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Physical Education

At Chopwell Primary School, we recognise the role that P.E has to play and promoting a long-term healthy lifestyle which is both enjoyable and fulfilling. We aim to provide a high quality physical education curriculum that inspires all of our pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport at other physically demanding activities. Through our physical education culture we will enhance academic achievement, as well as the health and well-being of our pupils and by doing so, directly impact improved progress in reading, writing and Maths. As Vince Lombardi says "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing!" we promote and encourage our children to have a healthy and competitive sportsmanship in daily lessons as well as sports.

Our partnership with Gateshead Active Travel and Cycling Generation started today with a 'get the stabilisers off' session- we definitley have some budding cyclists.

Athletics festival

Athletics festival 1
Athletics festival 2

Well done to our fantastic gymnasts who performed in assembly this morning!

Well done to our girls football team for coming 3rd in their tournament at Fellside!

Well done to our girls football team for coming 3rd in their tournament at Fellside!  1

Football coaching at Thorpe Academy

Both the boys and girls football teams had the opportunity to meet a Sunderland football player for some coaching. They thoroughly enjoyed working on their skills and showing off their fantastic techniques!

Thorpe football coaching - 14.6.18

4.5.18 - Girls football tournament. We came 2nd out of 26 teams- Well done girls!

Year 3 and 4 dancers enjoying a lesson at Thorpe

Football- Chopwell vs Crookhill

Our boys football team put a lot of effort into their training and try really hard in football matches! Unfortunately, Crookhill school beat us this time, but we are more motivated and resilient than ever to win all of our next games. Well done boys- amazing effort!

Football- Chopwell vs Crookhill match

Dance Festival @ Sage Gateshead- 21.03.18

The children amazed the crowds at Sage Gateshead with their amazing dance performance from 'Annie' the musical. Well done to all of the children who have taken part and represented our school. Yet again, the children's behaviour was outstanding and there was a great turn out of parents who supported the event which is greatly appreciated from both the staff and the children. A huge thank-you to Miss Tingate for choreographing the dance performance and organising the event- wonder what next year's performance will be? 

Olympic Athlete Day

The children thoroughly enjoyed having the opportunity to work alongside the British Olympic athlete 'Peter Bakare' taking part in a range of fitness circuits. Not only was this a fabulous opportunity for the children, showing them the outstanding qualities of sportsmanship, it was also amazing to find out how far we can push ourselves towards achieving a goal. We would like to thank you all for sponsoring the event. The sponsorship money raised by your kind donations will be put towards sporting equipment for our school, as well as contributing towards the sports for schools charity.

Strength and Conditioning - the children thoroughly enjoyed working with Alan working on specific sport skills for athlete preparation