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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.

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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Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

News   •   Oct 29, 2019 09:57 GMT

Young people in a positive environment with inspiring coaches, and they're less likely to make costly decisions which are marring the lives of south Londoners. That’s the logic behind the Reaching Higher Football Academy in Croydon.

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.

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™ .

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Six reasons why you should nominate for the London Sport Awards 2020

Six reasons why you should nominate for the London Sport Awards 2020

Blog posts   •   Dec 18, 2019 15:51 GMT

With the nomination’s deadline (Wednesday 8 January) for the London Sport Awards supported by the City of London Corporation edging closer, it’s vital to submit your nominees before it’s too late.

Inclusive practices remain important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards

Inclusive practices remain important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards

Blog posts   •   Dec 03, 2019 14:11 GMT

On International Day of Disabled People, Specialist Advisor for Disability Alex Gibbons looks at how inclusive practices continue to be an important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards.

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.

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.