Sport

PE and Healthy Living statement

Windy Nook Primary School consistently strives to promote active and healthy lifestyles and to provide sporting opportunities for all it’s pupils.
We offer competitive sport to encourage teamwork, discipline, self respect and how to cope with winning and losing. We also want the children to understand the importance of exercise and keeping healthy.
We do this through our PE and PSHE Curriculum and also through our after school sports, fitness and healthy cookery clubs.

Year 5 Football Final

Last night was the final of the Year 5 football tournament, which saw Windy Nook face the three other qualifying teams: St Albans, Whitemere, Glynwood Primary.  After their two opening games the team had won one and drawn one, bringing it down to the final game to...

Upper Key Stage 2 Football

This week, children from Years 5/6 have competed in girls and boys football tournaments.  On Tuesday, the girls played at Fell Dyke against 4 other teams.  The standard was incredible high and the players showed great leadership and team spirit throughout.  The girls...

Quadkids reach the final

Children from across Lower Key Stage 2 took part in a Thomas Hepburn cluster tournament.  Windy Nook competed against representatives from South Street and Colegate, in track and field events.  All the children gave it their all, demonstrating their athletic prowess. ...

Cracking Cricket

As part of this half terms PE, and in preparation for an upcoming cricket festival, Year 5 have been looking at the various skills required for the sport.  Children have been developing their fielding and catching skills, then moving onto batting and bowling.  The...

Hockey In The Hail

In freak weather this afternoon, the winning team from the hockey qualifier took to the pitch in North Tyneside against teams from across the county.  The children played extremely well, showing good team spirit and determination against difficult opponents and...

Nook just miss out!

A valiant effort from our football team last night at Gateshead Stadium. They finished as runners-up in the 5 aside finals. Our football was breath-taking at times, but we just couldn't quite 'pinch' a goal when we needed it. As ever though attitudes were fantastic....

Dance Festival

Yesterday afternoon Year 6 took centre stage in front of a capacity crowd at the Sage, to deliver their performance.  This was the result of weeks of hard work to perform a Bollywood inspired dance routine.  The children did themselves proud, and didn't put a foot...

Hockey Finals Await

Twelve children (2 teams of 6) from years 5 and 6 took part in a Gateshead hockey tournament.  Through the bitterly cold wind, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves against Oakfield and South Street.  The two teams finished second and first, the second placed...

Basketball Final

Yesterday afternoon, our qualifying team competed in the Gateshead final for basketball.  The team played extremely well against some tough opposition.  In each of the games the demonstrated good movement, passing and accuracy in shooting.  Against our four opponents,...

Basketball Final Beckons

Two teams represented the school in the year 5/6 cluster basketball qualifier.  Both teams playing exceptionally well, showing skill, determination and team work. The teams finished 1st and 2nd in their groups respectively, which meant an all Nook semi-final.  Windy...

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