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.

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...

Upper Key Stage 2 Basketball

As part of our PE, all children in Upper Key Stage 2 developed their basketball skills through shooting, dribbling and keeping possession.  Children worked in mixed groups and pitted themselves against one another in an intra tournament. Article 29 - the right to...

Workout is a HIIT

On Tuesday morning, children from years 1-6 took part in a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session led by Ant from Hiit2oh.  A variety of cardio exercises were delivered through the use green screen videos.  All those who took part were pushed in terms of...

Great start to the day for Year 2!

Today Year 2 started a freezing cold day with a High Intensity Interval Training session delivered by a fitness coach.  They warmed up very quickly by increasing their heart...

Jumping for joy!

HIIT was definitely a big HIT with Year 2. In fact the children loved it so much they were jumping for...

Tyne and Wear Athletics Final

This morning our year 5/6 athletics team competed against 9 other schools from across Tyne and Wear in the regional finals.  This is the first time one of our teams have been to this level of the competition.  Throughout the morning the children competed in a series...

Athletics team reach region finals!

The Gateshead Indoor Athletics final took place yesterday at Gateshead Leisure Centre, where Windy Nook competed against 8 other finalists. The team built upon the winning performance from the previous week and showed the same mentality.  This resulted in Windy Nook...

Indoor Athletics

Last night, children from Years 5 and 6 competed in an indoor athletics competition.  Each child took part in a track, a field and a relay event.  The team performed excellent throughout every discipline and showed great togetherness in supporting those taking part....

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