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 New online resources to boost children’s physical activity in schools

 New online resources to boost children’s physical activity in schools

Categories: Education Health & Wellbeing

The Department for Education has launched new online resources to inspire children to get active to mark National Fitness Day 2020. With more than 99.9% of state-funded schools open to pupils as of 10 September, lessons having resumed and children being reunited with their friends and teachers, the Department for Education’s new online video collection […]

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Tackling inequalities in the sport sector

Tackling inequalities in the sport sector

Categories: Safeguarding and equality Sport Industry News

In June Sport England acknowledged that, while they – and the Active Partnerships – already focus much of their work on tackling long-standing inequalities contributing to people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds being far less likely to be physically active, we’ve so much more to do. Responding to the abhorrent killing of […]

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Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Coaching campaign asks the nation to ‘Support Your Coach’

Categories: Coach & Volunteering Partner news Sport Industry News

UK Coaching has confirmed that UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September. The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to ‘Support Your Coach’, kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation to give some […]

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Why investing in physical activity is great for our health – and our nation

Why investing in physical activity is great for our health – and our nation

Categories: Sport Industry News

08 September 2020 Sport England have commissioned the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University to calculate the social impact and the economic importance of sport and physical activity in England. Every £1 spent on community sport and physical activity generates nearly £4 for the English economy and society. The findings of the report […]

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