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New DfE guidance on doubling Primary Premium funding

Categories: Active Sussex News Education Funding

Over the summer the Department of Education (DfE) confirmed that the Primary PE & Sport Premium funding will double for 2017-18. This will allow all schools to deliver further improvements to their PE & Sport provision. Last week new guidance and grant conditions were released. This extra funding is a fantastic opportunity for schools to give […]

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Funding Awarded To Bexhill College To Get Students Active

Categories: Education Funding

Bexhill College has been given £136,000 in funding from Sport England to reduce the number of students who are completing less than thirty minutes of activity each week. Sport England’s new Strategy ‘Towards an Active Nation’ puts tackling inactivity at the heart of what they do. As part of this initiative Sport England is investing […]

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Increased Funding to Tackle Inactivity

Categories: Funding Sport Industry News

We know that people in lower socio-economic groups are twice as likely to be inactive – that means they do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week. Just 17% of people in the highest socio-economic groups are inactive, compared to almost 40% in the lowest group. That’s why Sport England will be launching […]

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Wave Donates £3,000 in Grants to Local Community Projects

Categories: Funding Leisure Trusts

Wave Leisure Trust Limited (Wave) the not-for-profit Trust and Social Enterprise which promotes health, wellbeing and active lifestyles across East Sussex, has completed its tenth year of grant funding to community projects. In 2017, Wave’s Community Fund was set at £3,000 and invited local individuals and community organisations to apply for a grant of up […]

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