Churchill Community College in North Tyneside has been awarded the Youth Sport Trust
Gold Quality Mark for its commitment to physical education (PE) and school sport at its
school. The Youth Sport Trust is a national charity that builds a brighter future for young
people through the power of sport.

The Quality Mark is an online self-review tool which provides schools with a nationally
recognised badge of excellence for the quality of its PE and school sport. The tool supports
schools to audit their PE provision and identify priorities for its development.

David Baldwin, said:
“We are absolutely thrilled to have been awarded the Gold Quality Mark from the Youth
Sport Trust, which recognises our commitment to delivering the best possible sporting
experiences for the young people at our school.

“There are a whole range of educational, health and wellbeing benefits from delivering high
quality PE and school sport, and we see on a regular basis that when it is delivered well it
can transform the lives of all pupils.”

Churchill Community College has revamped the current PE curriculum to ensure that every
students enjoys and is enthused by PE as well as understanding the importance of physical
activity. We are really committed to providing a range of opportunities to students in a
range of activities. We currently have a whole host of teams who since September have
represented the college in a range of competitions including Rugby League, Rugby Union,
Football, Futsal, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Indoor Athletics and
Trampolining. We currently have a range of extra curricular clubs which include a Sateliite

Trampolining club every Tuesday night and American Football with the Jacksonville

Alison Oliver, Chief Executive at the Youth Sport Trust, said:
“Congratulations to Churchill Community Collegefor achieving the Youth Sport Trust Gold
Quality Mark. Schools which achieve the Quality Mark, share our belief in the value of high
quality PE and sport and the positive impact it has on young people’s journey through

“PE and school sport helps young people to live healthy and active lives and through it,
helps them achieve their personal best in school and life. We are delighted to be working
with thousands of schools across the country that recognise the competitive advantage this
gives to their pupils.”