Now in its fifth year, the Wiltshire Sports Awards recognise and honour the work and achievements of athletes, sports clubs, volunteers and coaches across Wiltshire Council area.
The awards are sponsored by Landmarc and are being hosted jointly by Wiltshire Council, Wiltshire Health Improvement Partnership and Wiltshire and Swindon Sport (County Sports Partnership).
More than 100 nominations were received this year, all of which highlighted the exceptional work and achievements of athletes, sp ...
The County Young Coaches Academy aims to provide an opportunity for 25 Young People Aged 15 – 18 to gain greater insight into the requirements of being an ‘Outstanding’ Coach in a Sport of their choice. The Academy aims to be the pinnacle of opportunity for Young Coaches within the County. In addition to a number of compulsory sessions, there will be a personalised ‘mentoring’ system allowing the Young People to learn from established coaches in Wiltshire Clubs.
Throughout the program Students ...
14 year-old Brandon Humphries, from Swindon, has been named the National Satellite Club Participant of the Year in recognition of his contribution and outstanding commitment to taking part in community sport.
In the past Brandon has felt excluded from some sport and physical activity opportunities because of his Cerebral Palsy which effects his mobility in all four limbs. However, Brandon has not let this be a barrier to something he enjoys as he has been an integral part of ...
We are pleased to announce the Sainsbury's School Games dates for Summer Level 3 County Competitions.
Swindon School Games will be held on the 26 June 2015 at the Lydiard Park Academy.
Wiltshire School Games will be held on the 8 July 2015 at Marlborough College.
This is YOUR chance for success.
We’re looking for brand new talent in paralympic athletics. Come and try athletics for yourself at one of our events across the UK to show us what you can do.
Are you sporty and dream of becoming the next Elite Sprinter, Jumper or Thrower at the Paralympics in Rio 2016? Yes? Then all you need to do is sign up. Come to one of the Talent Introduction Days for your chance to experience the world of competitive athletics for talented new athletes to ...
GBSport are delivering a Marketing Essentials workshop in November in Wootton Bassett which covers the essential elements you must put in place to market your club/coaching programme successfully.
Our four hour interactive training workshop introduces the concept of successful marketing for sports clubs and coaches - defining and building a brand, developing and implementing an effective and practical marketing plan, how to monitor and evaluate the results, and great examples of ...
Saturday 1st November – Bowmoor SCSaturday 8th November – Bristol Corinthian YC
On Water activities include;
Seamanship Skills Teaching Spinnakers Single Handed session ideas Advanced Personal Sailing Skills Assistant Instructor training
Cost £15 per day includes Lunch
Contact RYA Regional Development Officer, Tony Wood 07876 330374, email@example.comActivities suitable for all Dinghy Instructors, Assistant Instructors and Aspiring Instructors
Beazley commissioned project reveals skill and strategy underlying lightning quick moves
Fencing is among the fastest of sports, with decisive encounters lasting mere fractions of a second. British Fencing is today pleased to announce the launch of a trilogy of short films designed to reveal the mix of strategic thinking and lightning reflexes that has caused the sport to be likened to ‘high speed chess.’
The films cover two clashes between foilists and one between sabreurs. Firstl ...
A new legend is born as orienteering event comes to Nottingham
Red Bull has announced that it’s launching a brand new racing concept this autumn called Red Bull Robin Hood.
The new orienteering adventure race will take place on 1st November 2014 in Robin Hood’s hometown of Nottingham, bringing an exciting new twist to a legend of British folklore.
Playing on the heritage of Robin Hood and the key qualities required to be an orienteer, the adventure-style race will require a combination of spe ...
If you would like a copy of the Video sent to your school please contact Kirsty@wiltssport.org.uk and we will be happy to send you a copy while stocks last.
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This is a voluntary role that will provide excellent experience for someone wanting to work in this field.
The volunteers will be expected to assist with the delivery of the school games, for a minimum of at least 12 hours over the 12 month period. Attendance and volunteering at the Wiltshire school games in July 2015 is compulsory.
Training will be provided by the County Sport Partnership (see training opportunities below) who has been awarded a bursary to support the professional development ...
How much PE and sport premium funding primary schools receive in the academic year 2014 to 2015, and advice on how to spend it.
Most schools with primary-age pupils receive the PE and sport premium in the academic year 2014 to 2015, including:
academies and free schools
non-maintained special schools
city technology colleges (CTCs)
pupil referral units (PRUs)
The following types of school don’t receive this funding:
Aimed at coaches working in schools who wish to better understand the unique conditions of ‘teaching’ in a Primary School and gain a better understanding of the new National Curriculum and Ofsted requirements for Physical Education.
Date: Friday 10th October
Time: 9.15am – 4pm
The aim of the bursary scheme is to assist with increasing capacity for the need of coaches at all levels and environments within Wiltshire & Swindon.
The bursary has been set up in order for coaches to meet the required Minimum Standards for Deployment set across the county implemented by SCUK.
These standards can be viewed on the WASP http://www.wiltssport.org.uk/coaching/minimum-standards-for-deployment
WHO CAN APPLY?
Any individual who wishes to achieve a UKCC Level 1 ...
The FA Primary Teachers Award (PTA) – awarded by FA Learning
Course name : FA - Football for Teachers
Date : Thursday 20th November 2014
Time : 10am till 4pm
Venue : Christie Miller Sports Centre, Melksham, Wilts
Cost : Free of Charge
Maximum number of attendees : 24 (This can be increased if we get close, can be discussed if necessary)
The FA’s Primary Teachers Award is aimed at 1) Undergraduate students considering Primary teaching as a career, 2) those working towar ...