News - December, 2019

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

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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.

Harry Redknapp commented; "It is great to have... Read More »

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

Slades Park in Bournemouth is celebrating the launch of its latest facility enhancement for local residents, a FIFA standard floodlit 3G football pitch. Active Dorset, in partnership with Glenmoor and Winton Academy, Football Foundation and the Talbot... Read More »

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

Following the Government's release of the new guidance for the PE and School Sport Premium for 2019-20 here, 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)... Read More »

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

Get Set to Eat Fresh, Aldi and Team GB's free education programme, is excited to announce the return of Kevin the Carrot, the star of Aldi's Christmas advert for four years running. Kevin's Amazing Festive Challenges are now available to download on ... Read More »

Mental health awards launched

Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:24

A host of celebrities are encouraging people to enter new public awards to celebrate those who make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of others.

Sir Ben Ainslie, Gary Lineker, Stephen Fry and Gabby Logan are amongst a host of celebrities... Read More »

Children’s activity levels on the rise

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:20

  • Almost half of children in England now take part in an average of 60 minutes of physical activity a day – up 3.6% from last year.
  • The rise is driven by more children getting active outside of school – 57.2% of children and young people do an... Read More »
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.

The Active Partnership has commissioned students from Bournemouth University... Read More »

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.

The Girls in Gloves Project targets girls aged 9 - 16 and... Read More »

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.

The annual conference, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, is an opportunity... Read More »

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