Safeguarding should be a top priority for all those involved in all sport, whether a club, organisation, an individual or as a parent.
This is why Sport England have brought leading bodies from Safeguarding together with the Martial Arts sector to launch the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts.
The Safeguarding Code gives everyone an opportunity to work towards earning recognition that shows they have... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:06
As an organisation, Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership is committed to improving safeguarding for children, young people and adults.
On Monday 14 January, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse launched a television awareness campaign to help ensure victims and survivors are aware that they can come forward to the Truth Project. The Truth Project gives victims and survivors the opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:42
Could you help a young person to realise their full potential?
Raising Aspirations matches volunteer mentors with students from Taunton Academy and Court Fields school in Wellington. It encourages students to develop their self-belief and aspirations. Commitment is approximately one hour a month during term-time.
Independent evaluation has shown that students taking part in raising aspirations... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:51
MANCHESTER, 08 FEBRUARY, 2019 – In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England today launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.
The new Fund, supported by a £10,000 allocation from Basketball England, will provide junior members with allowances of between £50 and £100, with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:11
SASP are looking to organise a Walking Basketball course for any groups, deliverers or clubs who may be interested in providing walking basketball sessions in their local community on a regular basis.
Walking basketball is suitable for all ages and groups without previous experience and can be used as an excellent way to bring communities together to help social isolation, individuals recovering from... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 16:55
Leading UK housebuilder Persimmon Homes has become an official partner of Team GB and will support the organisation for the next three years through to Tokyo 2020 and beyond.
At the heart of the new partnership is Persimmon's new £1million-a-year nationwide funding scheme, Building Futures, which the housebuilder officially launched today.
Team GB will support the Building Futures programme, which... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 09:21
The SASP Active Spaces project is a community focused exercise and activity programme, which aims to offer exercise sessions to the full range of people within the chosen communities i.e. older people, families and adults. The project uses high quality instructors to deliver all of the exercise sessions and offers members extremely accessible, high quality exercise sessions on their doorstep and for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:33
'Putting PE at the heart of the school' was our theme for the 2019 Somerset Primary PE and Sport Conference. We welcomed 87 primary teachers, SEN staff and teaching assistant staff to the annual conference at the Canalside on Friday 25th January.
This was a great opportunity for staff to focus on making the most of their PE and sport premium funding whist gaining ideas and activities for increasing... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:30
The School Games is a programme designed to keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best.
The School Games is a key Government priority for realising a meaningful sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is supported by three Government Departments - Department for Education, Department... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:04
SASP are launching a new project to provide support for mums to be and new mums in the BRIDGWATER area. The project will use physical activity to help emotional well-being and reduce social isolation that many women struggle with at this time in their lives.
We are working with the local GP surgeries, midwife and health visitor teams as well as the new perinatal mental health team to identify women... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 11:35