Plans for a new pilot to help people exercise more and eat better have been laid out, as the government looks for a partner to help run the scheme. As part of the government’s healthy weight strategy, the new scheme will explore the best ways to incentivise adults to make healthier choices.
Green spaces can significantly benefit children’s physical, mental and social development – from infancy into adulthood. A discussion paper from UNICEF outlines the many benefits of green spaces on children’s health and development, as well as actions to improve access to green spaces.
Playday is the national day for play – a partnership of all four nations of the UK held on the first Wednesday in August. Playday 2021 will be celebrated on Wednesday 4 August.
Mind’s inquiry into secondary education and mental health – ‘Not Making the Grade: why our approach to mental health at secondary school is failing young people’ has revealed that almost all (96%) of young people surveyed across England, reported that their mental health had affected their schoolwork at some point.
England Netball has announced an extension of its partnership with the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) following three successful years. The partnership focuses on empowering members of the WI to engage, increase activity and prevent social isolation through the governing body’s popular Walking Netball programme.
Sport England, in collaboration with the other home country Sports Councils and UK Sport, has carried out an independent review into tackling racism and racial inequality in sport.
The Association for Physical Education (afPE) has launched a report from its Education Taskforce which issues a clear call to government to put physical education at the heart of school life.
Primary school children in England will benefit from higher quality PE lessons and better sport opportunities, the Education Secretary has announced today.
Special Olympics GB is delighted to reveal its new four-year strategy. Called Inclusion in Action, the new strategy firmly places athletes at the heart of Special Olympics GB, with a clear vision to drive sustainability and growth across every aspect of the organisation.
The first This Girl Can Week started on Saturday 12th June as Sport England’s campaign calls on women to choose themselves and take the time to get active.