Guest post by Tatami Health: Completing versus competing = Speed

For most speed isn’t the goal, running and racing is about completing but what happens when you want to start competing in races? When you start thinking about PBs (personal bests) and minute miles (the speed you run one mile in). Everyone can run faster and speed training prepares your body for moving faster. All it takes is adding a …

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Dawn House pupils go the extra mile for charity

The sun definitely shone for Sport Relief at Dawn House School on Friday 23rd March as staff and pupils went the extra mile to raise money for Sport Relief 2012! At the start of the morning we had a whole school assembly, which was run by 3 Further Education (FE) students and the organisers of the Sport Relief theme day …

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Dawn House School nominated as one of Asdas new ‘Community Causes’

Given the choice on a beautiful Monday afternoon what should we do…work hard in our lessons or have a trip to Asda to see ‘The Friends of Dawn House School’ on the brand new Community Board in Asda, ForestTown, Mansfield. What will the children choose? Asda staff, Dawn House School staff and Key Stage 3 pupils joined the crowds at …

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Guest Blog: Top tips for race day preparations from Tatami Health

Race day preparation. At Tatami Health we know what it takes to get your mind and body race ready so we have asked our marathon running physiotherapist for a few tips to prevent last minute injuries or disappointment on the day. The last few weeks and days leading up to a big race are just as important as the months …

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Dawn House School Headteacher: the day Newsround visited our school

There was an excited buzz in the air as pupils arrived at school on Friday 10th February. Snow had fallen the night before and unlike most days when we have snow, pupils were not altogether happy to see it! ‘They’re travelling from Manchester and the roads might be closed’ pupils groaned whilst others shouted the groaners down confident that when …

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