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Providing opportunities through sport: Daijaun’s story

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“Since joining Greenhouse Sports, my son has grown from a shy young boy to a confident and articulate young man. I cannot thank Greenhouse Sports enough for believing in my son, and helping him realise that if he works hard, and has the right attitude, the sky will be his limit.” Daijaun’s mother Daijaun joined… Read more »

Celebrating the end of the basketball season

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The Greenhouse Sports league final Our basketball programmes came together in an incredible showcase of their skill at the Greenhouse Sports basketball league finals held at Barking Abbey School. The results are as follows: U12 Girls:    Barking Abbey 28 vs 25 Cumberland U12 Boys:    Platanos 33 vs 17 Norwood U14 Girls:    Clapton 38 vs 26… Read more »

Year 9 basketballers pass on their skills to local primary school

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Providing opportunities for young people to develop life skills and forge meaningful links with their local community is something Greenhouse Sports strives to. Last year, 96% of schools said that Greenhouse Sports helped pupils become more confident in life, and 1 in 2 participants improved their leadership and communication skills over the course of the… Read more »

A day in the life of a Greenhouse Sports coach

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Greenhouse Sports coaches are at the heart of what we do, delivering our inspirational sport programmes in our 53 programmes across London. While all our coaches have the vital sporting qualification,  they are more than sport coaches – they are advisors, mentors and motivators.  Many of our coaches grew up or attended a school within three… Read more »

Basketball participants hone their skills on international trip to Bosnia

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Greenhouse Sports basketball had the opportunity this month to attend an international training camp in Bosnia. The camp was split into two week-long sessions, with 112 participants and coaches attending over the course of the camp. Students were selected to attend from Greenhouse Sports basketball programmes across London for their stellar attendance record this season and… Read more »

Basketball England Division Two Coach of the Year: Predrag Krneta

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Basketball England’s Coach of the Year Awards were announced recently, with long-time Greenhouse Sports basketball coach, Predrag Krneta taking top honours for his work with London Greenhouse Pioneers in Division Two. This is the third consecutive year Predrag has won this award for his work with the community club. Predrag has worked as a coach… Read more »

Coach Jerome Jack takes top coach honours

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“The key things I tell my players is hard work beats talent, if you want to succeed in basketball you have to love the game and be committed and dedicated.” That’s the philosophy of Coach Jerome Jack, who runs the Greenhouse Sports basketball programme at Quintin Kynasten (QK) in North West London and was named… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports participants discover University of Worcester

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  Forty-five Greenhouse Sports basketball participants from five different schools took a step forward in planning for life after secondary school when they attended a one day discovery programme at the University of Worcester. Students from our programmes at Pimlico Academy, Platanos College, St. Gabriel’s College, Quintin Kynaston Academy and The Norwood School in London had… Read more »

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