News - December, 2015

Find out the latest news from activities and events that are going on in Dorset.

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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.

Competitions were held for pupils from mainstream and special schools with a physical disability... Read More »

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!

Week 2 had 186 runners... Read More »

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!

The first event, a Primary... Read More »

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. Tony was nominated by his colleagues at Special Olympics Bournemouth & District where he has devoted... Read More »

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.

Competitions were held for pupils from mainstream and special schools with a physical disability or a pan disability.... Read More »

New Opportunities Day

New Opportunities Day

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:00

Venue: Victoria Education Centre

Date: Thursday 26th May 2016

Students have an opportunity to work alongside sports professionals who are very experienced in delivering various sports to these young people who are physically challenged.

Previous activities... Read More »

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