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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): National Plan for Sport and Recreation

National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee
National Plan for Sport and Recreation

Wednesday 10 March 2021

Start times: 3.30pm (private) 3.30pm (public)


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Are schools doing enough to promote active lifestyles?

The House of Lords Select Committe on a National Plan for Sport and Recreation will take evidence across two sessions to explore the role of the PE Curriculum in schools and whether it is effective in instilling a lifelong love of sport and physical activity.

Meeting details

At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry National Plan for Sport and Recreation
CEO at Youth Sport Trust
CEO at Association for Physical Education
Senior Lecturer in Physical Education at Bath Spa University, and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education at University of Gloucestershire
At 4.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry National Plan for Sport and Recreation
CEO at Access Sport
Chief Executive at Chance to Shine
Participation Director at Lawn Tennis Association

Areas of discussion

  • The effectiveness of the PE and Sport Premium on the quality of PE and sport in schools.
  • Whether local sports clubs should be involved in delivering sports in school for younger children.
  • Whether Ofsted should have a bigger role in assessing PE in schools.
  • How sport and activity can be made more fun for young people.
  • Whether more should be done to make schools sport facilities available to children outside of school hours. 

Further information

Location

Virtual meeting (webcast)