StreetGames briefing paper

As a national partner of Sport England StreetGames works with a range of national governing bodies (NGB) of sport to help them in their work towards growing and sustaining sports participation amongst young people living in disadvantaged areas. As a result, a range of pilot projects and partnerships have been developed over the last year. This paper summarises a selection of this work to illustrate the range of interventions that have taken place.

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Research background

StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team which: 

  • Analyses rates of participation and engagement in sport to explore the differentials across socio-economic groups.
  • Explores and analyses participation trends amongst young people from lower socio-economic groups within specific sports 
  • Commissions and reviews specific research studies aimed at exploring attitudes and motivations towards sport and physical activity amongst young people from lower socio-economic groups
  • Identifies and prepares briefing papers and good practice case studies in doorstep sport to share the learning of ‘what works’. 

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