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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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New research deepens understanding of children’s attitudes to physical activity and sport

New research deepens understanding of children’s attitudes to physical activity and sport

News   •   Mar 22, 2019 14:17 GMT

Latest insight from Sport England’s Active Lives Children and Young People Survey highlights importance of enjoyment in driving youth physical activity behaviours

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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.

What Active London theme, Innovation, means to London Sport staff

What Active London theme, Innovation, means to London Sport staff

Blog posts   •   Jul 17, 2019 12:46 BST

With just one week left to get early bird tickets for Active London (deadline Wednesday 23 July), we’ve spoken to three London Sport staff members to see what innovation - the theme for this year's partner engagement event - means to them and their work.

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.