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London Sport backs campaign to find London’s Active School Heroes

London Sport backs campaign to find London’s Active School Heroes

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 14:28 GMT

London Sport is proud to be supporting Active School Hero, the new campaign from ukactive Kids and Nike aiming to find and celebrate the achievements of heroes working in primary schools across London to inspire the next generation of active people.

Over 40% of young Londoners live active lives

Over 40% of young Londoners live active lives

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 10:42 GMT

Data from the first Active Lives Children and Young People Survey, conducted by Sport England, has today shown that 43% of children in London do an average of more than 60 minutes of physical activity a day – in-line with figures from across the country.

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Covid-19: Keeping Children and Young People active during outbreak
London Sport welcomes new government funding to help schools open up sports facilities all year round

London Sport welcomes new government funding to help schools open up sports facilities all year round

News   •   Jan 27, 2020 13:32 GMT

London Sport will receive part of a £1.6m government fund to assist schools open up their sports facilities all year round to boost physical activity levels in the capital.

London Sport consultancy helps primary school fund new all-weather multi-sports facility

London Sport consultancy helps primary school fund new all-weather multi-sports facility

News   •   Aug 07, 2019 11:39 BST

​A primary school in Thornton Heath successfully secured over £135,000 of capital and revenue funding from Sport England and London Marathon Charitable Fund thanks to support from London Sport.

London Sport's partnership with The Daily Mile continues to flourish

London Sport's partnership with The Daily Mile continues to flourish

News   •   Jun 26, 2019 16:26 BST

London Sport continues to prioritise Children and Young People and a key strand of this work lies in our ongoing partnership with The Daily Mile™ .

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​Re-activating young Londoners by increasing access to school facilities

​Re-activating young Londoners by increasing access to school facilities

Blog posts   •   May 14, 2020 14:14 BST

Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People Gary Palmer looks at how broadening access to school's sport facilities could be a vital piece to the puzzle of re-activating our children following the period of lockdown due to the covid-19 outbreak.

Success of Joe Wicks shows why schools must integrate activity alongside PE

Success of Joe Wicks shows why schools must integrate activity alongside PE

Blog posts   •   Apr 08, 2020 13:05 BST

The Daily Mile™ National Coordinator Molly Adkin looks at the success of Joe Wicks' #PEWithJoe campaign and what it tells us about the need to integrate activity in addition to physical education in schools.

Sector must come together to ensure children's safety during covid-19 outbreak

Sector must come together to ensure children's safety during covid-19 outbreak

Blog posts   •   Apr 02, 2020 15:37 BST

Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People Gary Palmer looks at the safeguarding challenges thrown up by the covid-19 outbreak and calls for the physical activity and sport sector to work together to ensure all children are safe.

Schools must use the PE and Sport Premium to innovate and do things differently

Schools must use the PE and Sport Premium to innovate and do things differently

Blog posts   •   Oct 31, 2019 10:17 GMT

London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, explains his plea to schools to innovative with the PE and Sport Premium to create sustainable improvements that encourage a healthy, active habit for life.