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Our partners Prudential plc shortlisted for Business Charity Awards 2017

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“Prudential have been true partners to Greenhouse Sports. The opportunities they have provided for the young people in our programmes have not only encouraged them as athletes but have helped develop crucial life skills that will support them through their transition to adulthood.” John Herriman, Chief Executive at Greenhouse Sports.  Our long-time partner Prudential plc has… Read more »

Prudential up for Better Society Awards for support of Greenhouse Sports basketball

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Prudential plc has been shortlisted by the Better Society Awards for their support of Greenhouse Sports in both the Partnership with a National Children’s Charity and Commitment to a Young Community categories.  The winners will be revealed at the Awards Ceremony, held at the London Marriott Hotel on 11 May. Prudential primarily supports the Greenhouse Sports basketball… Read more »

Hackney coach named as finalist for national coach award

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Fionnuala Duhaney-Keown, a Senior Head Basketball Coach with London youth charity Greenhouse Sports, was recently named a finalist from hundreds of nominations for Sport Coach UK’s Children’s Coach of the Year. The national coaching award recognises coaches who work specifically with young people to encourage sport participation rather than elite performance, and will be presented… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports Basketball League

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Greenhouse Sports delivers basketball programmes in mainstream secondary schools across the capital with an emphasis on developing both the sport skills and life skills of the participants. For players under 14, the Greenhouse Sports Basketball League offers the opportunity to use their skills in a match setting against other schools. The league runs from October to… Read more »

Success for Greenhouse Sports teams at Jr. NBA Basketball League Finals

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  Greenhouse Sports had five teams competing in the Junior NBA Basketball England League finals, which were held at Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton on 22 March. The tournament, for boys and girls aged 11-12, featured the first ever girls-only Junior NBA basketball league finals in which Greenhouse Sports’ school Harris Academy took first place and Platanos and… Read more »

Greenhouse girls talent-spotted by Basketball England

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Following fantastic performances at the Basketball England Regional Development Tournament last weekend, three students from our basketball programme at Clapton Girls Academy have been selected to attend a training camp for potential England Junior squad members this summer. Aaliyah, Alecia and Jade took part in the BE’s Regional Development Programme in the 10 weeks leading up to a showcase… Read more »

Greenhouse boys selected for Basketball England development tournament

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  Last weekend, the U13 Basketball England Regional Development Tournament took place in Sheffield and Greenhouse Sports had five of our participants selected to represent the London region. We are proud of Daijaun (St Gabriel’s College), Lemar (Platanos College), Ravi (London Pioneers North), Tyreece (Norwood School) and Wilfrid (Platanos College) for the hard work and dedication… Read more »

Coach Core train with NBA’s Rudy Gay and Neal Meyer

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As part of the continuing partnership between The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and the NBA, sixteen Coach Core apprentices took part in an NBA basketball clinic held at Pimlico Academy last month. The clinic was led by Sacramento Kings forward and 2014 FIBA World Cup gold medallist Rudy… Read more »

VIDEO: Our basketball boys feature on CBBC

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Last Saturday, Platanos College and Raines Foundation School were selected from the newly formed Jr.NBA Basketball England League to represent the recent NBA finalists, Cleveland Caverliers and Golden State Warriors in CBBC’s Kickabout+. Click here to see the full video! Source: bbc.co.uk

Our basketball participants will appear on CBBC!

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Basketball England today announced that two of the recent participants in their joint venture with the NBA, the Jr.NBA Basketball England League, have been chosen by the BBC to appear on ‘Match of the Day Kickabout’, a children’s TV show regularly broadcast on CBBC. Platanos College and Raines Foundation School were selected from the newly… Read more »

Hackney Girls qualify for London Youth Games basketball final

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The University of East London played host to the capital’s largest sports event of the year on Sunday 31st May – the London Youth Games. An impressive 22 boroughs entered the U18 girls basketball competition all fighting to make it to the top four. The Hackney trials, training and selection was all held at Clapton… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports participants selected for the London Youth Games

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Congratulations to the Norwood School Greenhouse Sports basketball participants who were selected to represent their boroughs in the 2015 London Youth Games last weekend. Joel Barnaby and Hamdi Ahmed were selected to represent Lambeth Team, and Mariam Khalil was selected to represent the Croydon Team. Both teams all did really well to reach the quarter-finals. The London… Read more »

Harris Academy basketball team dig deep in National Schools Champs

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In last weekend’s Dynamik National Schools Basketball Championship U15 Boys Conference final four, Harris Academy South Norwood fought bravely to bring home the runner-up trophy after beating last year’s winner The Lancaster School convincingly in the semi-finals and losing out on the title by just seven points to Holy Trinity School. Congratulations to the whole… Read more »

London South Bank University and Greenhouse announce sports partnership

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Greenhouse Sports and London South Bank University’s (LSBU) Academy of Sport have entered a partnership that will see Greenhouse Sports contribute inspirational sports coaches and LSBU share their recently refurbished sports facilities. The partnership will extend and enrich LSBU’s high-calibre sports programmes and also serves to enhance Greenhouse Sports’ community sports provision. The initial stages… Read more »

Greenhouse basketball coach Predrag Krneta wins NBL Coach of the Year

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Massive congratulations to London Greenhouse Pioneers coach Predrag Krneta who was voted NBL Division Two Coach of the Year by his peers at Basketball England. The 2014-15 season was the Greenhouse Pioneers’ first in Division Two after being promoted from Division Three South last year and they put together a solid campaign, finishing 5th in the… Read more »