School Sports

Football

Year 6 are enjoying their football coaching lessons this term with Newcastle United. Mr Blackburn has taught them many skills to use in school tournaments and in their own games of football both inside and outside of school....

Sports Day

Everyone had a fantastic sports day Thorp Academy. On behalf of all of the children, staff and parents we would like to thank the fantastic sports leaders for running the event so...

Thorpe Academy: Football training

Thorpe Academy organised for some of us to visit Redheaugh Football club for some football training with Michael Hill. We all had a great time on their 3G pitch and had lots of...

Year 4 Netball

This term Year 4 have a visiting netball coach who is teaching them netball skills. So far they have learnt different passes - overhead, bounce pass and chest pass. Year 4 are also beginning to understand defence and attack...

Outdoor athletic coaching: long distance running.

This is week we have been practising our long distance running skills- we had to make sure we didn't sprint at the start so that we had energy to keep going for the whole race! It was extremely hot and sunny up at the oasis today so we made sure we drank plenty of...

Sailing on the Tyne!

Last week some of us from Year 6 took the opportunity to go sailing with The Ocean Youth Trust. We set sail from the Royal Quays in North Shields and headed along the Tyne river to the Newcastle Quayside. While on the boat, we were shown around and had to help with...

Play on the Pitch at NUFC

As part of our excellent links with Newcastle United we were given the opportunity to 'Play on the Pitch' this morning! We took 8 pupils from key stage 2 who enjoyed running onto the pitch from the tunnel and also playing on the actual pitch! The Newcastle United...

Outdoor athletic coaching: indoors!

Because of the rain, we had to do athletics indoors this week. We spent time practising the skills that we have been working on for the past few weeks: running, relays and hurdles. We are so fast that we are blurry in a lot of the photos!...

Outdoor athletic coaching: javelin.

This week we have been practising our throwing skills with the javelins. We tried standing throws and the throws with a short run up. Some of us even managed to get our javelins to the other side of the...

Outdoor athletic coaching: running.

Today we began our coaching sessions with our athletics coach. We worked on our sprinting through relay races as well as doing some long distance...

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