LIVE SPORT

Clavering pupils and accompanying staff members have had the opportunity to watch a number of high-quality live sport events, inspiring us to be the very best that we can be! 

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Cricket: England v West Indies

In September 2017, a group of Clavering pupils (plus Miss O'Brien, Mr Stoddart and Mr McAvoy) travelled to the Emirates Durham ICG to watch an International T20 match. It was a fantastic opportunity to watch the two teams that had recently contested the T20 World Cup. 

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Football: Sunderland AFC Ladies v Manchester City Women’s FC

In May 2017, a group of Clavering girls (plus Miss O'Brien and Mr McAvoy) travelled to the Hetton Centre to watch Sunderland play Manchester City in the WSL Spring Series. Before watching the match, the girls participated in a coaching session with Sunderland coaches and then had the honour of being mascots for both teams at the start of the match!

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Football: Sunderland AFC Ladies v Chelsea Ladies FC

In May 2017, a group of Clavering girls (plus Miss O'Brien and Mr McAvoy) travelled to the Hetton Centre to watch Sunderland play Chelsea in the WSL Spring Series. Before watching the match, the girls participated in a coaching session with Sunderland coaches and then had the honour of being mascots for both teams at the start of the match!

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Rugby: England v Scotland

In February 2017, a group of forty Clavering pupils (plus Mrs Carter, Mrs Robson, Miss Sutheran, Mrs Winter, Miss O'Brien and Mr McAvoy) travelled to the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington to watch the England Under 20s Men's Team play Italy.

With front row seats, the children watched England thrash Italy 46-0.

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Basketball: Newcastle Eagles v Glasgow Rocks

In April 2016, a group of Upper School pupils (plus Mr McAvoy and Mrs Temple) had the opportunity to watch a British Basketball League match at Sports Central in Newcastle featuring two of the UK's top basketball teams. It was fantastic for the children to have the chance to watch the professional players in action.

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Cricket: England v New Zealand

In June 2015, twenty-nine upper school pupils (plus Miss O'Brien, Mrs Winter and Mr McAvoy) spent a very memorable day at the Emirates Durham ICG watching the final Royal London One Day International Cricket Match between England and New Zealand

The climax to the match was very tense with England winning by three wickets to win the overall series by one match.

New Zealand finished 298/9 off fifty overs.

England finished 192/7 off twenty-five overs.

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Rugby: England v Scotland

In March 2015, a group of sixty Clavering pupils (plus Mrs Temple, Mrs Winter, Mr Savage, Mr Piggford, Miss O'Brien and Mr McAvoy) travelled to the Northern Echo Arena in Darlington to watch the England Under 20s Men's Team and the England Women's Team play Scotland.

It was a brilliant evening with the England Under 20s Men's Team winning 26-11 and the England Women's Team winning 42-13 - including a hat-trick from Mowden Park winger Ruth Laybourn.

Both teams were no doubt helped by the enthusiastic Clavering crowd - especially our rousing rendition of 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot'! 

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Olympics 2012

Did you see us at the Olympics?

A group of Upper School pupils (plus Mr McAvoy and Miss O'Brien) attended two Olympics football matches at St James' Park, Newcastle: Canada 2 v Sweden 2 and France 1 v Colombia 0

It was an amazing trip and a fantastic opportunity to participate in the Olympic Games.

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