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December, 2015

Dorset School Games Table Cricket Report

Dorset School Games Table Cricket Report

Posted: Mon, 28 Dec 2015 11:06

12 teams took part in the recent School Games, Lord Taverners Dorset Table Cricket competition organised by Val Ford at Queen Elizabeth's School Wimborne.

Tags: School Games, table cricket

Moors Valley Parkrun Has Outstanding Start

Moors Valley Parkrun Has Outstanding Start

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:17

The new Moors Valley Parkrun has got off to an outstanding start with a massive 404 runners on November 7th, which was the second best inaugural event in Parkrun's history. And this was despite the horrible wet weather on the weekend!

Tags: Activity, Running

Dorset Schools Table Tennis Reaches New Heights

Dorset Schools Table Tennis Reaches New Heights

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:14

This Year ESTTA, in partnership with Active Dorset and the School Games Organisers, delivered a banquet of Table Tennis opportunities for young players around the county. Over 250 pupils took part in this table tennis bonanza!

Tags: School Games, School Sport, Table Tennis

Volunteer of the Year Award 2015

Volunteer of the Year Award 2015

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:11

Tony Jones-Pert, our Policy Development & Improvement Officer, won England Athletics' Volunteer of the Year Award 2015 for the south west region.

Tags: Awards, Volunteering

Boccia School Games Competition Report

Boccia School Games Competition Report

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:08

32 teams took part in the recent School Games, Lord Taverners Dorset Boccia competition organised by Val Ford at Victoria Education Centre, 19th November 2015.

Tags: Boccia, School Games

New Opportunities Day

New Opportunities Day

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:00

New Opportunities Day is an event of organised sports activities, aimed at those students who have a Physical Disability. This could be as mild as Dyspraxia, or child using a frame to an electric wheelchair user.

Tags: Disability Sport, School Sport