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Deerness Gymnastics Academy to Jump For Pudsey

Deerness Gymnastics Academy is taking on the “Jump for Pudsey Challenge” this weekend (Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 November) as the successful gymnastics club teams up with British Gymnastics to raise money for Children in Need. Aimed at encouraging the nation to get active and raise money for BBC Children in Need, the ‘Jump for […]

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Regional Acrobatic Competition Another Success

Nearly 300 children from gymnastics clubs across North East England took part in a regional competition hosted by Deerness Gymnastics Academy last week. The region’s most promising gymnasts aged 4-16 competed in both the acrobatics and floor competitions over two days, in friendly events designed to give the young gymnasts an opportunity to perform in […]

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New Members Welcome as the Door Opens to the Youth Olympics for Acrobatic Gymnastics

A trio of female British gymnasts will compete as an acrobatic women’s group in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, and they have the potential to come from Durham. Acrobatics, the discipline of gymnastics practised at Deerness Gymnastics Academy, took a step forward in its bid to become an Olympic Sport with the announcement this week […]

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Acropolis on stage at Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre & Opera House

  Acropolis acrobats, from Deerness Gymnastics Academy in Durham, will join a host of other Geordie stars and underground entertainment legends on stage for ‘The Greatest Show on the Tyne’ at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Friday 2 September. The acrobatic gymnasts, aged 11 to 22 and known as Acropolis, will include British, […]

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Exciting New Job Opportunity!

Vacancy for Assistant Gymnastics Coach (1 year temporary contract)  £18242 per annum gross We have an exciting opportunity for a new Assistant Gymnastics Coach at the Academy, starting in the autumn term It will be offered as one year, temporary contract with possibility of extension Annual salary is £18242 made up of £17500 basic plus […]

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Deerness Acrobatic Trio Return as British Champions

A trio of female acrobats from Durham has returned victorious from the British Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships with the British Title and a Gold medal in the 13-19 category of the Women’s Group. Caitlin Owston, Amelia Pamler & Bethany MacDougall competed in the 13-19 Women’s Group, after qualifying for the final in first place, they took […]

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Deerness Acrobats Head to British Championships

Five gymnasts will head to the British Championships this weekend aiming to become British Champions in Acrobatic Gymnastics. They will all compete against the best in the country in two different combinations: Caitlin Owston, Amelia Pamler & Bethany MacDougall will compete in the 13-19 Women’s Group. At last year’s British Championships this trio won bronze […]

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Acrobats Success at Regional Competition

  Twelve acrobatic gymnasts, in four combinations, from Deerness Gymnastics Academy, each won a medal after teaming up to participate in the Regional Championships which took place on Sunday 26 June at South Tyneside Gymnastics Centre. Deerness Gymnastics Academy was one of many clubs across the region taking part in the competition which had over 100 […]

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Acrobats team up for Regional Competition

Twelve acrobatic gymnasts, in four combinations, from Deerness Gymnastics Academy, will be teaming up to participate in the Regional Championships taking place on Sunday 26 June at South Tyneside Gymnastics Centre. Deerness Gymnastics Academy will be one of many clubs across the region taking part in the competition which will have over 100 participants ranging […]

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Royal Recognition for Deerness Gymnastics Academy Founder

  Karl Wharton, the director of Deerness Gymnastics Academy has today been honoured by The Queen as he receives an MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Published on Saturday June 11th, and coinciding with The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations, the list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK. […]

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