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7 Jul 2021

Summer Family Festival celebrates footballers' achievement

The achievements of Oxford City Football Club’s youth teams were celebrated on Sunday at a sun-kissed Summer Family Festival, hosted by Ignite Sport UK.   Hundreds of football-mad youngsters who ...

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7 Jun 2021

UK Coaching Week: the key qualities of a great coach

 Great coaches are playing an important role in the nation’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.   They transform lives, inspire communities through physical activity and offer support and ...

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1 Jun 2021

Top five reasons why you should hire an apprentice in 2021

Apprenticeships have served young people with a pathway to employment for centuries. But it is only recently that the true value of a paid full-time vocational qualification has been recognised by man...

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28 May 2021

Schools' Football Week: how quality physical education helps shape youngsters' lives

This week marks Schools’ Football Week – a chance to celebrate the positive impact of the beautiful game in schools across the UK.   The initiative is led by the English Schools’ Football Associa...

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21 May 2021

Outstanding leadership qualities earn Ignite Sport UK apprentice Abbie the captain's armband

Ignite Sport UK apprentice Abbie Thorne’s leadership qualities were recognised at the weekend when she captained Oxford City Women’s’ first team.   Abbie, who is completing a Level 2 Community Ac...

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14 May 2021

Supporting wellness through physical activity with Ignite Sport UK

There has never been a more important time to look after the mental and physical wellbeing of ourselves and those around us.   Mental Health Awareness Week provides the nation with an opportunity...

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7 May 2021

Ignite Sport UK apprentice George James steals the show at virtual Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards ceremony

Ignite Sport UK apprentice George James was successful in two categories at last night’s virtual Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards ceremony.  George, 17, who has a medical diagnosis of Tourette’s...

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6 May 2021

Develop your coaching skills via Ignite Sport UK's free and flexible Step Up in Coaching programme

Are you a sports coach wanting to upskill your coaching performance and session planning ability?  If so our flexible four-week online programme that provides an industry recognised qualification...

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4 May 2021

Transforming lives via sport with Ignite Sport UK General Manager Hannah Bladen

Seeing people of all ages and backgrounds become the best version of themselves through the power of sport is what drives Hannah Bladen and the Ignite Sport UK team.   Hannah joined Ignite as gen...

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