awards 2014

News Image The inaugural Gateshead School Sport Innovation Awards are NOW LIVE!  The awards, accessible to schools affiliated to the Gateshead School Sport Partnership's Premium Service are designed to recognise high quality work and innovative practice in primary schools within the area of physical education (PE) and school sport.  As well as the inherent prestige, each award winning school will r

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-04-2014

Keith Walker

News Image We are sad to announce that today sees the retirement of our Club & Coach Development Manager KEITH WALKER.  Keith has a distinguished career within Physical Education and School Sport, spanning 44 years with both Whickham School and the Gateshead School Sport Partnership.   He has not only trained but actually taught several members of the GSSP Team during his time at Whickham Sch

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-04-2014

Girls United Round 2 CVL

News Image We had another great turn out of year 4/5 Girls as the 2nd round of the Girls United took place at Rutherford football Club. The Girls were playing for their place in either the Champions League, League 1 or League 2 in the next and final round of the Central Venue League. There was some fantastic skills on show and no doubt we will see even more in the next round. For the overall combined Fina

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-03-2014

year 5/6 Mini Hockey Gateshead Finals

News Image The Gateshead Finals of the Year 5/6 Mini Hockey took place at Whickham School and Sport  College on 12/3/14. 8 teams from 6 primary schools qualified for the Finals (Portobello (B), Fellside (B), Harlow Green, South Street (A), Portobello (A), Fellside (A), Front Street (B) and St Anne’s). All of the teams showed exceptional ability and proof to why they achieved the right to compete i

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 17-03-2014

KS1 Indoor Athletics Festival

News Image On Wednesday 12th March the KS1 Indoor Athletics Festival took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre. 100 KS1 pupils came along to participate in this event; they entered the occasion with great excitement and anticipation for what the day held in store for them in this Partnership wide event. All participants and volunteers, being young leaders and teachers worked hard to put school teams through th

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-03-2014

Year 3/4 QuickSticks Hockey

News Image The first of 2 Gateshead Schools years 3/4 Quicksticks hockey tournaments took place at Cardinal Hume Academy on the Tuesday 11th March 2014, Where 16 teams took part from 8 primary schools, (Wardley, Bill Quay, South Street, St Josephs, Barley Mow, Falla Park, St Peters, and St Annes.) The 16 teams were split into four groups (A, B, C and D) where each team played every one in their own group on

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-03-2014

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Tournament

News Image The second Gateshead School Sport Partnership Year 5/6 Mini Hockey tournament took place at Whickham School and Sports  College on 6/3/14. 18 teams took part from 9 primary schools (Front Street, Emmaville, St Mary’s, Fellside, Harlow Green, Rowlands Gill, Portobello, Lingey House and Winlaton West Lane). All of the teams showed a fantastic display of ability, this was all captured in w

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-03-2014

U15 Boys Tennis CVL

U15 Boys Tennis CVL The first of three U15 boys tennis CVLs secondary took place at Blaydon Tennis Club. 4 schools took part in the CVL they were Whickham School & Sports College, Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Charles Thorp and St Thomas More. Each school played 2 fixtures; a fixture consisted of all 4 seeds playing a singles game and then seeds 1&2, 3&4 played a

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-03-2014

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Tournament

News Image Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Tournament @Cardinal Hume The first of 2 Gateshead School Sports Partnership, Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Tournament took place at Cardinal Hume Academy on the 4/3/14. 10 teams took part from 6 Primary schools (Oakfield, South Street, St Anne’s, Bill Quay, St Joseph Gateshead RCVA and Brighton Avenue). The 10 teams were split in to 2 groups (A or B) of 5 teams and they playe

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-03-2014

Yr 7 Boys Rugby Union CVL

Yr 7 Boys Rugby Union CVL   6 Secondary Schools made there way to the final Yr 7 Boys Rugby Union CVL took place at Winlaton RFC. As it stood from the first CVL fixtures; 1st Emmanuel, 2nd St Thomas More, 3rd Charles Thorp, 4th Whickham, 5th Cardinal Hume and 6th Lord Lawson. A very high standard of Rugby played at Wnlaton RFC with some very closely contested matches. However the CVL title

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-02-2014

Yr 8/9 Girls Basketball CVL

Yr 8/9 Girls Basketball CVL The final group of fixtures for the Yr 8/9 Girls Basketball CVL took place at Joseph Swan Academy. After the first CVL it was Cardinal Hume and Joseph Swan Academy in first and second position respectively. In an exciting final fixture between both the schools it was Joseph Swan Academy who took the title by 1 point, winning 20-19. I would like to complimen

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-02-2014

Yr 5/6 Cluster Basketball Final

  Yr 5/6 Cluster Basketball Final   10 schools successfully battled it out of their cluster to make it to the Yr 5/6 Cluster Basketball Final. The 10 finalists were split in to 2 groups of 5 teams. With the winners of each group playing in the final and the 2 group runners up played in a 3rd and 4th play off. A fantastic afternoon full of superb Basketball performances from all the

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-02-2014

Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Finals

News Image YEAR 5/6 HIGH 5 NETBALL FINALS The netball tournaments came to end at the finals that took place on Wednesday at Gateshead Leisure Centre. The finals contained winners from the 3 centrally organised tournaments and also from two cluster competitions held by the SSCo's.   There was a total of 9 teams in the finals, the atmosphere was great inside the sports hall and we saw som

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 27-02-2014

KS2 BOCCIA Competition

KS2 BOCCIA Competition The KS2 BOCCIA Competition attracted an amazing 32 teams from 11 Gateshead Primary Schools, which set a fantastic new record for this Event. The Gateshead SSP team were kindly assisted by Young Leaders from Whickham School and Sports College, they done a great job supervising and umpiring all of the Boccia games.  The 32 teams were s

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-02-2014

Year 4/5 Mini Basketball

Year 4/5 Mini Basketball We have had over 280 children participate in our year 4/5 Basketball competitions this year, over 2 venues, the first being held at Whickham School were there was some brilliiant displays of dribbling, defending and shooting. it was a very tight competition and the 2 top teams were neck and neck in the final however coming out on top were Front Street A. At our other ven

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-02-2014

Yr 5/6 High 5 Netball @ Gateshead International Stadium

News Image Yr 5/6 High 5 Netball @ Gateshead International Stadium  The third and final High 5 Netball Event took place at Gateshead International Stadium. 3 teams from 3 schools (Bill Quay Primary, Wardley Primary and St Wilfrids Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary) took part.   A fantastic afternoon of Netball, both boys and girls enthusiastically showcased thei

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-02-2014

Tyne and Wear Indoor Rowing FINALS

News Image Gateshead once agian experienced great success at the Tyne & Wear Indoor Rowing FINALS.  Gateshead topped the medal table wnning a total of 23 medals (11 Gold, 6 Silver and 6 Bronze).  A full results programme can be downloaded below:   L3_Indoor_Rowing_RESULTS_2014.pdf    

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-02-2014

Partnership Autumn Term News Round

News Image Read all about it - follow the link to the Gateshead School Sport Partnership Newsround from the Autumn Term 2013 below GSSP_Autumn_2013_News_Round_Up_FINAL.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-02-2014

Year 7 Boys Futsal CVL

News Image Well Done to all the boys who took part in the Futsal this afternoon, there was great skills on show with some great shots flying in the goal. this was the 2nd of 3 Central Venue Leagues and be sure to keep an eye out for who comes out on top in the final League this May!

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-02-2014

Yr 5/6 High 5 Netball @ Charles Thorp

Yr 5/6 High 5 Netball @ Charles Thorp  The second of three High 5 Netball Events took place at Charles Thorp Comprehensive School. 10 teams from 6 schools (Dunston Hill Community Primary, Parkhead Community Primary, Rowlands Gill Primary, Emmaville Primary, Ryton Community Junior and Highfield Community Primary) took part.   A fantastic afternoon of Netball, both boys an

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-02-2014

Yr 5/6 High 5 Netball Tournament - GLC

News Image It is time again for the Yr 5/6 High 5 Netball Tournaments to begin! The first one was held at Gateshead Leisure Centre. There were a total of 17 teams entered into the competition, which meant it was going to be a busy afternoon with lots of fixtures. The atmosphere was great inside the sports hall and we saw some fantastic netball being played. A big well done to all teams involved, the

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-02-2014

Yr 9/10 Boys Individual Table Tennis Open

News Image Year 9/10 Boys Individual Table Tennis Open Five schools came along to Joseph Swan Academy to participate in the open. Congratulations to the Millway Centre who came first taking the Gold Medals, closely followed by Lord Lawson Of Beamish who got the Silver. Thank you and well done to all the teams who participated in the Tournament!   Final standings can be viewed by the follo

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-02-2014

Year 3 Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Cardinal Hume Catholic School

News Image The second Tony Blair Challenge took place at Cardinal Hume Catholic School on the 1st May. Seven teams from a combined four schools partook within the competition. St Peters, St Oswald’s, Carr Hill and St Anne’s all gave 110% on the day which was proven by the tough competition but overall the enjoyment on the day. All teams allocated points through set challenges as well as matches

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-02-2014

Year 3 Tennis Tony Blair Challenge Cup @ Cardinal Hume Catholic School

News Image The second Tony Blair Challenge took place at Cardinal Hume Catholic School on the 1st May. Seven teams from a combined four schools partook within the competition. St Peters, St Oswald’s, Carr Hill and St Anne’s all gave 110% on the day which was proven by the tough competition but overall the enjoyment on the day. All teams allocated points through set challenges as well as matches

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-02-2014

Year 8/9 Boys Basketball CVL

News Image Year 8/9 Boys Basketball CVL A great afternoon of Basketball as four schools competed at Whickham School and Sports College in the Year 8/9 Basketball CVL. The first CVL was made up of Whickham School and Sports College, Emmanuel College, Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School and Cardinal Hume Catholic School. The results of the round robin tournament saw Cardinal Hume Catholic School

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-01-2014

Gateshead Indoor Rowing Championships

News Image We had a fantastic turn out to the Indoor Rowing Championships this year with over 300 pupils taking part, it was a brilliant day at Cardinal Hume Catholic School as records were broken and there was some fantastic displays of rowing. Everyone who took part showed great determination and represented their schools with great pride. A massive well done to all those who qualified for the Tyne &

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 30-01-2014

Year 7 Boys - 12 Aside Rugby CVL

News Image Year 7 Boys 12Aside Rugby CVL A fantastic night of Rugby under the lights at Winlaton RFC, Well Done to all six schools for braving the cold weather and providing a competitive and entertaining night of Rugby. As it stands after the first CVL; Emmanuel College - 7 points St Thomas More - 6 points Whickham - 4 points Charles Thorp - 4 points Cardinal Hume - 3 points Lord Laws

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-01-2014

Yr 5/6 Sportshall Athletics FINALS

News Image  Yr 5/6 Sportshall Athletics FINALS Nine Schools came along to Gateshead Leisure Centre to participate in the Yr 5/6 Sportshall Athletics Finals following on from the Cluster Week! Congratulations to Harlow Green who won a very close Final, where there was only 3 points difference between the top 3 places equating to only 0.2 seconds difference! Blaydon St Josephs were Runners up

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-12-2013

Gateshead Schools Year 7/8/9 Indoor Hockey Tournament

News Image We had 6 Teams Participate in our Indoor Hockey Tournament at Gateshead Leisure Centre with over 60 pupils attending. There was some Fantastic Hockey on display which lead to the final standings being very tight. We also introduced a Respect award for yesterdays competition and again was made very hard to decide on a winner however the team to come out on top were, Cardinal Hume B Team Please

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-12-2013

U16 Boys Table Tennis TOURNAMENT

News Image U16 Boys Table Tennis TOURNAMENT Five teams came along to Joseph Swan Academy to participate in the U16 Boys Table Tennis TOURNAMENT! Congratulations to Joseph Swan (A) Team for winning the Tournament! Thank You and Well Done to all the teams who participated in the Tournament! Final Standings for the tournament can be viewed via the link below; U16_Table_Tennis_TOURNAMENT.doc

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-12-2013

KS3 Boys Badminton FINALS

KS3 Boys Badminton FINALS Four teams came along to Heworth Grange Comprehensive School to participate in the Key Stage 3 Boys Badminton Finals following on from Secondary Development Week! Congratulations to Emmanuel College who truimpted on the night, winning the competition! The top two teams qualify for the Sainsbury's School Games Level 3 Finals, which will take place on Monday&

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-12-2013

KS4 Boys Badminton FINALS

KS4 Boys Badminton FINALS Three teams came along to Heworth Grange Comprehensive School to participate in the Key Stage 4 Boys Badminton Finals following on from Secondary Development Week! Congratulations to Emmanuel College who truimpted on the night, winning the competition! The top two teams qualify for the Sainsbury's School Games Level 3 Finals, which will take place

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-12-2013

Gateshead Young Ambassadors 2013-14

News Image GATESHEAD'S SPORTS AMBASSADORS 2013-2014 (Left to right:  Luke Cuthbertson, Kate Stephenson)  Gateshead SSP recently appointed their new Young Sports Ambassadors for 2013-14.Our two new 'Gold Sports Ambassadors' are Luke Cuthbertson (left) and Kate Stephenson (right), both from Lord Lawson of Beamish School.  The Gold Ambassador role is partnership wide and t

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-12-2013

Year 7 and Year 8 Sportshall Athletics 2013

News Image Over the course of the day, we had over 150 pupils participated in the Gateshead Year 7 and Year 8 Sportshall Athletics Championships.  The morning was the boys chance to compete, there were five Yr 7 Teams and five Yr 8 Teams. Cardinal Hume Catholic School were victorious and took the throphies home in both competitions. The Afternoon was the girls chance to compete, there were s

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-12-2013

Year 4/5 Girls United CVL Round 1

News Image Over 200 girls from 20 teams competed in our first Girls United of this Academic year where some Fantastic skills were on show and all girls done Brilliantly with some great goals being scord as well as some tremendous defending. It was really close for positions as only one or two points seperated teams and in some cases had to go to goal difference, however teams can compete again at the next CV

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-11-2013

Yr 7/8 Boys Team Table Tennis FINALS

News Image Following a 'Secondary Development Week' consisting of 5 Secondary School fixtures, the Year 7/8 Boys Team Table Tennis Finals recently took place at Whickham School & Sports College.  After a hard fought final CARDINAL HUME CATHOLIC SCHOOL were the eventual winners that will go forward to represent Gateshead at the Tyne & Wear School Games County Finals - CONGRATULATIONS!

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 20-11-2013

Gateshead Tag Rugby Finals

News Image We had over 50 teams compete in our Gateshead tag rugby competition this year, with only 6 teams reaching the final. There was some great rugby show cased and all teams done fantasically well.                                                     The top two proce

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-11-2013

KS1 Multi Sport Festival Results

News Image Friday 25 October saw our KS1 events for this year kick off. It began at Gateshead Leisure Centre with the Multi Sport Festival. These festivals are now in their second year of operation and have become so popular that we have had to run 2 events across a full day to accommodate all schools. 220 KS1 pupils made their way to Gateshead Leisure Centre to participate in this event – more than d

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-11-2013

Metro Radio\\\'s CashforKids

News Image The Gateshead SSP was recently the grateful recipient of a £730.00 grant from Metro Radio\'s CashforKids scheme to fund Boccia and Fencing activity in Gateshead Primary Schools.  The grant will be used to purchase additional equipment, allowing greater delivery capacity.  The Gateshead SSP would like to take this opporunity to formally thank Metro Radio\'s CashforKids Team for thei

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-11-2013

Yr 9/10 Sportshall Athletics

News Image Approximately 100 pupils recently participated in the Gateshead SSP Year 9/10 Sportshall Athletics Championships.  A great afternoon resulted in Whickham School & Sports College and Cardinal Hume Catholic School qualifying to represent Gateshead at the forthcoming Sainbury\'s School Games County Final.  The event final standings can be downloaded below: Yr_9.10_Sportshall_FINAL

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-11-2013

Gateshead Leadership Academy Launch Residential 2013

News Image Gateshead Leadership Academy 2013/14   The new 2013/14 cohort of the Gateshead Leadership Academy (level 1) recently attented a launch residential at Gibside Stables - National Trust. The 2 day residential event consisted of a number of tasks and activities, including:  Introduction & Ice Breakers GLA Information & Course Selection Outdoor Activities & Team Building

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-11-2013

Year 8/9 Girls Futsal Competition

News Image Over 90 Girls came together to compete in the Year 8/9 girls Futsal competition, where 10 teams braced the cold and windy conditions and we saw some excellent games. The overall Winners of the Tournament were Whickham A team, as they seen off fiece Competition from Lord Lawson in the final. Well done to all the girls who competed and a massive thankyou to Whickham School for hosting the tournament

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-10-2013

Gateshead Primary Schools Cross Country

News Image Gateshead Primary Schools Cross Country event took place at Watergate Forest Park on Tuesday 1st October with an incredible turn out of nearly 600 Boys and Girls from years 3/4 and 5/6 across Gateshead. Congradulations to everyone that took part and to all the winners from each race. A big thankyou to all the spectators who came down to watch and also to Whickham Football club for the use of th

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 02-10-2013

Primary School PE Conference

News Image On Friday 13th Septmenber at Gateshead Leisure Centre we had 51 representatives from Primary Schools across Gateshead for the Primary PE Conference. In the morning session delegates were given the latest updates on the current PE school sport landscape in Gateshead. This included further information on the new Premium SLA that has been launched in Septmber 2013. In the afternoon session the att

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 17-09-2013

Great School Sprint 2013

News Image Over 50 Year 7 children from 6 schools across Gateshead arrived at the Sage on Friday 13th to participate in the Great school sprint, in which the four fastest boys and girls qualified for Saturdays City Games where they ran against the eight fastest from Newcastle. Gateshead Dominated as we had four winners from four races, the two winners from the A race quaified for the National City Games Fina

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 16-09-2013

Updated Ofsted School Inspection Handbook

News Image Ofsted have updated the School Inspection handbook. The handbook provides instructions and guidance for inspectors conducting inspections under section 5 of the Education Act 2005. It sets out what inspectors must do and what schools can expect, and provides guidance for inspectors on making their judgements. Click HERE to download the updated handbook and HERE to download a copy of the handbo

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-09-2013

NEW GUIDANCE RELEASED: Inspecting primary school PE and school sport

News Image Inspecting primary school PE and school sport: new funding In April 2013, the Government announced new funding of £150 million for physical education and sport. The criteria stated this funding should be used to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The sport funding can only be spent on improving sport and PE provision in schools. Schools are free to deter

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-09-2013

Guidance from afPE for the effective use of Sport Premium funding

News Image How to use the Physical Education and School Sport Premium The government in England is providing funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013/4 and 2014/5 to provide additional substantial primary school sport funding. This funding is being jointly provided by the Department for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and will see money going directly to primary scho

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-09-2013

Gateshead Primary PE Conference

Please find the link to the application form at the bottom of the page for the following CPD event: GATESHEAD PRIMARY PE CONFERENCE‘Inspiring The Next Generation’Friday 13th September 2013@ Venue TBC9:30am – 4:00pm The Gateshead Primary PE Conference provides the opportunity to receive up to date information, help shape the future of local PE/School Sport and take part in

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 18-07-2013

Civic Junior Swimming Gala Results 2013

News Image Well done to all swimmers who participated in the recent Gateshead Junior Civic Swimming Gala held at Dunston Swimming Pool. This event is organised by Gateshead Council\'s Libraries, Sport and Culture Department. The results for this gala have just been published by our Swimming Teacher Manager, Lynn Brookes. A downloadable copy of these results can be found here: resul

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-07-2013

Paralympic Challenge - Larkspur Primary

Paralympic Challenge Key Stage 2 children tried playing some different Paralympic Sport’s. They have played: Sitting Volleyball                               Goalball              

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-07-2013

Personal Best Challenge - Larkspur Primary

Some Year 6 children set themselves personal best challenges that they wanted to achieve by the end of the year.   \"I would like to improve my batting skills in Cricket and Ronder\'s. I\'ve completed my target by playing cricket and ronder\'s often in PE lessons and at play times. I try to focus on the ball so I can hit better. I\'ve taken part in a Kwik Cricket tournament and Ron

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-07-2013

Playground Buddies - Larkspur Primary

At Larkspur Primary we have several Year 5 and 6 children who are trained as Playground Buddies. They are on a rota to go out with Key Stage 1 children at play times and lunch times to help staff and also to play games with the children and make sure evryone is happy and having fun. Here are some photographs of the Buddies working and playing games with Key Stage 1 children at play time.  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-07-2013

Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Summer League - Final Placings

News Image Last night saw the last games take place in the Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Summer League at Joseph Swan Academy. Final placings hung in the balance with 3 teams in the mix for the top placings. The first of these games was played on home territory due to a prior comittment and was between the two teams from Dunston Hill. The A team came out as the victors in this game. The remaining game

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-07-2013

Year 4/5 Girls Football - Final Standings

News Image A great afternoon of Year 4/5 Girls United Football took place at Swalwell Football Club on 14th June 2013, Caedmon (a) Team took the lead and won the competiton, big congratulations to them. But a massive well done to all team who took part. A final standings league table is available to view by clicking here > Yr_4-5_Girls_United_Football_Final_Standings.doc      

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-07-2013

Year 7 Girls Futsal - Final Standings

The cold windy weather didn\'t stop play at the Year 7 Girls Futsal Competition at Whickham School and Sports College on 2nd July 2013. Lord Lawson triumphed and won the competition, but well done to everyone who took part. A final standings league table is available to view by clicking here > Yr_7_Girls_Summer_Futsal_Competition_-_Final_Standings.doc  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-07-2013

KS1 Outdoor and Adventurous Festival

News Image On Wednesday 26th June the inaugural KS1 Outdoor and Adventurous Festival took place at Thornley Woodland Centre. 110 KS1 pupils came along to participate in the event. They arrived at Thornley Woods with great excitement and anticipation for what was in store for them that morning.  This festival gave all children the opportunity to participate in 5 exciting outdoor and adventurous cha

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-07-2013

Gateshead Primary Athletics Festival

News Image Over 1000 Primary School pupils arrived at Gateshead International Stadium on a very wet Friday morning. They arrived with great excitment and anticipation for what was in store for them.  Despite the poor weather conditions, a good day was had by all! Thank you to all who attended or participated in this event, we hope you had a fantastic day despite the rain!  Please find the Eve

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-07-2013

KS1 Multi Skills

The pupils from St Anne\'s Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 participated in the KS1 Virtual Multi Skills Event today. With the help of some Playground Buddies the children competed in 7 different activities, encouraging each other through all the events.       

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-06-2013

Cardinal Hume Cluster Sports

Year 3/4 children from 4 Primary Schools took part in a cluster athletic festival at Cardinal Hume. The children worked together in mixed school teams to carousel through different athletic events. Well done to all the children for their enthusiasm throughout all the events.          

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-06-2013

Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Summer League

News Image The 18th June saw the second week of our Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Summer League take place. A glorious evening contributed to some excellent play by all teams.  The players from each of the schools involved showed great progress with their skills and tactical play. Umpires from the year 7/8 netball squad at Joseph Swan Academy also showed a great deal of progress with their technical umpiring

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 25-06-2013

Year 3/4 Quadkids Athletics FINAL

News Image Thank you to all who attended and gave support at Thursday’s QUADKIDS ATHLETICS competition.  This is the first time we have run a Gateshead Final in this format, something which is largely down to the efforts of your cluster School Sport Co-ordinators (thank you to all involved).  As anticipated the standard at the final was extremely high with all teams in attendance scoring high

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 21-06-2013

Key Steps Gymnastics Competition

News Image Thank you to all who attended and supported at Tuesday’s Key Steps Gymnastics competition. The standard across the board was excellent and this was reflected in the results which proved very close indeed.  A special congratulations to the winning team in each category and the top 5 open category gymnasts;   TEAM QUALIFIERS   Year 1/2      &nbs

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 19-06-2013

Year 2 Tri-Golf Festival

On Wednesday 12th June, 180 Year 2 pupils came down to Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School to participate in a Tri-Golf Festival. The weather was definitely on our side, and it turned out to be a lovely afternoon. Oakfield Infants took the lead and won the festival. Final Standings can be viewed from the following link > Yr_2_Tri_Golf_-_Final_Standings.xls

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-06-2013

Inaugral Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Summer League underway

News Image The inaugral Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Summer League got underway this evening at Joseph Swan Academy. This Central Venue League has been included in our annual calendar for the first time this year following a request from our schools.  We hope it will become a regular and established fixture in future years. The following teams will compete against each other over 3 weeks for the right

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-06-2013

Gateshead Leadership Academy 2013-14

News Image Applications are now being accepted for the Gateshead Leadership Academy 2013-14 cohort.  All of the initial information and application doucments can be downloaded from the resources section of our website via the following link: http://www.gatesheadssp.org.uk/resources/index/rid/106  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-06-2013

Year 7 Boys Futsal CVL - FINAL STANDINGS

News Image Following a three date central venue league, the Year 7 Boys Futsal has now concluded.  The event which was specifically planned for those students not participating on the school 11-a-side team was supported by 5 teams from 4 Gateshead Secondary Schools.  Over the 12 fixtures played by all teams, the eventual winners were Whickham School & Sports College who successfully defended th

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 16-05-2013

Year 3 TBSF Mini Tennis Challenge

News Image Over 100 Competitors overcame the rainy conditions to compete in the Year 3 Mini tennis challenge at Blaydon Tennis Club. Group Winners Whickham Parochial played off against Front Street A to determine the overall winner. Whickham Parochial ran out 6-2 winners in the play off and will head through to the Tyne and Wear County Finals on Thursday 27th June at Sunderland Tennis Centre. Many thank

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-05-2013

Gateshead Primary School Cross Country 2013

News Image The Gateshead Primary Schools Cross-Country event took place at Watergate Forest Park on Thursday 2nd May with almost 300 boys and girls from Years 3/4 and 5/6 participating. Congratulations to everyone that took part and to all the winners from each event. A big thank you to all the spectators who came down to watch. Please find the final results available for download bel

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-05-2013

KS1 Indoor Athletics Festival

On Wednesday 20th March the KS1 Indoor Athletics Festival took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre. 100 KS1 pupils came along to participate in this event. They entered the Maple Hall with great excitement and anticipation for what the morning held in store for them in this partnership wide event. Young Leaders from Whickham Academy and Sports College worked hard to put School teams

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-05-2013

Gateshead Tops School Games Medal Table

The Tyne & Wear School Games Medal Table is now live!  The Olympic style medal table has been introduced to allow direct comparison between areas and their respective achievements across all of the School Games County Finals (primary & secondary). At the time of writing Gateshead sits proudly at the top of the table with no less than 18 golds, 7 more than nearest rivals, North Tynesi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 23-04-2013

Team Gateshead U15 Girls District Football

News Image A representative Gateshead squad of Girls competed in the Girls U15 district football tournament (north region) this week. The girls were selected from several of our secondary schools and coached/managed by Miss Rachel Winchester, Head of Girls PE at Cardinal Hume Catholic School. The following girls were part of this squad: Katie CuthbertsonLouise GriffithsBridgett GallowayLaura Norman &nb

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 19-04-2013

High 5 Netball Finals

The Year 5/6 Netball High 5 area tournaments culminated in a very exciting and closely fought contest to determine who would be crowned Gateshead High 5 Netball Champions for 2013. The following teams qualified by right from the area rounds for these finals: Barley Mow Primary School Carr Hill Primary School Glynwood Primary School Highfield Primary School Ravensworth Terrace Primary Sch

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-03-2013

Yr 7 Girls FUTSAL

News Image Thank you and congratulations to all students that recently took part in the Yr 7 Girls FUTSAL Competition.  A total of 8 teams from 7 Gateshead Secondary Schools took part in the County School Games Qualifier - A fantastic turnout!   An extremely high standard of football was witnessed by all present, with the eventual winners being Lord Lawson of Beamish School that norrowly defeated

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-03-2013

Netball HIgh 5 County School Games Qualifiers underway

News Image This term's High 5 Netball tournaments (mixed) are happening at an exciting time for England Netball. The have recently completed an historic three consecutive victories against the reigning world champions Australia - the first time ever for England. Before the series, England had only beaten the Diamonds twice in their histories. More people are getting on the netball court than eve

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-02-2013

Girls Year 7/8/9 Indoor Hockey Tournament

The inaugural Girls Year 7/8/9 Indoor Hockey Tournament took place this week at Gateshead Leisure Centre. There was a very pleasing response to this new tournament especially when considering the time of year it was organised for. 5 teams competed for the right to be crowned Gateshead Secondary Girls Indoor Hockey Champions. The tournament was organised in a Round Robin format where everyone play

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-12-2012

Yr 5/6 Sportshall Athletics FINALS

News Image The Yr 5/6 Sportshall Athletics FINALS recently took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre, which saw approximatley 100 pupils competing on a 'points for performance basis' for Gateshead title.  6 Gateshead Primary Schools quliafied from their cluster events to take part in the event: Barley Mow, Emmaville, Harlow Green, St Anne's, St Mary's and Windy Nook. St Mary's Primary School (r

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-12-2012

European Athletics Team Championships - GATESHEAD 2013

News Image Gateshead is due to host the European Team Athletics Championships at Gateshead International Stadium in 2013.  As with any high profile, large scale event, this presents a fantastic opportunity for volunteers.  For further information on volunteering at this event, please visit:  www.gateshead2013.com You can also download the information pack and application forms below: INFORMA

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-12-2012

Yr 7 and 8 Sportshall Athletics

News Image The Yr 7 and 8 Sportshall Athletics recently took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre, which saw approximatley 200 pupils competing on a 'points for performance basis' for the girls and boys trophies.  6 Gateshead Seconsdary Schools took part in the event: Cardinal Hume, Charles Thorp, Lord Lawson, Joseph Swan, Kingsmeadow and Whickham In the boys event the Year 7 competition w

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-12-2012

Gateshead Leadership Academy 2012

News Image The new Gateshead Leadership Academy cohort recently attended a launch event at Broomley Grange Outdoor Centre, Stocksfield.  The2 day residential event comprised of a number of workshops, tasks and activities, including: Introduction & ice breakers A team building session with Katy Storie (England Women's Rugby Captain) GLA information & course selection Midnight orienteer

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-11-2012

Year 7/8 In2Hockey Final Results

News Image We had a great finale to the Year 7/8 Girls In2Hockey Central Venue League (CVL) at Cardinal Hume School last night. The stage was set for this evening of hockey when the weather forecast showed a fine evening ahead. This was exactly the news needed following the abandonment of the week 2  CVL after round 4 due to torrential rain and freezing temperatures! 13 teams from 6 of our secondary sc

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-11-2012

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Finals

News Image Fellside Primary School made a clean sweep of the medals at last night’s Gateshead Schools, Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Finals. They claimed both gold and silver medals with their A and B teams respectively. In taking the gold medal position Fellside A team remained unbeaten on the night. Not only were they unbeaten but they secured an impressive final goal difference of 29, scoring 31 goals in to

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-11-2012

Yr 9/10 Sportshall Athletics

News Image The Yr 9/10 Sportshall Athletics recently took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre, which saw approximatley 70 pupils competing on a 'points for performance basis' for the girls and boys trophies.  5 Gateshead Seconsdary Schools took part in the event: Cardinal Hume, Charles Thorp, Kingsmeadow, Emmanuel and Whickham Whickham School & Sports College retained the girls title for a stag

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-11-2012

KS1 Multi Sports Festival

News Image The Friday prior to October half term saw the School Sport Partnership organise the inaugural KS1 Multi Sport Festival.  100 KS1 pupils made their way to Gateshead Leisure Centre to participate in this event. They entered the Maple Hall with great excitement and anticipation for what the morning held in store for them in this partnership wide event. They were not disappointed and as the nerve

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-11-2012

Year 7/8 In2Hockey

News Image The Year 7/8 In2Hockey Central Venue League (CVL) is now in full flow. Teams have been regrouped in to two separate leagues: Champions League and Euro League. In the Champions League a good run of form for Emmanuel’s Year 8 B team sees them unbeaten in their first two games. The remainder of the teams in this league are closely bunched behind with positions 2-5 currently being decided on go

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-11-2012

Gateshead Schools Finals - Year 5/6 Mini Hockey

News Image The Gateshead Schools Year 5/6 Mini Hockey finals will take place this week at Whickham Academy and Sports College. The teams contesting for the right to become the school champions of Year 2012/13 are: Fellside Primary School A and B team Winlaton West Lane Primary School A and B team Brighton Avenue Primary School South Street Primary School These schools won the right to contest for this t

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 05-11-2012

Cardinal Hume Cluster Olympic Awards

Well done to all the children who took part in the Cardinal Hume Cluster Olympic and Paralympic events. The children participated in a range of sports and tournaments from the Olympics and Paralympics, demonstrating all the Values. Presentations_for_Closing_Ceremony.doc

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 18-09-2012

BTT Logo Competition Winner Announced

News Image As part of our London 2012 legacy project; Blazing The Trail (BTT), school pupils were put to task and asked to submit designs as part of our BTT Kite Mark Design Competition. Once identified, the winning design would be digitised and used as the basis for future BTT awards.  The competition proved extremely popular with close to 1,000 submissions in total.  The overall standa

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-09-2012

St Anne's go to the Paralympics

Some of the pupils from St Anne's Catholic Primary School were given the opportunity to go to London to see some Paralympic events. The children were chosen due to their commitment and dedication towards sport and helping to bring the Olympic and Paralympic values to our school through our Olympic Committee.        "It was really fun. It was a once in a lifetime opport

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-09-2012

Gateshead SSP 2012-13 Calendar Available Now!

News Image The Gateshead School Sport Partnership Calendar of events for 2012-13 has now been confirmed and distributed digitally with hard copies to follow.  If you would like to download a PDF copy of the calendar you can do so via the resources section of this website or by clicking in the following link; http://www.gatesheadssp.org.uk/resources/index/rid/84          

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-09-2012

London 2012 Opening Ceremony

News Image A group of Gateshead students were lucky enough to be chosen to form a prestigeous Guard of Honour at the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.  As the eyes of the world looked on, the eight year 9 students from Whickham School & Sports College lined the route into the Olympic Stadium as over 10,000 athletes made their way into the arena. Whickham School was one of onl

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-09-2012

Key Stage 1 Multi Skills Challenge Results

News Image Thank you to all schools who participated in the Gateshead Key Stage 1 Virtual Multi Skills Challenge League.  To see the results from this competition, please follow the link: Mulit_Skills_challenge_Results.pdf As you can see from the link, we had a positive uptake for the competition. This years Key Stage 1 Virtual Multi Skills Challenge League Champions are Winlaton West Lane

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-08-2012

Ryton's Personal Challenges

Over the past few months, all the pupils have set themselves personal goals. Some have achieved them and some are still working hard to accomplish their personal target. Here are a few of them:  Achieved: To make it into the cross-country team for school. To achieve my goal I have had to complete many races and practice in the park and surrounding fields. I am quite proud of how I have done

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 17-07-2012

Ryton Junior's Paralympic Challenge

Over the past few months, we have been trying out a selection of Paralympic Sports. Year 4 began with Goalball, Year 3 had a go at Sitting Volleyball and Year 6 have tried out Blind Football. It was certainly a challenge and alot was learnt from the experience but most of all, everyone loved these new activities and it certainly be something we will continue with in PE lessons next year. Playin

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 10-07-2012

Brighton Avenue at the Paralympics!

After researching some of the events within the Paralympic Games, Year 3/4 at Brighton Avenue thought they would have a go themselves! They found out all of the rules, as well as some of the players that took part. Here you can see the children playing sit down volleyball:               Shanice: "It was really hard work and I kep

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-07-2012

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Tournaments

The annual Year 5/6 Mini Hockey tournaments took place on Wednesday 29 February 2012 at Whickham School and Sports College and Thursday 1 March at Gateshead International Stadium. We were blessed with decent weather for this year's tournaments and there were some great skills on display by all teams across the 2 days. The two tournaments saw 29 teams from 15 schools compete for the right to progr

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-07-2012

Gateshead Secondary PE Conference ' Developing an Outstanding Future in Challenging times'

News Image The Secondary PE Conference 'Developing an Outstanding Future in Challenging times' is scheduled for Friday 13 July (unlucky for some!) and will take place at Dryden Centre in Gateshead. It is being delivered in partnership with the Association for Physical Education (afPE) and North Tyneside Council. We have an exciting and topical programme in store for everybody. The day will be kick started w

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 31-05-2012

School Sport Partnership Newsletter - Issue 2

News Image The second edition of our newsletter can be found by following this link   GSSP_Newsletter_Issue_2_final.pdf This edition gives details of the main events, festivals, competitions and developments that have been delivered by the School Sport Partnership since the last newsletter that was published in January 2012. The newsletter also contains national updates for this period of time tha

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 29-05-2012

Yr 7 Boys FUTSAL CVL

News Image The year 7 boys FUTSAL Central Venue League has now concluded.  Congratulations to all the teams that took part in this years competition, which was of a particularly high standard.  The eventual winners were Whickham (a) who were undefeated in all 6 fixtures!  Final standings can be downloaded below: Yr7_Boys_FUTSAL_-_Final_Standings.xls

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-05-2012

Olympic Games - Guard of Honour

News Image Pupils from Whickham School & Sports College will form a Guard of Honour to line the route as athletes make their way through the Olympic Park into the Olympic Stadium, for the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.   At the start of the Athletes’ Parade, during the athletes’ procession from the Olympic Village to the Olympic Stadium, the students who will join

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-05-2012

Big Dance Schools Pledge 2012

News Image Congratulations to all schools who participated on 18 May. The Big Dance Schools Pledge took place at 1pm British Summer Time. This was a Guiness World Record attempt for the 'Largest Simultaneous Dance Routine - Multi Event'.  Schools around the world went to their school halls, playgrounds, playing fields or to public spaces and performed the Schools Pledge Choreography. The curr

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-05-2012

RESULTS ANNOUNCED - Design a Torch Competition

News Image     The results for our Blazing the Trail, Design a Torch Competition have been announced today. Congratulations go to Ryton Junior School who were selected  as overall winners by the judging panel.  This announcement follows much deliberation by the judges. Due to the very high standard of entries the judges have also decided to select a KS1 winner and hi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 23-05-2012

Cluster Olympics

St Annes Young Ambassadors helped to organise a meeting for all the cluster schools involved in the preparation for our Olympic and Paralympic Opening Ceremony at Cardinal Hume. Staff and children came together to help plan this exciting event where the children will gain experience at some Olympic and Paralympic sports.             &nb

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-05-2012

Gateshead Primary Schools X-Country

News Image The Gateshead Primary Schools Cross-Country event revent took place at Watergate Forest Park with almost 200 boys and girls from Year 5/6 taking part.  Congratulations to everyone that took part and also to the eventual winners.  Please find the final results available for download below.   X-Country_Results_Sheets_FINAL.xls

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 15-04-2012

Larkspur Paralympic Games

News Image      Year 2 tried sitting volleyball. "I thought the sitting volleyball was hard because you couldn't stand up to get the ball." "I enjoyed sitting down volleyball to see what it was like not to have the use of my legs.  It was very tricky."          Year 4 tried the treasure hunt. "I found the treasure hunt very hard.&

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 29-03-2012

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Finals

News Image Tonight saw the conclusion of the Year 5/6 Mini Hockey tournaments. The finals of this competition saw 6 teams compete for the right to be crowned the Gateshead Champions. The teams earning their right to be in these finals following the area tournaments earlier this month were as follows: Fellside C Front Street Rowlands Gill A Rowlands Gill B South Street C Winlaton West Lane  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 29-03-2012

St Anne's Olympic Committee

News Image St Anne's Catholic Primary School have set up their own Olympic Committee to help promote the London 2012 Games. The children will help to plan and organise a range of Olympic events both in their own school and other cluster schools. They also promise to help promote the Olympic values within school. Our committee are all: ¨Enthusiastic towards sport. ¨ Have exciting ideas abou

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-03-2012

New Year 7/8 Girls' In2Hockey League big success

News Image Tonight saw the final rounds of the inaugral Year 7/8 Girls In2Hockey, 6-a-side, Central Venue League (CVL). This is the first secondary hockey competition to have taken place with Gateshead Secondary schools for more than 4 years. In2Hockey is a version of hockey for 10 to 14 year olds. It is  a refreshed, refocused and rebranded game, which replaces the game previously known as Mini Hockey

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-03-2012

Finals show down in High 5 Netball Competition

News Image Tonight saw the successful culmination of the High 5 Netball tournaments that have taken place over the last few weeks. These events have been extremely popular with 51 teams from 35 schools having competed for the right to be represented at tonight's Gateshead High 5 Netball Finals. The 8 teams from across the borough who competed in the Finals tonight for the honour to represent Gateshead at ne

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 20-03-2012

Year 5/6 High 5 Netball Tournaments

News Image The annual Year 5/6 High 5 Netball tournaments took place on Tuesday 6,7 and 8 March 2012. These tournaments were held at Heworth Grange School, Lord Lawson School and Charles Thorp School respectively. The three tournaments saw 39 teams from 24 schools compete for the right to progress to the Gateshead Finals on Tuesday 20 March at Lord Lawson School. The top 2 teams in each tournament

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 15-03-2012

Gateshead Schools Dance Festival 2012

News Image This year represented the 4th year we have been fortunate enough to hold the Gateshead Schools Dance Festival at The Sage, Gateshead.  The festival has grown year on year, now spanning 2 days and consiting of 4 individual sessions. Nearly 2000 pupils participated in the event over the 2 days, performing routines linked to the London 2012 Olympic & paralympic Games.  In particular,

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-03-2012

School Sport Partnership Newsletter - Issue 1

News Image Please find attached Issue 1 of the Gateshead School Sport Partnership Newsletter. You will find details of some of the many and varied activities undertaken through the Partnership throughout the Autumn term (2011). January_2012_Newsletter_V13.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 16-01-2012

Schools Trampolining Championships 2011

News Image You will find a slideshow of photographs from this event in our media gallery. The event took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre on Monday 17 October 2011.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 18-10-2011

New Horizons Conference preview

News Image     The Primary PE Conference entitled 'New Horizons' took place on Friday 7 October 2011 at Gateshead Leisure Centre. It was a very successful day where candidates enjoyed a mixture of both practical and theoretical sessions. The day began with those in attendance selecting an Olympic/Paralympic Games country for their school. This will be used in the School Sport Partnership medal

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 16-10-2011

Athletics Festival 2011 Photo Gallery

News Image View a selection of photographs from the Festival on June 24th at Gateshead Stadium in our Media Gallery.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-06-2011

Year 5 School Games High 5 Competition

News Image You will find a selection of photographs in the Media Gallery from today's Year 5 School Games High 5s Netball Competition. This took place at Lord Lawson of Beamish School and the winners will qualify for the Tyne and Wear County School Games finals due to happen on Tuesday 12 July in Sunderland.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-06-2011

Tesco Great School Run Photo Gallery

News Image See Natasha Danvers (Beijing 2008 Olympic 400m Medallist) and our runners in a selection of photographs from the 2011 Tesco Great School Run in our media gallery.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 21-06-2011

Now Taking Entries - TESCO Great School Run

News Image Registration is now open for schools wishing to take part in the Gateshead stage of the Tesco Great School Run.  Now in it's 3rd year in Gateshead, this has always been a well supported event with over 1000 pupils participating last year alone. The event, which will take place at Saltwell Park on Tuesday 14th June 2011 (9:30-11:00am) is part of a series of high profile events taking p

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-05-2011

SSCo May Bulletin

SSCoBul_may_2011.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-05-2011

PE May Bulletin

PEBulMay111.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-05-2011

Yr 4/5 Sportshall Athletics FINALS

News Image The Gateshead Primary Schools Year 4/5 Sportshall Athletics FINALS recently took place at Gateshead Leisure Centre (30/03/11).  Representative teams from all 10 Gateshead Clusters competed and the final standing were as follows: 1.  St Thomas More - 1731 2.  Joseph Swan - 1728 3.  Whickham - 1678 4.  Ryton - 1611 5.  Cardinal Hume - 1586 6.  Lord Lawson -

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 01-04-2011

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Finals

News Image Whickham Front Street Primary School were last night crowned Gateshead Mini Hockey Champions at the Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Finals. This Final was played last night at Whickham School and Sports College. 6 schools from across Gateshead were involved in the final following qualification in the area tournaments that were organised prior to February half term. The final allowed all teams to play

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-03-2011

SSCo March 2011

SSCoBul_March_2011.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-03-2011

PE Bulletin March 2011

PEBulMarch111.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-03-2011

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Tournaments

News Image The Year 5/6 Mini Hockey tournaments were completed prior to half term. There were 3 tournaments in total held at the following venues: Cardinal Hume Whickham School and Sports College Gateshead International Stadium   Some great skills were on display in all 3 tournaments with closely fought games and very exciting play all round. Six teams were selected from each

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-02-2011

Fred Perry Table Tennis Urban Cup

News Image Newcastle United FC youngsters compete in 2011 Fred Perry Table Tennis Urban Cup finals   Premier League football clubs and Fred Perry help 100,000 youngsters play table tennis   8 February, 2011: Four youngsters representing Newcastle United FC competed in the Fred Perry Table Tennis Urban Cup finals at London’s Business Design Centre on Saturday, finishing in 10th position. I

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-02-2011

Whickham School and Sports College Sports Bulletin

Whickham School and Sports College Sports Bulletin

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-02-2011

Autumn Term 2010 - SSCo News

MULTI-SKILLS FESTIVALS   The annual autumn series of cluster events with a multi-skills theme have been delivered at Heworth Grange this term for Y1, Y2, Y3 and recently, Y4. Y10 BTEC PE students develop leadership skills through helping to organise and supervise a circuit of fun activities on sporting themes ranging from golf putting to obstacle course running.  Schools that particip

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 24-01-2011

Autumn Term Newsletter

Autumn Term newlstter attached from Dryden School DRYDEN_Newsletter_Jan_11.doc

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 17-01-2011

St Thomas More - Autumn Term Newsletter

Autumn term newsletter from the St Thomas More Cluster attached. STM_autumn_newsletter.docx

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 13-01-2011

Gateshead Primary Schools PE Conference 2010/2011

News Image   The Gateshead Primary Schools PE Conference was held on Tuesday 11th January at South Causey Equestrian Centre. A very informative day outlined the Coalition Government's Comprehensive Spending Review on PE & School Sport (PESS) and the implications for the SSP structure across the Gateshead Primary School network.  Further work was carried out around what the future landsca

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 12-01-2011

Table tennis - Fred Perry Urban Cup

Newcastle United Foundation, in conjunction with a new initiative called Premier League 4 Sport, has been creating chances for Whickham School children to participate in 4 different sports, one of which is Table Tennis.  Since early 2010 youngsters from schools in Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside have been given an opportunity to try out this indoor racket game.  Sarah Sharif, a

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-01-2011

Dance Newsletter - Jan 2011

News Image Autumn Term Dance Newsletter available for download. Newsletter_-_Dance_in_Autumn__Winter.doc  

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-01-2011

Lord Lawson PE Bulletin Jan 11

PEBulJan11.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-01-2011

Lord Lawson SSCo Bulletin Jan 2011

SSCoBul_Jan_2011.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-01-2011

GLA Coaching Principles Day

News Image Level 1 of the Gateshead/Whickham Leadership Academy recently attended their second compulsary workshop of the year, at the Elgin Centre, Gateshead.  The Coaching Principles Day comprised of a number of workshops including: Fitness Testing Coaching Fundamentals Cardio-Box Community Cohesion The day was a great success (despite the terrible travelling conditions caused by the adver

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-12-2010

Young Ambassadors at the Houses of Parliament

News Image Gateshead's Young Ambassadors (Karl Richardson - Lord Lawson, Robbie Costello and Hana Bartle - Whickham) recently attended the national Young Ambassador protest at the Houses of Parliament in London.  Their message.......SAVE OUR SCHOOL SPORT!! Following the Government Comprehensive Spending Review and the announcement that 100% of School Sport funding would be cut, the Borough's Young Am

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-12-2010

Premier League 4 Sport - Table Tennis

News Image Fred Perry Urban Cup Table Tennis Experience   Newcastle United Foundation, in conjunction with a new initiative called Premier League 4 Sport, has been creating chances for local school children to participate in 4 different sports, one of which is Table Tennis.   Since early 2010 youngsters from schools in Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside have been given an opportunity to

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 29-11-2010

Lord Lawson SSCo Bulletin Nov 10

SSCoBul_Oct_2010.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-11-2010

Lord Lawson PE Bulletin Nov 10

PEBulNov10.pdf

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-11-2010

Gateshead Leadership Academy Launch 2010

News Image   The new Level 1 Gateshead Leadership Academy cohort recently attended a launch event at Broomley Grange Outdoor Centre, Stocksfield.  The2 day residential event comprised of a number of workshops, tasks and activities, including: Introduction & Ice Breakers GLA Information & Course Selection School Presentation Task Safeguarding & Child Protection Outdoor Activiti

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 28-10-2010

Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby @ Blaydon RFC

News Image The Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby Tournament took place at Blaydon RFC this afternoon.  The competition was the last of 3 Tag Rugby events which have taken place this week at Ryton RFC, Gateshead RFC and Blaydon RFC. A total of 11 teams took part in today’s competition from 5 local primary schools; Washingwell, Fellside, St Annes, Front Street and Winlaton West Lane.&

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 22-10-2010

Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby @ Gateshead RFC

News Image The Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby Tournament took place at Gateshead RFC this afternoon.  The competition was one of 3 separate Tag Rugby events scheduled to take place this week at Ryton RFC and Blaydon RFC. A total of 11 teams took part in today’s competition from 7 local primary schools; Oakfield Juniors, Barley Mow, Portobello, Bill Quay, Roman Road, Ravensworth T

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 21-10-2010

Yr 7 Boys FUTSAL @ Rutherford FC

News Image The Year 7 Boys FUTSAL Central Venue League kicked off with round 1 of 3 taking place at Rutherford FC on Friday 15th October 2010.  The fantastic new facilities available at Rutherford provided the ideal venue for this event to take place and their hospitality must be commended. A total of 7 teams took part in the event from 5 Gateshead Secondary Schools - Whickham, Joseph Swan, Kingsmeadow

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 20-10-2010

Year 10/11 Girls Football @ Whickham School

News Image The Year 10/11 Girls 7-A-Side Football Tournament toook place on Tuesday 19th October, hosted by Whickham School & Sports College.   A total of 3 Schools took part in the Key Stage 4 event - Whickham, Joseph Swan and Ryton.  The standard pf play was extremely high and the final standings were undecided right down to the final fixture.  The eventual winners

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 20-10-2010

Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby @ Ryton RFC

News Image The Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby Tournament took place at Ryton RFC this afternoon.  The competition was one of 3 separate Tag Rugby events scheduled to take place this week. The remaining events are scheduled to take place at Gateshead RFC and Blaydon RFC on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. A total of 9 teams took part in today’s competition from 5 local primary schools; St Agnes, G

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 19-10-2010

Boys Football results

2010-10-07 Year 7: Whickham 2 v Heworth 0 Year 8: Whickham 0 v Heworth 7 Year 9: Whickham 4 v Heworth 0   Year 9 Match report Team: Coyne, Murphy, Pottinger, Bates, Bertram, Sharpe (1), Thompson (1), Froggatt (c) (2), Tanoh, McMahon, Turnbull. Subs: Hawkins, Pyle. First half got off to a great start for Whickham. Two early goals came from Turnbull being played through to cross the ball

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 07-10-2010

Yr 8 Boys Rugby CVL - Round 1

News Image The first round of the Year 8 Boys Rugby Union CVL was played last night at Ryton RFC.  The event saw five of Gateshead Secondary schools contesting two matches each.  This was the first of through rounds of the competition that will take place during October, Novermber and December.   For the first event of the year the standard was very good and s

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-10-2010

Change 4 Life Fencing Club launched @ Ryton Comprehensive

News Image Gateshead’s one and only Mini Fencing club was launched yesterday afternoon as part of the Change for Life Initiative being rolled out in Gateshead Schools.  It follows on from the success of last years Mini Fencing programme delivered in primary schools across the Ryton cluster. The club will act as a stepping stone towards full on metal fencing with the aim of up-skilling pupils in t

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 06-10-2010

New Young Ambassadors Appointed

News Image   Gateshead's new 'Gold' Young Ambassadors (Robbie Costello & Hana Bartle, pictured above) will join and lead a team of 30 Young Ambassadors throughout the Borough (1 Platinum, 2 Gold and 27 adiStar YAs).  Each Secondary School in Gateshead (including Gateshead College) have appointed Young Ambassadors to champion sport and the Olympic/Paralympic values within their own schools an

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-10-2010

Gateshead Students Visit Wembley Stadium

News Image (Hana Bartle, Robbie Costello & Gemma Lowther in the Wembley Stadium Press Room) The Gateshead / Whickham SSP & Whickham School Sports College were recently invited to Wembley Stadium to give a presentation on Leadership & Volunteering to the Independent Schools Football Association.  Three Whickham Students (pictured) accompanied staff to the event where they confidently deliv

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 30-09-2010

LORD LAWSON SSCo Bulletin July10

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[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 15-07-2010

Mini Fencing Programme 2010

News Image   On Friday 9th July 2010, Gateshead’s first ever Mini Festival took place.  Nearly 50 pupils from Ryton Juniors, Emmaville, Blaydon West and Crookhill took part in the festival at Ryton Comprehensive School. The day was the result of a comprehensive programme consisting of a Mini Fencing Teachers Course, a young leaders referees course and a lot of hard

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 14-07-2010

Whickham Sports College Key Stage 3 Presentation Evening - The Winners!

News Image Pictures from the night - well done to all those students who won an award                            

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 18-06-2010

Key Stage 3 Presentation Evening June 2010

News Image Pictures from the night.....        

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 18-06-2010

Adam Goes National

News Image   Adam goes National   Every year the FA hold a National Leadership & Volunteering Camp which is made up of the top 100 young football leaders across the country who have been selected by their local County FA.   Durham County FA’s Leadership Programme has developed progressively over the past season and had 180 young leaders enrolled on the FA Step into Sport Program

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 11-06-2010

LORD LAWSON SSCo Bulletin June10

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[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 08-06-2010

Athletics Virtual Leagues

News Image   Have a look and see where you have come in the KS3 Athletics Leagues Go to www.gatesheadssvl.org.uk Username:  student1 Password:  whickham and click on leagues

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 27-05-2010

LORD LAWSON SSCo Bulletin Apr10

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LORD LAWSON SSCo Bulletin Nov09

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LORD LAWSON SSCo Bulletin Jan10

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LORD LAWSON SSCo Bulletin Feb10

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[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 23-04-2010

Primary Sportshall Athletics FINALS

News Image Following the organisaion of 10 Cluster Sportshall Athletics events for Year4/5 pupils, the Gateshead Primary Schools FINALS recently took place at the Louisa Centre in Stanley.  All 10 Clusters were asked to select representative squads to attend the finals and challenge for the title. The eventual winners were the WHICKHAM CLUSTER SQUAD pictured below: FINAL STANDINGS: 1.  Whickha

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 29-03-2010

Indoor Rowers Achieve National Success

News Image Last week saw the culmination of this years Schools Indoor Rowing Programme.  Following success at local, county and regional level a squad of pupils from across Gateshead schools were identified to compete at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC). 34 Gateshead pupils participated in the event which took place on Tuesday 16th March 2010 at Battersea Ev

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 25-03-2010

Lord Lawson Yr4/5 Sportshall Athletics

News Image On the 12th March 2010 Barley Mow, Portobello and Ravensworth attended the Lord Lawson Sportshall Athletics cluster event. Ravensworth were the eventual winners and will go on to represent the cluster at the finals.  Well done to them. A big thank you goes to Ed Lown from Birtley Athletics Club for his help and support with the event.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 25-03-2010

Lord Lawson KS1 Multi-skills Event

On the 19th March 2010 Lord Lawson held their KS1 multi-skills cluster event. Barley Mow, Birtley East, Kibblesworth and Portobello attended the event. There were a total of 117 pupils who took part on the day and they all had an enjoyable afternoon. The year 8 leaders were fantastic and a big thank you goes to them.

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 25-03-2010

Gateshead Gets Fencing

News Image A group of teachers from the Ryton cluster have become the first staff in Gateshead to embark on a programme of mini fencing delivery and undertake a mini fencing course (pictured). Mini-fencing is an 8 to 10 week programme which uses plastic swords and safety masks, providing primary age pupils with the fundamental movements used in fencing.  A massive part of the appeal is that pupi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 23-03-2010

Gateshead Pupils Achieve Indoor Rowing Success

News Image A series of competitive indoor rowing events have taken place this year, identifying a wealth of talented Gateshead pupils.  The first event of the series, the Gateshead Indoor Rowing Championships took place on Wednesday 27th January at Cardinal Hume School.  The event, which lasted a full day provided the opportunity for approximately 250 (years 7-13) to compete (pi

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-03-2010

Gateshead Girls Active 2010

News Image On Thursday 25th February, 36 Year 9 girls from 9 Gateshead Secondary Schools took part in the 2010 Girls Active Roadshow Event at Broomley Grange Outdoor Activity Centre.  Those in attendance took part in a variety of activities including zip wire, night line, assault course, high ropes and climbing. Activities were chosen to inspire and motivate participants whilst instilling a sens

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 04-03-2010

Whickham School - Summer Term Extra Curricular Programme

News Image After school sporting activities: Facility/Day Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Gym Table Tennis – All age groups (3.15–4.30) Cheer Leading – All age groups (5.00–6.00) Girls Active Year 7,8 and 9 Girls   Table Tennis – All age groups (8-8.50am) Staff Fitness

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-02-2010

Whickham School - Upcoming Sporting Fixtures

News Image The following sporting events are scheduled:

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 26-02-2010

Gateshead Leadership Academy Grows

News Image Following the successful expansion of the Gateshead Leadership Academy (GLA) to a 2-tier system, the Level 1 cohort (Year 11) have just come to the end of their formal programme of activity.  Starting with a residential launch event at Broomley Grange during October Half Term, the group have taken part in a range of varied workshops - from Sports Media/Journalism to Boxercise and Coac

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 03-02-2010

Gateshead SSP Wins National Innovation Award

News Image Kevin Hay collecting the award on behalf of everyone at the SSP At the recent School Sport Partnership National Conference held at the Telford International Conference Centre, the Gateshead/Whickham SSP was successfully named as one of just 6 National Innovation Awards: 'Engaging Young People as Officials' The award and recognition received is testament to the hard work of the SSP team - a tr

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 09-11-2009

New Gateshead Sports Ambassadors Appointed

News Image GATESHEAD'S SPORTS AMBASSADORS 2009-2010 (Left to right:  Karl Richardson, Amy Dobson, Stephanie Kendal)   The Gateshead/Whickham SSP recently appointed its new Sports Ambassadors for 2009-2010.  The team will be headed up by experienced 'Platinum Sports Ambassador' Amy Dobson from St Thomas More Catholic School (centre).  Amy's main role will be to act as a mentor for the

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 23-09-2009

Gateshead School Sport Awards - APPLY NOW

News Image The Deadline for the Gateshead School Sport Awards is fast approaching. The awards have been designed to celebrate & promote Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity across Gateshead. Specifically, they link 3 projects within the GSSP ‘Excellence’ strand as outlined below:   YOUNG SPORTS ACHIEVERS Designed to recognise success and achievement in and/or through

[ Read More ... ] Date Published: 15-08-2006

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