In this section StreetGames project managers and community sport workers will find all the necessary resources for running their project. There is information on qualifications from the StreetGames Training Academy, a guide to retaining participants, advice on how to successfully apply for grants and much more.
The Public Health Observatories in England, Wales and Scotland have each created a resource which cover every local authority and can be used to find the Health Profile of each local area.
The resources give a snapshot of the health of the local community using a variety of measures. These include physical activity levels, obesity, smoking and teenage pregnancies. They also show how the local area compares with the national average.
Birdball – A game similar to close-range ultimate Frisbee, but on a smaller court, players hit and throw the Bird between each other as they move around the field. The aim is to score against a goalie who defends a goal consisting of two concentric rings.
Bokwa Fitness - An intense cardiovascular workout combined with South African war dance, Capoeira, kickboxing and steps.
Department of Health (DH) – DH is the department of the UK government with responsibility for government policy for health and social care matters and for the NHS in England, along with a few elements of the same matters which are not otherwise devolved to the Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish governments
v – v is an independent charity which aims to inspire a new generation of volunteers (aged 16-25) in England. It does this by funding voluntary organisations all over England to create inspiring, diverse opportunities and by helping to overcome barriers that stop people from taking action to improve lives, communities and the planet. Its aim is to create a culture where volunteering comes naturally – and where the benefits of volunteering are understood and celebrated.
StreetGames works in communities that fall into the top 20% most deprived areas in England, Wales and Scotland.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has produced a tool through which a breakdown of an area’s total deprivation statistics can be ascertained by plugging in a postcode.
Enter the postcode of the required neighbourhood and receive a summary report of the total deprivation in the area.
Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) – The ABAE is the only national governing body for boxing recognised by Sport England. It is responsible for the governance, development and administration of boxing in schools, clubs and competition. It also represents England as a member of the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the European Boxing Council (EUBC).
Sport England - Sport England is the brand name for the English Sports Council and is a non-departmental public body under the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Its role is to build the foundations of a community sport system by working with national governing bodies of sport, and other funded partners, to grow the number of people doing sport; sustain participation levels; and help more talented people from all backgrounds excel by identifying them early, nurturing them, and helping them move up to the elite level.