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

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.

New safeguarding procedures announced

Everyone in Athletics has a part to play in safeguarding children and adults at risk, England Athletics and funetics aim to create an environment where everyone involved in athletics and running feels safe and welcome to enable them to be the best they can be.

UK Athletics and the other Home Country Athletics Federations, have launched the new safeguarding policies and procedures set to bring heightened levels of safeguarding expertise and improve processes throughout the sport across the UK.

Click to find out more, including updated policies and procedures.

Sign up for our new series of online coaching workshops

As Covid-19 restrictions ease, several member clubs have contacted us for information about the opportunity to become a funetics club licensee. We all recognise the need to urgently support the return to physical activity for young children. Your club might also be looking to deliver a programme of activity that is Covid secure and can support the need for track and trace. By joining us on a free online coaching workshop; you will learn what it takes to be a funetics club provider and how funetics can support your club and young people within your club and or local community.

The coaching workshops are split over two evening sessions:

funetics coaching workshops (May)

funetics coaching workshops (June)

Click to find out more about becoming a funetics club provider.

funetics Sports Day '21 free resource for primary schools 

Sports Day is one of the most exciting days of the year for most schools and pupils.

It is a great chance for young people to have a fun, engaging, physical activity experience, in which everyone can be celebrated for both their effort and achievements. 

However, right now and more than at any time in our recent history, primary school children need to have something to look forward to, and have opportunities to be with each other having fun and being active.

This funetics Sports Day '21 is England Athletics' response to these needs and to help further support and enhance the good practices already in place in your school.

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