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IMPORTANT!: Please find attached information regarding free coaching and opportunities offered by the new partnership. Book now to avoid disappointment. Menu of Opportunities
U11-14 Table Tennis Competition- for more information please see following link; U11-14 Table Tennis Entry Form
THE SOS GLOBAL CHALLENGE DEVON COMMUNITY EVENT JULY 2012-SOS Global in conjunction with local businesses, service providers, and youth agencies are delighted to announce their “STAY SAFE CHALLENGE” featuring the internationally renowned new generation of It’s a Knockout. All other information see the following link; SOS Global Challenge
Junior Football Leaders Teachers Course- Will be held on Wednesday 25th April at 10am -4:30pm . Please see other links for minimum requirements and the enrolment form;
Under 15 Girls Rugby Sevens Tournament (yrs 9 & 10)-Wednesday 9th May at 10.30am @ Tavistock College, Crowndale Road,Tavistock – if you are interested in this opportunity please see the following link for the entry details; Tavi College U15 Girls Entry Letter
Ever wanted to try Ice Hockey? Now's your chance! And...it's free!Come along and take part in a free training session with qualified coaches and then compete against other secondary schools. All kit and equipment will be provided.This event is open to year 7 & year 8 students, girls and boys. Maximum of 8 in a team (as many teams as you want).For further information please contact Claire Crowther at email@example.com.
This event can be found on the calendar on 15th June 2012.
3 V 3 Basketball Trails- This event is the trial for the Devon Games to Inspire.The top 2 teams will represent Plymouth at the Devon Games To Inspire on Saturday 30th June at Okehampton. There will be one age group: School Years 9, 10 & 11.Each squad should consist of a minimum of 4 players and a maximum of 5. Teams cannot take the court with less than 2 players. Please see the following link for more information; 3 V 3 Basketball Trails
Secondary Competition update;
LEAGUE CHANGES: PLEASE NOTE: Eggbuckland have had to reluctantly withdraw from the U18 Football.
Please ensure all football results come to PSSPadmin@sirjohnhunt.plymouth.sch.uk
Netball: Sir John Hunt will no longer be fielding a team for year 10s –please inform your year 10 staff where relevant.
Additional SEN / Special School Events
Tues 1st May – Secondary SEN Football (Behavioural/LD)
Wed 2nd May – Primary SEN Football + PD Football (2 Categories - Behavioural/LD and PD/LD KS3/4)
Wednesday 16th May - South West Regional Disability Athletics Championships (all abilities) EXE
Fri 18th May – Secondary SEN Basketball at Mount Tamar (Behavioural/LD)
Tues 22nd May – Secondary SEN Rowing Competition (all abilities)
Wed 23rd May - Primary Ability Games (all abilities) MARJONS
Secondary event at the Life Centre 1pm – 2:30pm Table Tennis, W/C Rugby and Boccia
Tues 29th May – Primary SEN Rowing Competition (all abilities)
Wed 13th June - Special Schools and Mainstream SEN Rowing Competition (Primary and Secondary)
Tues 19th June – Secondary SEN Football (Behavioural/LD)
Wed 20th June Primary event at the Life Centre 1pm – 2:30pm Table Tennis, W/C Rugby and Boccia
Wed 27th June - Plymouth Ability Games MARJONS
All of the above events are for SEN pupils
(Primary – KS2)
(Secondary – KS3 and 4 groups)
PD – Physically disabled LD – Learning difficulties
These events are not appropriate for good sports people with School Action or School Action Plus.They are appropriate for those with physical, learning, social, co-ordination and/or communication difficulties.For more details on any of the above events please contact ;
Katy Wedgwood on firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07875407601
Helen Smith on email@example.com or ring 07984362063
PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR THE SPEACIAL SCHOOLS CALENDER; Special Schools Calendar
Great Reviews heard about the following opportunities. Key Stage 1,2,3 & 4 JingaStreet Courses and Workshops. PLEASE see the following links for more information;
'We loved the multi-cultural aspect and the teamwork; it also engaged children of a wide range of age and gender. Boys particularly enjoyed this form of dance much giving more children a new opportunity to succeed in PE.’Headteacher Ann Force, Kennall Vale School, Ponsanooth, Cornwall.
‘The use of music, movement and non contact martial arts engaged all the children. Everybody, staff and children, enjoyed the multi cultural experience which provided a superb natural link with our topic on the rainforest.’Headteacher Pat Fewings, South Molton Infant School, North Devon
ENGLAND NETBALL OPPURTUNTIIES- Please see below details of Level 1 courses coming up in Devon and Cornwall, the booking form can be found at http://www.englandnetball.co.uk/get-involved/coaching/UKCC_Level_1_Courses , once you have booked your space if you are interested in a bursary and Live and Coach in Devon let me know.Closing Date 20th April. For any other information, or if you have any questions contact Jenny Kelly on 07540126598 or via email on Jennifer.Kelly@englandnetball.co.uk
RFU Young Officials Award -VENUE: Notre Dame RC School.DATE: Wednesday 2nd May
TIME: 09.00 to 16.30.DEADLINE: 27th April 2012.COST: 20.00
The Young Officials Award (YOA) provides an introduction for those aged between 14 and 19 into the officiating role, and allows them to get to grips with the basics of refereeing. The qualification looks at the fundamentals of officiating including communication, positioning, attitudes, management and control. It also provides further understanding of the key aspects of rugby such as the tackle, ruck, maul, scrum, line out and kick off.
Booking now open on SSP web site!
It is also intended to run a staff orientation workshop alongside the student award so staff who attend are able to deliver the award within their own schools.For further information contact Howard Turner via email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Armada Athletics Network are hosted a Open Sportshall competition on Saturday 28th April from 1 - 4pm at the Life Centre in Plymouth.Entry is £2 per individual and is open to club members and school pupils and it will also be the official trial for the Plymouth Athletics squad for theDevongames to Inspire on Saturday 30th June.Please following the following link for the booking form; Armada Event
Plymouth City Council
We currently have a vacancy within our Sports Development Unit for the role of Sports Development Coordinator. Please could you help publicise this exciting opportunity out through your networks and if possible advertise on your website.
Closing date is Wednesday 9th May, I anticipate that interviews will be week commencing 21st May.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Martin Less on email@example.com or Louise Kelley on 01752 307008.
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