With Get Set’s Road to Rio Challenge, young people and schools can also get into the spirit of the Games. Get Set, the youth engagement programme for Team GB and ParalympicsGB, is calling on schools to take up an inspirational challenge: to get active and imaginative by travelling the full distance from London to Rio.
WheelPower, the national organisation for wheelchair sport today, Tuesday 9 February 2016, is the launch of the 'Talk About Taking Part’ survey to find out what can be done to help more wheelchair users lead healthy active lives and take part in sport.
Michael Gove recently praised the efforts of both Olympians and PE teachers in inspiring a generation of school pupils, saying the sporting legacy of London 2012 was, in his view, that of "building character, fighting obesity and ensuring the benefits of sports are spread as widely as possible." This month, we speak to three education providers about their healthy living programmes and how finding the right partner has helped them maximise sporting achievements to build on the legacy of London 2012.