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funetics

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.

Sport England investment to improve participation rates where activity levels are lowest

Grassroots athletics clubs and community providers in some of the country’s areas most in need will benefit from £350,000 investment.

The funding will be invested specifically into increasing the number of children and young people experiencing athletics in Birmingham, the West Midlands, and targeted cities.

England Athletics will also bring funetics to thousands of children and young people aged 4 to 11 years at track and field clubs over the next 18 months as well as deliver an Activation Zone at the Commonwealth Games and host Holiday Camps all year round.

The future of physical education in primary schools looks bright in Liverpool and Merseyside

The City of Liverpool, famous for a red football team, had another red team in town recently with the arrival of funetics and Katarina Johnson-Thompson.

Hosted by Liverpool & Knowlsey funetics (one of our funetics licensees) and England Athletics – creators of funetics; a demonstration took place of funetics with primary school children from Hunts Cross.

PE leads from other primary schools in the area attended to see funetics in action and learn about the potential opportunities for their schools.

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NEW – the funetics curriculum licence

Our new condensed licence focuses on the 'curriculum' only funetics activities.

Created by England Athletics and exclusive to primary schools, the new funetics curriculum licence is an easy-to-teach physical activity programme aligned with the national PE curriculum (Key Stages 1 & 2). funetics enables your teaching team to deliver fundamental movement skills – running, jumping and throwing.

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Coming to you soon!

The leading funetics certificate will help your club to grow the coaching team and to support those volunteers who wish to start their leadership and coaching journey.

Watch this space.

Journey to 2022 logo

Our Journey to 2022 campaign celebrates the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer.
It will champion athletics and running as the country prepares to host a huge summer of sport. It will also help shine a spotlight on the people, clubs, groups and communities who keep athletics and running going all year round.
You can also now buy Kukri-branded Journey to 2022 kit in the online store.

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