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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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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.

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™ .

Satellite Club funding helps AFC Leyton Girls become confident citizens

Satellite Club funding helps AFC Leyton Girls become confident citizens

News   •   Jun 19, 2019 10:05 BST

London Sport and Connect Sport join together to look at how Sport England Satellite Club funding is helping teenage girls at AFC Leyton grow in confidence.

​Youth offending: Investigating how sport and physical activity can be part of the answer

​Youth offending: Investigating how sport and physical activity can be part of the answer

News   •   May 01, 2019 11:38 BST

When it comes to youth crime and anti-social behaviour sport is part of the answer, an audience from across London was told last week (Thursday 25 April) at House of Sport.

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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.

The importance of mental health and movement for children and young people

The importance of mental health and movement for children and young people

Blog posts   •   May 17, 2019 09:50 BST

London Sport Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, looks at how Parliament is investigating the links between mental health and movement in the next generation.