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13 Jul 2023

Students visit Hill End

To celebrate the end of term, a group of students who attend across our Ignite Sport and Velocity Football programmes enjoyed a special residential trip to Hill End, an Outdoor Education Centre in Cum...

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30 Jun 2023

Head of Football - Velocity Football

We are seeking a Head of Football for our Football Academy Education Programme, Velocity Football Please see the job spec and application details ....

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23 Jun 2023

Pride 2023

June is the month of pride, where we come together to celebrate and embrace the LGBTQ+ community, as well as pay tribute to those in the Stonewall riots. As we reach the end of Pride Month we've taken...

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26 May 2023

Staff take part in Mental Health Awareness Training

On Monday morning we were delighted to welcome Mollie, from the Individual Placement and Employment Support Team for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.   The support team help those experiencing...

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31 Mar 2023

Ignite Sport and Velocity Football attend Careers Fest!

Scores of teenagers and young adults with an enthusiasm for sport learnt about the sector’s wide range of career and education pathways in Oxfordshire at OxLEP’s annual Careers Fest. The two-day event...

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13 Mar 2023

Neurodiversity Celebration Week – How Ignite supports everyone to become the best version of themselves

Ryan Hairsine, SEND Coordinator at Ignite Training, marks Neurodiversity Celebration Week by discussing the power of tailored education   It’s estimated that in the UK 15% of people are neurodive...

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25 Nov 2022

Alternative Provision Learning Hub gets a major facelift, thanks to Aston and James!

Alternative Provision Learning Hub gets a major facelift, thanks to Aston and James!  An alternative provision learning hub used by apprentices and students at Ignite Sport and Velocity Football...

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27 Sep 2022

Getting to know: SEND Coordinator Ryan Hairsine

Regardless of a person’s age, background or ability, sport should be accessible to everyone and support personal development, social and professional skills and self-confidence. Ignite SEND Coordinato...

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14 Sep 2022

The importance of team culture in a multi-purpose organisation

Louise Merritt, Director of Ignite Sport Group, discusses why team spirit and cohesion contributes to an efficient working environment  Reserving time to take a step back and reflect on individua...

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