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Prince's Trust Tesco Youth Index 2021Prince's Trust Tesco Youth Index 2021

London Sport
Created 9 months ago
This year’s report highlights the "devastating toll" that covid-19 has had on the lives of 16-25 year olds and their mental wellbeing. Amid the throes of a global pandemic, young people, particularly those not in education, training or employment are concerned about not being able to find a career as well as increased competition in the job market. However, young people are more determined than ever to strive for a brighter and more sec...This year’s report highlights the "devastating toll" that covid-19 has had on the lives of 16-25 year olds and their mental wellbeing. Amid the throes of a global pandemic, young people, particularly those not in educati...

Children and Young People Active Lives Report 2019-20Children and Young People Active Lives Report 2019-20

London Sport
Created 9 months ago
The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restricted the type of activities available. The figures, published today in Sport England's latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey covering the 2019/20 academic year, show 44.9% of children and young people (3.2 million) met the Chief Medical Offi...The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restricted the type of activities availabl...

Learning From Local Authorities With Downward Trends in Childhood ObesityLearning From Local Authorities With Downward Trends in Childhood Obesity

London Sport
Created 10 months ago
The main aim of this research was to investigate local authorities (LAs) in England who were identified to have significant downward trends in childhood obesity from 2006/07 to 2015/16, in order to identify common approaches or interventions that may have contributed to reductions in childhood obesity. Further aims were to highlight where future research would be beneficial to increase the evidence base for tackling childhood obesity a...The main aim of this research was to investigate local authorities (LAs) in England who were identified to have significant downward trends in childhood obesity from 2006/07 to 2015/16, in order to identify common approa...

Children’s Views On Well-Being And What Makes A Happy LifeChildren’s Views On Well-Being And What Makes A Happy Life

London Sport
Created a year ago
Published by the ONS in October 2020, the two reports below summarise children's views on what they consider to be important to their well-being. The first report 'Children well-being indicator review' explains the proposals and methodologies implemented to identify the 31 indicators used the measure a child's wellbeing. The second report records the results from this study, identifying the key factors that contribute to supporting and ...Published by the ONS in October 2020, the two reports below summarise children's views on what they consider to be important to their well-being. The first report 'Children well-being indicator review' explains the propo...

In Sport We TrustIn Sport We Trust

London Sport
Created a year ago
Published by Sported in 2019, this report finds that there are two important factors to consider when analysing the outcomes for membership of sports clubs and groups on young people: 1. Sports group membership is more common in higher SEGs. 2. The better off you are, the more likely you are to be healthy, happy, trusting, and interacting with a more diverse group of people and experiences. This research considers the various factors th...Published by Sported in 2019, this report finds that there are two important factors to consider when analysing the outcomes for membership of sports clubs and groups on young people: 1. Sports group membership is more c...

Children Return to PE With Low Levels of Physical FitnessChildren Return to PE With Low Levels of Physical Fitness

London Sport
Created a year ago
New research released by the Youth Sport Trust has recorded teacher's accounts of what a return to PE and sport in schools across the UK looks like following six months of closures. The charity heard how logistical issues and cautiousness among teachers around delivery guidelines has led to some schools teaching less or even no PE at all this term. In secondary schools over a fifth are offering less timetabled PE than before COVID. Arou...New research released by the Youth Sport Trust has recorded teacher's accounts of what a return to PE and sport in schools across the UK looks like following six months of closures. The charity heard how logistical issue...

School Sport and Activity Action PlanSchool Sport and Activity Action Plan

London Sport
Created a year ago
Schools play an important role in young people’s lives, and it is important that they are supported to provide high quality, modern PE lessons that engage young people as well as opportunities for them to be active throughout the school day. The government has three overarching ambitions for this plan:   1. All children and young people take part in at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.  2. Children and young people have t...Schools play an important role in young people’s lives, and it is important that they are supported to provide high quality, modern PE lessons that engage young people as well as opportunities for them to be active throu...

The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young PeopleThe Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People

London Sport
Created a year ago
This report focuses on the transport available to young people and how its functioning can shape the long-term health of young people today. The data shows that young people are making less trips than they did 20 years ago and see cost as a major barrier. Transport plays an increasingly crucial role in connecting young people to opportunities and important aspects of their everyday lives. It is therefore an integral component in the sha...This report focuses on the transport available to young people and how its functioning can shape the long-term health of young people today. The data shows that young people are making less trips than they did 20 years a...

Girls Leadership Through CricketGirls Leadership Through Cricket

London Sport
Created a year ago
The Chance to Shine Secondary School Girls Programme is a new initiative funding cricket coaching and leadership development for girls aged 11-16. The programme aims to help them build and sustain a positive relationship with sport and physical activity through cricket and to develop key employability and leadership skills  This report assesses the success and impact of the programme on school age girls. Findings provide support for the...The Chance to Shine Secondary School Girls Programme is a new initiative funding cricket coaching and leadership development for girls aged 11-16. The programme aims to help them build and sustain a positive relationship...

The Youth Violence Commission - Final ReportThe Youth Violence Commission - Final Report

London Sport
Created a year ago
The Youth Violence Commission Final Report is the culmination of four years of work by commissioners, academic advisers and sector experts.   Based on a compelling social and economic case for action, the Commission’s main findings and recommendations are designed to help better understand and reduce the shocking levels of serious violence that saturate many young people’s lives, while also seeking to prevent the traumatic experiences t...The Youth Violence Commission Final Report is the culmination of four years of work by commissioners, academic advisers and sector experts.   Based on a compelling social and economic case for action, the Commission’s ma...