Category: For schools

Volunteers Week 2017

May 30th, 2017

Feel like you’re disconnected with a sport you used to love? Being involved in sport doesn’t always mean playing, why not try volunteering! Volunteering gives people a great opportunity to reunite with a sport and make a difference in their local community. For the young people, volunteering gives you a great chance to get a […]

School Games – Opening Act & Volunteers needed!

April 26th, 2017

The School Games is a national programme inspired by London 2012 and has four levels of sports competitions held every year for Primary and Secondary School children. The level three competition sees children compete against others from across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. Here are some fun facts about last year’s level three event: 1,100 students […]

Dozens of schools battle it out for medals in mini-Olympics

July 20th, 2016

The iconic Stoke Mandeville Stadium played host to nearly 1,300 children on Friday July 1 as they competed for medals in the Bucks and Milton Keynes School Games. Dozens of schools from all over the county – from Wycombe to South Bucks, to Chiltern, Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes – took part in a fiercely-contested festival […]

Leap Chairman and board member receive MBE’s in New Year’s Honours

January 1st, 2016

Roger Fennemore and Philip Smith honoured in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list for services to sport receiving an MBE.

Heroes of sport honoured at glittering awards ceremony

December 7th, 2015

The heroes who make local sport happen in Bucks were honoured at a glittering awards night on Friday (December 4th) Over 200 people gathered at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre for the 10th annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards after a record number of nominations. The event, which included special guest Paralympic gold medal cyclist Dame Sarah […]

Shortlisted nominees announced for the Bucks & MK Sports Awards

October 25th, 2015

The tenth annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards attracted over 100 nominations from all aspects of community sport in Bucks & MK. The quality of nominations was exceptionally high this year and the expert panel had a tough time shortlisting to the top three nominees in each category. However after much deliberation, the shortlist has been […]

Will the Rugby World Cup provide a legacy?

September 11th, 2015

By Mark Ormerod, RFU, Buckinghamshire Legacy Lead. Mark is also Partnership Director at Leap     With just a week to go until the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, this has to be the most exciting time for anyone involved in rugby union in England. Hosting the world’s largest rugby tournament is a huge […]

So what is it really like?…Playing sport?

July 28th, 2015

Sportivate is a project aimed at people who are not particularly sporty but would like to play more sport. The programme offers six-to-eight weeks’ worth of coaching sessions in a variety of sports. The sessions across Bucks and MK have been hugely popular, but we want to know exactly what the young people who take part […]

Dozens of schools battle it out for medals in mini-Olympics

July 14th, 2015

A fantastic day at the Bucks & MK Sainsbury’s School Games. Dozens of schools from all over the county competed against each other for medals in a fiercely-contested festival of sport.

Say thank you to those who make sport happen!

June 3rd, 2015

Week after week, year after year, they stand on a freezing touchline spurring you on during your finest hours or your deepest moments of sporting despair. They cajole and console you, and coach your children, often acting as glorified baby-sitters on weekends. They are there to patch up the grazed knees, serve up the tea […]