Mini Olympics at TyneMet

Dozens of young sportsmen and women have been taking part in a series of sports events organised by students from Uniformed Services.

75 children from Battle Hill primary school were invited to take part in the fun and games which included traditional 'sports-day' activities such as the classic wheelbarrow race.

Whilst the emphasis was on having a good time, there was a serious side to the day, too, as programme leader, Mal Bowering explained:

6 years ago

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Award-winning lecturer prepares students for competition

Fresh from her own success, a TyneMet teacher is getting her students ready for a competition of their own.

Nail Services teacher, Vikki Taylor-Dodds has entered a team of NVQ Level 3 students as they take on rivals from Gateshead and Ashington colleges in the North East Nail Competition this weekend.

Recently, Vikki won first prize in the Nail Art category at the national Nail Art Championships in London and is passing on her skills to the TyneMet team.

6 years ago


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