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Sport and physical activity sector agrees out-of-curriculum coach deployment guidance for primary schools

By Llara Munn on June 6th, 2019 - comments

The first detailed guidance on how the sport and physical activity sector’s professional standards framework will affect the deployment of coaches in primary schools out of curriculum time in England has been published. The Minimum Deployment Requirements Guidance factsheet has been developed in partnership by Active Partnerships, Association for Physical Education (afPE), CIMSPA, ukactive KIDS, […]

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Skegness Seasiders are Back!

By Llara Munn on June 4th, 2019 - comments

Stagecoach News Release, 4th June 2019 Stagecoach Family Day packed with fun, health and well-being draws the crowds Crowds turned out to celebrate the return of the popular open top Skegness Seasiders buses at a Family Fun Day at the Tower Esplanade in the town. Stagecoach East Midlands teamed up with Active Lincolnshire for the […]

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inspire+ dazzles inspectors as part of pilot Ofsted!

By Llara Munn on May 21st, 2019 - comments

Guest article by inspire+ recently impressed Ofsted inspectors during its partner, New College Stamford’s 4-day pilot inspection based upon the new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework. The exemplary feedback delighted New College Stamford, confirming the outstanding leadership and management of the inspire+ team. For 8 years, the Sport and Education charity has worked with hundreds of […]

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Let’s Move Lincolnshire

By Louise O'reilly on May 10th, 2019 - comments

A NEW BLUEPRINT FOR CREATING A MORE ACTIVE LINCOLNSHIRE was launched today in Lincoln by a Taskforce set up last year to help more people lead active lives. The Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce (L-PAT), now numbering more than 60 partners from business, education, health, local government and the charity and voluntary sector, came together to […]

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‘I don’t usually like walking, but I loved this!’

By Llara Munn on April 25th, 2019 - comments

Active Lincolnshire bought a very active Easter to Skegness Leisure Water Park. On Thursday 18 April loaded with every chocolate egg you can dream of Ian Brown, Project Lead from Active Lincolnshire, delivered an Easter Egg Hunt with a difference. Miriam Ellis, Park Manager of Skegness Leisure Water Park, said: “What an absolutely fantastic day our […]

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Latest Active Lives Survey Results Published

By Louise O'reilly on April 11th, 2019 - comments

Sport England have today released the latest survey results that show record numbers of people are physically active in England – almost half a million more people than last year. More women, older adults and disabled people and those with long-term health conditions are getting active, our latest Active Lives Adult Survey shows. Based on […]

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Easter activities in Lincolnshire

By Llara Munn on April 3rd, 2019 - comments

Stuck for ideas to keep your children entertained this Easter? Check out some of the following providers for great active ideas: Active Nation Yarborough Active Nation Birchwood Everyone Active Gainsborough Magna Vitae East Lindsey 1life  OneNK Better Gym Lincoln Jump Inc Rand Farm Park Activitea Skegness Water Leisure Park Active Lincolnshire Easter Egg Hunt (18 […]

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Danny Cowley’s message on resilience through sport and activity

By Llara Munn on April 3rd, 2019 - comments

Promising to keep the delegates as enthused as he possibly could during the ‘graveyard shift’ on Friday afternoon (29 March), Danny Cowley certainly delivered, with many delegates staying late to chat, get autographs and ask questions long after closing time. He began his closing speech to the crowd of primary and secondary teachers by stating: […]

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Physical Activity is “no longer just a nice to have.”

By Llara Munn on April 3rd, 2019 - comments

More than 125 teachers from across Lincolnshire attended the PE, school sport and physical activity conference (PESSPA) at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on Friday 29 March. The conference underlined the critical role that physical activity plays in the health and wellbeing of children.  Keynote speaker, Dr William Bird of Intelligent health, emphasised this message […]

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Outreach Opportunities for primary schools

By Llara Munn on April 2nd, 2019 - comments

Following on from a successful pilot last year, Lincoln Minster School is once again running its outreach programme to offer sporting and musical opportunities to pupils across Lincolnshire. Overseeing the programme is Assistant Head teacher Ian McGowan, who said: “We’d love as many schools as possible to take up this offer to try some of […]

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