New Sugar Levy set to raise over £500 million for Primary School Sport

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled his eighth budget this lunch time with the usual mix of good and bad news already heatedly being debated by politicians and media experts. One of the headline announcements was the plan to raise £520 million through a new levy on the soft drinks industry, with this money being directed into primary schools and used to fund school sport.

This proposal will double the existing funding made available to schools through the PE and School Sport funding already available and will come into place in the next two years. Mr Osborne said ” I am not prepared to look back at my time here in Parliament, doing this job and saying to my children’s generation ‘I’m sorry. We knew there was a problem with sugary drinks. We knew it caused disease. But we ducked the difficult decisions and we did nothing'”.

Steve Jones, CEO and Co-founder of Sport4Kids, responded to this announcement “This is a historical moment. We as S4K, and all stakeholders, must now support all schools to build the capabilities to deliver the vision of the Chancellor. We must now promote the length and breadth of sports available to schools and help inspire every child to become more active”

Sport4Kids offer a variety of sport and exercise programmes for EVERY child who is at school. From football, tennis and cricket, to archery, gymnastics and dodgeball; S4K support children and schools to love sport and exercise. Our innovative Gala Sports package and ActivKids natural exercise programme are designed to even engage the hard to reach children (to find out more please click here).

To further enhance the school Sport and PE offer to children, S4K offers consultative support which includes the potential help of funding through venue hire at the weekends for our new rugby and dance programmes.

To find out more on how can help support your school, please email james.porter@sport4kids.biz or call 0300 303 3866.  

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Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 11 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 11 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 9 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 9 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to families with S4K Membership! Includes Christmas Party, Summer Party, Charity Sports Matches and more!

Available to children from 6 to 14 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 11 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to children from 4 years to 14 years and take place once every 2-3 months.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 11 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Multi-activity sports camps for children from 5 to 14 years.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 11 years.  See venues for specific age groups.  

Available to toddlers and kids from 18 months to 11 years.  See venues for specific age groups.