2015 December

Schools Have a N-ice Time at Winter Sports Fest

December 8, 2015

Derby’s Ice Rink and Silk Mill Museum played host to our third annual winter sports festival over two days in November and December.

The festival saw more than 150 children from across Derby enjoy a taste of ice skating on the temporary ice rink, as well as trying their hand at new age kurling in the Silk Mill.

The Museum staff also provided a Christmas-themed ‘Escape Room’ task, which saw pupils solving a series of challenges in order to unlock the doors at the end of the session.

After a wet first session on Monday 30 […]

Gymnastics Springs Into Life – Updated with Full Results

December 4, 2015

Mickleover Gymnastics Club played host to the first gymnastics event of 2015 – 2016 on Thursday 3 December.

Year 5 & 6 pupils from across Derby competed across three disciplines – floor, vault and body management – completing a set routine on each piece of apparatus. Each performance was awarded a score out of 10 with individual and team winners announced.

With events having taken place across two sessions, final calculations were needed to determine the overall winners who turned out to be Portway Junior School C Team – Congratulations!


Morning Results
Afternoon Results

End of Autumn Term Competition Feedback

December 2, 2015

With the end of term fast approaching we would like to get your feedback on our events since September.

Our survey looks at all of the School Games competitions and festivals delivered for Primary Schools this academic year.

Whether you have attended one of them or all of them we would love to know what you think. The feedback will help us to ensure that the programme we provide continues to deliver what schools want.

Please click here to complete the survey, which should take no longer than five minutes […]

#Road2Rio #FacesForTheFuture – Paralympian of the Month

December 2, 2015

Our Paralympian of the Month for December 2015 is sprinter turned shot putter Sam Ruddock.


Sam is a great supporter of Derby City SSP having been involved in Leadership Conferences with us and regularly attending events across Derbyshire from his base at Loughborough.


Teachers and pupils can download the resource below and utilise it for work in school as well as researching other Olympians and Paralympians.

If you have any suggestions for Olympian / Paralympian of the Month between now and Ri0 2016 please get in touch.


Road2Rio – Sam Ruddock – Dec 2015

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