SSP and DCCT Scoop League Award

April 20, 2015
FLA picture

Derby County Community Trust took away the ‘Johnstone’s Paint Community Club of the Year’ Award at the 10th Football League Awards on Sunday night.

The Trust, which hosts and manages Derby City School Sport Partnership, took the national title ahead of the other 72 Football League clubs.

The School Sport Partnership was put forward as this year’s ‘flagship project’ in the application that won the award.

Simon Carnall, Head of Community for Derby County Community Trust, said, ‘This award recognises the innovation, breadth and quality of work we deliver as a Trust in and for our local community […]

Tournament Shows a Spike in Schools’ Volleyball

April 7, 2015

 The first ever Derbyshire Schools Volleyball Tournament has been hailed a great success with organisers delighted at the number of pupils turning out to play.

Eight school teams entered the tournament, held on Thursday 26 March at Derby Moor Community College in Littleover. The teams were mixed with the players ranging from school years 7 – 11.

The event was organised by Helen Britten and Suzy Stevenson from Darkstar, Derby’s volleyball club, who were delighted to see so many young people enjoying volleyball and the success of the afternoon meant that there will be more competitions to follow […]

Olympic Swimmers Dive in at Ravensdale

March 26, 2015
Ravensdale Infant (2)

Ravensdale Infant and Junior Schools enjoyed an inspiring morning with visits from London 2012 Olympic heroes. Amy Smith and Joe Roebuck, both competitors at London 2012 and Glasgow 2014, visited the two schools as part of our programme to inspire local school children. In both schools they spoke in assembly about their experiences as professional swimmers. including their training programmes and healthy eating regimes. They also showed pupils a small number of the medals they won during their career, including silver medals from the Glasgow and Melbourne Commonwealth Games. A selection of pupils were able to take part in a […]

Woodlands Net Under 13 Title

March 25, 2015
Woodlands U13 netball

Woodlands School took the title at the Under 13 Netball Tournament on Tuesday 24 March.

After seven rounds of tight competition Woodlands took the title by three points ahead of hosts Littleover School. Third place went to Derby High with Chellaston a close fourth.

The tournament showed the quality and strength of netball across all schools within the city with each of the school losing at least one match during the course of the event.

Full results are available here – Under 13 Netball results

Thanks go to Littleover for hosting the tournament and to their young leaders for supporting the […]

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