Sport for Development Coalition to Launch #OpenGoal Campaign to mark International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 17:33
Sport for Development Coalition will launch the #OpenGoal campaign on Wednesday 6th April to showcase the contribution of sport and physical activity to building a fairer, more equitable and sustainable future. The campaign will support national policies surround 'levelling up' communities, tackling...
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 14:32
For a limited time only, Table Tennis England are offering a 50% discount on their Level 1 Session Coach qualification for women and girls to encourage more females to start their coaching journey in table tennis.
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 14:23
Swim England has relaunched its swimming with health conditions factsheets to coincide with Social Prescribing Day. The factsheets available cover the following:
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 14:01
Swim England warns that half a million children ae going to miss out on the chance to learn to swim as the demand for swimming lessons is increasing while the nation experiences a shortage of swimming teachers.
The Black Swimming Association Launches Research Project to Identify, Understand, and Address Barriers to Participation in Aquatic Sports and Activities
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 13:50
The Black Swimming Association has launched #OurSwimStory, an industry-pioneering research project aiming to explore the barriers that Black and Asian communities face when it comes to engaging in swimming other aquatic sports. #OurSwimStory will explore why Black and Asian communities are put off from...
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 13:34
A new study by the World Health Organization reveals that 85% of adolescent girls do not do enough physical activity and have published a factsheet titled: 'Barriers and Facilitators of Physical Activity Participation in Adolescent Girls', which summarises the findings of the study, as well as identified...
ukctive Announces Nationwide Campaign to Recognise Unsung Primary School Staff who have Inspired Physical Activity among Schoolchildren
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 13:20
ukactive Kids, in partnership with Nike, have announced a nationwide campaign to recognise unsung primary school staff who have inspired physical activity among schoolchildren. The Active School Hero Award is backed by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, one of Great Britain's greatest Paralympians and Chair...
StreetGames Shares New Resources to Increase Girls' Engagement in Physical Activity through She Got Game
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 13:02
StreetGames has played a vital role in the 'She Got Game' partnership over the past two years. 'She Got Game' is an international project that is funded by Erasmus+ and aims to provide coaches and leaders with tools to engage women and girls in physical activity sessions. The partnership is made up of...
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 12:48
Activity Alliance have launched a new campaign, 'Who Says?', to call time on negative perceptions towards disabled children. The national charity wants children and young people with disabilities to have the same opportunities to be active as their non-disabled peers.
Bikeability Receves Record £20 million Government Investment to Deliver its Cycle Training Programme Next Year
Posted: Sun, 13 Mar 2022 12:34
Bikeability has received £20 million Department for Transport Funding to improve access to cycle training, as well as promote active travel and provide cycle training to half a million children and their families.
Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 14:41
Latest research from Women in Sport found that more than one million teenage girls who once considered themselves 'sporty', disengage from sport following primary school. Some of the reasons for disengagement include:
Activity levels amongst children and young people have remained stable compared to last academic year, recent Children and Young People Active Lives Survey data suggests
Posted: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 09:15
Children and Young People Active Lives Summary
Sport England published its latest Active Lives Survey for children and young people at the beginning of December. The data for Bedfordshire reveals some significant local differences across our unitary authorities, particularly when compared with the previous...