2016 April

Weather plays it’s part in a busy end to April!

April 29, 2016

The last couple of weeks have seen lots of action as we move towards May with schools taking part Orienteering at Darley Park, Basketball Plus, Year 1 & 2 Gymnastics and a Primary Change 4 Life Champions Conference.


Orienteering made it’s return to our events calendar after a long absence and was taken up by a number of schools, thanks to a great offer of support from the staff at Darley Barn.


Basketball Plus saw around 50 Primary and Secondary pupils take part in a series of passing, dribbling and shooting practices before putting their skills to […]

Bookings now being taken for PE Mentoring & Qualifications

April 22, 2016


If your school is interested in booking some mentoring in PE for 2016-17 we would encourage you to get in touch. Mentoring has been very popular this year, with extremely positive feedback from schools. We are happy to meet individually with schools to discuss opportunities and tailor something to meet your individual needs. Please e-mail jo.wilkinson@derbcityssp.co.uk if you would like further information or to arrange a meeting.


Our PE and School Sport Qualifications have proven popular over the last two years, with feedback being extremely positive about the […]

Charlie’s Baton Design visits St George’s on the #Road2Rio

April 8, 2016

Ravensdale Junior School Pupil and winner of our #Road2Rio baton design competition, Charlie Rutter, yesterday got the chance to take a tour of St George’s Park and meet Jack Rutter, the captain of the England Cerebral Palsy Football Team.

Charlie’s Design won the #Road2Rio competition back in March following over 1000 entries from schools across Derby. The baton has now been printed several times with the hope that it will travel the world and hopefully make it to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer.

Jack Rutter, who is hoping to make the Team GB Cerebral Palsy […]

#Road2Rio #FaceForTheFuture – April 2016

April 4, 2016

This month’s #Road2Rio #FaceForTheFuture is Derbyshire Paratriathlete Ryan Taylor.


Schools can utilise the attached resource (along with one each month) to help educate young people about potential Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians with a local link, as well as encouraging them to find out more about the faces they will hopefully see a lot of in the summer!


Road2Rio – Ryan Taylor – April 2016

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