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REACH FOR THE STARS! What's going on at Westerhope? Have a good look at our 'class pages' and 'curriculum in action' tabs to view our latest interstellar learning posts! ATTENDANCE. Class 5 achieved the class prize with 99.7% and 95.8% attendance across the school for the week - well done everyone. For autumn term overall attendance is at 96%.

PE and Sport Premium

Mr McDonald is our PE Leader and Mr Delvlin is our PE teacher. This team works to give our pupils the best provision for PE and sporting opportunities. They are responsible for spending our PE Premium funding.

Please read the information below which gives details of our PE and Sport Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

You can view PE and Sports activities by following the PE section of our 'Curriculum in Action' page.
Below are some further examples of how our pupils benefit from PE and Sport Premium.
We enter inter-school competitions. PE Premium funding helps to support these opportunities. This is our netball team training for a competition with other schools.
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On Wednesday, Year 5 and 6 participated in an intra-school athletic competition which involved both track and field events.
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Mr Devlin is our PE teacher. He goes on courses and works with other teachers to make sure we have lots of opportunities to compete with other schools and so that we he is always improving our PE offer alongside Mr McDonald our PE Lead. He keeps adding to our PE curriculum and keeps records of how each child is working.
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We have lots of new equipment for games, gymnastics, dance, athletics and for outdoor adventure we have new tents.
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We have outdoor adventure opportunities in the urban environment with Mr Brown.
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We have coaches such as Leanne from Northern Dance Stars coming to teach us.
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We have special sporting weeks such as Sports Week to increase the activity of our pupils at key times.

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We have increased our participation in competitive school events. Our football team are the second best team in Newcastle after winning the Duffy League and then narrowly losing the King Cup final recently.

 

 

We take part in Outer West Learning Trust competitors alongside other schools. PE Premium funding is utilised to support these events. This team won the basketball tournament this year.

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These pupils worked with our Premier Sports coach to train how to record our whole school Golden Miles'. Each week we will record the class results with the aim of increasing our physical activity. We utilise PE Premium funding to support this activity.
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We take part in OWL Trust competitons and tournaments as part of our drive to increase sporting activity with other schools. This dodgeball team came second recently at Throckley Primary.
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