IAPS passionately believes in the importance of sport as part of an all-round education for its pupils. All children should have access to enjoy and benefit from participating in sport.
The following organisations provide excellent advice and support, and offer an outstanding array of disability and inclusive sports activities.
If you have a child at your school who you would like to get involved in one of our sport events, please contact us at [email protected] or call us on 01926 887833 to discuss how we can help.
There are eight NDSOs. They are a good starting point for any school looking to find more out about disability and inclusive sports. They provide advice, support and opportunities for people of all ages with specific impairments.
The eight NDSOs are:
- British Blind Sport
- Cerebral Palsy Sport
- Dwarf Sports Association UK
- LimbPower, Mencap
- Special Olympics Great Britain
- UK Deaf Sport
This document explains more about each NDSO and how you can get in touch with them.
Activity Alliance is a charity who help people with a disability make active lives possible, by enabling organisations to support individual disabled people to be active and stay active for life.
They also work with regional, coaching and education networks, including the County Sports Partnerships, clubs and schools.
The Youth Sport Trust (YST) are a children’s charity working to ensure every child enjoys the life-changing benefits that come from play and sport.
In 2020 they mark their 25th year of building a brighter future for young people. YST harness the power of sport, physical activity and PE to increase young people’s life chances through improved wellbeing, healthier lifestyles and greater attainment.
Their work reaches around 20,000 schools across the UK and they operate on a local, national and global level. They lead in schools, partner in the community and support in the home.
Youth Sport Trust has a dedicated Inclusion team, working on providing more opportunities for the SEND, BAME, Girls and LGBTQ+ community.
Visit their website here to find out more about what they have to offer.