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Don’t be in the dark about student’s progress.

After running the other morning, my friend was telling me how her new Garmin recorded her VO2 max (maximum amount of oxygen a person can utilise during exercise). I then started to question if my own Garmin, which I got as a birthday present 9 months earlier did the same. Not wanting to feel left […]

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Don’t be in the dark about student’s progress.

A busy few months at Sporting Age – all the latest

Happy Holidays from the Sporting Age Team They say time flies when you’re having fun – and that’s certainly been true this academic year! if you read Andrea’s blog post via our previous newsletter, you’ll know that more than 7,000 primary school children in Kirklees have now taken the Sporting Age assessment, and that a […]

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A busy few months at Sporting Age – all the latest

Case Study – Roberttown J&I School

Case Study #ImprovingPhysicalLiteracy at: Roberttown J&I School Stage One – baseline assessment and benchmarking • From the outset, both the Headteacher and PE Coordinator at Roberttown J&I School fully recognised the benefits of improved levels of physically literacy among pupils and were keen to be involved in the Sporting Age programme • To begin the […]

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Meet the Sporting Age Team – Andrea Springthorpe

In this feature, we put a member of the Sporting Age team in the spotlight to find out a bit more about them at work and at home. This time, it’s the turn of Andrea Springthorpe, Director of Operations. Summarise your role in a couple of sentences: It’s pretty varied! As Director of Operations, I’m […]

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Meet the Sporting Age Team – Andrea Springthorpe

Meet the Sporting Age Team – Shaun Fox

In this feature, we put a member of the Sporting Age team in the spotlight to find out a bit more about them at work and at home. This time, it’s the turn of Shaun Fox, CEO. Summarise your role in a couple of sentences: I oversee the development of the Sporting Age platform and […]

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Meet the Sporting Age Team – Shaun Fox

Time Flies when you’re having FUN!

It’s true what they say that time flies when you’re having FUN…..and as you get older! That certainly has been the case here at Sporting Age, the last 6 months has been a bit of a whirlwind and plenty has been happening. Sporting Age has been in the making for the last five years, however, […]

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Time Flies when you’re having FUN!

Sporting Age co-founder, Shaun, talks to the Yorkshire Post about our mission to #improvephysicalliteracy

For the past couple of years the John Smith’s Stadium has been basking in the limelight with Huddersfield Town Football Club taking on the might of the Premier League. But in the shadows of the stadium, three sports enthusiasts have also been busy, building their own social enterprise to get young people more active. Read […]

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Sporting Age co-founder, Shaun, talks to the Yorkshire Post about our mission to #improvephysicalliteracy

Ken Davy joins Yorkshire sports education start-up as Chairman

The chairman of Huddersfield Giants rugby club, Ken Davy, has joined Yorkshire based sports education start-up, Sporting Age, as chairman. Mr Davy, who is also founder and chairman of AIM listed compliance and business support group, SimplyBiz, has joined Huddersfield enterprise Sporting Age, to provide guidance and investment as the company looks to grow its […]

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Ken Davy joins Yorkshire sports education start-up as Chairman

Sporting Age crowned Tech For Good winners at social enterprise awards

We were delighted to have been named winners of the Tech for Good category at the 2019 Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) Awards. The Tech for Good award recognises technological innovation which creates social impact, and how the creative use of software has benefitted the community in which it is used. We founded […]

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Sporting Age crowned Tech For Good winners at social enterprise awards

Sporting Age secures £75k funding boost for growth

Everyone at Sporting Age is delighted that we’ve recently been awarded a five-figure funding boost that will help us grow our reach and help more primary schools in Yorkshire on their journey to #ImprovingPhysicalLiteracy in 2019. After lots of form-filling and the odd presentation, we have secured a fantastic £75,000 as part of the £3million […]

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Perfect Porridge and Physical Literacy

I love to start the day with a great bowl of porridge topped with raspberries or blueberries. Nothing beats it to keep my energy levels up for the morning. The thing I don’t like so much is when it turns out too solid or too milky. I then start to think is it worth the […]

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Perfect Porridge and Physical Literacy

Not even a wet paper towel can cure this!

The other day at Sporting Age HQ I was talking to some of the coaches, discussing how ‘a wet paper towel’ can cure many things when it comes to Primary School Children… cut yourself – put a wet paper towel on it, got a sore head – put a wet paper towel on it, childhood […]

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Not even a wet paper towel can cure this!

Sporting Age TV Debut

Our recent lesson at Hanging Heaton school was filmed by Look North to help us highlight the growing issues with children’s health and physical literacy.

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Sporting Age TV Debut

Sporting Age has Arrived

The Sporting Age tool has officially been launched across the UK. After delivering stage appropriate lesson plans and developing the model in Kirklees, we are now ready to offer schools across the Country our package designed to help improve the physical literacy of young people. To help promote our business launch, we have been featured […]

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