Sport & Play

Cricket research partnership formed as a tool to boost student life chances

A new research programme launched by the Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation (ACCF) and Bohunt Education Trust (BET) aims to inform how cricket and the outdoors can support students struggling with disadvantage, anxiety, engagement and/or behaviour at secondary school. Funding for the project has kindly been provided by ACCF and by …

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Many children feel healthier and are more active since the return to school, research finds

A new survey from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) analyses how the healthy eating habits and physical activity levels of both children and adults have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, throughout the lockdown and now in the recent period of eased restrictions. The survey, conducted as part of BNF …

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National School Sport Week at Home: Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports team up to unite the country through sport this summer

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports have teamed up on a campaign to unite the country through sport and promote young people’s wellbeing this summer. With millions of young people set to miss out on a school sport day, the Youth Sport Trust’s annual National School Sport …

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Sign up for Outdoor Classroom Day and get children outside to play and learn

A national education charity is calling on schools around the country to swap their desks for the outdoors on Thursday 1 November. Outdoor Classroom Day is returning this November – and this time promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Following a record 2,612 schools and nearly 350,000 …

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Active IQ launches Level 4 Diploma in Primary Physical Education Practice

Active IQ – the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation for the Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing Sector – is launching a Level 4 Diploma in Primary Physical Education Practice. Developed in partnership with Sporting Futures Training, the diploma is aimed at teaching assistants, learners who have completed a physical education …

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