Welcome to your second England Athletics eBulletin of 2012 especially for those involved with athletics in schools and educational establishments. You may have also received a couple of emails regarding our interactive conferences which will provide delegates with a range of practical information on delivering athletics for schools – both within the curriculum and out of hours school cross curricular resource being promoted but also the conferences. Why not join us at one of our conferences - there's still time to apply. Also take a look at the other news stories below and see if any of them inspire you to get ready for the rest of 2012.
Schools Athletics - building a Physical Education Legacy England Athletics are organising athletics conferences for the school sport fraternity. They will provide practical information on delivering athletics for schools – both within the curriculum and out of hours. This update is about the speakers and what is on offer.
Athletics Cross Curricular Resource Publication
The final version of the Athletics Cross Curricular Resource, that was developed in partnership between England Athletics and UKA, and can be used to enhance the delivery of athletics in schools is now available online.
Sportshall encourages young athletes to join athletics club
Junior athletes from KAAC, South Lakes schools and Barrow competed against teams from all over the North West at the Sportshall Finals held at Sportcity. The team was created through a local Sportshall athletics event last year where 7 primary schools competed.
First GB International Athlete identified through P2P
Sophie Kamlish, a single leg amputee coached by Rob Ellchuk, has been selected for the 100m and 200m at the Paralympic World Cup. The 15-year-old is the first track and field athlete identified through Playground to Podium (P2P) to earn a GB vest.
School Games 2012
The School Games is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire millions of young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport. England Athletics has worked to produce resources that can be used at all levels of the School Games programme.
Latest teacher education courses
England Athletics is responsible for the administration and delivery of Teacher Education courses across England. Find out about the latest courses in our Courses and Bookings section and in the Schools section.
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