Harry Simmons outlines the Football Foundation’s investment into school facilities and looks at the famous faces from
the world of sport that are backing its initiatives

In June, ukactive launched its much anticipated children’s activity report, Generation Inactive, which addresses the lack of tracking of pupil’s physical activity and fitness within primary
schools, as well as ways to promote a more active day

ukactive launched its much anticipated children’s activity report, Generation Inactive, which addresses the lack of tracking of pupil’s physical activity and fitness within primary schools, as well as ways to promote a more active day

Guildford County School took part in the Sky Sports Living for Sport programme, an initiative that uses sport stars and sport skills to improve young people’s lives. Nikki Sullivan, head of key stage 4 PE, shares the school’s experience

With overwhelming strains on the NHS and inactivity said to cost the UK economy £20 billion a year, it is crucial to engage children in being active from a young age. ukactive outlines its
plans for the coming year to get more children, more active, more often

Fear of judgement is stopping many women from taking part in exercise. But as thousands of women up and down the country are proving, it really doesn’t have to be a barrier. Sport England provides the inside track on the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign

Grounds teams at schools should be trained professionally to maintain high-quality sports pitches. The Institute of Groundsmanship presents a round-up of what training is available

With space at a premium, making the most of any sports facility is essential. The Sports and Play Construction Association explain how multi-use game areas can meet the demand for versatile spaces, where multiple pitches are not necessarily available

The Youth Sport Trust provides an update on the Living for Sport programme, as Dean Watson of Rastrick High School details the benefits it had on the school and its students

Dan Bermingham Shaw from the Football Foundation provides a run-down on how its funding for sporting facilities works and how it can benefit schools, sport and the community

The Youth Sport Trust’s Director of External Relations Phil Chamberlain examines how PE and sport can improve the health, wellbeing and behaviour of young people, and outlines the positive outcomes of the Sky Sports Living for Sport programme

The Youth Sport Trust’s PE, school sport and physical activity survey shows that most schools recognise the importance of physical activity for school children and actively promote it throughout the school day, but suggests that the number of minutes spent on PE are in decline. Education Business reports

What is the value of residential sports tours and are they a factor in high achieving schools? The School Travel Forum’s Ian Pearson investigates

Leading British athletes are taking up the baton of teaching children about the positive role sport can play in their lives, as this report from Sky Sports Living for Sports explains

20 May 2014 saw the country’s best young athletes celebrated at the fourth annual Sky Sports Living for Sports Awards. The Youth Sport Trust shares some highlights

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