2015 September

Cav Close kick off new season with victory!

September 30, 2015

Cavendish Close Junior became the first City Champions of the new school year as they emerged victorious from the Year 5/6 Mini Soccer Competition yesterday after defeating Landau Forte Academy Moorhead A (who will join them at the County Final) on penalties.


Cavendish Close had only qualified for the latter stages of the tournament as a best 3rd placed team after the group games, but got the results when it mattered and eventually overcame a team they had lost to in their group after an epic penalty shoot out that saw all players, including goalkeepers, step up to […]

Success for Derby schools at DSSA Awards

September 28, 2015
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Thursday 24th September proved to be a very successful evening for schools in Derby city as the annual Derbyshire School Sports Association Awards took place at the ProAct Stadium just up the road in Chesterfield.

The awards take place at this time every year to recognise the hard work and achievements of participants, teachers and volunteers alike involved in school sport throughout the county.


Schools and athletes from Derby city were regular visitors to the stage as teams and individuals were awarded in a range of categories. (Links to photos below each award)


Primary School Team of […]

Schools Tee Off New Year with Footgolf

September 24, 2015

Our Primary and Competition Plus calendars got underway for 2015-16 on Wednesday 23rd September as St Martin’s School in Alvaston played host to two Footgolf competitions.


The morning consisted of players from St Martin’s, St Giles’, St Clare’s, Royal School for the Deaf and Brackensdale Junior who played the course twice – once in their school teams and once against another school – before the top three looked like this:


1st – St Martin’s School (Second round of 29 shots)

2nd – Royal School for the Deaf & St Clare’s School (34)

2015 – 2016 Talent Squad

September 15, 2015

Do you have talented sportspeople in your school? Would they benefit from extra support and access to new sports?

If so, our 2015 – 2016 Talent Squad can help you and your pupils.

We are inviting schools to test their pupils and submit the results to us by Friday 16 October. We will then invite the best performing individuals from those tested to form our first ever Talent Squad.

Tests are based on five Sportshall Athletics disciplines and are designed to be simple to deliver in schools. Full instructions and scoresheets can be downloaded below

Talent Squad Testing […]