SPORT

Sport is a very important element of the curriculum at Glynwood.  As part of the agreement involving the new sport funding, we have decided to train up more members of staff to help deliver high quality P.E in school.  This should result in them being able to carry out more engaging and effective lessons, as well as run a wider variety of exciting clubs.  We have already undertaken an exciting project in year 5 where the class learned how to play Aussie Rules football and created a manual for children in other countries to use.  The Global sport project was funded with this additional P.E money.

We continue to take part in a wide range of festivals and competitions and have already competed in Football, basketball, tag rugby, athletics and cheerleading this term.  Hopefully we will continue to be successful (see our trophy collection outside of the staff room).

After Christmas we will be taking part in the Hoops for Health project in conjunction with the Newcastles Eagles and also taking part in rowing, netball, football and dance festivals.  Staff will be looking to run a selection of clubs across the school including football for Y3 and 4 on a Monday night and dance for y5 and 6 on Thursdays.

Mr Otterson

Eagles coaching year 6

As part of the Hoops for health programme, year 6 have begun their coaching block with Anthony from Newcastle Eagles.  He will be working with all our year 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 pupils across the next two terms.  Here are a few photographs of their first...

Pipped at the post!

16 athletes from year 5 and 6 competed at the Joseph Swan indoor athletics festival on Friday.  The pupils were up against teams from our cluster of primary schools in a boys and girls competition.  Our boys team and girls team both came second and were just pipped to...

Football update

Last Thursday saw the start of the Winter league and spectators were treated to some excellent games.  The highlight was a 6-0 win over St Peter's and a closely fought contest with Oakfield where the visitors ran out 2-0 winners.  Mr Otterson was particularly...

Football update

The year 5/6 football team played 2 matches in the cup last week at Harlow Green school and performed well in the first outing of the year.  They lost to Oakfield school, but beat Harlow Green in a 4-3 thriller!  Unfortunately they were knocked out on goal difference,...

Year 2 football training from NUFC

Robbie from Newcastle United has been back in and continued with our football training. The children are really enjoying the sessions and fingers crossed the weather will continue to be nice enough to get outside for the next few Wednesday...

We are the Champions!!!

The whole of year 6 took part in the Hoops for Health tournament  at Gateshead Leisure Centre.  The 5 teams did a fantastic job of representing the school and performed to a really high standard, with 3 teams qualifying for the afternoon stages.  Glynwood first team...

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