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Holiday Activities For Kids

Keeping your kids entertained in the holidays

Holiday Activities For Kids

Call: 0115 943 6210

Email: info@ha4k.co.uk

Welcome to HA4k

Who We Are

Dan Connolly

Name: Dan Connolly
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Tennis, Cricket and the Primary School PE Curriculum
Current Schools: Springfield

Bio: I am one of the original members of the First Grade Team. I enjoy teaching all sports but specialise in Tennis & Cricket. I have gained a vast amount of knowledge in this role & have now moved on to supporting and mentoring younger staff members as well as delivering high quality PE lessons.

Emma Walsh

Name: Emma Walsh
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Football
Current Schools: Lynncroft, Gilthill, Larklands Infants

Bio: I graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2014, where I studied a BSc in Coaching and Sports Science. I have been working for First Grade Sports since August 2014. I currently play for a local 11-a-side football team, I also enjoy playing Badminton and Tennis.

Jack Mee

Name: Jack Mee
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Invasion games and Striking and Fielding
Current Schools: Larkfields Infants School, Redhill Primary School and Willoughby Primary School

Bio: I've been working for First Grade for coming up to two years now, having started out as the company’s first apprentice, and now a full time member of the First Grade family. I enjoy teaching children P.E and seeing how well they progress in various different activities and sports.

Jodie Smith

Name: Jodie Smith
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Gymnastics and Dance
Current Schools: Firfield, Tollerton, Cotgrave

Bio: I started working for the company in 2011 after working as a Teacher for 11 Years. As well as teaching in School I spend my time writing resources and delivering Continued Professional Development courses across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

Lewis Beecham

Name: Lewis Beecham
Position: Activity Leader
Specialist Area: Quiz's and Fun games
Current Schools: Firfield Primary School


Mick Green

Name: Mick Green
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Bikeability and Tag Rugby
Current Schools:

Bio: I have worked for the company for 6 years in that time teaching Bikeability, Tag Rugby, Cricket, Fencing, Gymnastics, Multi Sports, Soccer, Tennis, Tri Golf and many more activities. I enjoy all sports and aim to encourage as many children to participate and to enjoy it as much as I do.

Natasha Lee

Name: Natasha Lee
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Gymnastics, Basketball
Current Schools:

Bio: I have recently joined the company as an apprentice. I am look forward to working with the team at First Grade Sports which hopefully develop my skills and knowledge in a wider variety of sports. I am also looking forward to see how the children progress and develop under my care. One of my favourite sports is Gymnastics which I have coached for six years.

Nathan Kirk

Name: Nathan Kirk
Position: P.E and Children Sports Specialist
Specialist Area: Primary Participation and Inclusion
Current Schools: Heage Primary School, Kinoulton Primary School and Gotham Primary School


Neil Smith

Name: Neil Smith
Position: Director
Specialist Area: Managing Staff
Current Schools:

Bio: I am proud to be the Director of such a fantastic company and have the pleasure of working with such a dedicated, talented and fun team. The company has taken significant strides forward since our inception in 2005. I am a keen Triathlete and enjoy training and competing for various races and events. In addition to my role at First Grade Sports, my other full time role, is that of a proud Dad, to my girls, Holly and Abigail.

Richard Swain

Name: Richard Swain
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Administration, Bikeability & Sports Leadership
Current Schools: Blidworth Oaks, Matlock Trinity

Bio: I am a 8 year veteran of the company. Having now delivered sport for over 20 years, I am really enjoying working with all our up and coming staff. I know with our guidance they will enjoy working in the industry as much as I have.

Sam Moseley

Name: Sam Moseley
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Football and Cricket
Current Schools: St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Pottery Primary School and Matlock Bath Holy Trinity

Bio: I began working for First Grade Sports in September 2014 after completing a degree in Sports Development and Coaching at Staffordshire University. Outside of work, I coach both football and cricket teams and take great pleasure in seeing the progress of individuals. I also enjoy following Derby County FC home and away.