A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
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Developed by a range of experts from across the education, sport and leisure sectors, this report explores the challenges that primary schools face in delivering high quality swimming and water safety lessons. It also makes a series of recommendations on how to improve the situation.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019
This action plan is a statement of intent, setting out a joint commitment from the Department for Education (DfE), Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), and Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), to ongoing collaboration at national level to ensure that sport and physical activity...
Fri, 07 Dec 2018
Welcome to the first Active Lives Children and Young People Survey report summarising the activity levels of children and young people (aged 5-16) in England from September 2017 to July 2018. Given that attitudes towards sport and physical activity are often shaped by experiences in childhood, we have...
Sat, 24 Nov 2018
The Vision for Sport in Wales is clear: To have An Active Nation Where Everyone Can Have Lifelong Enjoyment of Sport. Our mission: To Unleash the Benefits of Sport for Everyone. The School Sport Survey evaluates the activity of sport in young people, understanding their enjoyment of sport, and informs...
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
APPG - Fit & Healthy Childhood
Since 1975 worldwide obesity has tripled. World Health Organisation (WHO) figures show that in 2016 around 41 million children under the age of 5 and over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were with overweight or obesity: http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight...
Sun, 18 Feb 2018
Youth Sport Trust
Time on the curriculum for Physical Education is being squeezed, new research from the Youth Sport Trust shows based on responses from teachers at 487 English secondary schools.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017
A joint response (Swim Ireland and Ireland Active) on a National Swimming Strategy as part of the National Sports Policy Framework Public Consultation Paper submitted to the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016
All Party Parliamentary Commission
This report is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity
Sat, 26 Mar 2016
Sport England's strategy 2016-2021.
Wed, 14 Oct 2015
A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
This consultation highlights ten themes that together capture the headline issues that DCMS want to address.