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Issue 66

 

In the Sep/Oct 2017 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England rugby star Billy Vunipola

 

A Life In The Week Of…James Leck, head of cricket at Reigate Grammar School in Surrey

 

My Sporting Life – Hayley Mortimer is director of sport at Taunton School in Somerset

 

Are school-club links the elixir of sporting success?

 

Schools cricket, athletics, rounders, tennis and golf finals – special reports

 

The secrets of our netball success...Parrenthorn High School in Manchester

 

Is water polo the ultimate water sport?

 

We teach Paralympic star Ellie Robinson…Northampton High School

 

Preparing pupils for life after sport – Allen Boyd, director of sport at Rydal Penrhos School in Colwyn Bay, north Wales

 

ESFA council member Mark Hignett sings the praises of grassroots schools’ football

 

Pupil diaries…Ben Nicol is a pupil at Fallibroome Academy in Macclesfield, Cheshire and a promising tennis player/Hester Poole is a year 5 pupil at the Paragon School in Bath

 

Win a spa break for two at Ragdale Hall in Leicestershire

 

Lacrosse fitness - let’s get physical with Mark Spivey

 

What makes an effective coaching session - Paul Westgate’s coaching matters

 

Product news and services

 

Sports tours and travel

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

Issue 65

 

In the June/July 2017 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft

 

A Life In The Week Of…Sam Stoop, director of sport at Winchester House School in Northamptonshire

 

My Sporting Life – Graham Jump, head of rowing at the Grange School in Hartford, Cheshire

 

The great schools’ hockey rip-off

 

State school cricket – in crisis or credit?

 

To compete or not to compete – that is the question

 

Are we failing our pupils with primary PE provision?

 

Kicking football into the classroom

 

Coping with parental pressure to succeed…My Sporting View

 

Cricket’s battle for young working class heroes…My Sporting View

 

I teach and play lacrosse for England

 

Pupil diaries…Joshua Edwards is a year 13 pupil at Hayes School and a promising basketball player/Emily Appleton is a pupil at Guildford High School and Britain’s top ranked junior tennis player

 

A new kind of ball game - let’s get physical with Mark Spivey

 

Helping young athletes develop mental resilience - find out in Paul Westgate’s coaching matters column

 

Four great schools rugby tours

 

National schools football, badminton and basketball finals

 

Cricket, hockey and equestrian competition round-up

 

Product news and services

 

Sports tours and travel

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

Issue 64

 

In the April/May 2017 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England cricketer Moeen Ali

 

A Life In The Week Of…Tim Caldwell, head of boys’ games at The Elms Junior School, Nottingham

 

My Sporting Life – Nicky Head is head of girls’ games at Rydal Penrhos School in North Wales

 

Meet the competition where no-one wins

 

How schools’ gymnastics is grabbing the Olympic effect

 

The secret of our squash success…Gosforth Academy

 

A sports teacher abroad… Daniel Thomson is the director of sport at Harrow International School in Hong Kong

 

Enjoying the craic – Gaelic football in schools

 

James Culnane, head of hockey at Surbiton High School discusses the paradox of school conformity in sport education

 

John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School’s final regular column

 

Pupil Diaries…Matthew Lyons and Mia Brocklehurst, from South Hunsley School in Yorkshire

 

Let’s get physical - strength and conditioning for schools by Mark Spivey, director of sport at Sherborne Girls School

 

Winning v development – what is more important? Find out in Paul Westgate’s coaching matters

 

National schools competitions – cricket, netball, rugby union, hockey, table tennis, rounders, squash and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

Sports tours and travel 

 

 

Issue 63

 

In the January/February 2017 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty

 

A Life In The Week Of… Elliot Foweraker, director of hockey at Taunton School

 

My Sporting Life – Mark Sawtell is a PE teacher at Focus School in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk

 

Top independent sport schools of 2016 revealed

 

The great girls football initiative – fabulous or folly?

 

Thomas Telford – the Barcelona of British schools’ football

 

Does your school determine your chance of Olympic success?

 

Can mind over matter become your twelfth man?

 

Paul Westgate’s seven commandments of coaching

 

Top tips and best tour operators for planning your next school ski trip

 

Pupil Diary…Gemma Townsend from Surbiton High School

 

Let’s get physical - strength and conditioning for schools by Mark Spivey, director of sport at Sherborne Girls School

 

National schools competitions – cross-country, netball, rugby union, swimming and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

Sports tours and travel

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

Issue 62

 

In the November/December 2016 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Olympic hockey star Maddie Hinch

 

A Life In The Week Of… Tom Smith, head of PE at Christ’s School, Richmond

 

My Sporting Life – Robyn Jones is director of rugby at Wymondham College in Norfolk

 

Top state sport schools of 2016 revealed

 

State school medalists increase Olympic gap over independent rivals  

 

A sporting education – how to combine study with the best sports coaching in the state sector

 

Is the quest for academic success marginalizing sport and PE?

 

We competed at the Olympics…now we are back at school

 

Schools defy RFU ban on knockout tournaments

 

The secrets of our basketball success…London’s St Bonaventure’s School

 

Pupil Diaries…Amy Carter is a year 10 pupil at Laurence Jackson School and a member of the Cleveland Schools Athletic Team/Hannah Larkin is a year 13 pupil at Hereford Cathedral School, a 1st XI hockey player and regional netball player

 

Why sports tours are so much more than just a jolly - John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Let’s get physical - strength and conditioning for schools by Mark Spivey, director of sport at Sherborne Girls School in Dorset

 

Coaching matters by Paul Westgate, director of sport at Uppingham School

 

Britain’s obesity bombshell – a PE teacher’s view by Grant Huddleston is head of PE and sport science at Bishop Walsh Catholic School in Sutton Coldfield

 

National schools competitions – cricket, equestrian, netball, rounders, rugby league, rugby union, table tennis and

 

Product news and services

 

Sports tours and travel

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

Issue 61

 

In the September/October 2016 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England rugby star Jack Clifford

 

A Life In The Week Of…Hattie Dukes, head of PE at Ricards Lodge High School for Girls in London

 

My Sporting Life – Natalie Maclean is director of sport at Kingston Grammar School in Surrey

 

RFU ban knockout tournaments

 

Why Welsh school rugby is tackling above its weight

 

The secrets of our netball success...The Grammar School at Leeds

 

I teach…and play rugby for England (Izzy Noel-Smith)

 

Losing It…A Lifetime in Pursuit of Sporting Excellence by Simon Barnes

 

A sports teacher abroad…Andy Dean is director of sport at the British School of Guangzhou in China

 

Pupil diaries…Jessica Whiley is a talented athlete and netballer and Joshua Hallett a gifted athlete and rugby player at New Hall School in Essex

 

Top 100 sports schools – qualifying competitions revealed

 

Saddling up for success - equestrian sport for schools

 

My Sporting View - John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Let’s get physical - strength and conditioning for schools by Mark Spivey, director of fitness and sport at Radley College in Oxfordshire

 

Coaching matters by Paul Westgate, director of sport at Uppingham School

 

National schools competitions – athletics, cricket, golf, rounders, table tennis and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

Sports tours and travel

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

Issue 60

 

In the June July 2016 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Athletics star Morgan Lake

 

A Life In The Week Of... Immy Hillyard, PE teacher at Unsted Park School in Godalming, Surrey

 

My Sporting Life – Kevin Smith is head of PE and sport at Westbourne House School in Chichester

 

To compete or not to compete – that is the question

 

Disability sport in schools

 

Building national champions by Simon Bird, assistant deputy head at Cranleigh School in Surrey

 

The secret of our soccer success…St Margaret’s School in Liverpool

 

How tennis is targeting schools to net the next Andy Murray

 

Sports teachers abroad…Harrie Thomson is director of physical education and sport at the British International School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/Nick Carter is a PE teacher at HeadStart International School, in Phuket, Thailand

 

Pupil diaries…Leah Goss is a year 12 A-level student at Leigh Academy in Kent who plays netball for the Surrey Storm NPL squad/Holly Munro is Kingston Grammar School’s 1st XI hockey captain

 

We taught…England cricket star James Taylor

 

Saddling up for success - equestrian sport for schools

 

Primary sport at a premium

 

My Sporting View - John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Let’s get physical - strength and conditioning for schools by Mark Spivey, director of fitness and sport at Radley College in Oxfordshire

 

Coaching matters by Paul Westgate, director of sport at Uppingham School

 

National schools competitions – badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey and table tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

 

 

Issue 59

 

In the April/May 2016 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England cricket star Sarah Taylor

 

A Life In The Week Of... Allen Boyd, director of sport at Rydal Penrhos School in North Wales

 

My Sporting Life – Kevin Hooper is a 40-year-old PE teacher at Tapton School in Sheffield and keen endurance runner

 

Is it time to ban contact rugby in schools?

 

Sport swap (Leigh Academy/Colfe’s School)

 

Sporting survivors – six years after the partnership cuts

 

How schools are embracing the high-tech sports revolution

 

NGBs rule out extra charge for schools’ sporting success

 

10 sporting questions we should ask our children – Chris Dossett, director of sport at Portsmouth Grammar School

 

A sports teacher abroad…Lee Jones is the athletics coordinator at the British School of Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia

 

A lesson from schools’ rugby…John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Pupil Diaries (Isobel Webster is a year 11 sports scholar at Benenden School in Kent and a member of the national academy for England Lacrosse/Phoebe Bennie, a year 8 pupil at Benenden School in Kent, plays netball, lacrosse, tennis, athletics, squash and hockey

 

Let’s get physical - how strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

National school competitions – cricket, hockey, netball, rounders, rugby union, table tennis and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

 

Issue 58

 

In the January/February/March 2016 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Max Whitlock

 

A Life In The Week Of... David Byas, director of sport at Pockington School in York

 

My Sporting Life - James Emmitt is director of PE and sport at Sevenoaks School

 

Top independent sports schools of 2015 revealed

 

Sports scholarships – a blessing or a curse?

 

Pedal power – how schools are adopting the cycling habit

 

A sports teacher abroad - Matt Bennett is director of sport at the British School in the Netherlands, based in and around The Hague

 

State school rugby is thriving…honestly – Simon Gaynor, head of rugby at Steyning GS

 

Heads up for school sport…the importance of a good headteacher - John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Pupil Diaries - Pierce Widdecombe, a talented tennis player and pupil at Plymouth College plus Will Tizzard, a 13-year-old pupil at Beechen Cliff School in Bath and a talented footballer

 

Let’s get physical - how strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

National school competitions – cricket, cross-country, hockey, netball, rounders, rugby league, rugby union, swimming and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

Issue 57

 

In the November/December 2015 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Cycling star Laura Trott

 

A Life In The Week Of...Gordon MacLelland, director of sport at Aysgarth School, Bedale in North Yorkshire

 

My Sporting Life - Emma Lawless is head of girls’ games at Kimbolton School in Huntingdon

 

Top sporting state schools of 2015 revealed

 

Is there life after teaching PE?

 

Can hockey appeal to all schools or is it the domain of the independent elite?

 

Partnering with the premiership – the ultimate school club link

 

How indoor rowing can help you stroke your way to success

 

School sport associations (saluting school sport’s unsung heroes) – part 2

 

A sports teacher abroad - Emma Doughty, director of sport at Wimbledon High School

 

Multi-sports participation or individual specialism - John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

The real benefits of school sport. Dan Abraham, director of football at King Edward’s School, Witley

 

Pupil Diary Special…Harrison Smith, Southend High School for Boys, on the World Schools Athletics Championships in China

 

Ultimate fun with Ultimate Frisbee

 

Let’s get physical - how strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

Disability sport in schools - looking ahead to the Rio Paralympics

 

National school competitions – cricket, netball, rugby league, rugby union and table tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

 

Issue 56

 

In the September/October 2015 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England rugby star George Ford

 

A Life In The Week Of...Richard Mahony, director of sport at King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon

 

My Sporting Life - Martin Pepper is director of sport at Barnard Castle School in Durham

 

Sport swap - Lynn Thompson, head of PE at Wath Comprehensive School in Rotherham swaps jobs with Jackie Atkinson, director of sport at Newcastle High School for Girls

 

School sport associations (saluting school sport’s unsung heroes)

 

Are free schools making a sporting difference?

 

Giving students the edge - the importance of team sports

 

The secret of our table tennis success...London Academy

 

Let’s get physical - how strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

Pupil diary…Ellie Green, year 6 pupil at Royal High School Bath

 

Planning your next school sport trip? Check out our six page advertorial special

 

National school competitions – athletics, badminton, cricket, golf, rounders and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

 

Issue 55

 

In the June/July 2015 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England footballer Alex Scott

 

A Life In The Week Of...Stephen Brunger, PE teacher at King Charles I School in Kidderminster/

 

My Sporting Life - Jenny Canty is a PE teacher at Redden Court School in Romford, Essex

 

Lecture hall or sports hall – what’s the best way to PE teaching success

 

Why schools are going snooker loopy

 

Stroking to success (without getting on the water)

 

Why school rugby really matters

 

I teach and play lacrosse for England…Claire Faram, Benenden School

 

Let’s get physical - how strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

Win a seven-night holiday to Club La Santa Lanzarote

 

Sports travel for schools

 

National school competitions – badminton, basketball, cricket, football, gymnastics, rounders and table tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

 

Issue 54

 

In the Apr/May 2015 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – England cricket captain Charlotte Edwards

 

A Life In The Week Of...Tim Green, PE teacher at Leighton Park School, Reading

 

My Sporting Life – Joe Moss is a primary PE specialist at Tyntesfield Primary School in Sale

 

Pupil diary – Daisy-Mai Clements is a pupil at Bromsgrove School and a talented all-rounder

 

How schools are fighting back against the fitness timebomb

 

Competitive sport in schools – is it a level playing field?

 

Why confusion is muddling the debate over competitive sport in schools

 

State school cricket – sorry we don’t play

 

Is the primary sport premium providing value for money?

 

Let’s get physical - how strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

Win a luxury Ragdale Hall spa break for two

 

Sports travel for schools

 

National school competitions – cricket, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rugby union, rounders, table tennis and tennis

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

 

Issue 53

 

In the Jan/Feb/March 2015 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – Athlete Jo Pavey

 

A Life In The Week Of...Gary Barrell, PE teacher and school games organiser at Nunnery Wood High School in Worcester

 

My Sporting Life – Gareth Jones is a PE teacher and a member of the GB teachers’ rugby league team

 

Pupil diary – Rebecca Earl is a pupil at Felsted School in Essex and a talented golfer

 

The country’s top sporting independent schools of 2014 revealed

 

How strength and conditioning can enhance sports performance

 

Working with primary schools outside of the sports partnership system

 

Ultimate fun with ultimate frisbee

 

Integrating disability sport into schools

 

I teach and canoe for my country (Samantha Rippington, PE teacher at Brigidine School in Windsor)

 

We taught…Olympic triathletes the Brownlee brothers (Bradford Grammar)

 

Win £600 worth of Bishop sports equipment

 

Celebrating state school sport success...Warden Park School in West Sussex

 

A sporting adventure at home or abroad – eight page special

 

National school competitions – badminton, cricket, cross country, football, hockey, netball, rugby union, rounders and swimming

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

Issue 52

 

In the Nov/Dec 2014 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays – British sprint star Adam Gemili

 

A Life In The Week Of...Matt Barnes, lead teacher of boys PE, Tudor Grange Academy.

 

My Sporting Life – Liam Dart is a PE teacher and community leisure manager at Budehaven School in Cornwall

 

Pupil diary – Katie Curtis, St Faith’s School, Cambridge

 

The country’s top sporting state schools of 2014 revealed

 

Meet the Kent school giving northern rugby league a run for its money

 

Is a specialist PE teacher in every primary school a reality or just a pipedream?

 

Combat rocks – contact sports for schools

 

Win £500 worth of sports balls

 

I teach…and weightlift for Britain (Sarah Davies is a supply PE teacher at Temple Moor High School in Leeds and an international weightlifter)

 

Teaching rugby union successfully by Mark Nasey, head of rugby at Warwick School

 

Celebrating state school sport success...Aylesbury High School

 

A sporting adventure at home or abroad – eight page special

 

National school competitions – badminton, cricket, football, gymnastics, hockey, netball, rugby union, rounders and table tennis

 

My Sporting View – John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letter

 

 

Issue 51

 

In the Sep/Oct 2014 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays - Olympic skeleton bob champion Lizzy Yarnold

 

A Life In The Week Of… Alice Smyth, head of girls PE at Lodge Park Academy in Corby, Northamptonshire

 

My Sporting Life – Ryan Garnsworthy, head of lacrosse at Sherborne Girls School

 

Pupil diary – Sophie Langman, a pupil at Royal High School, Bath

 

We taught … England rugby captain Chris Robshaw

 

Teaching netball successfully by Cath Johnson, head of netball at the Grammar School at Leeds

 

An alternative sporting education (without all the cost)

 

Is competition good for primary schools – or just a dirty word?

 

Celebrating state school sport success… Calday Grange Grammar School

 

A sporting adventure at home or abroad – eight page special

 

National school competitions – athletics, cricket, football, golf, gymnastics, rugby league, rounders and tennis

 

My Sporting View – John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

 

 

Issue 50

 

In the June/July 2014 edition

 

My Sporting Schooldays - England cricketer Joe Root

 

A Life In The Week Of… Kate Groves, head of sport at Moreton Hall School in Oswestry, Shropshire

 

My Sporting Life – Ella Rice, head of PE at Badminton School

 

Pupil diary – Lottie Trevethan, a pupil at the Downs School, Malvern and a talented modern pentathlete

 

We taught … World squash champion Nick Matthew

 

Teaching cricket successfully by Andy Barnard, head of cricket at Shrewsbury School

 

Howzat! Is cricket calling time on our most traditional of school sports (and how rounders is hitting back)

 

Why Futsal is gaining a foothold in the curriculum

 

Mistress of all sports – feature

 

Win £1000 worth of Ram rugby balls

 

Celebrating state school sport success… Wilmslow High School

 

National school competitions – badminton, basketball, biathlon, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rugby league, rugby union, squash, rounders, table tennis and tennis

 

My Sporting View – John Deadman, director of sport at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham

 

Sports trips and tours – six page special

 

Product news and services

 

School sport news, results, fixtures, events, associations, reviews and letters

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