Welcome to HA4K!
Holiday Activities For Kids

Keeping your kids entertained in the holidays

Welcome to HA4K!
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.


Jo Hill

Name: Jo Hill
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Invasion Games
Current Schools: English Martyrs, Brooklands

Bio: I have been working for FGS for two years and really enjoy seeing children getting the most out of sport. Last year as part of Team English Martyrs we cycled from London to Brighton overnight to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.


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.


Mark Tinsley

Name: Mark Tinsley
Position: P.E Practitioner
Specialist Area: Curriculum P.E, Holiday Camps, Extra Curriculum Activities
Current Schools: Gotham Primary, St Margaret Clitherow & Normanton on Soar.

Bio: I have been with First Grade for two years delivering Curriculum P.E, I love to see children grow in confidence and thrive in a sporting environment. I currently play football for Holwell Sports FC.


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.


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.