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 (Competitions): £100 

Cheerleading (Social): £50


Cheerleading (Social): £25

For those wanting to compete in competitions you should attend a trial session, should you be successful you will be given a BUCS card. You should take this to reception to purchase your Cheerleading (Competitions) membership.

Training Times & Venues

Cheerleading Level 1

Thursday: 18:00 - 20:00, Sport Central, Upper Hall 

Cheerleading Level 2: 

Thursday: 20:00 - 22:00, Sport Central, Upper Hall 

Cheerleading Social: 

Sunday: 16:00 - 18:00, Sport Central, Upper Hall

Cheerleading Dance:

Sunday: 18:00 - 20:00, Sport Central, Upper Hall

Key Contacts

Head Coach: TBC

Club President: Sacha Butterworth

Club Captain: Elena Davidson