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Children get a taste of top gymnastics action at Happisburgh Primary School

GB gymnast Danny Lawrence visited Happisburgh Primary School on the 14th of October as part of the Sports for Schools scheme. The children did a fun fitness circuit and then watched Danny display some of his flexible gymnastics moves! Danny stressed the importance of trying every sport and finding something that you love. Read more…


Katrina Hart inspires youngsters from her old school!

Paralympic Bronze medalist Katrina Hart has visited pupils at her old school to inspire them to achieve their life goals.The visit took place on the 29th of September. Katrina led a fun fitness circuit with the children followed by an inspiration talk and assembly. Head Teacher Heather Thomson said: “[Katrina] spoke about being determined and …Read more


Fun Kids radio

Sports for Schools teams up with Fun Kids Radio

Fun Kids is a radio station for children and their families with 389,000 listening every week. You can listen on DAB Digital Radio in London, and across the rest of the UK online at funkidslive.com. From Bin weevils to The Beano, Fun Kids is packed with your favourite stars along with all the best tunes …Read more


Olympians Peter and Nathan

Sports For Schools joins Social Enterprise UK

Social Enterprise UK is the national body for businesses that profit society. Along with their members, they are the voice of social enterprise, building networks to enable shared knowledge and resources. SEUK campaigns to create a business environment where social enterprises can thrive, influencing politicians across the spectrum to recognise the importance of pushing these beneficial …Read more


kids lined up to do exercise

Sports for Schools joins Fundraising Standards Board

The Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) is the independent self-regulatory scheme for fundraising in the UK. FRSB support their members by helping them to meet or exceed fundraising best practise. Members of the public are protected by this membership since the FRSB ensure that all their members are accountable for their fundraising and are responsible in …Read more


Sports For Schools launched in Scotland!

Our most recent athletic additions to the SFS team are GB Swimmer Caitlin McClatchey, GB Hammer Thrower Chris Bennett, GB Judo Champion Theo Spalding and GB para-athlete Jo Butterfield. We can’t wait to see these inspiring athletes visiting schools, doing fitness circuits, and are eager to help motivate the next generation get enthused about sport. …Read more


“A happy swimmer is a good swimmer”, says Jo Jackson!

The whole school was led by Olympic swimmer Jo Jackson and sportivater Kevin in a fitness circuit consisting of 4 different exercises: Spotty Dogs, Leg Drives, Press Ups and Star Jumps. After breaking a sweat, everyone gathered to hear an inspirational assembly from Jo and had the chance to ask some questions. They found out …Read more


James Kirton works up a sweat at Hedon Primary!

The challenge was to complete his fitness circuit so that Hedon Primary could raise sponsorship for new PE equipment at their school and also to support other sporting charities. Every year group took part and worked up a sweat! James then gave an assembly and inspired the pupils by explaining how being an Olympian didn’t …Read more


Peter Bakare olympic volleyballer in action

Peter Bakare aces Augustine!

Did you know that an ‘Ace’ is a serve which lands in the receiving team’s court without being touched by the receiving team, or one that is touched by only one member of the receiving team, and is not passed legally back over the net? Peter Bakare didn’t just inspire the students of St Augustine’s …Read more


Meghan Beesley visits Winshill

GB Athlete Meghan Beesley specialises in the 400m hurdles. She won a silver medal in the 4x100m relay at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and is now training hard for the 2016 Olympics. Winshill Primary School were put through their paces in a fitness circuit led by the athlete and also took part in an …Read more