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!
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.
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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
With our Under 14 Girls football leagues in full swing, Thursday was the turn of the Under 11 Primary School teams to kick off their own events.
The University of Derby played host to 12 teams of girls for the first of three ‘festival’ events this academic year. These events are designed to allow girls to take part in matches against other schools and to develop skills without the pressure of tournament conditions.
Through the two hour event teams were able to play eight small-sided matches, as well receiving coaches from two of our Young Sports Leaders […]