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Sports' Report #7 - Tuesday 2nd February 2016 -Ballard School

The Ballard Way

Mr Whitbread updates us all on ‘The Ballard Way’ in this week’s Sports’ Report. We also have tweets from hockey, volleyball and on a game played nearly 100 years ago! 484 more words

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Sports' Report #6- Tuesday 26th January 2016 - Ballard School

The Ballard Way.

In this our third Sports’ Report this term we look in more depth at ‘The Ballard Way’. 

The PE department at Ballard have been developing a philosophy for all… 495 more words

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Sports' Report #5 - Tuesday 19th January 2016 - Ballard School

Sports Scholarship mentoring scheme

Ballard Sport have introduced a new Sports Scholarship mentoring scheme to enable our older pupils to help support the younger pupils. The Sports Scholar mentoring program is designed to support any scholar to balance their training and competition with their academic studies. 420 more words

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Cold Feet

My 16-week marathon training regime has officially commenced. Last week I was in the tropics, enjoying the heat of summer. This week I have been re-adjusting to UK winter temperatures, some 25° colder. 421 more words


Our year through Twitter #1 - #Thebestof2015

Our year through Twitter #1

Ballard School embraces Twitter

This year Ballard School has increased their social presence on Twitter by going from one to four Twitter handles – … 467 more words

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Searching for sport ambassadors - Middle East

I tend to think of sport as the be all end all solution to everything, to the detriment of my reputation as a credible and balanced individual. 419 more words

Athlete Development

Gazette column: Girls' school sport needs better provision. Now.

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about sport for girls in schools and how, if we want them to participate given the dire recent participation statistics, better proven needs to be made. 38 more words