PE Category

School Games Silver Level Mark Award

We are delighted to announce that we, Aycliffe Drive Primary School, have achieved the School Games Silver LEVEL Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition […]

KS1 School Games Day

On Tuesday 18th June, we held our annual KS1 Games Day. We were very lucky with the weather, with the sun shining all morning. It was a fantastic day, with the pupils performing brilliantly. They displayed determination, perseverance and a great amount of effort.

Play equipment

The installation of our new play equipment is well under way. KS1 playground will be getting a new A-Frame and Wobbly Bridge, The playing field will be getting a new Clamber Stack and the Nursery a Castle Climber with slide. Weather permitting we are hoping it will be completed by the end of the week. […]

Sports Centre Trip

In Birch class this week we went to the sports centre for a competition. The children worked so hard and it was a lot of fun! We came 5th and are very proud of all the children for taking part and behaving well.

First swimming lesson

All the class enjoyed being in the water either practicing their stroke or becoming water confident.

P.E with 4 Willow.

4 Willow have been focusing on breathing and relaxation. We have had quite a few yawns from pupils so it definitely relaxes them.

Finally……

As a last treat, those who wanted to were allowed to jump safely in, then swim to the end. What a splash!!!!!!!!

4 Willow and 5 Oak last swimming lesson.

In our last swimming lesson this term, Christine our instructor, allowed us to play games as we have worked hard on our swimming. We had great fun, using the floats on our heads, the woggles as horses, blowing toys across the pool and getting rings from the bottom of the shallow end. Generally, having great […]

Year 5 and 6 football match vs St.Thomas Corrum

Aycliffe performed exceptionally well in last nights football match. We had a successful win of 3-2. Our team are very pleased, as they have been training very hard. All of the staff are very proud 😊 #TeamAycliffe🤣

Swimming Willow and Oak.

Another great swimming lesson with confident swimmers achieving two lengths of the pool, the rest of the group achieving a width. Well done to everyone, especially those who, four weeks ago, were not confident of taking their feet off the pool bottom!! Congratulations all.