PE and Sport at Pittington
At Pittington Primary School we have a commitment to school sport and activity. We provide a wide range of sporting opportunities. These can include: after school clubs, competitive sporting teams, festivals and competitions for classes in Key Stage 1 and 2 and fun lunchtime leagues. We are also working hard to provide and develop active opportunities for children during break and lunchtimes.
Durham and Chester-Le-Street School Sport Partnership
We do work in partnership with the Durham and Chester-Le-Street School Sport Partnership to provide competition and experiences in a wide range of sports. These can include sports such as football, cycling, urban athletics, dance, swimming and many more. Through our work with the partnership we also have access to specialist coaches who come into school to work with both the staff and the children.
School Games Mark Award
We are very proud to say that the school have been awarded the School Games Silver Mark for school sports and activity.
We are very proud of this and thank all of the children for their efforts and approach to these activities – well done.
School Games – Mixed Football League
Our mixed football team in Years 5 and 6 have performed admirably so far this year. They have competed in the Durham Johnson Football League and managed to complete the season unbeaten after winning all of their games. We are all very proud of their achievements and the great team spirit and sporting attitude which they have displayed.
Pittington 4 – 0 Cheveley Park
Pittington 5 – 0 Shincliffe
Pittington 5 – 0 Gilesgate
Pittington 4 – 1 Neville’s Cross
Pittington 2 – 0 Bluecoat
Pittington 3 – 0 Bowburn
Pittington 4 – 0 Finchale
School Games – Girls’ Football League
Our girls’ football team in Years 5 and 6 have been competing in the league competition held at Meadowfield. The attitude, approach and skills on show have been impressive. The team competed fantastically and managed to finish in second place overall. We are all very proud of the team’s achievements.
Pittington 0 – 3 Bluecoat
Pittington 2 – 1 Neville’s Cross
Pittington 3 – 0 Finchale
Pittington 4 – 0 Gilesgate
Pittington 3 – 0 St Michaels
Pittington 4 – 0 Bowburn Juniors
School Games – Cross Country Event
Children from across Key Stage 2 visited Meadowfield in October to compete in the Durham City Cross Country Event. We are very pleased to say that the children were amazing. They applied so much effort and endeavour. Overall we even managed to have 3 children qualify for the County Cross Country event which will be held in 2019 – well done to all.
School Games – Indoor Athletics
Children from Year 6 visited Belmont School in November to compete in the Indoor Athletics Competition. They were competing against a range of other schools and needed to demonstrate speed, skill, strength and agility. The events included relays, throwing events jumping and even an obstacle challenge. The children were a credit to our school and managed to finish in second place overall.
School Games – Quicksticks Hockey
Children from Year 4 visited Maiden Castle in October to compete in a hockey festival. They were competing against a range of other schools and needed to demonstrate the skills which they had been developing. In class they had worked on dribbling, passing and shooting. It was a fantastic day and great fun was had by all.
Robinwood Residential Visit
Children in year 6 visited Robinwood Activity Centre, Alston for a residential visit in October. It was a fantastic experience for all and involved great amounts of fun. The children experienced a trip away from home with their friends and had the opportunity to try out a range of adventurous activities.