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Sport at School

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

10. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress is being made towards the two hours per week sport participation target for school children. (92574)

The results of the 2005-06 school sport survey will be published in the near future.

We are confident that we are on track to meet the 2006 PSA target of 75 per cent. of 5 to 16-year-olds who spend at least two hours each week on high quality PE and school sport, within and beyond the curriculum.

The 2004-05 School Sport Survey showed an 11 per cent. increase in the percentage of children in school sport partnerships spending at least two hours in a typical week on school sport.