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Fabulous Finale to Football Season


April 8th, 2011

What a fantastic finish to the Durham City School Sport Partnership's Mixed Football League. In total there have been 241 matches played since September and the season finished with 21 schools playing for the CUP and SHIELD at Soccarena (thanks for setting up the four pitches) on a gloriously......

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High hopes for High 5 victors!

April 6th, 2011

During Spring half term schools from across Durham city competed in various High 5 Netball leagues.  With 4 separate competitions at Belmont Comp, Fram Comp, Durham Johnston and DCBC - this is a big increase on the number of schools taking part since last year.  Children had fun competing......

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Dramatic End to Durham City SSP Football Leagues


April 1st, 2011

All three football leagues came to a nailbiting conclusion this week. The Pearl League at Durham Community Business College went right down to the final match of the season with St Thomas More and St  Joseph's battling it out for the trophy. In a fiercly contested match St Joseph's......

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Get going, get rowing!

March 25th, 2011

On Thursday 24th March schools from all over the North East of England descended onto the new Sports facilities at the Stockton Campus of Durham University for the NE Indoor Rowing Championships. It was a fantastic event with 192 pupils from Year 7-13 competing as individuals as well as in rely......

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Reception Children receive great reception from DCBC pupils!

March 24th, 2011

On Wednesday 23rd March 250 children aged 4-6 years decended upon Deerness Leisure Centre for a fun filled day of physical activity! The event, organised by School Sport Co-ordinators Andrea White and Annalisa Hopkins, was designed to bring physical activity together with play and imagination......

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Pittington Girls on a winning streak!

March 23rd, 2011

On Tuesday 22nd March Durham City SSP hosted the annual Key Stage 2 Girls 7 a side football cup. Five schools competed for the trophy - Blue Coat (last year's winners), Finchale, Pittington, Silver Tree and West Rainton. The matches were played in a fantastic spirit with end to end......

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County Cross Country

March 22nd, 2011

The Durham County Cross Country Championships took place at Parkside Sports College on Friday 18th March in glorious sunshine. On a demanding course with steep hills there were 4 different races. Year 3/4 Boys, Year 3/4 Girls, Year 5/6 Boys and Year 5/6 Girls.   In the Y3/4 Boys event......

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On Your Marks for Get Going Get Rowing

March 21st, 2011

Over 18,000 students from 70 secondary schools across the region have been competing in indoor rowing competitions since September last year.  On Thursday, the best 192 rowers will battle it out to be crowned the North East Get Going Get Rowing champions. In 2009 a partnership between......

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Durham Ninja's Dodgeball Victory!

March 18th, 2011

On Friday 18th March to celebrate Comic Relief, The Durham City SSP Dodgeball Team made it's annual trip to Freemans Quay to take part in the County Durham Dodgeball Competition. Heavily disguised as Ninja Warriors they were up against 7 other highly trained teams. Fortunately the Durham......

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Mascot makes mission to Museum

March 11th, 2011

The visit was organised and funded by Lloyds TSB  - one of the London 2012 Olympic sponsors. Durham City SSP won the chance to visit the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland as they had one of the largest uptakes in schools in the country registering for the National School Sport Week last......

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