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Belmont Schools Unite for Fun Run

June 14th, 2011

Belmont School’s Year 10 Sports Leaders helped to organise a Charity Fun Run for about 250 pupils from Belmont Infant school and Belmont Junior school. In February the schools were unable to attend the University’s Zambia Run so the Sports Leaders set up 3 different courses around their......

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Bearpark's FREE Olympic Sports Day

June 10th, 2011

On Friday 10th June pupils from Bearpark Primary School were treated to an Olympic Sports Day delivered by the Durham City School Sport Partnership's staff. The school "won" the day when a pupil - Courtney - came up with the idea of a 500 space hopper bounce around the school in March......

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Durham Primary Schools Athletics Championships

June 8th, 2011

Maiden Castle was the venue for Durham City's largest ever Primary Athletics competition. Over 350 pupils took part with 27 school teams competing for the honour of being crowned the City Champions. Children were able to try one track event from :- 60m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, 80m Sprint and 800m.......

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Year 5 Multi Skills Academy - Box, Dodge, Balance, Balance and Swim

May 27th, 2011

This week 106 Gifted and Talented pupils from Year 5 were given a sporting opportunity that they'll never forget!! Each school in the Partnership nominated 4 pupils who they believe excel in sport and the staff at the SSP tested them in all sorts of areas over two days. Day One was at Meadowfield......

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City Children Cycle like the Pro's!

May 24th, 2011

On 24th May Durham City School Sport Partnership joined forces with Durham County Council to launch the first ever Junior Halfords Cycle Event. St Margaret's, St Godric's, Durham High School for Girls and Bow School took part in the event, which preceded the professional adult race that......

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Pupils Try Golf at Tri-Golf Challenge at Ramside Golf Club

May 17th, 2011

SCORES of youngsters got in the swing of things for a special Primary School golf festival. Around 600 primary school children played a few holes to leave friends green with envy. The Tri Golf festival was held at Ramside Hall Golf Club and involved 20 different schools from the partnership in two......

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Life gets Adventurous for Key Stage 1!

May 12th, 2011

On 10th and 11th May around 1000 children from across Durham City visited Sherburn and Meadowfield Leisure Centres to take part in some outdoor and adventurous activities. Children rotated around 7 activities, which revolved around the themes 'Working Together', 'Problem Solving'......

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Olympic Values gained by Year Three Footballers


April 13th, 2011

Durham City School Sport Partnership awarded certificates based on the Olympic and Paralympic values to the Year Three footballers who took part in a mixed football festival at Durham Community Business College on Wednesday 13th April. Seven schools took part and the teams played lots of......

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Durham City Dancers light up the Gala!

April 12th, 2011

On Monday 21st March and Monday 11th April over 1000 children from across Durham City took to the stage at the Gala Theatre for our annual Dance Festival. This years dance programme has been supported by Durham City Area Action Partnership.  They helped to provide funding for schools......

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Belmont Boys in Birmingham

April 11th, 2011

Three Belmont Year 8 boys travelled down to Birmingham on Sunday 3rd April to represent County Durham in the UK Final of the Sports Hall Athletics Championships. There were about 150 athletes in 12 County teams from all over the country as well as teams from Wales and Northern Ireland. Callum......

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