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Cav Close tear up the track and field

July 15, 2015
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After their secondary colleagues took to the Moorways track the previous week, Thursday 9 July saw primary school pupils from Derby take their turn for the track and field championships.

The temperatures may have lower than for the secondary school event, but the quality of athletics certainly was not. Pupils from 15 schools from all parts of Derby took part in 75m, 150m, 300m and 600m on the track and long jump, triple jump, shot and javelin in the field before the whole event finished in traditional style with the relay races.

Performances throughout the day were converted […]

‘This Girl Can’ say Derby pupils

July 15, 2015
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Girls from schools across Derby proved that they definitely can when it comes to taking part in sports at our first ever ‘This Girl Can’ event on Wednesday 15 July.

The girls were given the chance to take part in cycling, volleyball and tennis during a 2 1/2 hour programme delivered by local sports clubs. With many trying the sports either for the first time in their lives or for a long while the coaches from Darkstar Volleyball, Cycle Derby and the Derbyshire Tennis Centre were very impressed with both the energy and the quality on display […]

Secondary Cricket Finals Day 2015

July 15, 2015
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Year 7 Chellaston

Eight teams met at Alvaston and Boulton on Tuesday 14 July for our second annual Secondary Schools’ Cricket Finals Day.

With finals played from Year 7 to Year 8 it was a busy but highly enjoyable day of cricket.

The morning saw Year 7 and Year 10 finals take place, both featuring Chellaston and John Port Schools. Honours were even at lunchtime with one win apiece – Chellaston taking the Year 7 title and John Port winning in Year 10.

The two schools met again in the afternoon at Year 8. John Port won the deciding match in the […]

Secondary PE Seminar – 21 September 2015

July 9, 2015
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Physical Education staff from schools across Derby and Derbyshire are invited to attend a seminar on Monday 21 September.

‘Developing a PE Curriculum to meet the needs of all learners’ will take place at Shirebrook Academy and will include:

‘Outcomes we want for students’…… the purpose of PE & how we make these skills, qualities, competences, attitudes & behaviours overt
Revisit the national curriculum to remind us of the ‘freedom’ to do what we need to
Review of GCSE & A Level reforms as a part of the picture in terms of ‘end goals’ to help guide how we filter […]

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