Markeaton Mark Gold Award with Rammie

February 8, 2016

Markeaton Primary School celebrated their School Games Mark Gold award this morning along with special guest Rammie.

Derby County’s mascot was on hand to present the school’s Sports Council with the award, which recognises the outstanding level of PE and School Sport taking place at the school.

One of only six schools to receive the highest Gold award in the national scheme, Markeaton are rightly proud of their achievement. PE Co-ordinator Jess Hawley said, ‘It is great for our Sports Council to get this award after a fantastic year of sport last year. As a […]

Tumble Time for Y3/4 at Mickleover Gym Club!

February 3, 2016
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Mickleover Gymnastics Club once again kindly hosted us as over 130 Year 3 and 4 gymnasts took part in their annual competition with the aim of qualifying for the Derbyshire School Games County Final in March.


Each gymnast took on a Floor routine, a Vault and Body Management with judges from da Vinci Community College, Landau Forte College and Chellaston Academy watching their every move.

This fantastic event, taking place in suitably excellent surroundings saw 22 teams vying to take one of the 2 available slots going forward to Erewash Gymnastics Club next month.


Individual awards were handed […]

#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

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 […]

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