The School Sport Partnership (SSP) programme (previously the School Sport Coordinator Programme) is central to the Government’s Physical Education, School Sport and Club Links national strategy. Partnerships are families of schools that receive additional funding, around £270k per year, to enhance and increase sports opportunities for all children and young people. Since 2006 the vast majority of schools, including many from the independent sector, have become part of this programme.
The key policy outcomes are:
Increased participation amongst school age children, in particular girls and young women, black and ethnic minorities, disabled young people, and young people living in areas of socio-economic disadvantage Improved standards of performance by children across a range of sports
Improved motivation, attitude and selfesteem, resulting in increased personal and social development in all aspects of school life
Increased numbers of qualified and active coaches, leaders and officials in all schools and local sports clubs/facilities
Editor's comments - [ This report draws on qualitative and quantitative data collected between March and October 2007 to consider whether there is evidence to suggest that SSPs, through their physical activity programmes, enhance pupils’ personal and social development such that there are improvements in their behaviour. ] Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>
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Reference : Loughborough Partnership. (2008). The impact of School Sport Partnerships on pupil behaviour. Loughborough: YST
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