Welcome to Gateshead SSP

The Gateshead School Sport Partnership co-ordinate activites and facilitate collaboration amongst our schools, their clusters and key partners.

Our mission is to build an active and healthy future for all young people through the provision of high quality PE, school sport and physical activity. We will focus our attentions on clear outcomes for our children and young people.

We aim to realise the benifits of involvement in high quality PE and school sport for the young people of Gateshead in life as well as sport. This involvement will lead to many positive outcomes.

Recent Partnership News

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet - England 2016

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet - England 2016

  The Health and Social Care Information Centre has collated the latest available statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet for England in 2016. The main sources for physical activity statistics are the Active People Survey (APS) for adults and the Health Survey for England (HSE) 2012 ...

Published: 3rd May 2016

Latest results from the Taking Part Survey - changes in sport participation

Latest results from the Taking Part Survey - changes in sport participation

A new release of data from the Taking Party Survey has examined the changes in sport participation and engagement over time. This latest report presents data from participants who have been re-interviewed at three time points since 2011. Key findings: 28% of respondents reported participating ...

Published: 3rd May 2016

After-school clubs 'can improve poorer children's education'

After-school clubs 'can improve poorer children's education'

Researchers, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, from the NatCen Social Research institute, Newcastle University and ASK Research did not find a relationship between organised sports and activities and KS2 English and science scores. This study has found that pupils who take part in organised sports ...

Published: 29th April 2016

PE and sport premium funding doubled from September 2017

PE and sport premium funding doubled from September 2017

GOOD NEWS: Government March Budget 2016 Announcement In a Budget focused on ‘putting the next generation first’, there was one surprise from the Chancellor in terms of children’s health. He told the House of Commons that the Government would be introducing a new sugary drink tax, ...

Published: 18th March 2016

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey

Year 5/6 Mini Hockey

Our Year 5/6 Mini Hockey Competitions took place this week with a total of 22 teams vying for a spot in the Gateshead FINALS. The first competition was hosted by Cardinal Hume, where 15 teams competed in 3 groups made up of 5 teams. The top 2 teams from each group qualified to the Gateshead ...

Published: 4th March 2016

Year 5/6 School Sport Champion: Leadership Training

Our first ever Year 5/6 School Sport Champion Leadership Training took place earlier this week, a fantastic day hosted by Thorp Academy. Five Primary School's from Thorp's cluster took part (Highfield, Greenside, Rowlands Gill, Emmaville and Parkhead) with the aim of the programe was to provide Year 5/6 pupils with the skills and knowledge required to plan and deliver activities. Year 7/8 Thorp Academy Leaders supported this event and lead a carousel of 6 activities (Space, ...

Published: 1st March 2016

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RT @PortobelloPri: Showing respect to rise to the next level on Jacob's Ladder #BTTsportsnap @GatesheadSSP

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RT @DurhamCricBoard: Colgate Primary School runners up in @FellingCC Y6 Festival qualifying for @GatesheadSSP regional festival. https://t.…

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RT @DurhamCricBoard: Wardley Primary school winners of @FellingCC Y6 Festival @GatesheadSSP

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@KibblesworthNE Quadkids Sportsday is following is being supported by Sports Leaders from @llobpe @llobacademy #TeamGateshead @QuadkidsNE

25 May 2016
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We would like to wish everyone taking part in the @KibblesworthNE Sportsday the very best of luck!

25 May 2016
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RT @GatesheadStorm: Free Rugby Taster Session for Y2,3,4,5,6 @ Gateshead Std 10.30am - 12.30pm Tues 31st May. Rob 07984927529 @GatesheadSp…

25 May 2016
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RT @DurhamCricBoard: @GatesheadFellCC Y6 Kwik Cricket. Oakfield, Birtley St.Joseph, St.Oswalds, Highfield, Parkhead & St.Peters qualify. ht…

24 May 2016
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More than 300 players taking part in today's Yr6 Kwik Cricket @GatesheadFellCC Comp @DurhamCricBoard #six #howzat

23 May 2016
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RT @SouthStreetPrim: Well done to our sportsability children @GatesheadSSP gold and bronze medals.

20 May 2016
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RT @CarrHillKids: ... Congratulations rhinos!!! Taking the home the gold medal!! @GatesheadSSP

20 May 2016