School Sports

Preparation for the Dance Festival

Year 3 have been working extremely hard with their dance coach, in order to develop and practise their very own dance routine! They have been working tirelessly to think of innovative and unique dance moves to incorporate into their dance. Over the next few weeks,...

I Like To Move It Move It!

This half term the children have been mastering basic gymnastic movements as well as developing their balancing skills through weekly apparatus sessions. In doing so, the children have been able to acquire various skills and techniques that are required when using...

Dragons and Knights!

Year 2 have been practising their attacking and defending skills by playing a game of Dragons and Knights. The aim of the game is for the Knights to get the ball to their prince or princess at the other end of the hall. However, the dragons are there to defend their...

Colours, Shape and Movement.

This week the children from Blaydon West Primary and Crookhill Primary teamed up for another fabulous cardboard creative day. As an extra treat they had a movement class where they expressed themselves through colour, shape and movement. It was lovely to see our...

Hockey Skills

Over the last few weeks Year 4 have enjoyed learning some different skills all about hockey. They have practised defence skills, shooting and dribbling. Here are some pictures of them enjoying hockey and hopefully building skills to represent the school in a hockey...

NUFC Foundation visit.

We had a very exciting assembly on Friday with Mr Beharall from the NUFC Foundation who led an assembly about working hard and always trying your hardest. Next term a child will be chosen from each class who has outstanding attendance, always completes their homework...

Future Olympic Gymnasts!

Year 2 have been practising their gymnastics skills and learning some new ones. In particular they have been using their upper body strength to use the bar apparatus. They have also been practising their balances, rolls, jumps and travelling.

KS1 Athletics

Children from Key Stage 1 attended Gateshead Schools Sports  Partnership and had a thoroughly fantastic morning. The dinosaur themed event had them all jumping, running, skipping, and throwing in various prehistoric fashions. 

Move Over Andy Murray…

This half term Year One  have been developing their tennis skills through weekly sessions delivered by tennis coach — Ian. In doing so, the children have been able to acquire various skills and techniques that are required when participating in a tennis match.  Some...

Mini Olympics event at Crookhill!

Great fun was had by all pupils from both Blaydon West and Crookhill today at a Mini Olympics event hosted and organised by Crookhill staff and Sports council. All of the children took part in a range of activities, some of which they were blindfolded for! Luckily the...

Fencing

This half term Year 2 have been learning how to fence. They have learnt lots of new skills as well as some tricky terminology and rules. They have shown fantastic team work when helping each other to perfect the moves. It has been wonderful to offer the children the...

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