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THE FA COACHING FUTSAL: LEVEL 1 (CHESTERFIELD)

Course Information:

  • Minimum Age: 16 years
  • Course Duration: 6 hours (one day)
  • Who is it for: This course is for individuals wishing to understand more about the techniques required for coaching Futsal.
  • Course aims and objectives: The aim of this course is to provide candidates with an understanding of the techniques and skills related to the game of Futsal. This course will help candidates organise and deliver basic Futsal practices. It will also provide candidates with an introduction to the structure of the game, the laws and the role Futsal can play in developing underlying techniques and skills.

Please click on the link for more information; https://eventspace.thefa.com/derbyshirefa/participant/arrangement.aspx?id=255008

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BOLSOVER DISTRICT FA MINI SOCCER REFEREES COURSE

FA Mini Soccer Referees Course which will provide them with both a sound knowledge of the Laws of the Game and how to practically apply them in game situations. The course runs over three sessions at Shirebrook Academy during October 2018, for which your child must attend them all. Please see below;

Tuesday 30th October 2018 Part 1 – Introduction (classroom and 3G) Shirebrook Academy 10am-1pm

 

Wednesday 31st October 2018 Part 2 – Practical day (3G) Shirebrook Academy 9am-3pm

 

Monday 21st January 2019 Part 3 – Call-back assessment Shirebrook Academy 3:45-5:45pm

 

To book onto this course it is £85 per person which you will need to pay online using the link below; This is also the link you will book onto the course.

https://eventspace.thefa.com/derbyshirefa/the_fa_mini_soccer_referee_course_30102018

Upon successful completion of the course your child will become a FA Qualified Mini Soccer Referee and therefore be able to referee selected local football matches for a selected fee. This is a fantastic opportunity for your child to be rewarded for their commitment, and a way of redeeming the cost of the course.

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Tennis

Tennis Chesterfield’s Schools Tennis Programme 2018/19

  • Why Choose Tennis?
  • The Team
  • Curriculum Tennis Coaching
  • Inclusive Roadshow
  • After School Club
  • Disability Tennis
  • The Tennis Tour

Click on the link for more information: Tennis Chesterfield Schools Programme

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MHFA - Adult Sept to Dec 18

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

Adult MHFA 2-Day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider and helps you to have:

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support

To book a place please email Mental.Health.Training@derbyshire.gov.uk or telephone 01629 537679

 

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Derbyshire County FA: Primary and Junior School Update

Girls Football Week information

This year, The FA’s Girls Football Week will run from 23rd April – 29th April 2018 and is supported by Disney. ‘Girls Football Week’ is a national initiative designed to get as many girls playing football as possible throughout the week and is used to raise the profile of girls football.

If your school is delivering girl’s football during the week, you can register your activity using the following link: http://www.fagirlsfootballweek.com/

 

SSE Wildcats Centres

In April, they will be launching the SSE Wildcats Centres for girls aged 5-11 years old across Derbyshire. There are 16 SSE Wildcats Centres in our county and they’re designed to inspire girls to play football in organised sessions that are fun and engaging. There are 16 sessions across the county and details for these can be found at Wildcats Centres 2018.

These girls only football sessions provide the opportunity for the girls to play football outside of school. Details for all SSE Wildcats Centre will feature on the Derbyshire County FA website by April. https://forgirls.thefa.com/en/Article/SSE-Wildcats—For-Girls

 

Premier League Primary Stars Kit & Equipment Scheme

The Premier League and Football Foundation have launched a primary school kit scheme. More info can be found here: https://plprimarystars.com/news-and-events/kit-scheme

 

UEFA Euro u17’s

The Euro u17 Championship will take place throughout May and there are fixtures taking place at Chesterfield FC. Schools can purchase tickets using the schools booking form. Visit www.TheFA.com/U17Euro for tickets and further information.

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GUIDE TO SCHOOLS TENNIS

The new Guide to Schools Tennis is out now! The latest Guide to Schools Tennis, gives you an overview of the resources and support available to teachers to deliver tennis in a school setting.
The Guide to Schools Tennis reflects the wide range of support available to schools, such as the free nationwide teacher training courses and the Schools of Tennis programme.

 

Tennis for Kids

Due to the 2016 programme, 13,200 new children were introduced to tennis. In 2017 a further 22,500 new children signed up which means in the last 2 years, over 35,000 kids have been given the opportunity to pick up a racket and have fun on court. Now in its third year, Tennis for Kids is aiming to introduce even more children to the sport – we welcome your help in promoting this opportunity to your pupils and parents.

This year, Tennis for Kids  is aimed at 4 -11 year olds. The cost of the course is £25 and includes six coaching sessions, a racket and ball set and a personalised t-shirt. There will also be a follow on offer to enable children and their family to continue to play. All Tennis for Kids coaches are recognised by the LTA which means they have a minimum Level 2 qualification, are DBS checked, First Aid trained and have completed a Safeguarding and Protection in Tennis Course within the last 3 years.

If a parent at your school would be interested in their child attending a Tennis For Kids course, they can register their interest below, and will receive a reminder when it is time to book on in April 2018.

To register your interest, please click here.

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FREE All Stars Cricket Visit

All Stars Cricket are offering a FREE visit to your school to discuss the opportunities to become an All Star Cricketer.

They are available to deliver either an assembly or a taster session within Key Stage 1-Year 3 pupils., brining with them one of the Derbyshire Women’s team.

 

All Stars Cricket gives girls and boys from the ages of 5 to 8 an opportunity to become a star. The curriculum of fun cricket activities and games provides your children with the basic movement skills to begin a lifelong love of our sport and general physical activity.

Held at accredited cricket clubs, these courses are the perfect way for your child to learn about cricket and make friends in a safe and fun environment.

All Stars Cricket delivers on 9 out of 10 fundamental movement skills (kicking isn’t encouraged as part of this programme). For an hour a week over an eight-week period, fully trained and vetted activators will deliver game-based activities that teach basic cricket skills including catching, throwing and hitting moving balls plus key social skills such as teamwork and communication.

All children will receive an All Stars Cricket branded pack including a cricket bat, ball, personalised shirt, cap, backpack and activity pack

 

Please click here and complete the form to provide dates that could work for your school to receive this assembly visit from one of our All Stars Cricket team.

 

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National Youth Swimming Gala with British Blind Sport

British Blind Sport are delighted to announce the National Youth Swimming Gala will take place on Saturday 5th May 2018 at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, Solihull.
This event is FREE to attend and suitable for all blind and partially sighted children aged between 8 to 17 years old. In addition to the main competition, they will be offering one to one or small group lessons for 5 to 7 year olds delivered by qualified and experienced coaches.

To register, visit the events page of the British Blind Sport website by clicking here.

 

For further details, please contact

Alex Pitts

Tel: 01926 424247

Mobile: 07929 356428

Email: alex@britishblindsport.org.uk

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Hockey Teacher Training Workshop

England Hockey are running a Teacher Training Workshop in Nottingham as follows:-

 

Date: Thursday 8th March 2018

 

Time: 10.00am-1.00pm

 

Venue:

Nottingham Hockey Centre

University Boulevard

Nottingham

NG7 2PS

 

Places on the workshop are free of charge, but due to likely demand spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

 

To book onto the workshop please visit the below sign up link;

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TeacherTrainingNottingham

 

During the workshop teachers will be provided with:

  • Ideas and tips on delivering fun and engaging sessions.
  • Confidence in planning safe and fun sessions that encourage implicit learning.
  • Information about equipment and resources which make session delivery simple.
  • A grasp of hockey in its current form and how it can be played at any level.

Any queries please don’t hesitate to contact Melanie Hart on melanie.hart@englandhockey.co.uk

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Mini Soccer Final 18.10.17 - Chesterfield School Sport Partnership

UEFA EUROPEAN UNDER 17 CHAMPIONSHIP – coming to the Midlands and Yorkshire in May 2018

England will proudly host the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in May 2018. The tournament is a unique opportunity for your school to see the next Pogba, Rooney or Ronaldo on your very own doorstep and we know the Midlands and Yorkshire will give the 16 competing teams a warm welcome.

The tournament will be played between Friday 4 May and Sunday 20 May, across 10 match days at six venues: Rotherham United, Chesterfield, Burton Albion, Walsall, St. George’s Park and Loughborough University.
On the back of recent success across our development teams, including England Under-17s and England Under-20s both winning World Cups in 2017 – the tournament presents us with a fantastic opportunity to inspire and capture the imagination of young people across the region.
We are delighted to announce a range of opportunities for schools to get involved in the tournament:

Early kick-off times and tickets just £2

Win free coach travel or a player visit

Adopt a nation

Champions Flag competition

 

We are very excited to be sharing these opportunities with you and other schools across the region. We very much hope that your school would like to get involved, and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email U17EURO@TheFA.com or visit TheFA.com/U17Euro for more information.

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