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  • Double delight for Shropshire primary schools

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 19, 2018
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    Two Shropshire primary schools have been recognised for their creative and innovative ways of boosting sport and physical activity. Grange Park in Telford, and St Laurence’s in Ludlow, are the two county winners of the Primary PE & School Sport Premium Awards for 2018.   The awards are designed to recognise schools which are making creative use of the grant […]
  • Actively improving lives – a different approach

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 18, 2018
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    Energize, the county sports partnership for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, will unveil its new-look strategy for tackling inactivity this week. The new ‘actively improving lives’ plan will be outlined to an audience of invited guests at Enginuity, in the Ironbridge Gorge, on June 20. Chris Child, Energize chief executive, said: “Our new strategy puts more emphasis on those who […]
  • Primary Schools Championed in Regional Awards

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 15, 2018
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    Three primary schools from across the West Midlands have been recognised for the excellent work that they are doing using their Primary PE and Sport Premium funding through awards which are linked to national partners.  The awards recognise schools that have endeavoured to provide improved outcomes for pupils using the Primary PE and Sport Premium grant. The six County Sports […]
  • Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 12, 2018
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    Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life. The first in a series of films on the […]
  • East Shropshire This Girl Can Event – Wednesday 13th June at Lilleshall National Sports Centre

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 11, 2018
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    In line with the national ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to encourage females across the country to be more involved in physical activity and sport the East Shropshire School Sport Partnership is once again delivering its own take on the initiative! On Wednesday 13th June, nearly 800 girls aged 8 – 11 from 25 different primary schools from across the East […]
  • UK Coaching’s Principles of Great Coaching announced

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 4, 2018
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    www.ukcoaching.org  Press release: Monday 4 June 2018 UK Coaching’s Principles of Great Coaching announced Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of ‘Great Coaching’ which support everyone in […]
  • Making a splash on Shropshire teambuilding adventure

    By Carl Jones on May 29, 2018
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    A Shropshire business consultancy enjoyed a rafting adventure on the river Severn as part of their commitment to developing a healthier and happier workforce. Energize, the county sports partnership for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, linked up Ironbridge-based Pleydell Smithyman with the team from Shropshire Raft Tours. Ben Harper, senior partnership manager at Energize’s Shrewsbury headquarters, explained: “Getting out of […]
  • Can you create a song for Shropshire’s School Games?

    By Carl Jones on April 26, 2018
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    The Olympic games has its own anthem, and so does football’s Champions League. Now the search is on to create an official song for Shropshire’s School Games competition. Schools are being invited to create music and lyrics which will feature at the opening ceremony of the competition this summer – and could also be played on local radio stations. They […]
  • Mother’s pride at ‘School Games Has Got Talent’ daughters

    By Carl Jones on April 18, 2018
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    A Shropshire mother has spoken of her pride after seeing two of her daughters perform in front of hundreds of people at the county’s ‘School Games Has Got Talent’ showcase. Amanda Freeman, from Bridgnorth, has seen both Maisie and Polly take to the stage at the Shrewsbury Sports Village event. The search is now under way for another batch of […]
  • Awards recognition beckons for innovative Shropshire primary schools

    By Carl Jones on April 12, 2018
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    Shropshire primary schools which have developed creative and innovative ways of boosting sport and physical activity are being urged to put themselves forward for an award. The Primary PE & School Sport Premium Awards are designed to recognise schools which are making creative use of the grant from the Government. Every primary school in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin which […]