• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

English sport.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Sport England Sport England is responsible for providing the strategic lead for sport in England to deliver Government's sporting objectives. The organisation develops the framework for the country's sporting infrastructure and distributes Lottery funding to where it will deliver most value for sport. Sport England provides many different schemes to help promote Sport and P.E across England and its schools. One of the main schemes presented is `Active Schools' Active Schools demonstrates Sport England's commitment to encouraging every child to stay physically active for life. It highlights the importance of physical activity as an essential part of a healthy, active lifestyle. It emphasises that, for some, early involvement in physical activity is the first step towards national or international sporting success. Active Schools provides schools and teachers with the support, training and resources they need to give children the best possible physical education and sports provision. Its range of integrated products and services has been developed and consolidated through extensive consultation with Sport England's partners in the government, education, sport and health sectors. ...read more.

Middle

Sport England also operates many different programmes within Active Schools. All of which provide funding to schools across England in order to improve facilities within the school itself and the overall standard of play in P.E today: Space for Sports and Arts is a two-year programme (2000-02) providing funding to primary schools in the most deprived areas to improve their sports and arts facilities for dual school and community use. Invitations have been extended to 65 local education authorities to apply for the funding to support up to 300 projects. Playing fields and Community Green spaces Programme identifies and funds projects that help communities gain access to playing fields, green spaces, school playgrounds and community play areas. Sport England will distribute �31.5 million on behalf of the New Opportunities Fund (NOF), with �22.3 million allocated for playing fields and �9.2 million for school playgrounds and community play areas. The programme, which runs for four years from May 2001 to April 2005, covers the whole of England but will focus 50% of the funding on areas of deprivation. ...read more.

Conclusion

between schools, sports clubs and the community * increase training opportunities * Keep PE staff abreast of new developments * enhance delivery of the National Curriculum 2000 * Improve the quality of out-of-school-hours learning * help schools determine their strengths and identify areas for development * help schools promote and market themselves effectively * help schools improve their sports facilities for community use Sport is an essential part of a child's physical and social development. Active Schools is based on the principle that every child should develop love of movement. physical activity and sport, and enjoy the lifelong benefits of sport participation. Sport England will measure the programme's success against a set of challenging targets that are in line with the long term, national targets set out in the Government's strategy document, England: the Sporting nation. They are: * 20% more young people taking part in out-of-school-hours sport * 20% more girls showing a strong interest in leisure-time sport * 10% more boys showing a strong interest in leisure-time sport. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Contemporary Studies section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Contemporary Studies essays

  1. Compile a detailed report based on two outdoor adventure activities, one land-based and one ...

    The Royal Yachting Association The role of the Royal Yachting Association is to develop yachting, under sail and power, in all its recreational and competitive forms. The RYA is the national authority for the administration of yachting and the governing body for yacht racing.

  2. Women in Sport Today

    World Championships in Ireland * members of the Australian women's basketball team which won a Silver Medal in World Basketball Championships in Athens in July for players with an intellectual disability. 1. Principles The Australian Greens are committed to: 1.1 the protection of women's rights to equal respect, opportunity and

  1. The scale of the sport and its contribution to the UK economy

    is more advanced, its possible to watch highlights of a game just hours after the final whistle has gone. So arm chair followers can be more selective and avoid matches they see as boring or irrelevant, and simple catch the highlights.

  2. We Gave Sport to The World - Social Aspects

    It wasn't until the first decade of the twentieth century that Arsenal, Clapton Orient, Chelsea and Tottenham were elected into the football league. Within national sporting events taking off it soon moved onto international events and foreign competitions, such as the rebirth of the Olympic Games in 1896.

  1. Social Aspects of Sport

    Functionalism shows that you can't take things such as education, family, sport or even crime out of the equation as society needs criminal behaviour to function properly, with legal responses to it and is seen as a good thing as without crime so many things would be lost such as

  2. drugs in sport

    But the win at all cost attitudes towards sport is essential in athletes taking these performance-enhancing drugs. It was really rammed home what length professional athletes will go to become successful and win. The win at all cost mentality was evident at the biggest stage of sport the Olympics.

  1. Contemporary Studies in Physical Education

    Representative Cricket This stage allows individuals to identify and develop selected players through high quality coaching, support and competitive programmes. The ECB aims to encourage and support the development of county age groups and adult squads, delivered by 'County Board' in conjunction with 'Minor County Clubs' where appropriate.

  2. Local Leisure Market

    in the city for example 'Virgin Active' and 'Greens Health and Fitness'. Technical Factors include the growing interest of the internet, with more and more people turning to the internet to do there shopping, banking and many more things that was once a lot harder to do.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work