Northumbria University's Cheerleading Club, Northumbria Northstars, have developed a national reputation after sucessfully competing at cheerleading national championships up and down the country. We pride oursevles on being inclusive and offer a hardworking, dedicated and fun envirionment for all our athletes to enjoy. Whether you come from a cheerleading, dance or gymnastics background, cheerleading is a sport which will allow you to develop skills that you love and learn a competitive routine that you are proud of. 

The Northstars also perform on a weekly basis as the "Eaglettes" for the local British Basketball Team, Newcastle Eagles, at the Eagles Community Arena. 

On top of getting the oppertunity to compete up and down the country, training alongside your best friends and learning new skills. Northstars also fundraise throughout the year for charities such as Macmillian, YoungMinds UK, and more. You will also be able to enjoy a variety of social events organised by the club, making it an ideal oppertunity to train. You will compete in a sport that you love, whilst allowing you to bond with your team maates outside of training and make new friends. 

Getting involved

Cheerleading is one of our ‘JUST JOIN’ clubs although squads’ places are limited.

Once you have been selected into one of our teams you will need to pay to join the club.

For more information on getting involved please contact our Club President.


Club Costs

Cheerleading receive coached training sessions, access to competitions and use of playing kit (poms) included in their membership fee.

  • Cheerleading Club Semester 1 only price  | £40.00
  • Cheerleading Social Semester 1 only price  |  £30.00
  • Cheerleading Club Semester 2 only price  | £TBC
  • Cheerleading Social Semester 2 only price  | £TBC

Looking to purchase your membership now? Please follow the link below and complete all fields required:

Due to the current COVID restrictions, we are unable to deliver our normal Sport Club activity. In addition, BUCS Leagues and Knockout competitions have now been cancelled for the 2020/21 season. Read more

We hope to be able to offer club training and social sport activity later in the year. Join our mailing list to keep updated   

Training Times & Venues

Thursday 17:30-18:45 Sport Central G1

Sunday 20:30-21:45 Lipman Gym G1

Thursday 19:00-20:15 Sport Central G2

Sunday 19:00-20:15 Lipman Gym G2

Thursday 20:30-21:45 Sport Central G3

Sunday 17:30-18:45 Lipman Gym G3

*Social - Sunday 16:00-17:15 Lipman Gym 

Key Contacts

Head Coach: TBC

Club President: Fiona Johnson

Club Captain: Elena Davidson