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New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport

New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport

Activity Alliance releases a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Leaders from Government, sport, leisure and third sector joined the call for action when the strategy was unveiled at Activity Alliance's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:30

Tags: Inclusion, Strategy

We welcome 2000 children to the Summer School Games this week

We welcome 2000 children to the Summer School Games this week

We look forward to welcoming everyone to the annual Somerset Summer School Games on Thursday and Friday this week. We are expecting over 2000 school children to take part in the games across the 2 days, held at the amazing facilities of Millfield Senior School in Street.

There are 19 different events taking place with 26 schools attending on Thursday 5th July and 49 schools attending on Friday 6th July.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:41

Tags: Inclusion, School Sport, Summer Games

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is delighted to announce our new name. A first of many milestones in the charity's 20th anniversary year, from Thursday 26 April 2018 EFDS will be operating as Activity Alliance.

Commenting on the new name, Barry Horne Chief Executive of Activity Alliance said:

"We are the same team with the same passionate focus on disability, inclusion and sport, but... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:00

Tags: Disability, Inclusion

Somerset's Future Olympian: Jamie Edwards

Somerset's Future Olympian: Jamie Edwards

In May 2013 Jamie attended the Somerset Parallel School Games Athletics competition as part of the Castle School Team. The event is also a qualifying event for the Disability Sport England National Disabled Junior Athletic Competition which is held at Yeovil Olympiads Athletic Track where there are several sprint wheelchairs for anyone wishing to try out the sport. Jamie was given a wheelchair to try... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:42

Tags: Disability, Future Star, Inclusion, Wheelchair Sprint

Students Shine in Annual Summer School Games

Students Shine in Annual Summer School Games

Thursday 7th and Friday 8th July saw over 2000 primary and secondary school children descend to Millfield School, Street for the annual Somerset School Games. The event was run across 2 days, with 12 different sports on offer that the young people competed in. These sports included, Rounders, Swimming, Tennis, Dodgeball, Quad Kids, Run-Shoot, Athletics, Cycling, Ultimate Frizbee and Tri Golf. Alongside... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:09

Tags: Inclusion, School Games, School Sport, Volunteering

Somerset's First PE and Sport Inclusion Conference

Somerset's First PE and Sport Inclusion Conference

Last week saw primary and secondary teachers and teaching assistants come together from across the county for the first ever PE and Sport Inclusion Conference at Robert Blake School.

The event was an opportunity for those working with SEN pupils to access practical ideas for making their PE curriculum inclusive for all children and learn about the opportunities for inclusion after school and in school... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:12

Tags: Inclusion, PE, School Sport

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU