Sport for LIFE

Health intervention aimed at Key Stage 2 children.

Sport for LIFE (Living, Integration, Fun, Education) is a multi-award winning physical activity and health intervention aimed at Key Stage 2 children.

It is designed to increase knowledge and awareness of the benefits of participating in sport and physical activity and healthy eating.

Delivery history

Sport for LIFE has been operational since 2009/10 and has been delivered to over 6000 children in 200+ Primary Schools across the Island of Ireland.

Logistics

  • Targeted Group: Primary Schools (KS2)
  • Duration: Sport for LIFE can be delivered as either a 12 week (standard) or 6 week (tailored) programme.
  • Session length: 60 minute sessions
  • Delivery Method: Practical
  • Facilities Required: Sports/ Assembly Hall
  • Equipment Required: Provided by SO
  • Maximum Participants: 30
  • Cost: FREE

Accolades

  • World Health Organisation endorsement as a best practice case study in promoting physical activity and health to underprivileged groups.
  • Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) endorsement as a best practice case study in promoting physical activity and health in a school setting to disadvantaged and vulnerable young people.
  • Awarded a London 2012 Inspire Mark.

For further information please view www.sportforlife.eu