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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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Sport England invests £13.5m to boost secondary school PE

Categories: Active Sussex News Education National Governing Bodies

Sport England are investing up to £13.5 million to train 17,000 teachers in delivering PE and sport in school, after research found that almost 20% of secondary students hated PE lessons.  The training programme, run in partnership with the Teaching School Council, will offer free specialist training and mentoring for teachers to help foster a […]

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Sussex Success at School Games Summit 2017

Categories: Active Sussex News Education

Two leading Sussex women were up for awards at the 2017 School Games Summit for their contribution to school sport in Sussex. Taking place in Telford in mid-November, the summit was attended by three members of the Active Sussex team who work on Primary Schools, School Games and the Parallel Youth Games. Sussex ladies were nominated in both the School Games […]

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New video educates schools on delivering inclusive opportunities for disabled children

Categories: Active Sussex News Disability Sport Education National Governing Bodies

On World Children’s Day, Youth Sport Trust and National Disability Sports Organisations have released a new video to improve the delivery of inclusive sports opportunities through the School Games. The new video highlights how schools can work in partnership with expert partners to ensure their School Games offer is inclusive for all pupils. It raises […]

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