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Active Lives Children Survey

Active Norfolk is supporting schools across the county to collect data for the Active Lives: Children and Young People survey.

What is the Sport England Active Lives survey?

Sport England launched the Active Lives survey for children and young people in September 2017 to measure engagement in and attitudes to sport and physical activity among children and young people in school years 1-11. This survey is world leading and gives a detailed picture of the activity levels of children and young people in England.

In December 2018, Sport England released the first set of data for children and young people. The data gives a good insight of the current levels of physical activity across the country as well as in Norfolk - Click here to read more.

What do schools need to do?

Each term, Sport England provide Active Norfolk with a random sample of schools that have been selected to take part in the survey. Active Norfolk will contact those schools who have been selected. One class in up to three year groups in each school are required to fill out a short survey, taking no longer than 20 minutes.

What will schools receive for taking part?

Schools who participate will receive a bespoke report outlining their survey results, which will cover measures of their pupils activity levels, physical literacy, swimming proficiency, wellbeing, self-efficacy and levels of social trust. They will also receive a healthy schools rating to celebrate the positive actions the school is delivering in terms of healthy eating and physical education. Schools will also receive £100 worth of sports equipment.

Find out more about the Active Lives Children and Young People survey