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Number of inactive children and young people falls in second Active Lives survey

Number of inactive children and young people falls in second Active Lives survey

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 11:38 GMT

​The number of inactive children in London has fallen significantly in the last academic year according to Sport England’s second annual Active Lives Children and Young People Survey released today.

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​Goals4Girls uses Satellite Club funding to help teens physically and mentally

​Goals4Girls uses Satellite Club funding to help teens physically and mentally

News   •   Oct 15, 2019 11:51 BST

Football programme Goals4Girls is designed for teenage girl and to help them to become “mentally and physically prepared” for the challenges that lie ahead.

Satellite Club Skates Dagenham offers an invaluable community service for girls

Satellite Club Skates Dagenham offers an invaluable community service for girls

News   •   Oct 08, 2019 13:28 BST

​Skates Dagenham was created in 2018 and uses roller-skating to get teenage girls active and engaged in their local community. It is part of the charity Community Resources and supported by funding from Sport England’s ​Satellite Club programme, which is distributed by London Sport.

Government releases details of new School Sport and Activity Action Plan

Government releases details of new School Sport and Activity Action Plan

News   •   Jul 15, 2019 16:45 BST

​The government has announced its intention to help children lead healthier lives, with access to 60 minutes of physical activity every day, through a new School Sport and Activity Action Plan.

Connect Series Round-Up: Working alongside young people to reduce Serious Youth Violence

Connect Series Round-Up: Working alongside young people to reduce Serious Youth Violence

News   •   Jul 10, 2019 15:20 BST

London will achieve nothing in its attempts to reduce serious youth violence unless it works more closely alongside young people warned Director of the Violence Reduction Unit Lib Peck last night. The event was the first in a new series by London Sport looking at how to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the capital and the role which the physical activity and sport sector can play.

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Why we must avoid retro-fitting activity into built environment - again

Why we must avoid retro-fitting activity into built environment - again

Blog posts   •   Oct 14, 2019 12:49 BST

Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck has done extensive work with urban sports in recent years and, in this blog, explains why the sector must work with developers now to ensure activity is front and centre of future plans for London.

How Satellite Clubs have developed our understanding of inactive young people's motivations

How Satellite Clubs have developed our understanding of inactive young people's motivations

Blog posts   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:23 BST

Since its inception in 2013-14, Sport England’s long-standing Satellite Clubs programme has played a key role in London Sport’s mission to get the capital more active.

Time to get more of London’s teenagers active

Time to get more of London’s teenagers active

Blog posts   •   Jun 18, 2019 13:15 BST

London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, looks at how Sport England's Satellite Club funding, distributed by London Sport, can impact on the next generation in the capital.

Coaches Connecting Communities - Coaching Week 2019

Coaches Connecting Communities - Coaching Week 2019

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2019 11:42 BST

From 1 - 7 June 2019, Coaching Week celebrates great coaching in physical activity and sport across the UK. In this blog, we explore the ways that coaching can help build more integrated communities across London.