Netball coach runs 5k a day for charity

Hartlepool Sixth Form sport lecturer Danielle Smith has clocked up an amazing 150k throughout June to raise vital funds for Alice House Hospice. No matter the weather Danielle and best friend Chloe McKie, a former student at the Sixth Form, ran a combined 10k each day to reach their target – the equivalent of running … Continued

Sport students experience life as university athletes

Hartlepool Sixth Form students visited Teesside University to experience life as an elite athlete studying higher education. The sixth form’s TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) students and those studying on the Sport and Exercise Science programme spent the day in Middlesbrough learning how undergraduates benefit from the support and expertise on offer through Teesside Sport. … Continued

Hartlepool Sixth Form students and staff run 272 miles for NHS

Sports students from Hartlepool Sixth Form turned the disappointment of missing out on a national tournament into a successful fundraiser for front line health workers. The sixth form’s netball, basketball and women’s rugby academy teams were due to travel to Nottingham for the AoC Sport National Championships in April before the event was cancelled due … Continued

Football captain Sam shaves head for charity

Hartlepool Sixth Form student Sam Milburn has shaved his head to support those affected by life-limiting illnesses and the death of loved ones.  Studying at home after face-to-face teaching at the sixth form was suspended and unable to get a haircut, Sam has braved the shave and raised over £500 for Alice House Hospice, a … Continued

Boxer Danielle wins England championship

Talented student athlete Danielle Marshall is celebrating after winning the national title at England Boxing’s Youth Championships. Danielle defeated her opponents in the 69kg division at Birtley ABC to take the belt where she was also named the tournament’s best boxer. The Sport and Exercise student is one of boxing’s up and coming stars and … Continued

TASS student-athlete Mollie wins bronze at Karate European Championships

Mollie Cooper, a Hartlepool Sixth Form TASS student-athlete, has won two bronze medals at the Karate European Championships in Budapest. Competing against athletes from Italy, Belgium, France and Germany in kata and fighting, Mollie’s success came just a month after a strong performance at the British Championships where she won four of her five fights … Continued

Sport Academy and TASS Athletes take part in sport psychology workshop

Hartlepool Sixth Form College sport academy and TASS athletes have recently been involved in a sport psychology workshop with Newcastle University’s Dr. Gary Robinson. Gary, is the Senior Lecturer in Sport & Clinical Psychology at Newcastle University and his workshop was centred around peak performance, confidence and mental health in sport. This was a great … Continued

Sport students visit Teesside University to examine contemporary issues related to football

A2 PE students recently visited Teesside University to attend a conference examining the contemporary challenges in football culture. The conference brought together social science researchers and football practitioners to explore the contemporary challenges facing the people’s game and the opportunities to address these challenges. Guest speakers included the chief executive of ‘Show Racism the Red … Continued

Students make a splash with volunteering work

Sports students at Hartlepool Sixth Form have been inspiring the younger generation of swimmers through their volunteering work. Five sports students volunteered to support a local primary school swimming gala and gained real work skills, which will help them progress to a career in the industry. Talented swimmer and Hartlepool Sixth Form student Hannah Fenwick, … Continued