Sport can play a positive role in young people’s lives and has the power to change communities and lives for the better.
Sport takes young people off the streets and into organised, safe and fun environments. It can build their confidence, providing them with drive and ambition. It can direct them away from crime and anti-social behaviour.
Most of all sport provides meeting places and creates friendships between young people of all backgrounds, which integrates and binds society and reduces hostility between community groups.
That is why Sport England is pleased to publish “Sport – A Positive Activity” guidance for local authorities children’s services working through their children’s trust partnership arrangements. We believe it will help in the delivery of the statutory duty to secure access to positive activities for young people. It also supports the Every Child Matters agenda and can address the dramatic drop off in sport of school leavers.
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