National Sports Week - Belonging – a place in sport for every child.
This week the children at Blenheim have taken part @YouthSportTrust
National Sports Week - Belonging – a place in sport for every child! To celebrate this occasion and promote the importance of Sport at Blenheim we have had lots going on! The children have taken part in a variety of sporting activities and engagement sessions.
What is National Sports Week?
Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust started the annual National School Sport Week campaign in 2008 and it has run every year since. National School Sport Week is run in association with European School Sports Day.
Why should we take part in National Sports Week 2022?
Our theme for 2022: Belonging – a place in sport for every child
School sport should be an important part of every child’s education and development – every child should feel they have a place to belong. But for too many children this isn’t happening. They are left feeling alienated by sport, that it isn’t for them and they don’t have a place within it. After the huge disruption of the past two years, the inequalities in young people’s health and activity levels have got worse. There is so much that all young people can gain from school sport – connecting with others, developing important life skills and improving both their physical and mental