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    Wiltshire LTA and annual County Tennis Awards

    The Wiltshire LTA AGM will take place as follows:   DATE: Tuesday 2nd December 2014   TIME: 7.00pm for 7.30pm   VENUE: Marlborough Golf Club There will be wine and nibbles on arrival.   An opportunity to meet with colleagues informally for 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.   The Annual Tennis Awards will also be presented at the end of the AGM under the various categories:   • Wiltshire Club of The Year • Outstanding Contribution to Tennis i ...

    Monday, 24 November 2014
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    Wiltshire & Swindon Sport supports RFU's Core Values

    Rugby say thank you to Wiltshire and Swindon Sport (WASP) for their support in funding pitch side signs to protect the RFU core values. RESPECT     *     SPORTSMANSHIP     *      DISCIPLINE     *       ENJOYMENT  TEAMWORK ...

    Friday, 21 November 2014
  • BBC West's Unsung Hero 2014: Girls' football pioneers win award

    BBC West's Sports Unsung Hero award has been won by Chris and Bev Maull, the girls' football pioneers who run Swindon Spitfires. Chris, 69, helped set up the club in 1967, making them one of the oldest female football set-ups in the country. He now maintains the grounds and facilities while his wife Bev, 59, helps coach the club's 10 teams. "Seeing all those girls mature into ladies, and knowing you're part of it, is fantastic," Bev told BBC Point West. "We always try and make it fun for the ...

    Friday, 21 November 2014
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    Regional Primary PE Conference

    Fortius Physical Education will once again be holding a regional conference for primary PE practitioners. This will take place on Friday 6th February at the Four Pillars Conference Centre in South Cerney. The conference programme will shortly be released in addition to details of the keynote speakers and other deliverers for the day. Included in the programme will be: workshops for both new and experienced PE co-ordinators Ofsted guidance on high quality PE review work ...

    Friday, 21 November 2014
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    Teachers enjoy the Free Football for Teachers course

    Thursday 20th November saw the first of the sports courses for Teachers co-ordinated by Rik Grover from Wiltshire and Swindon Sport. As part of Rik's role as lead Sports consultant for the Primary Sports Premium he is working closely with National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) in offering courses for Primary School Teachers and coaches who teach in Primary Schools. The Football course was offered absolutely Free and 13 teachers took part in the day course held at Christie Miller Sports ...

    Friday, 21 November 2014
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    Mid Wiltshire School Games Level 2 Table Tennis Tournament Corsham

    The Corsham School hosted a high paced Level 2 table tennis competition on 21 November 2014. The competition was organised by Mid Wilts SGO Mike Rose and the superb PE department from Corsham School. Seven teams entered and played each other once in a high paced round robin tournament. As the tournament heated up, 3 teams emerged as potential winners, Sheldon A, Sheldon B and Corsham A. It was Sheldon A that prevailed in the highly anticipated match against Corsham A, and they ca ...

    Friday, 21 November 2014
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    Devizes School Sports Network Level 2 Badminton Festival

    Devizes School played host to an extremely successful L2 School Games Badminton tournament on Tuesday 11th of November. Organised and refereed by the highly experienced John Murphy and SGO Mike Rose the tournament ran smoothly and was enjoyed by not only the players but also by the officials and spectators who had the pleasure of officiating and viewing some top level Badminton. Hardenhuish girls’ team demonstrated their consistency and ability to perform against any opposi ...

    Friday, 21 November 2014
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    Boccia Competition KS2 - 4 held at the Chippenham Sports Dome

    On 13 November 23 teams many of which contained pupils with special educational needs and disabilities competed in a Boccia competition held Chippenham sports clubs unique Air Dome. The tournament was Organised by Mike Rose, SGO at Devizes school and consisted of 2 round robin tournaments. The teams were split into pools of 3 or 4 across 7 courts, each court would produce a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and in some cases 4th place. Once the positions were awarded the teams then progressed into the second roun ...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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    Safeguarding Course in December and First Aid Course in January

    Whether you are a parent helper at your local sports club, a student wishing to get into coaching, a club wishing to achieve ClubMark, or a qualified coach looking to further your Continued Professional Development, we have a range of courses to suit YOU. Click on front cover to the right for all our courses 2014-15. Safeguarding & Protecting Children     Wednesday 10 December 2014, 06:30pm - 09:30pm E ...

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
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    New Boxing 'Box' Course for Wiltshire and Swindon Teachers

    The new Boxing 'Box' Course for Wiltshire and Swindon teachers, coaches and community leaders is being run before Christmas The accredited course which was developed by England Boxing is suitable for successful candidates to deliver non-contact sessions. Sessions focus on the use of padwork, fitness and teaching and use of techniques developed and used by the top national coaches. This course is 6 hours in duration and normally costs £100. In partnership with England Boxing we would like to ...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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    Vacancy for Regional Disability Tennis Development Manager – North Region TENNIS FOUNDATION

    Overall Purpose of the Role The Mission of the Tennis Foundation Disability Development Program is to inspire and engage more disabled people to be involved in tennis, whatever their ability and background. Providing opportunities for all and credible pathways for the most talented. The role of the North Regional Disability Manager in supporting this Mission is to implement the disability tennis development strategy by engaging and building relationships with existing and new partners to: enco ...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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    Deaf-Friendly Swimming - Training Opportunity

    ‘Making Swimming Deaf-Friendly’ and ‘British Sign Language for Swimming’. The workshops will support swimming teachers and coaches to make simple changes to make activities deaf-friendly and develop confidence communicating with deaf children and young people. The courses are free and strong priority will be given to teachers and coaches who commit to all three workshops. Topics include: Communication How to adapt your activities Tips for welcoming deaf children Swimming-specific termino ...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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    Rounders coaching courses Level 1 & 2

    UKCCL1 Rounders course  The 1st4sport Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Rounders (UKCC L1) is the first qualification within the coaching structure. This 2 day course provides the knowledge for assistant coaches (working alongside a qualified NRA Level 2 or UKCC Level 2 Coach) to deliver Rounders activities. Learners need to be at least 15 years old to register for and attend the course; however they cannot be certified for the 1st4sport Level 1 Certificate in ...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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    Volleyball England Workplace Challenge Offer - Go Spike !

    What is Go SpikeGo Spike is Volleyball England’s campaign to increase the number of individuals participating in recreational volleyball. It provides individuals of all ages and abilities the opportunity to experience volleyball in a social environment. Go Spike can be played anywhere at any time – indoors, on grass or on the beach. Workplace Challenge OfferVolleyball England invites a Workplace Champion, or a workplace representative, to attend a Go Spike Activator Award to become a Go Sp ...

    Friday, 14 November 2014
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    'Step into Sport' camp for young leaders

    A county Step into Sport Camp being organised by Selwyn Widger, School Games Organiser for West Wiltshire. It is for existing and potential young leaders both SEND and non SEND from mainstream and special schools aged 14-19. It will be held at The Dome in Chippenham on Monday 1st December. The focus is inclusive sport and the young leaders will learn about how to promote and advertise events in their area and how best to reach their audience, whilst understanding how activities and sport ...

    Friday, 14 November 2014
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School Games – Exciting, fully inclusive competition for Primary and Secondary school children



Sportivate – Giving more young people the chance to discover sport


Workplace Challenge

Workplace Challenge – National programme on a mission to engage workplaces in sport and physical activity.



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In modern canoeing, or paddle sports, canoes and kayaks are often classified under the same terminology, despite the watercraft having different designs and historical uses.

Canoeing offers something for everyone, from calm steady paced touring on canal and placid waters, to competitive sprint racing and facing the challenge of racing down white water. 

In modern canoeing, or paddle sports, canoes and kayaks are often classified under the same terminology, despite the watercraft having different designs and historical uses.

Canoeing offers something for everyone, from calm steady paced touring on canal and placid waters, to competitive sprint racing and facing the challenge of racing down white water. 

From exploring fantastic coastal scenery by sea kayak to performing the ultimate playboat moves while ‘playing’ and ‘shredding’ the river, Canoeing offers something for everyone young or old, and you don't just have to live by the sea or along a canal to get involved, canoe clubs can be found countrywide, even in big cities!

The recognised National Governing Body for Canoeing in the UK is the British Canoe Union, and more information can be found on www.bcu.org.uk

For more information on canoeing opportunities in the South West, visit www.gocanoeing.org.uk/go 

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Primary Premium


Primary Premium – Funding to improve Primary School provision of PE and Sport




Satellite Clubs – Developing links between Schools and Clubs creating a pathway for a lifetime of sport


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Sport England - Focuses on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life.


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Courses and Events

Wed Nov 26 @12:00PM - 03:15PM
Netball Level 2 School Games Festival
Thu Nov 27 @ 1:30PM - 04:30PM
Netball High Five Levle 2 School Games Festival
Thu Nov 27 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Emergency First Response (Primary Care)
Mon Dec 01 @ 9:30AM - 12:15PM
Partnership Football Finals
Mon Dec 01 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Partnership Football Finals
Mon Dec 01 @ 1:00PM - 03:30PM
Partnership Football Finals
Mon Dec 01 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
An introduction to FUNDamental's of movement
Tue Dec 02 @ 3:30PM - 05:30PM
Table Tennis Level 2 School Games Competition
Wed Dec 03 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Hockey Level 2 School Games Festival
Fri Dec 05 @12:00AM
Badminton Level 2 School Games Competition


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