Yorkshire Sport Foundation Newsletter: 26-Feb

School and organised outdoor sport and physical activity to return next month

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The Prime Minister confirmed children and young people will be able to take part in sport and activity at school as part of educational provision and wraparound care from 8 March, while from 29 March outdoor grassroots sport for adults and children will restart, subject to guidance.

Further details about the timeline for the reopening of gyms and leisure facilities, and the restarting of indoor sports, are here

Read about guidance for the activity sector on our Return to Play page and find out here about getting active.

Ashes cricket hero to speak at regional network event

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Former Yorkshire and England bowler, Matthew Hoggard MBE, will provide the keynote speech at the Mind Sport and Activity Network for Yorkshire and Humber, online event.

A star of the 2005 Ashes series, Hoggard will share not only his experiences as a professional sportsman, but as that of someone who has experienced depression.

It is part of an event that includes a question and answer session with an expert panel, and workshops all linked to the role sport and activity can play in good mental health. The event is taking place on March 10, 10am – 3pm, and you can book your free place online.

People and places – The story of doing it differently

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Sport England has committed to “working with” communities, as opposed to “doing things to” them, as a result of learnings from its 12 Local Delivery Pilots.

The commitment to more “bottom-up” collaboration with local partners came from Chris Perks, Sport England’s Executive Director of Local Delivery, who was speaking recently following the publication of a new document ‘People and Places – the story of doing it differently’.

It describes Sport England’s work in 12 locations – including Bradford, Calderdale and Doncaster – to connect and engage with local communities, taking their lead, building trust and investing in local leaders to remove the barriers that prevent people from playing sport and being active.WHO reviews effect of physical activity on enhancing academic achievement at school
Regular physical activity, increasing physical education and active classrooms not only protect schoolchildren’s health but also improve their academic achievement. Find out more…

Swimming Instructor

Organisation: Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL)
Application Deadline: 12:00am – Sun 28th February, 2021

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Beat the Street Engagement Coordinator Barnsley

Application Deadline: 12:00am – Tue 2nd March, 2021

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Head of Fundraising and Development

Organisation: Active Fusion

Application Deadline: 12:00am – Fri 5th March, 2021

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager

Organisation: Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL)

Application Deadline: 12:00am – Sun 7th March, 2021

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