We know that a large group of children and teenagers still will seek the outdoors for sport and play, but in order to reduce inactivity within our young people in Somerset, SASP staff have come up with a creative way to engage with inactive pupils.
Advantage: YOU is an intern scheme aimed at undergraduate students, postgraduate students and graduates to gain real life work experience.
The ‘Reach Into Bedfordshire’ (RIB) programme has inspired and enthused females across Bedfordshire and Luton to become upskilled and deliver activity back into their local community.
Mums’ Team aims to support mums, focusing on our disadvantaged communities as identified in the Yorkshire Sport Foundation strategy, to become leaders through sport and physical activity sessions, they are supported through this by community mentors.
The Birmingham Way recognises there are particular barriers and motivations that result in people avoiding physical activity and as a result there is a need for a workforce that has the right skills and characteristics to engage inactive communities across the city.
Active Burngreave has used a 'placed-based approach' to reduce inactivity levels in a deprived, ethnically diverse inner-city ward of Sheffield.
Active Body Healthy Mind (ABHM) recognises the very specific barriers faced by people with mental ill health to improve their physical health through participation in sport and physical activity.
In a bid to address low physical activity levels associated with later life, along with loneliness and mental wellbeing, London Sport piloted an initiative in two boroughs: Sitting Netball.
In 2014 Wesport decided that they needed to expand their School Games Inclusive Sport offer to include something more challenging that would include training and development opportunities leading up to a School Games Final.
This project has focused on SASP priority group of older people and is also in an area of high deprivation in Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset. This ward represents significant health inequalities resulting in people living there likely to die on average 5 years earlier than other areas of Somerset..