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Playforce teams up with Sports for Schools!

Sports for Schools run GB & Olympic athlete-led physical activity events to inspire children to do more physical activity, raise money for PE equipment in schools (almost £2m to date), and support GB and Olympic athletes financially. Sports for Schools visit over 1,300 Primary Schools each year across the UK, inspiring over 350,000 children and giving them direct …Read more

Win a share of £20,000 for PE Equipment at your school

Today, Sports for Schools and The East Anglian Daily Times have launched a new competition offering infant and primary schools the chance to win a share of £20,000 worth of sports equipment. Tokens will be printed in the EADT. Tokens printed between Monday and Friday will be worth 10 points and tokens printed on Saturday …Read more

Sports for Schools teams up with intu shopping centres

The partnership was introduced by brandmeetsbrand on behalf of Sports for Schools. intu shopping centres provide a fantastic opportunity for Sports for Schools to engage with a wide audience of all ages; promoting the benefits of getting active and working with local athletes to inspire & motivate. Michael Ledzion, Chief Sportivater of Sports for Schools, …Read more

Diver James Denny makes a splash at Cambridge Dive Centre!

Commonwealth Diver James Denny visited the Cambridge dive centre to pass on some of his expertise to the club’s young divers. James watched a session at Parkside Pools and then held a question and answer session where the children had chance to find out more about his career, training and lifestyle. Find out more about …Read more

1 million inspired kids

The word “million” is often used in the English language as a metaphor for a very large number. We say things like “not in a million years” or “you’re one in a million”. A million is interesting because it’s HUGE. We’re really excited to have done the sums and confirm that ONE MILLION children have completed a …Read more

‘Awesome’ athlete Luke puts children through their paces

Luke Lennon-Ford visited Nyewood CCE Infant School as part of the Sports for Schools scheme – with one excited youngster describing the visit as “awesome”. Anna Wells, Deputy Head Teacher at Nyewood, said the children took part “with great motivation and enthusiasm” and “the sight of 258 children undertaking such an event was truly fantastic!” …Read more

Children get a taste of top gymnastics action at Happisburgh Primary School

GB gymnast Danny Lawrence visited Happisburgh Primary School on the 14th of October as part of the Sports for Schools scheme. The children did a fun fitness circuit and then watched Danny display some of his flexible gymnastics moves! Danny stressed the importance of trying every sport and finding something that you love. Read more…

Katrina Hart inspires youngsters from her old school!

Paralympic Bronze medalist Katrina Hart has visited pupils at her old school to inspire them to achieve their life goals.The visit took place on the 29th of September. Katrina led a fun fitness circuit with the children followed by an inspiration talk and assembly. Head Teacher Heather Thomson said: “[Katrina] spoke about being determined and …Read more