Leaders in at the deep end for training!

February 11, 2015

Derby City SSP’s Leadership Academy have taken on a few challenges over the last couple of days, from learning how to be an Aquatic Helper, to delivering inclusive football sessions and even taking the opportunity to try blind football.

Monday saw a group of leaders head to Queen’s Leisure Centre to work with Samuel Juffs from Derby City Council on the attributes and skills required to take the first step into leading and coaching in an aquatic environment. They discussed risk assessing, communication and learning styles as well as delivering accurate demonstrations and getting the opportunity to see […]

Sports Hall Athletics takes over City

February 6, 2015

The last couple of weeks in Derby City have been dominated by Sports Hall Athletics as well over 500 pupils of all ages have battled it out for a place at the County Finals.

The Year 5/6 Competition led to Cavendish Close Junior and Parkview Primary taking the top two spaces.

In the Secondary age groups Noel Baker and Lees Brook Year 7 Boys were joined by their female counterparts from Lees Brook and West Park in going forward to represent the city at the next stage of the competition.

Meanwhile, the Year 8 event provided a spread of […]

Mickleover and Markeaton make Gym Finals

February 6, 2015
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Wednesday 4th February saw Derby City SSP take over Mickleover Gymnastics Club as our annual Year 3/4 Key Steps Compeition took place with teams looking to make it through to the County Finals.

After a morning and afternoon session involving more than 15 teams Markeaton A Team took the Gold Award with Mickleover A Team following them into Silver and joining them at the next stage.

Huge congratulations go to all involved with massive thanks going to Mickleover Gym Club for hosting and also to West Park School for providing leaders to judge the event […]

Schools chance to #BeBrave with NFL in Derby

February 6, 2015

On Thursday 5th February five schools in Derby City took part in our first ever American “Flag” Football Festival in association with the Derby Braves Team based at the University. Following on from the success of the sell out games at Wembley and the excitement around the Superbowl we are looking to bring the USA’s favourite sport closer to home with this and future events.

Dale Dynamoes, Silverhill Storm, St Joseph’s Jets, Arboretum Allstars and Brackensdale Broncos were put through their paces by the Braves players and coaches in skills including, passing, catching and coverage before pitting their […]

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