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‘Virtual’ School Games sees 73,836 entries from children across 421 schools

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Our 11-week ‘Virtual’ School Games programme for Sussex schools came to an end on Friday 17 July, seeing an impressive 73,836 total entries over the course of the 3 months. The Sussex School Games Summer Festival had been an annual highlight for school sport competition since 2012, but was cancelled this year due to school […]

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REBOOT online workout sessions encourage teens to keep active

Categories: Active Sussex Programmes Health & Wellbeing

Following social distancing measures and school closures by the UK government back in March, Active Sussex teamed up with REBOOT to create a programme of online workout sessions aimed directly at teenagers. With the programme now in its seventh week, it has proved to bring huge benefit, not only to teens across Sussex, but to […]

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Positive signs for physical activity levels in Sussex before Covid-19

Categories: Active Sussex News Active Sussex Programmes Insight National Governing Bodies

The latest release of the Sport England Active Lives Survey for England shows a reduction in the proportion of physically inactive adults nationally, and in Sussex. The survey was carried out nationally, in the 12 months from November 2018 to November 2019, before the impact of Covid-19, and asked adults aged 16 and above, how much physical activity […]

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🎥 Spirit of Curling: Satellite Club

Categories: Active Sussex News Active Sussex Programmes Education Health & Wellbeing

Our Spirit of Curling video is now available for you to watch, replay and share!  In 2013 Beacon Community College set up a Curling Satellite Club with Fenton’s Rink.  Satellite Clubs are a Sport England, Lottery funded programme. It is designed to work with targetted groups and underrepresented young people across the country. Active Sussex works […]

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