The Partnership will build on the strengths of the former Hampshire School Sports Partnerships and include representatives from:
The role of the Partnership is to:
In Hampshire, there are 10 School Sports Partnerships (SSPs) and one in each of the unitary authorities of Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. All schools across all phases are part of a SSP. These partnerships aim to improve the quantity and quality of PE and sports undertaken by young people.
Fit For Sport has published a report on their findings from the Activity Challenge which found that 67% of primary-aged children did not meet the recommended level of fitness for their age.
Former Brighton Hill School, Basingstoke pupil Dom Solanke has been training with the England Senior team. A great achievement for the 17 year old.
Hampshire Schools Cross Country team were overall champions at the National Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships on 14th March 2015. A fantastic achievement as 45 countries were competing.
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Also congratulations to the Eastleigh, Winchester & District teams who won all 4 age groups at the HSAA XC Championships last weekend.
In other Cross Country news, congratulations to Mahamed Mahamed who became National Cross Country champion at the end of February. Mahamed was a recipient of an MAH award in November so it's great to hear of his success. Mahamed's brother Zach was also successful as the winner in the Under-15 age group.
A new free app has just launched for iOS and Android. You can also use the Get Set website if you don't have access to a mobile or tablet.
Your team can try different sports and physical activities to earn badges, using the app to keep track of their 9298km journey to Rio de Janeiro.