22 Feb 2018

Brexit: What does it mean for sport and recreation?

James Allen, Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs at the Sport and Recreation Alliance, reflects on the three key points he raised in the House of Lords looking at the impact of Brexit on the sport and recreation sector

20 Feb 2018

Research finds whistle being blown on secondary PE

Time on the curriculum for Physical Education is being squeezed, new research from the Youth Sport Trust shows. The findings suggest that 38% of English secondary schools have cut timetabled Physical Education for 14-16-year-olds since 2012 while almost one in four (24%) have done so in the last academic year.

20 Feb 2018

ukactive consultation looking to shape policy on children’s physical activity

A consultation launched earlier today by not-for-profit health body ukactive will look to shape future policy for children’s sport and physical activity in the UK.

16 Feb 2018

PE is a more important school subject than history, survey by YouGov finds

The British public thinks it is more important secondary school children have PE lessons than study history, according to a study by YouGov

08 Feb 2018

Schools are not the answer to childhood obesity epidemic, study shows

"Schools have an important part to play but other factors are involved too - families, the media and the food industry all need to be considered,"