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Derby City SSP and Derby County Community Trust Support First Ever National Writing Day!

June 22, 2017
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Derby City SSP and Derby County Community Trust Support First Ever National Writing Day!

Wednesday 21st July saw year 4 pupils from local schools head to the Riverside Centre to swat up on their writing skills for the first ever National Writing Day.

The aim of the day was to inspire children in their writing, using sport as a stimulus.

Spy Dog author Andy Cope opened the day alongside his pet dog, the real spy pup, Star. Andy certainly inspired pupils, teachers and even staff with the story of his journey to writing the spy dog books, his […]

Over 1100 Young People Take Part In Celebration of Dance

March 13, 2017
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Over 1100 Young People Take Part In Celebration of Dance

The biggest annual school dance event in Derbyshire returned last week.

Thursday 9th March saw the ‘Celebration of Dance’, organised by Derby City School Sports Partnership, returned to the Riverside Centre with a Disney theme.

Celebration of Dance is the flagship annual event for Derby City SSP with more than 1100 young dancers from over 50 Derby groups attending to perform throughout the day. Dancers ranged from nursery schools to University dancers, with dance styles from street dance to ballet, bhangra to contemporary.

Schools performed in three sessions […]

Bookings now being taken for PE Mentoring & Qualifications

April 22, 2016
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Mentoring

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.

Qualifications

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
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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 […]

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