News - February, 2019

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

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February, 2019

Sport England partners with Open University for free online course

Sport England partners with Open University for free online course

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:06

The Open University has been awarded £38,500 by Sport England to develop a free online course, launching in July 2019, for those who train, mentor or develop the skills of sports coaches, officials, instructors and activity leaders. More than 2.6... Read More »

British Blind Sport is pleased to announce that the Activity Finder is now open for club registrations!

British Blind Sport is pleased to announce that the Activity Finder is now open for club registrations!

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:15

Clubs and coaches, who wish to recruit people with a visual impairment to their sessions, are now able to register their club information with the Activity Finder, which will launch in May, by submitting a completed registration form at https://britishblindsport.org.uk/club-registration/... Read More »

Persimmon Building Futures with Team GB

Persimmon Building Futures with Team GB

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:09

Leading UK housebuilder Persimmon Homes has become an official partner of Team GB and will support the organisation for the next three years through to Tokyo 2020 and beyond.

At the heart of the new partnership is Persimmon's new £1million-a-year... Read More »

Basketball England's Assist Fund to help the next generation

Basketball England's Assist Fund to help the next generation

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:40

In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.

The new Fund, supported by a £10,000 allocation from... Read More »

Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts: Recognising Good Safeguarding Practice

Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts: Recognising Good Safeguarding Practice

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:25

Safeguarding should be a top priority for all those involved in all sport, whether a club, organisation, an individual or as a parent.

This is why Sport England have brought leading bodies from Safeguarding together with the Martial Arts sector to launch... Read More »

The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation

The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:47

The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation seeks to explore the mechanisms by which a novel physical activity pathway facilitates physical activity behaviour change in inactive older adults in Dorset.

Who is involved in the project?

The Active Ageing Pathway... Read More »

Active Dorset rated 'good' in QUEST Accreditation

Active Dorset rated 'good' in QUEST Accreditation

Posted: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:52

Active Dorset recently undertook the nationally recognised sport and leisure accreditation QUEST and we are delighted to have been awarded a 'ggod' rating. This was an excellent process and helped us to understand our strengths and areas where we can... Read More »

Make a date to join the Race for Life in Bournemouth & Poole

Make a date to join the Race for Life in Bournemouth & Poole

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 14:10

This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children -to join the Race for Life. There are events for people of all ages and abilities taking place at Pier Approach in Bournemouth on June 9... Read More »

The Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium facts for 2018-19

The Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium facts for 2018-19

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:35

The DfE announcement in October 2018 informed Headteachers of three key changes to the PE and School Sport Premium for 2018-19:

  1. School must publish the full breakdown and uses of the funding for 2018-19 by a new date, at the end of the academic year on... Read More »
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