Fun athletics sessions from England Athletics, to help children learn, develop and practice running jumping and throwing.

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Created by England Athletics

funetics is a fun and inclusive programme, created by England Athletics to help 4-11 year old children across the country to learn, develop and practice running, jumping and throwing skills all year round, for a healthy confident future.

Latest news

Latest COVID guidance (04 January 2021)

Following the UK Government’s announcement of a new national lockdown, we have updated the athletics and running guidance. Please find the full update here.  

funetics has joined forces with icoachkids (2 December)

Announced today at the icoachkids International Conference 2020, icoachkids and England Athletics (including funetics) have signed a project supporter agreement to signal the importance of developing a high-quality youth sport coaching workforce.
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England Athletics is awarded the School Games NGB of the Year Award 2020 (19 November)

The Youth Sport Trust School Games National Governing Body (NGB) of the Year Award celebrates and recognises England Athletics as an organisation that has responded to the challenges that the year has given schools and the School Games network; and the need to provide appropriate competition and leadership opportunities for young people.
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The funetics Home School Pack is back for the Christmas holiday

Are you a parent, teacher or carer looking for different ways to help inspire primary school aged children to get active and to support their curriculum learning at the same time?

With a focus on having fun; the funetics Home School Pack is back to entertain and support  children during this years' Christmas holiday.

The free-to-download funetics Home School Pack not only helps you teach the fundamental life skills of running, jumping and throwing but also gives children the opportunity to practice academic skills using sport as a foundation.

Our only ask is that all leave the mince pies to one side and you have fun!

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