School sports following London 2012

Inquiry Status: closed - Report (PDF 1MB) and Government response (PDF) published

The Education Committee published the Report into school sport following London 2012: No more political football and said that the Government must match long-term vision with long term funding to secure a 2012 legacy for school sport, the Chairman of the Education Committee said  "London 2012 was a magical time and the Games generated massive enthusiasm, particularly among young people.

The Government needs to act to ensure that the momentum is not lost amid short-term plans and funding. If school sport is to grow, it needs sustained funding and time to develop."

The Education Committee launched a short online survey looking at current policy and provision of school sports and the Olympic legacy. Thank you to all the teachers that contributed to the survey. The data collected has been analysed and will be published as an annex with the Report, however if you wish to view the data collected you can find it here: Teachers survey (PDF PDF 627 KB)   

The Education Committee also launched a short online survey for all young people the date for responses to this survey has also now passed, we had 800 responses to this survey so a big thank you to all the young people that contributed. The data collected has been analysed and will be published as an annex with the Report, however if you wish to view the data collected you can find it here: Young people survey (XLS XLS 121 KB) 

Alongside this the Education Committee started a Twitter conversation with young people, asking if the Olympics inspired them to do more sport in school.

To reply use #schoolsports



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