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Half-term packed with leadership courses

At the Chesterfield School Sport Partnership we teamed up with our counterparts in North East Derbyshire to deliver a number of leadership courses across the half-term break.

Part of our wider leadership programme, the courses were designed to give the young leaders the qualification needed to organise and manage sporting events or go onto further courses.  Continue reading

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First Peer Leader Conference a great success

The Chesterfield School Sport Partnership extended its leadership programme today by introducing a Peer Leader Conference for Young Ambassadors for the first time.

The all-day event, utilising guidelines from the Youth Sport Trust, was designed to give Bronze Young Ambassadors in primary schools the skills to mentor other leaders and help each other. Around 35 leaders from seven schools made the trip to Clowne Sports Centre for the inaugural conference.  Continue reading

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Volunteer opportunities at the Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust has a fantastic opportunity for young sports leaders to volunteer with the organisation and gain practical experience that would impress potential employers.

Set up in 1994, the independent charity is devoted to changing the lives of young people, and they want you to get involved and make a difference. The Team Leader positions are aimed at students or individuals who are working in school or community sport and seeking an opportunity to enhance their CV by gaining experience of working with young people. Continue reading

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Inset Day Packed with Leadership Courses

Far from having a slow start to the new academic year, today’s inset day saw four leadership events take place at Brookfield Community School and Tupton Hall Secondary School.

78 students from schools across Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire took part in the courses as part of the Leadership Academy. Designed to boost confidence and train sports leaders for the future, the initiative is already in full-swing ahead of the start of term.  Continue reading

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