New Coaching in Primary Schools Portal launched

New Coaching in Primary Schools Portal launched sports coach UK, with the support of national partners (Sport England, DfE, Youth Sport Trust, afPE, the CSPN and Compass) has revamped the Coaching in Primary Schools Portal following recommendations from schools across England. The Portal is a free to access resource for schools identifying a need for … Continued

Ellesmere College Easter Newsletter

Please click here to view  the latest newsletter from Ellesmere College which includes features on: Ellesmere adult leadership and multi-sports club Boccia events The local offer Training courses Volunteering opportunities Upcoming events Club and coach development day

Celebration of our Sporting Workforce’

    The ‘Celebration of our Sporting Workforce’ aims to recognise, celebrate and award our clubs, coaches, officials, volunteers and young leaders, who work tirelessly to develop opportunities for people to participate and compete in sport. The evening is being coordinated by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and hosted by the Chairman of Leicestershire County Council. … Continued

Mini Tennis Month – Free Opportunities !!!

We wanted to bring to your attention a fantastic opportunity for children 10 years and under to play tennis for free. During April the LTA will be promoting Mini Tennis with clubs across the region offering free opportunities for children to pick up a racket and play. All clubs that have signed up to offer … Continued

Sport England Launch New Films to Help Schools Deliver PE

The Government, through the Department for Education are investing more than £150m per year direct to Primary Schools in the form of the Primary PE and Sport Premium fund. Watch Sport England’s exclusive new films for a comprehensive guide to all aspects of physical activity in Primary Schools. Sport England and other national partners … Continued

Slam Dunk for Badgerbrook in School Games Final!

10 teams from across Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland took part in the Year 5 & 6 Mixed School Games Basketball Super-Series Finals this week. Badgerbrook Primary School (Blaby & Harborough) came out of a high pressure final victorious, with Manor High (Oadby & Wigston) forced to settle for second place. Third place went to St … Continued

Nominate in the Leicestershire School Sport Dinner Awards

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) are looking for nominations to recognise individuals for their service to PE, sport and physical activity in the ‘Hilary Johnson Award‘ and Primary Schools for their achievements in best practice of high quality PE and school sport in the ‘Primary PE & Sport Premium Impact Award‘, with both awards being … Continued

Harborough Cycling Festival !! FREE Event

Click here for further information and how to book your place  A FREE  cycling event taking place at Robert Smyth Academy on Sunday 29th March for 4-12 year olds There are two activities taking place; Go-Ride coaching and a bike nature trail around the school field. The day is based on a first come first served … Continued

ELITE Sport Leadership Academy applications open!

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is recruiting students from years 10-12 to join the ELITE Sports Leadership Academy. The Academy aims to identify and bring together the most talented and committed young leaders from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland to develop, enhance and refine their skills by working alongside other young people and sports professionals. … Continued