We run an extensive programme of disability sport opportunities in partnership with The County Durham Inclusion group to ensure all children and young people have access to PE and School Sport.

Competitions and Events

We have a programme of competitions and events specifically for children with disabilities:

School Games Qualifiers – these events are competitive events where a winning team or gifted and talented children are chosen to represent Sedgefield SSP at the School Games Finals.

Event

Date

Time

Venue

Y7/8 + Y9/10 Boccia 10th May 2016 10am-12.30pm Spennymoor Leisure Centre
Y7-10 Wheelchair Basketball 26th January 2016 10am-2pm Spennymoor Leisure Centre
Y7/8 + Y9/10 New Age Kurling 4th March 2016 10am-12.30pm Spennymoor Leisure Centre
U13 Learning Disability Football 25th May 2016 10am-12pm Spennymoor Leisure Centre
KS2/3/4 Swimming 12th February 2016 1pm-2.30pm Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

The following other events are also available in Sedgefield SSP:

Event

Date

Time

Venue

Aquability 6th November 2015 1pm-2.30pm Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre
Sportsability 26th January 2016 10am-2pm Spennymoor Leisure Centre

All events are bookable via the events section of website.  This will also contain further information on the format and requirements of each individual event.

County Events

The following events are available across the County ran by members of the Inclusion Group:

Date

Event

Time

Lead Organisation

Venue

TBC – summer term Secondary Sport Start 10am-2pm Durham Uni Durham Uni
27th November 2015 Secondary  Sportshall Athletics 10am-2pm Sedgefield SSP Shildon Track
7th December 2015 Step into Sport Conference 10am-2pm Durham Trinity Freemans Quay

More information about these events will sent out nearer the time.  Please contact Sarah Price if you would like additional information.

Gifted and Talented Scheme

Durham University and Durham City & CLS SSP run a Gifted and Talented Programme for children with disabilities.  This is open to children in Y6.    The programme takes place on the following dates and children can be nominated for the scheme at any point in the year:

Thursday 15th October 2015

Thursday 4th February 2016

Thursday 9th June 2016

Please see the documents below for full information.

2015-2016 SEN G&T Schools Letter

G&T Case Study

Learning Disability Leadership Academy

The aim of the Leadership Academy is to give young people with learning disabilities the opportunity to develop as sports leaders through gaining qualifications and experiences of leading school sport and the School Games.  Click here to go to the event page for more information.

LD Leaders Case Study

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