Sport and PE

Running Club

This half term a group of Year 3 and 4 pupils alongside Miss Anthony and Mrs Wright have been taking part in a running club on a Wednesday night. Each week they have endeavoured to run a little bit further on their route along the Dunston Staiths. Their goal was to...

Key Stage 1 Sports Day

It was time for Key Stage 1 to put their running shoes on as it was Sports Day! Everyone was dressed for the occasion and ready to go! They competed in lots of different events from the shuttle race, bean bag between the knees, egg and spoon and sprint. All the...

Key Stage 2 Sports Day

This week Key Stage 2 pupils took part in our annual sports day. The children participate in their houses; St Aidan, St Cuthbert, St Bede and St Oswald and compete for points to help their house win. Winners receive 3 points, second place gets 2 points and third place...

Sponsored Activity Week

This week Reception, Year 1 and 2 have been completing a week of sporting challenges. They have been completing laps of the yard, having throwing and catching competitions, dancing and even Mr Evans put them through their paces on Thursday in a PE session! They got...

Year 3/4 Quad Kids

This week a group of Year 3 and 4 pupils represented our school at a St Thomas More Cluster event. The event was called Quad Kids and involved the children taking part in many athletics activities, from long jump, cross country, javelin, sprint and relay, Our team...

Gateshead Run for Fun!

Today our Year 3 class alongside Mr Harrison went to Saltwell Park to join the Gateshead Run for Fun event. Despite the rising temperatures our year 3 children completed the run around the park. Lots of other Gateshead schools were there competing too. Everyone did so...

Little Kickers

Children in Reception Class are having a great time on Tuesday nights at Little Kickers after school club. They are learning some great skills and it’s providing a great introduction to sport. They are really enjoying it. Take a look at all the fun they are...

Destination Judo

Today we had an exciting morning with a Destination Judo teacher in Key Stage 2.  We had an introductory session and have been given a voucher for a free session outside school! It was great learning lots of new skills and pupils who already attend Judo were able to...

Multi Skills Year 5+6

This week a team of Year 5 and 6 pupils represented St Philip’s at St Thomas More in a Multi Skills tournament. They had to complete a number of different activities including throwing and catching, agility, basketball, football and netball. They competed well...

Boccia Tournament

This week in Years 1-6, we held a Inter House Boccia Tournament. Boccia is an attack and defend game, with two sides competing over a set number of ends. The aim is to score as many points as possible by placing their set of coloured balls closest to the white jack...

Hockey Competition

This week a team of Year 3 and 4 pupils represented our school in a Quick-sticks hockey tournament at Whickham school run by the GSSP. They played a total of six games and won two! Mr Harrison was very proud, as our competitors played great together and showed lots of...

Mini Basketball Year 4+5

This week a team of Year 4 and 5 pupils represented our school in a mini basketball tournament at Whickham School. Both teams competed at a high standard and worked well as a team. They played really well, and despite not winning the tournament, were proud of their...

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