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Now recruiting a Centre Director for our new facility

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Apply now to be the Centre Director for this new community sport centre.  We are passionate about the role sport plays to enable young people to develop their confidence and aspirations, which in turn helps to improve their opportunities to succeed in life. This is something we have been doing for over 14 years across… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports reflects on 2015-16 in latest annual review

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Results from our 2015-16 programme delivery are in and show that we had another fantastic year. Over the last year, Greenhouse Sports delivered over 58,000 hours of inspirational coaching to more than 7,600 young people across London who live in areas of high deprivation. In addition, 1 in 2 of our mainstream participants reported improved leadership and communications… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports announced as Charity Times Award finalist

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Greenhouse Sports has been named to the shortlist for Charity Times Award’s Charity of the Year (£1m-£10m). For 14 years, Greenhouse Sports has worked to improve the life chances of young people living in disadvantaged areas of London through the provision of school- and community-based sport programmes. In 2014-15, our inspirational coaches engaged 8,000 young people before,… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports names new Chief Executive

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London-based charity co-founder Michael de Giorgio to remain committed Trustee and ambassador John Herriman has been named the new Chief Executive of Greenhouse Sports, a London-based sport for social change charity. Herriman joins the charity from the National Association of Head Teachers, and will take the reins from co-founder and current Chief Executive Michael de… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports chosen as charity of the year by Lord Mayor of Westminster

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Councillor Steve Summers, newly elected into the ceremonial role of the Lord Mayor of Westminster, has named Greenhouse Sports as his chosen charity of the year. Greenhouse Sports basketball coach Jerome Jack, from Westminster-based school Quintin Kynaston (QK), and some of his students were invited to attend the recent Mayor Making Ceremony as special guests,… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports responds to new Sport England strategy

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Greenhouse Sports welcomes the new Sport England strategy and its focus on the benefits sport can bring to society as a whole. As a sport for social change charity, Greenhouse Sports works in some of London’s most disadvantaged communities to deliver outstanding, intensive sports programmes delivered by inspirational coaches. We use the power of sport… 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 Sports and Sir Bradley Wiggins help launch new Prudential RideLondon event

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On 22 March, Greenhouse Sports participants attended a launch event for the new Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 mile event with Sir Bradley Wiggins at the Lee Valley Velopark in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Along with meeting the cycling legend himself, attendees had the chance to test out the Velopark’s outdoor road track and take part in an exclusive Q&A with Bradley Wiggins, where… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports shortlisted for a Charity Times Award

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Greenhouse Sports are thrilled to announce that as a result of our ongoing work with Goldman Sachs, we are on the shortlist for a prestigious Charity Times Award in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year. Other partnerships and projects shortlisted in our category include British Gas and Shelter, KPMG and Living Wage/Citizens UK, and… Read more »

Looking ahead to a new school year!

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The summer holidays are nearly over and our popular summer holiday camps have come to an end. As the new intake of Year 7s at our partner schools across London prepare for their first taste of Greenhouse Sports programmes, we as an organisation continue to work to reach more young people and further develop our… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports has been nominated for an award!

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  We are thrilled to announce that Greenhouse Sports has been nominated for an award at the Create Development National Awards 2015. The awards recognise and celebrate teachers, schools and institutions that do exceptional work and make a real impact on the lives of children. We have been shortlisted for National Sports Organisation/NGB of the Year. The… Read more »

Read Greenhouse Sports’ Annual Review 2013-14

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It is with great pride that we at Greenhouse Sports share with you our Annual Review for 2013-14. Over the course of the year, we grew and improved our programmes in judo, tennis, swimming, football, basketball, table tennis and volleyball – thus working with more schools and young Londoners than ever – and strove constantly… Read more »