News - June, 2017

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

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June, 2017

The FA and Youth Sport Trust Strike Partnership to Inspire More Girls

The FA and Youth Sport Trust Strike Partnership to Inspire More Girls

Posted: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 09:20

The FA and the Youth Sport Trust have launched a new partnership to inspire more girls into football during National School Sport Week.

Former Everton and England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis met with students at the Manchester Communications Academy... Read More »

Physical And Emotional Well-being Should be New Focus For PE

Physical And Emotional Well-being Should be New Focus For PE

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:39

As National School Sport Week takes place next week, 26th-30th June, the Youth Sport Trust's Chief Executive, Ali Oliver, says PE is changing, as schools across the country get set to take part in the week-long celebration of school sport.

"We're really... Read More »

Ping! bounces back to Bournemouth & Poole

Ping! bounces back to Bournemouth & Poole

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:30

Ping! Bournemouth & Poole is back - and this year it's bigger and better than ever! The free street table tennis festival will see over 25 ping pong tables springing up across Bournemouth & Poole's landmark locations, including Poole Park, Sandbanks... Read More »

School Travel Health Check (STHC)

School Travel Health Check (STHC)

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:23

"The connection between physical activity and good health is very clear. Children in particular need to get back to the levels of walking and cycling that prevailed in their parents' time if we are to reduce the risk of obesity. The School Travel Health... Read More »

Working Together to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Working Together to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:09

The National Children's Bureau has recently released a new report to help agencies understand how they can work together to reduce childhood obesity and improve health outcomes. By exploring promising local work in the context of national policy, the... Read More »

New health and wellbeing facilities open at Stokewood Leisure Centre

New health and wellbeing facilities open at Stokewood Leisure Centre

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:13

BH Live and Bournemouth Council have together undertaken a sustainable plan to significantly improve the overall customer experience and encourage more local people to get more active.

A brand new floor has been built, more than doubling the size of the... Read More »

Dorset Summer School Games – SEN Schools Super 6 Athletics

Dorset Summer School Games – SEN Schools Super 6 Athletics

Posted: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:25

Week commencing 5th June was predicted to be wet and windy, except for the Wednesday. Luckily the weather forecast turned out to be right and it was a sunny day meaning the athletics competition for SEN Schools could go ahead, albeit a tad breezy.

Four... Read More »

Get set for Celebration of Food Week with free resources and prizes from Get Set to Eat Fresh

Get set for Celebration of Food Week with free resources and prizes from Get Set to Eat Fresh

Posted: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:07

Get Set to Eat Fresh, the healthy eating education programme for 5-14 year-olds from Team GB and Aldi, is set to support schools during Celebration of Food Week (June 12th-16th) with new resources and special prizes.

Celebration of Food Week will see pupils... Read More »

Over 1,200 students to participate at the Dorset Summer School Games Finals

Over 1,200 students to participate at the Dorset Summer School Games Finals

Posted: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:02

On Wednesday 28th June Bryanston School will be hosting the Dorset Summer School Games Finals 2017. Over 1,200 students will participate in a range of competitions, including cricket, equestrian, and rounders.

Active Dorset works in partnership with the... Read More »

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