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SPORTS LEADERS UK applauds the recent Government announcement about plans to invest £150M each year for the next two years, to transform Primary school sport and physical education.

“This is the single most significant initiative to deliver the legacy of the London 2012 Games”, says Chief Executive, Linda Plowright. We are particularly encouraged by the cross-departmental approach involving Departments of Education, Health and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. This gives a very strong message that Government fully understands the importance of sport and physical activity in improving the lives of young people. Sports Leaders UK is looking forward to making a very strong contribution.”
Direct ring-fenced funding for sport will enable Primary Schools to invest in PE specialists and specialist teacher training, coaching, sports programs and clubs after school. , And with Sports Leaders UK qualifications and awards already at the heart of many of...

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