#Road2Rio – Faces for the Future (Olympian of the Month)

August 12, 2015
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With less than a year to go to the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, as part of our #Road2Rio initiative we will be focussing each month on young sports people that you can look out for competing in the Olympics and Paralympics for Team GB in Rio and hopefully beyond.


All of our “Faces for the Future” are towards the beginning of their career in their chosen sport and have a link to the East Midlands hopefully illustrating to all budding young sports stars that with the right commitment and effort to your chosen discipline, you and people […]

Want to be an SSP Elite Leader?

August 4, 2015
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For the 2015-16 academic year we are looking to make some changes to the way our Leadership Academy is structured and run.


One of these changes is that we would like to have some ELITE LEADERS based in a number of schools across the city who will look to promote and advocate SSP leadership opportunities by talking to other sports leaders within their school and liaising with members of the PE staff.

We hope this will mean that training events we run, some of which may be based in those schools, will be more relevant to […]

Nominations Open for 2015 Derby Sports Awards

July 29, 2015

Nominations for the 2015 Derby Sports Awards are now open, with members of the public invited to nominate their local sporting heroes for the recognition they deserve.

The awards ceremony will take place at Derby Arena in October and you can nominate by visiting or by completing the nomination form at the bottom of this article. Nominations close on Friday 25 September.

Categories for the 2015 awards include:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sportswoman of the Year
Sportsman of the Year
Disabled Sportsperson of the Year
Team of the Year
Manager/Coach of the Year […]

2015 – 2016 wall planners

July 16, 2015
wall planner

Our 2015 – 2016 wall planners have now arrived and are being sent out to schools.

The planners show all of the planned School Games competitions, festivals, teachers’ workshops and networking opportunities.

Key dates include our annual conference on Thursday 5 November 2015 and the Celebration of Dance on Tuesday 8 March 2016.

Further details on every event will be uploaded to the events section of this website during the summer holiday to enable schools to make bookings for the new year.

An electronic version of the wall planner can be downloaded by clicking here – Derby City SSP wall […]

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