Leicestershire Badminton

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National Stress Awareness

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Click here to view the fantastic range of professional development courses available including Swimming, Mental Health First Aid and Yoga!

Tiger sport- Powered by Leicester Tigers!

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Santa Fun Run coming soon! click here for details!


Calling all teachers – want a great school trip for a quid?

Badminton England have brought back the great £1.00 per school child ticket offer! If your school purchases a minimum of 10 tickets for their pupils for the Wednesday or Thursday sessions at the competition, you will qualify for the £1.00 ticket offer. This is a brilliant opportunity to introduce your pupils to the fast-paced game played at the top level of the sport, and inspire them to learn more about badminton!

In order to access this deal, schools need to contact the booking line on 0800 358 0058 to book the best schools trip of the year!

Move it BOOM!

Children and schools can still join the Move iBoom competition now and at any point in the coming weeks.

The competition doesn’t end until 5pm on Friday 20 December so there is plenty of time for your pupils to get active, have fun and earn points for your school.

If your pupils haven’t registered yet, it’s a simple process:

1. Head to https://leicester.moveitboom.co.uk/register/
2. Select your school from the drop-down list
3. Make a note of the auto-generated nickname and password (The Move it Boom bookmarks which have been sent to your school have a space for pupils to do this – please get in touch if you need additional bookmarks)
4. Select the ‘Create an account’ button- this can be done by a pupil themselves, or a member of staff can do it on their behalf
If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Oliver Kyle, Digital Engagement Lead.

Buildbase FA Vase 2nd round!!

Leicester Riders Diwali night!

Travel to Tokyo with Team GB and ParalympicsGB

Click here for details!

NHS 111 Campaign
People can use NHS 111 to find out what to do and where to go when they have an urgent but non-life-threatening medical concern. The campaign encourages people to call 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk online, instead of worrying, self-diagnosing, or second-guessing what they should do when they have an urgent health problem.The primary audience is all members of the public over the age of 16, with a focus on groups that NHS data show to be more frequent users of A&E departments, such as young adults aged 20-29 years.The campaign assets are available on the PHE Campaign Resource Centre and include the following:

  • Campaign toolkit with key messages
  • Posters
  • TV advertisement (30 seconds)
  • Social media tool kit with social cutdowns (x3) of the TV ad and a gif
  • Static and digital screens for GP surgeries
  • Partner content calendar
  • Media plan
  • Accessibility guides

GP packs and pharmacy packs contain NHS111 posters – follow the links to find out more

For further information about the campaign please contact Partnerships@phe.gov.uk.


Swimathon 2020 is coming! It won’t be long before you are taking to the pool on March 27-29, but will you be one of the first people to hear about exclusive early bird prices… available at 50% OFF? 

You can now register your interest for Swimathon 2020 which will mean you will hear the very second that we open registration on Tuesday 5 November and ensure you get your hands on the exclusive launch places with a massive 50% OFF!

Simply hit the button below, enter your details and submit. In less than 2 minutes you will be on your way to securing your epic price for Swimathon!

Register your interest!

Leicestershire Disability Athletics Development Group Click here for the 2019/20 events

Oadby & Wigston Awards 2019!

It’s that time of year again to celebrate our local heroes, who have either achieved sporting success or improved the lives of others or their own through physical activity.

There are a wide range of categories available and you can find the nomination form on the following link https://www.activeoadbywigston.org.uk/sportsawards2019

To nominate someone they just have to live, attend school, volunteer or represent a club/group from within the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.

The closing date is Monday 7th October 2019 and the awards evening itself will be held at Parklands Leisure Centre on Wednesday 20th November 2019.

Click here for further information!

Women’s Health workshop 23rd Oct 6:30-9pm

For tickets or further information email TICKETS@THEHEALTHNETWORK.UK

Calling all Primary Schools!

Click here Click here for details on the Santa fun run!!

LCFC Girls Regional Talent Centre Click here for details.

NEW FOR 2019/20


BBC Sports Unsung Hero! Vote now

Send your stories of amazing volunteers in community sport.

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ESFA Newsletter – Membership Matters – September 2019/20



HUGE well done to all our schools that achieved the School Games Mark!

Blaby & Harborough:

South Kilworth, Cosby, Arnesby, Greystoke, St Josephs, Ridegway, Old Mill, Claybrooke, Ullesthorpe, Huncote, St Cuthberts, The Pastures, Thistley Meadow, Fleckney, Market Harborough C of E, Kibworth, Gilmorton Chandler, Foxton, Thurlaston, Greenfield, Danemill, Little Bowden, Husbands Bosworth, St Andrews, Great Bowden, Robert Smyth, Church Langton, Dunton Bassett, Sherrier, Lutterworth High, John Wycliffe, Orchard, St Mary’s Bitteswell, Blaby Stokes.

Oadby & Wigston:

Glenmere, South Wigston High School, Launde, Fairfield, Fernvale, Woodland Grange, Thythorn, Brockshill, Meadow,  Brookside, Langmoor, Parkland, Waterleys and special mention to Glenhills Primary that achieved our first ever Platinum!!

Check out the fantastic range of professional development courses available including the BRAND NEW Mental Health First Aid.

The course is perfectly placed to support Ofsted’s new framework:
Inspectors will make graded judgements on the following areas;
• Quality of education
• Behaviour and attitudes
• Personal development
• Leadership and management

Personal development
Inspectors will make a judgement on the personal development of learners by evaluating the extent to which; the curriculum and the provider’s wider work support learners to develop their character- including their resilience, confidence and independence- and help them know how to keep physically and mentally healthy.

Click here to view the full range of courses available!


LDADG Annual Report 2017/18

The Leicestershire Disability Athletics Development Group have released their 5th annual report for 2017/18 Academic year. The report contains details of the Leicestershire Disability Athletics Development Group’s activities, successes and aspirations for the 2017/18 school year.


Click HERE to view the full report!


Change4Life Festival

Spike made an appearance at Thursday’s #change4life festival. It was great to see everyone working hard, having fun trying out non-competitive activities and showing a great attitude throughout the event, well done to all the schools that took part! #Passion #teamwork #respect #spiritofthegames

 Leicester City SSPAN are hiring!

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Active Travel Month!

Spike has completed his assembly tour of our schools, promoting Active Travel month. We can’t wait to see how our students will be walking, biking or scooting to school during March. #marchon19


Keystep Gymnastics

Huge congratulations to all our schools that took part in the Keystep gymnastics competition yesterday, fantastic efforts by everyone involved.
Scooping 1st place for Oadby & Wigston was Glenmere in KS1 and Parkland for KS2 & 3.

Our 1st place winners for our Blaby & Harborough schools were Little Bowden for KS1, Swinford for KS2 and Kibworth for KS3. #congratulations


Beat the Street- Blaby!

A fun, free game that will see Blaby District transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just 6 weeks.

Play the game from 27 February – 10 April and register to win prizes for yourself or join a team to win team leaderboard prizes.

Every journey you make adds to your points total as well as your team and the whole of district of Blaby.

How far can you go?

Click here to find out more!


Primary GALS Event 13th February

Parklands Leisure Centre hosted Primary GALS for our Oadby & Wigston Schools and what a fantastic event it was! The girls threw themselves into a host of taster workshops including Cheerleading, Clubbercise, Yoga, Martial Arts, Climbing Wall and Classic Indian Dance. As ever our team of expert coaches, delivered brilliant sessions and Spike even popped along to say hi!

Final here they come!

A fantastic win for the key stage 4 football team. A 4-0 victory over Hamilton Academy in the semi final of the county cup! Goal scorers where Connor Hewitt x2, Kian Ward and Cameron Meany. MOM was Connor Hewitt. Final to be played on the 12th of March! 🏆⚽️


Huge Congratulations to Badgerbrook Primary who were victorious in the Year 5/6 Mixed Sportshall Athletics Super-Series Final Go Blaby & Harborough!!


Active Travel aims to increase the number of children travelling to school by walking, cycling and scooting. Actively travelling to school has many benefits for your students. It helps keep them fit and healthy, can increase concentration levels in class, helps to develop road safety skills and above all is fun! PLUS! Reducing the number of cars around the school will also help to make the area quieter, safer and less congested.

Active Travel Month- March 2019!

To encourage as many families as possible to actively travel to school, we’re launching Active Travel this March with the help of our friend Spike!

Check out our promo video!


We’ve got awards for the most active Class and School and we’re also running a fantastic design an Active Travel sticker.

Click here for the details

Click here to download the entry form


Looking for Half Term activities?

Get active this half term! Our fantastic holiday club is back this February at South Wigston High School. The Energise club offers a range of fantastic fun and active games for children aged 5-11. Why not come along and try something new ?! Click here  for details!



Market Harborough Trampoline Academy are running a beginners course for children aged 7-10 at Welland Park Academy, check out the details here!

News just in!! GB 2012 Olympic coach Sarah Moon will be tutoring the next real GYM CPD, click here for all the details!

We’ve got a fantastic range of courses confirmed for next term including swimming, real PE and Big Moves.

Click here to view the full range of Professional Development courses available.

Super Skills!

Hard work, determination and super skills on show at our Primary Oadby and Wigston Gifted and Talent workshop. With thanks to the leaders at Gartree High School for your support.



This girl can!

The first of our Mini Girls Active Lifestyle event took place at on Tuesday 27th Nov. Students got the opportunity to try their hand at a host of activities including Martial Arts, Yoga, Cheerleading and Clubercise.


The first of our Change 4 Life festival took place at Gartree High School where under the guidance of Gartree’s fantastic leaders, students took part in a number of fun, physical activities. There was even a guest appearance from Spike the mascot!

Huge well done to everyone that took part.

Students from Thythorn Field Primary School with our very own Spike!


News just in!! GB 2012 Olympic coach Sarah Moon will be tutoring the next real GYM CPD, click here for all the details!

Check out the PE & School Sport Professional Development Courses available now! Click here to visit the website.  New courses added regularly!


Born Leaders!

Congratulations to the 192 pupils, representing over 40 schools that attended our recent Sporting Ambassador Conferences and gained their Playmaker qualification. Students took part in a range of practical & theory based workshops looking at teamwork, leadership and marketing to improve and encourage sport and physical activity in their school. 


Do you have children aged 5-11 that would love to try something new?              Check out our weekly  open to children aged 5-11 running at Fleckney Sports Centre every Tuesday 5pm-6pm Click here for details.