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INTO Officiating Award Netball

Book yourselves onto our 2017 Netball INTO Officiating Course!


Key Course Objectives

• Introduce the principles of umpiring and the rules of netball
• Introduce officiating to young people, to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the role that the official plays in netball and sport as a whole
• Offer opportunities for students to umpire matches within their own school or other appropriate environments


Date: Friday 17/02/2017

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Venue: Brookfield Community School, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, S40 3NS

Cost: £20 membership (attend additional National Governing Body leadership courses for FREE)

Get a FREE t-shirt!!!

 Click on the following link to book on!

Application form 2016.17


Posted in Education, News, Training
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Chesterfield School Sport Partnership delivered the Chesterfield Badminton Finals, on 26th January 2017

Queens Park Sport Centre hosted the Chesterfield Badminton finals in a thrilling event featuring 16 teams.
After 8 qualifying rounds with a total of 42 teams, our finalists represented the following schools; Brookfield Community School, Outwood Academy Newbold, Hasland Hall Community School, Springwell Community College, Whittington Green School and Netherthorpe School.
Teams of 4 played 5 games in each match, featuring 2 singles and 3 doubles games. The whole event was played in great spirit.

Brookfield Community School’s girls came out on top in today’s Key Stage 3 district Badminton Finals, losing only 2 games, closely followed by runners up Hasland Hall Community School.

It was Outwood Academy Newbold who claimed the title in the Key Stage 3 finals, undefeated winning 3 from 3 with Hasland Hall Community School runners up.

Winner a second final for the evening, this time the Key Stage 4 boys final, Brookfield Community School were undefeated without losing a single game. Netherthorpe were runners up.

Undefeated and dropping just a single game, Hasland Hall Community School came out on top in the Key Stage 4 girls final. Brookfield finished off a fantastic evening as runners up.

Brokkfield Community School, award winning coach, Mr Andy Petty, said: “Really enjoyed a well organised final. The highlight was the extremely high standard on display in the Key Stage 4 girls final and the fantastic spirit all the players displayed”.
Spingwell team captain Josh, said: “Well run, enjoyable and competitive tournament. I’m pleased with how the team have played, the standard was high”.

We would like to congratulate all the teams who took part. All four winning teams will go on to represent Chesterfield at the County Finals. We wish them all the best.

Winning team images via the link below;
Badminton Finals 2017

Posted in Competitions, News, Secondary

Festival of joy in our All-Inclusive Boccia

Over 180 primary school pupils from across Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire turned out for our Key Stage 1 and 2 Boccia Festival.

Boccia is a disability sport that tests muscle control and accuracy. Related to bowls, players propel balls to land close to a target ball, and work together as a team to win points or ends. It is fully inclusive and players can use ramps and other aids should they be necessary.

Part of the numerous SEN events we deliver yearly, the Boccia festival was immensely popular, with 16 teams taking part in the Key Stage 1 event, 18 teams taking part in the Key Stage 2 event and 6 teams participating in the Key Stage 2 competition event.

The Key Stage 1 area held 4 different activities that introduced the skills to play Boccia, which were fantastically led by the Chesterfield College leaders.

Ryan from Mary Swanick broadcasted how enjoyable his experience was, “The one where I had to aim for the skittles was my favourite! I knocked down 4! It was so much fun!”

Over at the Key Stage 2 area stood 7 courts filled with talented young athletes battling it out against each other. An incredible and fun atmosphere with many students encouraging one another during each game.

“These kids have had an absolute blast! One of the teams had even given up their go so another team could have a second round! It’s wonderful to see that.” Spire Infants Teacher.

After lots of close matches in the Key Stage 2 competition, it was down to Brockwell and Brimington to work towards that first place trophy. Keep your eyes peeled on how the finals go down!

Sarah Evans, School Games Organiser and Leadership Officer at the Chesterfield SSP, said: “It’s so great to see these many kids engaging with today’s event. Many of them will not have been to other competitions before so this is a great way to introduce them to a fun and inclusive sport.”

The event was supported by Sports Leaders from Chesterfield College who were encouraging and motivating whilst organising and refereeing the matches.


Posted in Competitions, Primary
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Is your school food smart?

Do your pupils know what’s in their food?

Give your pupils a healthy start to 2017 with the new Be Food Smart resources from Change4Life. Pupils will find out how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in their food and drink and how they can make healthier choices through films and curriculum-linked English and Maths activities. The printed teaching packs are being delivered with the School Fruit and Veg Scheme now. You can also find the contents of the printed pack, along with supporting resources, including an Assembly presentation, films, KS1 and KS2 activities, a parent pack and a campaign guide for pupils on the School Zone.

Download Resources here!


How to get started!

  • Display the be food smart posters in your school.
  • Send home the parent packs.
  • Take a look at the Key Stage 1 and/or Key Stage 2 teacher guide to help you run English and Maths Be Food Smart lessons.
  • Run a 10-20 minute Be Food Smart assembly using the PowerPoint presentation.
  • Run a pupil-led Be Food Smart campaign.
  • Get started with the Our Campaign – teacher guide.
  • Watch these fun Be Food Smart films to help pupils find out what’s in their food.


Download the new Be Food Smart app!

To help bring your lessons to life download the free Change4Life Be Food Smart app today from the App Store or Google Play. The app enables you to scan everyday food and drink to reveal how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in them. Use the app to accompany the Key Stage 1 and 2 lesson activities in which pupils will discover the sugar content of everyday products and how to make healthier food swaps.

Be Food Smart App


Watch the new Be Food Smart films!

What’s in our breakfast? And how can we find out? Watch two young reporters investigate how much sugar is in our breakfast and how we can make it healthier. The films will help your pupils to see how everyday food can contain surprisingly high amounts of sugar, saturated fat and salt, meaning most of us are eating more than we realise. You’ll also get to see how the Be Food Smart app works in action!

Be Food Smart Films


Posted in Education, News

Lets Go Ride A Bike

Wheels for All are running a project funded by Derbyshire Sport called ‘Lets Go Ride a Bike’. There will be a workshop in early March for volunteers to help run sessions in the Queen’s Park (also at Parsley Hay, Carsington, Rosliston & Derby). They also have funding to provide 1:1 sessions in the Queen’s Park with up to 3 hours per trainee (3 x 1 hour sessions) for children aged 11 – 17.


Please take a look at the flyer attached and should you have any questions please get in touch. Please note that all training within the project is free of charge.




Posted in News, Training

Derbyshire’s 2017 fixtures released


Derbyshire will host more cricket than ever before during the school holidays in 2017, while the county will also compete in two historic first-class day/night games.

Five limited overs fixtures will take place at the height of summer from end of July and into August, while local NatWest T20 Blast derbies against Notts Outlaws and Yorkshire Vikings have once again be handed prime dates.

While in addition to the day/night first-class match versus West Indies at Derby in August, Derbyshire will also face Glamorgan in a day/night Specsavers County Championship at Cardiff and both will be played with pink Dukes balls.
Tickets for all home Specsavers County Championship, Royal London One-Day Cup and Tour Fixtures will go on sale at 10am on Monday 28 November. NatWest T20 Blast games go on sale on Wednesday 1 March.

Membership for the new season is on sale now and offers one great value price for all, with Club Membership only £139.


Click here to view FULL 2017 fixtures list.


Posted in News
Chesterfield School Sport Partnership ....Chesterfield U.Dance Platform 2016

A celebration of dance for our secondary schools

The packed out Winding Wheel audience were blown away by 17 amazing performances involving 9 Secondary schools at our Secondary U.Dance Platform.

It was the 11th staging of the platform and a real opportunity to celebrate the work of the talented young dancers. U.Dance is a programme run by Youth Dance England which seeks to increase the number of youth dance performances and support those who organise them. We were pleased to hold another U.Dance event in Chesterfield and announce that a number of the night’s performances will be put forward for an U.Dance Award.

Nine schools and two local dance companies took part in the festival that was held at the Winding Wheel in Chesterfield.

The dance festival was opened by Brookfield Community School with their performance entitled ‘An Essence of Ailey.’ Their excellent performance was a great opening for the event. Netherthorpe School came out next with the upbeat performance ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’, which drew a great applause from the audience.

A beautiful performance from Hasland Hall Community School named ‘Human Nature’ showed the choreography styles using Rosas Danst Rosas as an inspiration. Anthony Gell School were up next with their performance titled ‘Mechanism’. Despite admitting to being nervous, the girls displayed a great routine.

An exciting rendition of the ‘Lady Marmalade’, Netherthorpe School performed the ‘Moulin Rouge’. Introducing chairs as part of their performance, it was a nice variation to the evening which really got the audience cheering. Springwell Community College performed the beautiful routine ‘Infra’ which explored the city life beneath the city. It told the story of different couples and was wonderfully put together.

The first performance from Outwood Academy Newbold ‘If It Ain’t Love’ was an energetic piece which seemed to be a hit with the audience. Lady Manners School’s abstract performance ‘Guernica’ was one of so many highlights in the first half of the platform.

Finishing the first half with a fabulous performance from the Derbyshire Youth Dance Company (Déda). Déda is the only dedicated Dance House in the East Midlands and champions dance locally, regionally and nationally. Their group performance, entitled ‘’Walk On By’, highlighted the characters of each of the dancers and really looked to tell the story of a mix of individuals and their characteristics during their everyday lifestyles. Clare Limb, Head of Dance Development and Learning at Déda, said: “I thought our performers were excellent and brought a new dimension to the evening, showing progression routes for young people in the Chesterfield district and beyond.”

After a short break, it was local company Crystal Cheer and Dance to open up the second half of the evening with a mash up of different street dance pieces. Always a popular group, their modern performance drew one of the biggest cheers from the audience.

Netherthorpe School returned for the second performance with a lyrical jazz routine to the acapella version of ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody’. An abstract performance from Brookfield Community School followed next with ‘A Lady through Picassos Eyes’. The dancers manipulated their movements to convey the abstract nature of Picasso’s work. Their passion and dedication for dance really stood out during this performance.

Representing Parkside Community School was Kim who performed the only solo of the evening. A beautiful piece entitled ‘Tears’, really showcased Kim’s talent as a dancer.

Brookfield Community School put on an energetic performance in their display entitled ‘It’s A Hard Knock Life’. Coming off the stage, the dancers said: “We had such a good time. This is definitely one of my favourites”. A duet from St Marys Catholic High School performed ‘A Friend Amongst the Trees’, showcasing the girls’ talented skills. Out of breath the girls said: “We really enjoyed it. It was the best it’d gone so far so we’re really happy.”

A final performance from Anthony Gell School ‘Fosse’ drew the evening to a close. A wonderful Jazz piece beautiful demonstrated by the girls drew a large applause from the audience.

Mark Tournier, Partnership Development Manager at the Chesterfield SSP, said: “Tonight was a fantastic celebration of dance and the impact dance has on the lives of young people.”

Once everyone had showcased their dances, all the performers returned to the stage for the grand finale, taking the much deserved applause from the crowd. Well done to everyone that took part and made the event such a success.

Full selection of the events photos and videos can be found below.

Anthony Gell – Mechanism – video

Anthony Gell – Fosse – video

Lady Manners – Guernica – video

Hasland Hall – Human Nature – video

Outwood Academy Newbold – If It Aint Love – video

Parkside – Tears – video

Springwell – Infra – video

St Marys – A Friend Amongst The Trees – video

Netherthorpe – The Nicest Kids in Town – video

Netherthorpe – Moulin Rouge – video

Netherthorpe – KS3 AND 4 Jazz video

Brookfield – An Essence Of Ailey – video

Brookfield – A Lady Through Picasso’s Eyes – video

Brookfield – It’s A Hard Knock Life

Derbyshire Youth Dance Company – Walk On By – video

Crystal Cheer and Dance – Fun. – video

UDance Finale

UDance Extras



Posted in Competitions, News, Secondary
Chesterfield School Sport Partnership - Senior Cross Country Event held at Mount St.Mary's  College 2.12.16

Running success for the Secondary Cross Country

Over 380 runners from eight secondary schools took to the cross country circuit at Mount St. Mary’s College for the annual Chesterfield Schools Secondary Cross Country events.

There were eight races, each split by year group and gender, making for some close contests towards the finish line.

In each race the top ten runners had their times logged with the first three getting a podium finish and a bronze, silver or gold medal, and the rest contributing to the overall team points.

Brookfield Community School dominated the early races, winning the team event in the Year 7 Girls and Year 7 and 8 Boys events.

Hasland Hall Community School were not far behind in those races with runners coming in the top 3, and finally taking first place in the Year 8 Girls event. Jasmin who run the race for Hasland Hall said “I really enjoyed the course. I just pictured the finish line and aimed for it.”

The Year 9 Girls event was won by Elise from Outwood Newbold, followed very closely by Abbie who was the only runner to come from Whittington Green. “My school was off today but I didn’t want to miss the chance of taking part as I love running. I’m really glad I did.”

Never far behind were St. Mary’s Catholic High School, also regularly finishing in the medal positions. They took an overall lead by winning the Year 9 and Year 10/11 Boys events as well as the Year 10/11 Girls event.

Totting up the final scores it was St. Mary’s (pictured above) who took the overall team championship trophy for their consistent victories and top six finishes. Despite Brookfield regularly finishing in the top three, St. Mary’s edged them out to take top spot due to having a number of runners in the top six of every race.

As well as the overall team placings, individually there were some exceptional performances and some excellent times recorded.

At the Chesterfield School Sport Partnership we would like to thank everyone for their help, particularly Mount St. Mary’s College, the PE organisers from Parkside Community School and the Young Leaders from Chesterfield College who were fantastic marshals and hares for the races. Also congratulations to all of the runners who made the day a fantastic one.

Photos can be found on the links below.

Full list of winners:

Year 7 Girls Individual

1st – Amber – Brookfield

2nd – Isobelle – Outwood Newbold

3rd – Gracie – Hasland Hall

Team – St Marys


Year 7 Boys Individual

1st – Owen – Brookfield

2nd – Keyon – Hasland Hall

3rd – Harry – Hasland Hall

Team – Netherthorpe



Year 8 Girls Individual

1st – Jasmin – Hasland Hall

2nd – Jasmine – Netherthorpe

3rd – Gemma – Brookfield

Team – St Marys


Year 8 Boys Individual

1st – Finlay – Brookfield

2nd – Sam N – Springwell

3rd – Sam J – Springwell

Team – Brookfield


Year 9 Girls Individual

1st – Elise – Outwood Newbold

2nd – Abbie – Whittington Green

3rd – Chloe – Netherthorpe

Team – Springwell


Year 9 Boys Individual

1st – Samuel – St Marys

2nd – Callum – Netherthorpe

3rd – James – Brookfield

Team – Joint Winners – St Marys and Hasland Hall


Year 10/11 Girls Individual

1st – Elsbeth – St Marys

2nd – Chloe – St Marys

3rd – Lydia – St Marys

Team – St Marys


Year 10/11 Boys Individual

1st – Alexander – St Marys

2nd – Alex – Brookfield

3rd – Mikey – Brookfield

Team – Brookfield


Year 7 boys   Year 7 Girls   Year 8 boys   Year 8 Girls   Year 9 Boys   Year 9 Girls   Year 10/11 Boys   Year 10/11 Girls   Presentation


Posted in Competitions, News, Secondary