Sport England

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  • Sport England
    • Aims and Objectives
      • Delivering Sport and Recreatrion
        • Planned Approach to the provision of facilities and opportunities to participate in sport
        • Protect existing facilities
        • Enhance the quality, accessibility and management of existing facilities
        • Provide new facilities to meet demand
      • Improve the health of the nation
        • physical activity should be a part of everyday life
      • Enhancing social and cultural well being
      • Creating and supporting economic growth
      • Providing new opportunities for children and young people
        • create a behavioral change in young people by helping them find a sport they love and want to be part of for a long time.
      • Efficient use of resources
      • Improving community safety
    • Work done
      • Women
        • Sport England is working with partners to break down barriers that women face.
          • Encourage more women to play sport
      • Children and young people
        • Ensure that all young people are kept safe and enjoy their activities
      • Health
        • Sport has an important role to play on getting and keeping people active
          • Improves their health and well being
      • Disability
        • Improving sports provsion for disabled people who play sport
      • National Governing Bodies
        • Supports NGB's who are encouraging people to partake in more sport.
    • Initiatives
      • Sporting champions
        • brings world-class athletes face-to-face with young people and young adults
        • to inspire and motivate them to take up and continue playing sport.
        • Current and retired elite athletes who have a wealth of experience and enthusiasm
      • Get on Track
        • Uses sport to create a brighter future for some of the country's most marginalised young people.
        • The programme is run by the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust
          • Sport England has invested £6.9 million into the programme
        • 3000 vulnerable young people aged between 16 and 25
        • The programme also supports the wider outcomes of moving young people into employment and training
      • School Games
        • The School Games is a competition for school children in England. 
        • Encouraging young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport
        • The Games are made up of four levels of activity
          • competition in schools
          • between schools
          • national event
          • at county/area level
      • Satellite Clubs
    • Data on Participation
      • Women are less likely to take part in sport than men
      • During the year up to October 2015, 15.74 million people aged 16 years and over in England played sport at least once a week. That’s an increase of 1.65 million since 2005/6 – the first year of the survey.
      • The number of people in England who regularly take part in sport is rising.
      • Most adults – 57% – still do not play sport
      • 15.74 million adults now play sport at least once a week. That’s 1.65 million more than in 2005/6


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