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Youngsters impress at Specsavers School Games Cross Country Finals

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Education

Schools from all over Sussex descended on Brighton’s Waterhall Playing Fields, for the Specsavers School Games Cross Country Finals last week.  With the sun shining brightly, 270 primary students ran the undulating 1.25 mile course, cheered on by a large crowd on Thursday 28 March.  Area teams represented were; Brighton & Hove Hawks, Central Sussex […]

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Celebrating sport at Specsavers Sussex School Games Sportshall Final

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Competitions Education Local Events

More than 500 children from 45 schools competed in one of Sussex’s biggest indoor sports events. Showcasing thrilling track and field events, the Specsavers Sussex School Games Sportshall Athletics Final brings together the best of local primary and secondary school children, representing their area and gives them the chance to compete for countywide glory! On […]

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Sport England’s Children and Young People Survey – Sussex Snapshot

Categories: Active Sussex News Education National Governing Bodies

Data from the first Active Lives Children and Young People Survey, conducted by Sport England, has shown 47% of Sussex children lead ‘active lives’ – higher than the national average results. The 2017/18 survey, carried out nationally, asked children aged between five and 16 years old about how much physical activity they take part in, […]

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Sussex school’s national award winning journey

Categories: Active Sussex News Active Sussex Programmes Education Health & Wellbeing

Introducing 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. The School Games Mark Award is offered on four levels, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. It is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 […]

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