The Project • Sport England Inclusive Funding (Round 1 and 2) of £618,000 which created the Sports for All in Sussex project. • To deliver more Sports sessions to adults (16+) with disabilities across Sussex. • Current Statistics show only 23.1% of people with a learning disability are taking part in moderate sport for up to 30 minutes a week in Sussex. East Sussex Partnerships • Grace Eyre – Lead Partner • Eastbourne Borough Football Club • Active Hastings • Active Rother • Albion in the Community • Freedom Leisure • Wealden District Council Various Partnership Responsibilities Grace Eyre Foundation Lead Partner Freedom Leisure & Wealden District Council • Providing facilities and coaches Hastings Borough Council and Rother District Council: Partners in delivering the project targets Albion in the community: • Training for coaches and volunteers • Providing coaches and sessions Beneficiary partners: • University of Brighton • Royal Mencap • East Sussex Special Schools • Council day services and housing providers • Sussex Downs College • Eastbourne Borough FC What will this partnership do? This 3 year project will: • Increase the number of people participating in physical activity & sports through new and existing community clubs in East Sussex. • Recruit & train volunteers & coaches • Deliver sports competitions to athletes • Work in partnership with sports governing bodies & various organisations to ensure the project has a sustainable future. Targets Sports for All In Sussex 2 - The Grace Eyre Foundation Y1 - how Y1 Y2 - how Y2 Y3 - how Y3 many people throughput many people throughput many people throughput Participants Grace Eyre 74 2960 110 4400 170 6800 Grace Eyre/Freedom Leisure 96 1152 144 1728 192 2304 Active Hastings 70 840 116 1392 120 1440 Albion in the Community 32 256 45 1664 60 2240 Total 272 5208 415 9184 542 12784 Overall we are aiming to engage over 1,229 individuals !! Where are we now? To date we have achieved: • Completed first year of the Brighton and Hove and West Sussex project and East Sussex started officially on July 7th. • 554 people participating in physical activity • 14,130 Visits to sessions in Year 1 • 3 Sport Specific volunteers. New coaches recruited & trained. BH City College – partnership East Sussex NOW! • The County has been split into 3 areas; • Peacehaven to Eastbourne costal strip – Delivered by Grace Eyre • Wealden Area – Delivered by Grace Eyre and Freedom Leisure in partnership with Wealden District Council • Hasting and Rother – Delivered by Active Hastings and Active Rother • Following the projects current ethos working with existing Sports Clubs to establish Disability specific or inclusive sessions. • Develop a network of volunteers in association with Brighton University • Support clubs with financing sessions, training, support and using knowledge of Grace Eyre in supporting adults with disabilities. Launching Sports For All in East Sussex • • • • Saturday 18th October - Press Launch at The Amex Stadium Brighton 1st of November - Press Launch at Eastbourne Borough Football Club Hastings Launch – Partnership Event and Sports Taster Event Taster Sessions week of 10th-15th November. Contact • Gabbi Simmonds – Sport Development Worker (East Sussex) • [email protected] • 07436 093171 Project Information • www.sportsforallsussex.co.uk • Twitter: Sport4allSussex • Facebook: SportsforallSussex Any Questions ?