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  • The Health Benefits of Cycling & Walking

    Public Health EnglandPublic Health England have published a rapid evidence review for health and care system decision-makers regarding the health benefits of cycling and wlaking for both individuals and the population.

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  • One School's Journey to the School Games Platinum Mark Award

    Carden Nursery and Primary - the first Sussex school, and one of only 104 nationally, to receive the prestigious School Games Platinum Mark Award from national charity Youth Sport Trust.

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  • Fed Cup Tennis Competition: Volunteers Needed!

    Fed Cup teamThe Lawn Tennis Association are looking to assemble a super-friendly volunteer team to help deliver Britain's first home Fed Cup tie in 26 years. You don’t need any previous tennis or volunteering experience to be involved, but bags of enthusiasm and a passion for helping others is a must!

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  • Inclusive Boxing in Swindon

    BoxingThe Community Health and Wellbeing Team at Swindon Borough Council are committed to helping improve the provision and access to sport and physical activity for those with additional support needs.

    One of their most exciting sessions is ‘Inclusive Boxing’, and they are looking for more participants to come along and join in the fun.  Please check out this video to get a flavour of what they do every week:

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  • Balanceability Equipment Pack

    Balanceability PicA complete PE provision that delivers one of life's milestones to the younger pupils!

    With an afPE approved programme for Reception and Year 1 the Balanceability pack provides everything you need to develop cycling skills with the younger children, making it a great foundation for Bikeability in Year 5. This ideal Sport Premium resource ticks all the Ofsted boxes and works equally well indoors during the winter months.

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  • 100,000 Women Taking a Shot at Back to Netball!

    NetballA whopping 100,000 women across the country are playing Back to Netball; England Netball’s flagship participation programme, which first launched 10 years ago to encourage people of all ages to play the sport recreationally.

    30-year-old Alexandra Challis from Bristol, was the 100,000th person to sign up to the programme.  To celebrate the growth and success of Back to Netball, England Netball surprised Alexandra by turning up to her session with an array of prizes, including a trip to London to enjoy the final game of the three-match Vitality Netball International Series between England’s Vitality Roses and Uganda.

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  • Badminton Essentials Course, Trowbridge

    Essentials Poster   Jan 19Trowbridge Sports Centre are running a Badminton England 'Essentials' course in early 2019.  Suitable for players with any level of experience - it even includes a free racket! 

    Essentials is the way to play badminton if you want to learn all the basics at a comfortable pace. Led by qualified Badminton England coaches, Essentials will have you feeling confident to show off your new skills on court in just 6-8 weeks.

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  • Evidencing the Impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium October 2018

    Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sport Premium Template 2018 Fina page 0Schools must use the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of physical education (PE), physical activity and sport you offer.

    This means that you should use the premium to:

    • Develop or add to the PE, physical activity and sport activities that your school already offers
    • Build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now will benefit pupils joining the school in future years

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  • Physically Active Lessons Boost Academic Attainment

    Children's wellbeing is influenced by a range of factors and includes their subjective feelings as well as social, physical and psychological aspects of their lives.  Consequently schools are key places for shaping general wellbeing.  The health and wellbeing of children and young people contributes to their ability to benefit from good quality teaching and to achieve their full academic potential.  A report on our children's health by the Chief Medical Officer of England highlighted that...

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  • Swim England SW Volunteer Roles

    Swim England LogoSwim England South West Region are looking to appoint a Regional Board Chair and a Regional Board Vice Chair in the new year.  Could you be right for one of these roles?

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    Learning Academy 2018-19

    Learning Academy 2WASP will be running a number of courses taking place across the county starting again in September. If in the mean time you are interested in other courses, or would like to run a workshop for your club, please take a look at our additional coach education courses.  

    For further information, please email Joy Rickard or call 01225 781500.

     

     

     

     

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    The Health Benefits of Cycling & Walking

    Public Health EnglandPublic Health England have published a rapid evidence review for health and care system decision-makers regarding the health benefits of cycling and wlaking for both individuals and the population.

    Read more

    Job Vacancy: Avon & Wiltshire Netball Development Officer

    JobsEngland Netball has an exciting, ambitious vision for the future – Your Game Your Way – we want a version of netball for every woman and girl. We are the fastest growing team sport for women and girls, Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist and have an ever increasing list of Commercial partners.

    If you would like to join a high performing team working to deliver our community netball outcomes we want to hear from you!

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    Job Vacancy: Badminton Relationship Manager

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    based in Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-rounded, ambitious and creative person to join the Badminton England team from February 2019 to February 2020. 

    Badminton England is the National Governing Body for badminton in England, dedicated to the growth and success of badminton in England. Their vision is to be one of the nation's most popular sports and consistently win medals at World, Olympic and Paralympic level by growing the number of people taking part in badminton, doubling their membership numbers and developing a world leading system to underpin their performance programme.

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    Job Vacancy: Badminton Relationship Manager

    Jobs

    based in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-rounded, ambitious and creative person to join the Badminton England team from February 2019 to February 2020. 

    Badminton England is the National Governing Body for badminton in England, dedicated to the growth and success of badminton in England. Their vision is to be one of the nation's most popular sports and consistently win medals at World, Olympic and Paralympic level by growing the number of people taking part in badminton, doubling their membership numbers and developing a world leading system to underpin their performance programme.

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    One School's Journey to the School Games Platinum Mark Award

    Carden Nursery and Primary - the first Sussex school, and one of only 104 nationally, to receive the prestigious School Games Platinum Mark Award from national charity Youth Sport Trust.

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    Wiltshire and Swindon Sport,
    White Horse Business Park, Richmond House,
    1 Goodwood Close, Epsom Road,
    Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0XE

    Office Tel: 01225 781500
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