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Active Schools - In School Delivery in manchester

Below you will find information on Active Schools approved providers that have coaches available to come into your school and deliver sports and physical activities, with some also offering delivery at their own venue.

The information for each provider details who they are and what they offer. For more information and booking enquiries please contact the provider directly.

All bookings, cancellations, payments etc. will be made directly with your chosen provider. As an approved provider they will have met our minimum criteria at the time of listing, but schools should request any information they need according to their own procedures and safeguarding processes such as DBS, insurance etc


MOTION DANCE INITIATIVE

Activities provided: Dance (covering a range of styles including street, Bollywood and contemporary, topic work and creative choreography)
 
Hourly Rate : £35 to £37.50 per hour
 
About Us
Outstanding PE curricula and extracurricular dance delivery in both primary and secondary settings; In school CPD and curriculum consultancy to embed dance within your school.
 
Contact: Jess Livock
Email: jess@motiondanceinitiative.co.uk
Tel: 07779239701
Web: https://motiondanceinitiative.co.uk/about-us/

KALMA LIFE - DIDSBURY, CHORLTON AND OLD TRAFFORD

Hourly Rate - £35 for 30 minute class or £50-£60 for a 45 minute class

About Us

Our sessions have been carefully designed to optimise post coronavirus wellness by one of our teachers who has 15 years of mental health nursing experience in the NHS, alongside her qualifications and experience in teaching yoga and mindfulness to children in schools. Our sessions will be led by a fully qualified yoga and mindfulness teacher.

We have a wealth of experience supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing within schools, and are an award-winning brand.  We are an award-winning brand since 2016, our most recent achievements were at the 2020 What’s on 4 Kids awards where we won in 3 categories.

Our most prestigious was most loved sport and physical activity, something we are incredibly passionate about is bringing wellness to children through physical activities. We are also fully accredited by the CAA with a 5-star gold accreditation. 

Our sessions fully support the new government guidance to schools by;
- Ensuring friendships and social engagement opportunities are provided and maximised during yoga challenges and games, all of which have been adapted to adhere to social distancing measures. As a non-contact sport we are very good at ensuring these measures.
- During our sessions we discuss feelings and thoughts directly, using yoga and mindfulness to address them and provide tools such as relaxation, guided discovery and mindful moments to manage children’s feelings.
- Our sessions simultaneously empower children to improve and maintain their own physical and mental wellbeing, longer term.
 
Contact: Georgina Donnelly
Email: georgina@chorlton.kalmalifeuk.co.uk
Web: https://kalmalifeuk.co.uk/didsbury-chorlton-and-old-trafford/

VARIOUS SPORTS - UK SPORTS COACHING

Activities provided - Breakfast sports club, Lunchtime sports sessions, after school clubs PE / Games Lessons, CPD PE & Sport, Well-being workshops, sports days, fundraisers

Hourly Rate - £25 per hour
 
About Us
UK Sports Coaching Ltd provide professional teaching and sports coaching and development programmes to nursery, primary and secondary schools.

We as a company aim to provide the highest quality CPD, Curriculum time sports coaching (PPA cover), morning clubs, lunchtime inter active sports sessions, after school clubs, team training, 1st4sport training and development provider and much more.

All our coaches are fully qualified, DBS checked, first aid trained, safeguarding trained and have great experience working in the primary school sector.

Contact: Matt Quigley
Tel: 07891205763
Email: matt@uksportscoaching.co.uk
Web: https://www.uksportscoaching.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UkSportsCoachingLtd/

PROJEKTS MCR

Activities provided: Weekly Skateboarding Clubs (lunchtime or afterschool) & Skateboarding Taster Days (or half days)

Hourly Rate: Weekly clubs are £75 per hour session for up to 15 children or £130 per hour session for 16-30 children. Taster days are £400 for a full day and £250 for a half day.

About Us
Projekts MCR has provided skateboarding lessons to the schools of Greater Manchester for 15 years and counting. We pride ourselves on running fun, safe and engaging lessons whether that be a one off taster session or a regular weekly club.

We have found over the years that our skateboarding lessons are a unique activity specifically because they engage children who are not normally interested in sport or physical activities.  We bring all the equipment to the schools, work with KS2 and above children only and our coaches are dbs checked and first aid trained. 

Contact: Jonny Rose
Tel: 0161 532 4290
Email: Jonny@projektsmcr.com
Web: https://projektsmcr.com/

LSC (LITTLE SPORTS COACHING)

Activities provided: All Sports

Hourly Rate £25 to £35 per hour
 
About Us
Little Sports Coaching (LSC) provides professional sports coaching and activities to children of all ages (from 18 months to 18 years old) and abilities before, during and after school, as well as at weekends and during the school holidays in a safe, secure and enjoyable environment. Little Sports Coaching (LSC), is a subsidiary of the LSC Group of companies which provides sports, football and education across the UK to schools and parents.

LSC works closely with primary schools, nurseries and parents to deliver a wide range of programmes, from soccer schools, holiday camps and events to school multi sports, gymnastics, children’s parties, and a range of grassroots football clubs.

Established 12 years ago, we work with over 15,000 children each week and more than 150 schools on a weekly basis. Our coaching sessions are delivered by our team of over 100 professional sports coaches and tutors who are hugely passionate about our mission of getting “More Children, More Sport, More Active.”


Contact: Greig Aspinall/Jake Davies
Email: Greig.aspinall@littlesportscoaching.co.uk/ or Jake.Davies@littlesportscoaching.co.uk
Web: https://www.littlesportscoaching.co.uk/

MANCHESTER RANGERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Activities provided: Rugby, Touch Rugby, Rugby League, Multiskills, Basketball, Dodgeball, Football and more, if you’re not sure if we can offer what you want, please get in contact and we’ll try to accommodate your request.
 
Hourly Rate: £25 per hour, £70 per half day or £115 per full day
 
About Us
We are Manchester Rangers Community Foundation, a charitable organisation created to provide high quality sports coaching in all areas of Manchester. We hope to build our main sport, Rugby League, across Manchester and promote it by providing fun and challenging sessions for children of all ages.

We provide coaching in almost all sports as we believe that all sports are closely linked and develop similar skills, which we are passionate about providing for our participants. Our coaches are highly qualified and have experience in almost every sport that you can think of. This gives us a unique angle in our coaching technique as we can use elements from lots of different sports to really improve the skills of our participants.

As well as focusing on improving our participants physical skills we are also very keen on improving their mental state as well. We achieve this through the use of sport. We believe sport can have a really positive impact on a person’s mental health, particularly the teamwork elements of it.
 
Contact: Henry Davies
Phone: 07410 988134
Email: community@manchesterrangers.co.uk
Web: https://www.manchesterrangers.co.uk/manchester-rangers-community/

JM TAEKWONDO (Affiliated with British Taekwondo)

Activities provided – Korean Taekwondo / Olympic Taekwondo sessions

Hourly Rate: £30
 
About Us
JM Taekwondo deliver fun and informative Taekwondo classes for all ages and abilities.

Pupils will learn the basics of this popular Korean martial art. They will improve their fitness, reaction skills, co-ordination, flexibility and strength. They will also learn Olympic style sparring and try many different kicks from basic to jumping and spinning.

A very popular sport in schools and it’s sure to get all kids excited to look for clubs outside of school to follow up.
 
Contact person – Jason Mayoh
Tel: 07738497319
Email: jason@jmtaekwondo.co.uk
Web: www.jm-taekwondo.co.uk

STRIVE SPORTS COACHING

Activities delivered - Football, Dodgeball, Basketball, Dance, Tennis, Archery, Rugby, Hockey, Netball, Handball, Cricket, Rounders.

Hourly Rate - £25 per hour

About Us
Strive Sports Coaching delivers a variety of sports to young children, allowing them to ‘Improve’ and ‘Succeed’ within the sports we love to play.

We allow children to learn in a Fun, Safe,  Friendly learning environment, allowing us to follow their footsteps within their favourite sports. Our vision is to see more children within the community getting more active through sports we love.
 
Contact: Adam Casey
Tel: 07593410105
Email: info@strive-coaching.co.uk
Web: www.strive-coaching.co.uk
Instagram - strive__coaching
Facebook - @strivefootballcoaching

SQUASH

Activities provided – Squash

Hourly Rate - £30 p/hour In School sessions OR £25 p/hour In a GLL centre 
 
Our England Squash qualified coaches deliver fun and engaging sessions while teaching the basic fundamental movement skills of agility, balance and coordination as well as a range of racket and ball skills.
 
Our coaches will come to your school and deliver squash using our fantastic net rebound Walls. We can accommodate a full class and the coach will bring all the necessary equipment. There is an option to come to one of our centres for the final session to have a go on our squash courts! All participants will be provided information on where to continue playing squash at one of our after-school programmes if they wish to take up the sport outside of school. 

Alternatively, your school can come and experience squash at the world class National Squash Centre on the Etihad Campus. The National Squash Centre features an all-glass show court and an Interactive Squash Wall, the only squash facility in Manchester to have these. Our sessions will allow your school to learn squash and have a go one of the many games on the Interactive Squash Wall. Alternatively, sessions can be delivered at one of our other centres including Moss Side and Hough End Leisure Centres.
 

Depending on which centre you would like to attend we are able to accommodate between half a class and a full class. We can be flexible in our delivery to allow a whole class to participate, please get in touch to discuss. Our coaches England Squash qualified coaches will provide all the necessary equipment. All participants will be provided information on where to continue playing squash in our after-school programme.

 
Contact: Thomas Fairhurst (Head Squash Coach)
 
Email: tom.fairhurst@gll.org
 
Web: https://www.better.org.uk/
 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NationalSquashCentreandRegionalArena/
 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nationalsquashregionalarena/?igshid=resgqr73too2


TENNIS
Our Tennis package always proves extremely popular. Our LTA qualified coaches deliver fun and engaging
sessions while teaching the basic fundamental movement skills of agility, balance and coordination as well as a range of racket and ball skills.

The programme takes place over a half or full term and can be delivered in a school hall (size depending) or on the playground. Sessions are for 1 hour and our coaches will bring all of the necessary equipment with them, including rackets, balls and mini nets.

For the final session of the half-term your school will be invited to come to the Manchester Tennis and Football Centre to experience Tennis on our fantastic courts.

Enquire about your free taster and how to book your school sessions via mcrschools@gll.org
 
BMX/MOUNTAIN BIKE

Our Track BMX/Mountain Bike package is ideal for young riders who are less experienced or have had little opportunity to ride a bike. The programme takes place over a half or full term.

Our coaches will teach progressive cycling skills and help students to build their confidence at the National Cycling Centre. The sessions are delivered by our British Cycling qualified coaches who will bring all of the necessary bikes and safety equipment.
There can be up to 16 riders at a time so a full class would need to be split into 2 groups. Each group will have approximately 45 minutes of instruction and ride time.

Enquire about your free taster and how to book your school sessions via mcrschools@gll.org
 
BASKETBALL
Our Basketball package offers students the opportunity to attend our National Basketball Performance Centre where our coaches will teach the fundamentals of basketball such as ball-handling, dribbling, shooting, and hand eye coordination.

Sessions will support children’s development of individual skills whilst also learning to work as a team. During the final week children will get the chance to use their newly learnt skills in a competitive but fun festival session. Alternatively our coaches can deliver on school playgrounds.

Enquire about your free taster and how to book your school sessions via mcrschools@gll.org
 
DEBDALE OUTDOOR CENTRE
Come and experience the excitement of outdoor activities at Debdale Outdoor Centre. Learn the basics of how to command your own vessel, sailing on the reservoir, canoeing, windsurfing, kayaking, paddle boarding & raft building. Join us for a one off activity of 3 hours or book a course to take part in. These activities support children to build confidence, communicate and work as a team.

All equipment is provided along with buoyancy aids. Changing facilities are provided. Participants will need to have an old pair of
trainers, t-shirt and a towel.

Enquire about your free taster and how to book your school sessions via mcrschools@gll.org
 
ATHLETICS
Our athletics package aims to motivate and inspire the next generation to not only enjoy sport, but also become the best version of themselves.

Coaches will break down the basic mechanics of running and incorporate skills into fun games and activities. They’ll work on various types of jumps with a focus on balance and agility, exploring the technical elements of different types of throws, with a focus on coordination.

Enquire about your free taster and how to book your school sessions via mcrschools@gll.org

SPORTS DAY
For the final session of the programme your school will be invited to come to the international standard Manchester Regional Arena to compete in a 1 hour sports day.

The children will be able to showcase the new skills they have learnt in an inspirational environment. Parents/guardians would be invited to attend. Sessions are for 1 hour (between 9am - 4pm). As the number of weeks in a half-term can vary we operate a cost/session price. All sessions will be delivered by our England Athletics qualified coaches who will bring all of the necessary equipment.
 
Enquire about your free taster and how to book your school sessions via mcrschools@gll.org

Activities Provided – Baseball

Hourly Rate - Rate would be £25 per hour
 
About Us
We have been working in schools for over 10 years delivering bespoke sessions depending on the schools needs and ambitions. This could be taster sessions to developing a team/club and we can facilitate games intra or inter school competitions.

We give children a chance to experience a sport they have probably never tried with all the genuine equipment that would be used in a professional game, which is provided.

The club is a member of the British Baseball Federation which is the national governing body for baseball in the UK. The club also holds Sport England Clubmark status which holds the club to the highest standards of welfare, equity, coaching and management.
 
Contact: John Eaton 
Email: john.mbcdevelopment@gmail.com 
Phone: 07855761690
Web: https://www.manchesterbaseballclub.co.uk/

URBAN SOCCER ACADEMY
 
Hourly rate - £30 per hour 
 
Activities provided - We offer lunchtime & after school clubs, PPA cover, CPD's & Alternative education programs, sports team training sessions, to Primary, secondary, college & private clubs.
 
About Us - Urban Soccer academy provide specialised and professional sports coaching, development programs and Alternative education & Health & nutrition.
 
All coaches are highly qualified and vastly experienced and comfortable in all environments, all coaches are enhanced DBS checked, first aid and safeguarding qualified.
 
CONTACT DETAILS
 
Matt Atherton
Email:  matt@urbansoccer.co.uk
Telephone:  0161 494 2316
Mobile: 07930 634 036
Website: www.urbansoccer.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Urbansoccer7/ 

VIVESPORT

Activities offered: Curriculum and out of school badminton coaching sessions. We can do one off sessions for your whole school to give your students a taster of badminton, or do a block of curriculum or enrichment coaching sessions. We provide planning for all our sessions, and email your school a certificate for every student who has taken part in our sessions!
 
Cost: £30/hour

ViveSport is an exciting business delivering fun, educational and inclusive sport and fitness sessions to EVERYONE! We think everyone, no matter age or physical ability should be able to participate in, and more importantly enjoy sport and fitness. Whether you've never participated in physical activity or you want to improve in your chosen sport, we deliver sessions planned specifically for you or your groups' individual needs.
 
Our coaches all have relevant qualifications and are CRB checked. We bring a wide variety of experiences from working within the sport, activity and fitness sector, and have expertise in working with differently abled children and young people.
 
Contact details:
Contact: Helen Calverley
Phone – 07836226545
Email - hj.calverley@vivesport.co.uk
 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/vivelasport

Instagram: @vivesport_

Twitter: @_Vive_Sport_

Website: www.ViveSport.co.uk

MANCHESTER RANGERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Activities provided: Touch Rugby, Multiskills, Basketball, Dodgeball, Football, Cricket and more, if you’re not sure if we can offer what you want, please get in contact and we’ll try to accommodate your request.
 
Hourly Rate: £25 per hour, £70 per half day or £115 per full day
 
About Us:
We are Manchester Rangers Community Foundation, a charitable organisation created to provide high quality sports coaching in all areas of Manchester. As well as focusing on improving our participants physical skills we are also very keen on improving their mental state as well. We achieve this through the use of sport. We believe sport can have a really positive impact on a person’s mental health, social skills and physical wellbeing.

We provide coaching in almost all sports as we believe that all sports are closely linked and develop similar skills, which we are passionate about providing for our participants. Our coaches are highly qualified and have experience in almost every sport that you can think of. This gives us a unique angle in our coaching technique as we can use elements from lots of different sports to really improve the skills of our participants.

 
Contact: Henry Davies
Phone: 07410 988134
Email: 
community@manchesterrangers.co.uk