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Sported responds to latest NEET stats

Press statement   26th February 2015   Commenting on today’s NEET statistics, Lekan Ojumu, Sporteducate Programme Manager at Sported said: “What the latest statistics mask is that there are still huge social inequalities in youth unemployment. The fact remains, that if you come from a disadvantaged background, you are much more likely to become NEET. […]

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Can sport be used to raise educational attainment?

  Written by Jo Stocks, Sporteducate   In England, if you are pupil receiving free school meals (FSM) you are three-times less likely to achieve five or more A*-C GCSEs, including English and maths, than your non-FSM counterpart.   Indeed, deprivation – as measured by free school meal allocation – is strongly associated with poorer […]

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