A large part of our work focuses on building links with schools.

Our schools programme has been developed to deliver a high-quality physical literacy curriculum, and also provides out of school opportunities for children to engage in extra-extended activities.

Derby County Community Trust is delighted to be able to provide schools with a comprehensive programme designed to complement and reinforce existing PE and academic syllabuses, based on developing an understanding of the theory behind physical activity.

Partner Schools

Derby County Football Club has the ability to engage people, raise hopes and aspirations and improve the lives of the people of Derbyshire. As a club, we are committed to ensuring that we respond to local needs while working strategically in line with regional and national agendas. We recognise that sport plays a prominent role in addressing major issues such as physical inactivity, rising obesity, community cohesion, health inequalities, unemployment and educational attainment and through the diverse range of programmes delivered by Derby County Community Trust, we are having a profound impact on the community we serve.

Schools Programmes

Derby County Community Trust offer a wide variety of afterschool clubs to suit all age groups. Activities include Football, Multi-Skills, FUNdamentals, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Tri-Golf, Basketball, Tennis and many more. Sessions cost £3 per child per week and normally run in blocks of 6 weeks. Schools may also opt to fund places on their after-school club.

Derby City SSP

Derby City SSP works closely with primary, secondary and special schools in order to develop opportunities in PE and Sport for young people. The Derby City School Sport Partnership is hosted and employed by Derby County Community Trust and we work collectively to maximise the positive impact that high quality PE, School Sport and Physical Activity can have on young people.

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Derby Pride Academy

Derby Pride Academy is proud to be one of the first Alternative Provision Free Schools opened in the country. A Derby Pride Trust development, Derby Pride Academy is being led by Derby Moor Community Sports College in partnership with Derby County Community Trust, to provide Level 2 outcomes and redirection work for high-need students. We seek to make a model of Alternative Provision which recognises that students are individuals with differing strengths and weaknesses.

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