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Sport England: The government agency responsible for community sport in England. It is funded by the government and National Lottery

What does it want?

Get people active and increase regular participation by 2 million by 2012

Current non-movers to start exercising

Current limited-movers to build to 30 minutes 3 times a week

Current regular-movers to do more

Ensure young people stay in sport after they leave school

What does it do?

  • Invests in, advises on and promotes community sport for children, young people and adults
  • Works to increase opportunities- especially in hard-to-reach/priority groups
  • Supported the government’s target ‘that by 2008, at least 85% of school children aged 5-16 spend at least two hours on high quality PE and school


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