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#Road2Rio #FaceForTheFuture – Olympian of the Month…..

February 2, 2016
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Our Olympian of the Month for February 2016 is Buxton Swimmer, Abbie Wood.

 

Pupils can find out more about Abbie from the profile which can be downloaded below, and schools are encouraged to display these each month to inspire young sports people to take part and also to find out more about these and other Olympians / Paralympians they may be watching in the Summer!

 

Road2Rio – Abbie Wood – Feb 2016

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Secondary Schools Bounce Into 2016

January 21, 2016
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Pupils from Derby’s Secondary Schools bounced into the new year with the first competition of 2016.

Landau Forte College played host to the Key Stage 3 and 4 Trampoline competition on Wednesday evening, with more than 40 gymnasts taking part.

Each gymnasts completed three routines – set skills, set routine and voluntary routine –  with judges scoring each performance. Competitors were also split into three tiers of competition based upon their experience and level of competence.

West Park School and Littleover Community School enjoyed a successful night, taking all but two of the podium positions between them. Details of […]

Can your baton follow the #Road2Rio 2016? (via Kenya!)

January 18, 2016
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Here’s how to enter our #Road2Rio Baton Relay design competition…..

 

We are asking schools to come up with a design for our official #Road2Rio baton which will be used in a number of initiatives in the build up to the summer Olympics and Paralympics.

The design must:

Be approx 29.5cm x 10.5cm (Around about half a sheet of A4 when split vertically.)
Reflect themes such as:

Derby
The Olympics and Paralympics
Sport
The SSP values of-

Skills for Life
Participation
Opportunities or ALL
Respect
Teamwork

AN ENTRY FORM CAN BE VIEWED AND DOWNLOADED AT THE […]

Local schools show their steel in Sheffield

January 14, 2016
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Woodlands School Girls and Merrill Academy Boys put in strong performances whilst representing Derby at the Kinder+ Schools Midlands Futsal Cup.

 

The Football League Trust’s Futsal Programme was in full swing on Tuesday 12th January as we saw Sheffield Wednesday Community Trust host the Kinder+ Schools Midlands Futsal Cup at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.

 

The competition consisted of a boys competition with 6 teams and a girls competition with 5 teams competing, each kicking off with a group stage giving 4 teams the opportunity to progress through to the semi finals and potentially the final […]

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