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  • New film shows how pupils are being supported to move more

    New film shows how pupils are being supported to move more

    A new film is now available which shows how Brackenfield SEND School in Long Eaton has been using Opening School Facilities (OSF) funding to support its pupils to move more in ways that work for them. The film includes interviews with the school’s Headteacher Trish Turner and Pathway Lead Peter Csizmadia, as well as pupils,…

  • Introduction to Netwalking session- Chesterfield Walking Festival.

    Introduction to Netwalking session- Chesterfield Walking Festival.

    Walk Derbyshire and Healthy Workplaces Derbyshire hosted an ‘Introduction to Netwalking’ session as part of the Chesterfield Walking Festival. The circular walk on Tuesday 14 May started at The Hub @ Low Pavement in Chesterfield with the route taking in Queen’s Park and part of the Chesterfield Art Trail. Those attending were given details of…

  • Young carers achieve their personal best at inspirational School Games event

    Young carers achieve their personal best at inspirational School Games event

    A group of young carers from The Elizabethan Academy in Retford have taken part in an adventure day at Walesby Forest Activity Centre. The School Games event, organised by Active Notts together with Bassetlaw School Games Organiser Kate Voice, was designed to be an inspirational day for the young people. It followed a consultation with…

  • Club Welfare Officer feedback survey

    Club Welfare Officer feedback survey

    Cath Cooke and Franky Boyland have recently been appointed as the Sports Welfare Leads for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and Derby and Derbyshire, to support the work of the Club Welfare Officers. The roles are part of a national network of Sport Welfare Officers funded by Sport England to support National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs)…

  • Derbyshire and Notts Schools selected for Summer’s Active Lives Young People Survey

    Derbyshire and Notts Schools selected for Summer’s Active Lives Young People Survey

    A total of 93 schools from across Derbyshire and Notts have been selected by Sport England to complete the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey for the summer term. The survey is the biggest of its kind, gathering insight into young people’s activity levels, physical literacy, swimming proficiency, wellbeing, self-efficacy and levels of social…

  • LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    To help mark the Great British Spring Clean (March 15 to 31), we joined Transition Chesterfield for their monthly LitterSorters litter pick. Litter picking is a great way to make a positive difference to the environment as well as walking with a purpose. Insight from the Walk Derbyshire Consortiums also tells us that one of…

  • Empower Girls Leadership event supports and inspire girls to move more

    Empower Girls Leadership event supports and inspire girls to move more

    More than 70 girls from Nottingham City schools took part in the Empower Girls Leadership event alongside student volunteers from the University of Nottingham as part of work to support and inspire girls to move more. Organised by the University of Nottingham, School Sport Nottingham and Active Notts, the event was held at David Ross…

  • New films showcase work of community hub in Heanor

    New films showcase work of community hub in Heanor

    We recently visited Infinite Wellbeing community centre in Heanor to find out how they are supporting local people and enabling people to move more in ways that work for them. Three film clips are now available which showcase some of the activities which are on offer and how Infinite Wellbeing works with the community and…

  • Schools selected to complete Active Lives Young People Survey for Spring term

    Schools selected to complete Active Lives Young People Survey for Spring term

    A total of 102 schools from across Notts and Derbyshire have been selected by Sport England to complete the Active Lives Young People Survey this Spring term. The survey is the biggest of its kind, gathering insight into young people’s activity levels, physical literacy, swimming proficiency, wellbeing, self-efficacy and levels of social trust. Schools which…

  • Buddle launch aims to broaden reach of support for volunteers

    Buddle launch aims to broaden reach of support for volunteers

    Formerly Club Matters, Buddle is the new name for Sport England’s programme to recognise, support and champion volunteers delivering sport and physical activity in England. Following extensive consultation with partners and community organisations, the rebrand aims to broaden the reach of support to a wider range of volunteers regardless of the type of organisation they…