Nominations invited for Derbyshire schools sports awards

Derbyshire Schools' Sports Association - Annual Sports Awards 2017
Derbyshire Schools' Sports Association - Annual Sports Awards 2017

Schools, groups and individuals that are working to help young people engage in more active and healthy lives will be recognised at a special awards ceremony later this year, together with the sporting achievements of young people in Derbyshire.

The Derbyshire School Sport and Physical Activity Awards will be held in October, and schools are now invited to make nominations.

The annual Derbyshire School Sport and Physical Activity Awards are run by the Derbyshire Schools’ Sports Association (DSSA) in partnership with Active Derbyshire – and teachers, schools, sports associations and area associations can now put forward those who they feel are worthy of recognition.

Nominations are invited for individuals and teams from primary, secondary and special schools in Individual Achievement, Team Achievement, Young Leaders / Ambassadors and Adult Volunteer categories.

There are also categories to recognise active and healthy schools.

More information about the awards can be found at www.activederbyshire.org.uk/derbyshire-school-sports-associa where an online nomination form is available. A nomination form can also be downloaded.

The closing date for all nominations is 5pm on Friday, July 27th.

Last year’s nominees are eligible to be nominated again for this year’s Derbyshire School Sport and Physical Activity Awards.

Nominations will only be accepted for schools and colleges which affiliate to the DSSA.

Last year’s winners included Niamh Emerson from Belper School, Grace King, Charlie Ward from Rosliston Primary School, Jacob Roberts from Chapel en le Frith High School, Abbie Breakwell from Long Eaton School and Carys Coppen from Allestree Woodlands School.

Brockwell Junior School, Buxworth Primary School, Eyam Primary School, Shardlow Primary School, Chapel en le Frith High School and Highfields School were all also recognised as active schools.