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Education Secretary sets out vision for character and resilience
20th February 2019

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Damian Hinds sets out in a speech that character and resilience are as important as academic achievement Character and resilience are as crucial to young people's future success as academic ... read more...


Play Builds Children
20th February 2019

Play Policy

The Children's Play Policy Forum believes that play is a powerful builder of happy, healthy, capable children. The benefits of play extend to families, communities and society. The fun and ... read more...


Sports Minister Mims Davies calls for increase to school sport levels
13th February 2019

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Only 17.5% of children meet recommended guidelines for daily activity levels according to research. Sport and physical activity must be put "on a par with reading and writing", says Sports ... read more...


Mencap and Sport England join forces to help people with a learning disability to get active in Cornwall
31st January 2019

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• People with a learning disability are nearly twice as likely to be inactive, twice as likely to become obese, and have shorter lifespans then the general population • Mencap and Sport ... read more...


Help Close the Loophole in the law that's putting 17 and 17 year olds at risk.
10th January 2019

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Right now, there's a loophole in the law that means some adults who hold a position of power over a young person such as a sports coach, a youth worker and a faith group leader can legally have ... read more...


GLL Supporting Today's and Tomorrow's Athletes
20th December 2018

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GLL Sport Foundation Applications Open 20th December 2018 In 2019, GLL - the UK's largest charitable leisure social enterprise - is set to support more than three thousand athletes, through its ... read more...


Crime and Youth Justice Tackled Through New Partnerships
13th December 2018

Some of the organisations involved in the Criminal Youth Justice Day

On Wednesday 21st November, over 25 people from different sport and physical activity organisations and also Crime and Youth Justice Organisations in Cornwall came together to ensure ALL young ... read more...


Cornwall set to have more autism friendly leisure centres
11th December 2018

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Leisure centres in Cornwall can now assess whether they are autism friendly and how they can improve to receive an autism friendly status. The Autism Spectrum Team at Cornwall Council has ... read more...


Landmark Report Reveals Children's Activity Levels for the First Time
7th December 2018

Active Lives Children & Young People

Around 3 million children (43.3%) lead active lives nationally, doing an average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day, compared to 44.4% in Cornwall.Among active children, only the ... read more...


Safeguarding in Sport remains top of the agenda in Cornwall
22nd November 2018

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On the Evening of Wednesday 14th November and during the day of Thursday 15th November over 50 people from different sport and physical activity organisations in Cornwall came together to ... read more...


Achieving whole school improvement through physical activity, pe and sport
21st November 2018

Time 2 Move

For the third year running, Cornwall Association of Primary Heads (CAPH) and the Cornwall Sports Partnership have teamed up to celebrate primary schools who are delivering excellent practice in PE ... read more...


It's National Safeguarding Adults Week!
19th November 2018

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Its National Safeguarding Adults Week and here's how your sport or activity club can get involved. The National Safeguarding Adults Network are launching the first ever National Safeguarding ... read more...


Get Set - Youth Engagement Programme
30th October 2018

Get Set

Get Set is the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association's youth engagement programme. It was originally created as the official London 2012 education programme, to deliver ... read more...


Almost 300,000 More People are Active
15th October 2018

Active Lives Adult Survey

Results from the Active Lives Adult Survey May 17/18 shows inactivity rates are also beginning to improve Almost 300,000 more people are doing 150 minutes of activity a week according to new ... read more...


Entries Open for Community Sport and Recreation Awards
4th October 2018

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Aquila Burgess, Project Officer at the Alliance explains why you should enter this year's Community Sport and Recreation Awards, with cash prizes and national recognition up for grabs. Our annual ... read more...


Secondary Schools to benefit from up to £13.5 million investment in workforce skills
28th September 2018

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Free training is now on offer to 17,000 secondary school PE teachers to help foster a more positive attitude to physical education. Up to £13.5 million is being invested by us in a teacher ... read more...


Parents in Sport Week 2018
13th September 2018

Parents in Sport Week 2018

When is it? 1-7 October 2018 What is it? A national awareness raising campaign, Parents in Sport Week is a chance to showcase your organisation or club's creativity and build positive ... read more...


New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport
6th September 2018

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Activity Alliance today (6 September) releases a new three-year strategy - Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a ... read more...


Sport England Co-Recruiting for New Roles
31st August 2018

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As part of Sport England's collaboration with County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) across the country we are co-recruiting for five roles to help build stronger communities. We believe that being ... read more...


Activity Alliance releases updated inclusive communications resource
16th August 2018

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Activity Alliance is adding to its bank of resources with a series of new factsheets that support providers to be more accessible and inclusive in their communications. Written in partnership with ... read more...


Government U-turn on pledge to protect young people in sport
13th August 2018

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Government U-turn on pledge to protect young people in sport Children at risk as plan to extend position of trust laws to coaches is dropped keep children safe in sport. The Government is ... read more...


2018 Cornwall School Games Inspires More Young People Than Ever
12th July 2018

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On Friday 29th June 2018 over 4,500 deserving students from Cornish primary & secondary schools headed to Penryn and Carn Brea Leisure Centre to compete in the 2018 Cornwall School Games, ... read more...


Activity Alliance launches NEW Inclusive Activity Programme supported by National Lottery funding from SE
14th June 2018

Inclusive Activity Programme

Activity Alliance is delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Inclusive Activity Programme (IAP). The announcement comes during Coaching Week (4-10 June) after a successful application to ... read more...


FREE Parkinson's Awareness Training Course for Activity Providers
14th June 2018

Parkinson's Excellence Network

Inviting all Exercise and Activity Providers to a FREE Parkinson's Awareness Training Course Date - Wednesday 25th July 2018 Time - 13.30 to 16.30 Venue - Stoke Climsland Old School Community ... read more...


Cornwall School Games Heads Back to Penryn
29th May 2018

Cornwall School Games

On Friday 29th June 2018, over 4000 students from primary and secondary schools across Cornwall will be excitedly heading to the Cornwall School Games Finals Day which this year is being held at ... read more...

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