Sport & Play

New schools video platform launched as latest initiative in Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign

With 57% of girls aged 13-16 not achieving the Chief Medical Officer’s recommended 60 minutes of physical activity a day[i] and 64% of girls quitting sports altogether by the age of 16-17[ii], Sport England has developed Studio You – a new video-on-demand platform to inspire teenage girls to get active through …

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Keep pupils active this summer with Public Health England and Disney’s 10 Minute Shake Ups

Evidence suggests that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on pupils’ mental wellbeing. Increasing activity, both at home and in school, has been shown to make pupils feel better, help improve their performance at school, and develop important skills. Yet over the past year, we’ve seen evidence to …

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Warwickshire CCC and Sandwell College form partnership to deliver BTEC studies at Edgbaston Stadium

Warwickshire CCC and Sandwell College have announced a new partnership that will see a new two-year further education course delivered in collaboration with the club’s official charity the Edgbaston Foundation. The programme is designed to support a career in professional sport, delivered from the iconic Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham. The …

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Virtual Schools Archery League supports Covid-safe interschool sports

A brand-new Virtual Schools Archery League, launching this June, is helping schools engage in Covid-safe interschool sports, while also encouraging students to enjoy the benefits of competitive archery. Led by The School Archery League (SAL) and supported by Archery GB, the accessible competition helps set a new challenge for pupils that …

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Archery targets primary schools as ideal socially distanced sport for all ages and abilities

As families struggle through lockdown, with many juggling home-schooling alongside their own commitments often working from home, it’s clear that physical activity for children unable to access regular PE lessons has become restricted by limited time and opportunity. In response to this potential crisis, Archery GB is approaching primary schools …

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