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Bearpark Children Hurling in Ireland

March 11th, 2011

Bearpark Primary Durham and Oanset Primary from Ried, Holland meet again in Ireland to try hurling. Children from both schools have already played New Age Kurling in UK and ice-skating in Holland as well as learning the Dutch game of Fives.   As part of a Comenius Project......

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St Godric's retain Y4 Football Cup

March 9th, 2011

Wednesday 9th March saw St Godric's win the Y4 football cup for the 2nd year running! The team played very well in matches against Bearpark and Pittington, securing both victories without conceding a goal.  Sixth Form students from Durham Johnston helped out as officials, whilst also......

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TY McGurk 5 a side Cup

March 4th, 2011

A great competition was fiercely contested at the Bobby Robson Centre this week. All the matches were played with fantastic spirit and all were very close encounters. In the end it came down to the final match of the league and St Thomas More were worthy winners with Finchale as runners up. They will......

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Pittington Basketball Champions!

March 2nd, 2011

On Wednesday 2nd March 4 teams turned out at New College Durham to take part in the Annual Basketball Festival. Pittington, Langley Moor, Finchale A and Finchale B battled it out, showing some excellent basketball skills.  Games were refereed by Chris Pearce and Stephen Jones, Community basketball......

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Belmont Boys break away to Birmingham

March 1st, 2011

Durham City schools continue their dominance at Sports Hall Athletics - this time the Secondary schools went to the North East Finals.  Following on from St Margaret's first place and Bluecoat's 3rd place in the County Finals, we had Belmont and Durham Johnson flying the flag for Durham......

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First Goal for 20 years!!!

March 1st, 2011

On Saturday 19 Feb Durham City Primary Schools Under 11 representative team scored their first goal for almost 20 years!! Having only recently reformed before Christmas after a 20 year gap, they had lost all 6 of their previous games without scoring. However on Saturday at the Durham......

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Durham High head for Headingley!

February 20th, 2011

Following last year's debut success, January saw the start of the U13 Girls Indoor Cricket League.  5 schools from across the City competed over 5 weeks, with an excellent standard of cricket being played by the girls. The winning team was to be decided by the final game, Durham......

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Infants get Active with Durham Johnston pupils!

February 17th, 2011

On Wednesday 16th February over 300 Y1/2 pupils descended on Durham Johnston School for the annual infant agility festival.  Infant Agility is an introduction to athletic events for KS1 pupils.  Children took part in lots of events to practice their running, jumping, throwing and kicking. The......

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Y6 Gifted and Talented Academy

February 15th, 2011

The second Gifted and Talented session for Year 6 pupils took place this month and over 80 pupils from the city schools attended at Durham Community Business College. Pupils were able to learn new skills and get the chance to try out new sports. They took part in Rugby League drills, a balance and......

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Crowds turn out for a good cause!

February 11th, 2011

On Friday 11th February, 800 children from 15 Durham Schools took part in the Zambia Run, at Maiden Castle. Despite muddy conditions owing to heavy rain in the preceding few days, the Graham Sports Centre hosted the annual fundraiser for Sport in Action Zambia.  Sport in Action Zambia brings......

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