Sport England

How much do we invest in school sport?

Find out how Sport England is supporting school sport and discover what our total investment in youth sport is.

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Partnering local government

Local government spends around £1 billion per year on sport and leisure. We work closely with local authorities to help them develop sport in their area.

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Our insights into youth sport

Our latest research reveals that, in order to get more young people involved, sport needs to adapt the way it presents itself.

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What we do

Sport England is focused on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life.

We will invest over £1 billion of National Lottery and Exchequer funding between 2012 and 2017 in organisations and projects.

We also have a role protecting sports provision and must be formally consulted on any English planning applications that affect playing fields.

You can keep up with all our latest news by checking our news page or follow us on Twitter @sport_england.