New research published by Sport England today, carried out independently by Ipsos MORI, reveals the scale of the challenge to help the nation's children be more active, and the benefits that sport and physical activity can bring.
Active Lives Children and Young People is the largest ever survey of its kind, and provides comprehensive insight into how children in England are taking part in sport and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:43
Youngsters from Somerset Schools took the challenge to get moving in November and raised £11,516 for BBC Children in Need by supporting the One Show's Rickshaw Challenge.
Organised by Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) School Games programme, 25 schools and 5,000 pupils took part in different physical activity challenges during the BBC Children in Need Week (12-16 November). Many... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:38
Youngsters from Somerset Schools are taking up the challenge to get moving this November to raise money for BBC Children in Need by supporting the One Show's Rickshaw Challenge.
Organised by Somerset Activity Sports Partnership (SASP) School Games programme, more than 30 schools and over 4,000 pupils will be getting active during BBC Children in Need Week (12-16 November).
The county's success in motivating... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:34
More than 160 people of all ages and abilities came together on Friday 19th October to celebrate the Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership annual awards held at The Cooper Associates Cricket Ground, Taunton. The awards, organised by Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) highlight the achievements and successes of inspirational volunteers, outstanding coaches, talented athletes and high... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:36
Activity Alliance releases a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Leaders from Government, sport, leisure and third sector joined the call for action when the strategy was unveiled at Activity Alliance's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:30
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) are excited to announce the launch of the new Active Spaces project in Sedgemoor and West Somerset. Active Spaces is a community-based activity project which offers local communities the chance to get out and get active in their local area.
SASP believes communities in the Sedgemoor and West Somerset areas will benefit from high quality exercise sessions... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:45
A £3m fund, the ﬁrst of its kind in the UK oﬀers investment in the form of simple, flexible repayable loans of between £50k to £150k. These loans are designed to support the sustainable development of community sport clubs that deliver impact.
The loan funding can be used to help organisations develop new projects, operations and revenue streams.
A wide range of organisations from... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:26
We look forward to welcoming everyone to the annual Somerset Summer School Games on Thursday and Friday this week. We are expecting over 2000 school children to take part in the games across the 2 days, held at the amazing facilities of Millfield Senior School in Street.
There are 19 different events taking place with 26 schools attending on Thursday 5th July and 49 schools attending on Friday 6th July.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:41
Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life.
The first in a series of films on the ten principles, it introduces... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:48
Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate when great coaching is taking place.
Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of UK Coaching, revealed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:31