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Our School Sports Crew are Year 5 and 6 pupils who help out with sporting activities in school and also our roving reporters who bring you news about competitions, sports events and local clubs.

January, 2018

  • 28 January

    ‘Active Durham Sport & Physical Activity’ award

    We are delighted to announce that on Friday night we were presented with an award from County Durham Sport for Primary School Contribution to Sport and Physical Activity as part of their ‘Active Durham Sport & Physical Activity’ awards. We were nominated for the award by Mrs Hall (our link teacher and adviser from the Sports Partnership we belong to …

  • 28 January

    Active 30

    By Bella and Shane At St Cuthberts we have started doing Active 30 which is 30 minutes of exercise every day, teachers and pupils included. This can be a session of P.E, a run around on the playground or what we sometimes do is a few BBC Supermovers, where you learn your times tables, decimals and you can learn English …

  • 12 January

    Get active this half term

    By Bella and Tilly This half term, we are doing lots of after-school clubs.  On Tuesday, Year 3 and 4 are going to be doing football skills with John Appleby, Wednesday Year 1 and 2 will be doing a multi-skills club with Mrs Lambert. On Thursday Year 3 and 4 will be doing a dance club with Mrs Strong and …

December, 2017

  • 7 December

    Key Steps Gymnastics – School Games

    Children from Y1 – 4 took part in the Key Steps Gymnastics festival at East Durham College today run by the School Sports Partnership.  All of the children performed brilliantly and were amazing ambassadors for the school.  Congratulations to our Y3/4 team who placed in 4th position and to our Y1/2 team who earned silver medals!  A fantastic achievement by …

November, 2017

  • 23 November

    Skipping School

    Year 1 had lots of fun when Skipping School came to visit. We all tried really hard and had lots of fun. Our Year 5 and 6 friends will be helping us with skipping when we are out playing.  

  • 21 November

    Skipping School

    Thursday 16th November Gail from Skipping School came in to work with most of our classes today.  We all practised group skipping and individual skipping.  Year 5 now have a trained team of skipping leaders who know how to do games and skills with children from Reception right up to Y6 and they are excited to get onto the yard …

October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Year 5/6 Girls Football Team

    Say hello to our Year 5/6 girls football team. Our first match is on Wednesday 1st November. It’s our first home tournament, in fact our first game. Please feel free to come along and show us your support.

  • 6 October

    5-a-side Champions!

    Congratulations to our 5 a side team who have played phenomenally this week in the Seaham PSFA tournament.  The competition in the finals tonight has played havoc with Mrs Prest and Mrs Donnelly’s nerves! The boys won the first match 3-2 against Seaview the drew 2-2 with Ryhope so it all came down to the last match. If they drew, …

September, 2017

  • 29 September

    Football – Week beginning 25th September

    By Isaac & Alexander On Tuesday, the A Team and B Team played matches against Ropery Walk. The B Team won 2-0 and the A Team won 3-1. Isaac Barber and Alexander Irwing both scored their first ever goals for the school team. Robert got man of the match.   “The A team played well, I think we passed the …

  • 26 September

    Dance Club Interview

    Tilly & Matthew from Sports Crew have been finding out all about some of the clubs going on in school.  Here is the first of their interviews: We interviewed Isla and Mia about dance club. This is what they said. “I like the song ‘Girls.’ I like how the dances are easier for the people who do not do dancing.” …

  • 26 September

    Football Match Report

    by Isaac & Alexander On Friday night, the A team and B team played matches against Seaham Trinity. Unfortunately, we lost but we tried our best. Seaham Trinity are a very good team. The B team lost 3-0 and the A team lost 1-0. Although we lost, the B team captain Aaron Wallace kept our spirits high. I’m sure the …

  • 14 September

    Sports Events & Clubs

    We have a very busy term and a VERY full club schedule lined up this term! As well as cross country running on Tuesday lunchtimes with Miss Huntley and playground games every day with out Sports Leaders we have all of these after school clubs to look forward to: Monday:  gymnastics for Y1&2 with Mrs Parlett & Miss Schroeder until …

June, 2017

  • 22 June

    Year 4 Athletics

    Well done to our fantastic Year 4 athletics team today at Easington Primary.  And a fantastic GOLD result for our boys team!  We are so proud of you all.

  • 15 June

    Gymnastics achievement

    We’re always delighted to hear about our pupils doing well in out of school clubs.  This week one of our pupils earned a bronze British Gymnastics membership.  Read her interview with Ella from our Sports Crew below: Ella: How old are you? L: I’m ten Ella: What club do you go to? L: I go to a gymnastics club called …

  • 12 June

    The Karate Kid

    So delighted to see this on our Twitter feed tonight!  Read our brown belt’s interview with Ella from our Sports Crew below: Ella: How old are you C? C: I’m six years old.   Ella: How long have you been going to your karate class? C: I’ve been going to karate class for three years. Ella: Have you earned any …

May, 2017

  • 23 May

    Outdoor and Adventurous Day

    Year 2 had a brilliant day at Shotton Hall today, taking part in outdoor and adventurous activities. They had to work as a team as well as competing against each other and had a fantastic time. They especially loved saving Tinkerbell from the naughty pirates and getting soaked in the process.  We were also very proud of our Year 6 Junior Sports Leaders …

February, 2017

  • 9 February

    School Sport’s Crew: Swimming Gala – Matthew’s Blog

    After a quiet start to the term, the competitions are starting. First up was the KS2 Swimming Gala.  Here is a report from Matthew in Year 5: First up was the year 5/6 girls backstroke and Isabel from year 6 did it and came 3rd Then was the year 5/6 boys backstroke. It was Jack, who was also from year …

October, 2016

  • 6 October

    Man of The Match

    This weeks ‘Man of The Match’ are Taylor and Ryan.  Well done boys!

September, 2016

  • 28 September

    School Games Mark

    We are absolutely delighted to have achieved the Silver School Games mark in recognition of the sporting opportunities we offer our young people.  We’re already working on our Gold standard ready to apply at the end of the year. Keep up to date with all of our sporting events on our PE & Sport pages.

  • 21 September

    St. Cuthbert’s vs St Joseph’s friendly match

    By Ryan D First half: St. Joseph’s were a good team and did some great tackles. It took a while but some great passes resulted in a well worked team goal scored by Ryan. Ethan and Daniel made some good clears from in front of the goal. Goalie, Michael made some great saves and at the end of the half …