Latest News - December, 2019

Latest News

Here you can find the latest news about what's happening in and around Active Dorset. If you want to browse through past news posts, use the month buttons below.

December, 2019

“It is great to have a facility like this in Bournemouth” - Harry Redknapp officially opens the new 3G football pitch at Slades Park

“It is great to have a facility like this in Bournemouth” - Harry Redknapp officially opens the new 3G football pitch at Slades Park

Posted: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 11:41

Slades Park in Bournemouth celebrated the official launch of its latest facility enhancement for local residents, a FIFA standard floodlit 3G football pitch, which was officially opened by Harry Redknapp. Read More »

Tags: 3G football pitch, Dorset, Football Pitch, Physical Activity, Slades, Slades Park

Harry Redknapp to open new 3G pitch at Slades Park

Harry Redknapp to open new 3G pitch at Slades Park

Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:50

The official opening of the 3G pitch, which will take place on the Academy site at 12pm Friday 20th December, will be led by Harry Redknapp. Read More »

Tags: 3G Football Pitch, Bournemouth, Football, Slades, Slades Park

New Primary PE and School Sport Premium Template, 2019-20

New Primary PE and School Sport Premium Template, 2019-20

Posted: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:33

The DfE commissioned afPE and the YST to produce a report template to help schools to review their PE, School Sport and Physical Activity (PESSPA) provision. Read More »

Tags: PE, PE and School Sport Premium, PESSPA provision, School Sport, School Sport and Physical Activity Provision

Team GB and Aldi recruit Kevin the Carrot to Inspire Healthy Eating in Young People with Their Latest Festive Challenge Resources

Team GB and Aldi recruit Kevin the Carrot to Inspire Healthy Eating in Young People with Their Latest Festive Challenge Resources

Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:21

The Get Set to Eat Fresh initiative teaches young people aged 5–14 about eating well and gives them the skills and confidence to cook fresh, healthy meals. Read More »

Tags: Get Set to eat Fresh, School Sport

Mental health awards launched

Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:24

The Mental Health and Well-being Awards are a celebration of effective mental health or well-being interventions across the UK. Organisations, charities, health services, providers, professionals and members of the public are being invited to nominate those who have gone above and beyond in making the difference to those experiencing mental health difficulties, or helping enhance people's wellbeing. Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards Launched, Wellbeing

Children’s activity levels on the rise

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:20

Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year. Read More »

Tags: Active Lives Survey, Children and Young People, Children’s activity levels, Dorset, Physical Activity, School Sport, Sport England

Active Dorset working with BU on Schools Facilities Project

Active Dorset working with BU on Schools Facilities Project

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 10:19

As part of the DCMS School Sport & Activity Action Plan, Active Dorset have been commissioned to lead on a project looking at school facilities and their use by local communities. Read More »

Tags: School Facilities Project

Corfe Hills Girls in Gloves Project receives Satellite Club Funding

Corfe Hills Girls in Gloves Project receives Satellite Club Funding

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:04

Active Dorset are very pleased to announce a partnership with Wimborne Amateur Boxing Club (WABC) who received Satellite Club funding to deliver a Girls in Gloves Project at Corfe Hills School. Read More »

Tags: Boxing, Corfe Hills School, Girls in Gloves Project, Satellite Club funding, Satellite Clubs, Wimborne Amateur Boxing Club (WABC)

National Recognition for Christchurch & Purbeck School Games Organiser

National Recognition for Christchurch & Purbeck School Games Organiser

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 10:42

It was a day for celebration and reflection at the National School Games Summit on the 19th November 2019 as the winner of the School Games Organiser of the Year Award was announced. Read More »

Tags: Dorset School Games, National School Games Summit, School Games Organiser of the Year Award, School Sport

Latest PE and School Sport Premium Headlines

Latest PE and School Sport Premium Headlines

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 10:17

On the 25th October, the Government released the latest information about the premium for 2019-2020. The guidance embraces the wish for all children to access a 'positive experience of sport and physical activity at a young age' in order to build a 'habit of participation' for life. Read More »

Tags: PE and School Sport Premium, Primary Premium, School Sport