Equality & Inclusivity
Local Disability Insight
The purpose of this local enquiry, reporting on disability insight for Herefordshire and Worcestershire spanning 5 – 19 year olds, marks an initial step to investigate how Sport Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire (SPHW) may measure, then monitor and support stakeholder groups to manage programmes to realise SE outcomes for young people living with disability in the two counties.
Diversity In Sport Governance (PDF, 23.3 Mb)
Sport England's Diversity in Sport Governance Annual Survey 2018/19
Sported Racism Research Report October 2020 1 (PDF, 7.9 Mb)
Metro Blind Sport Charity
Metro Blind Sport Impact Report 2019 (PDF, 7.6 Mb)
Metro Blind Sport released survey results that reveal physical activity trends, barriers to participation and future aspirations relating to the blind and partially sighted community.
The research forms part of a wider Impact Report, commissioned by Metro Blind Sport, to examine the influence the charity is having on participation and to establish what more could be done to engage those with sight loss or a visual impairment.
Blind and partially sighted people are twice as the rest of the population to be inactive. MBS hopes that, through insight like this, the charity will be able to work with physical activity delivery partners and other community groups to get more visually impaired people active.
Engaging Disabled People: The Research (PDF, 8.9 Mb)
Sport England seeks to open-up sport and exercise to all and increase the number of people being active regularly, with disabled people being a key target audience.
A guide to inclusive communications, supporting providers to reach a wider audience, including more disabled people.
10 Talk To Me Principles (PDF, 342 Kb)
Including Everyone in your Sessions (PDF, 857 Kb)
To help give an understanding of inclusive practice and giving guidance on how to include everyone in coaching sessions.
91092 Coaching Disabled People Info Sheet (PDF, 1.2 Mb)
An insight into how your coaching impacts upon disabled people and the best ways to get them actively involved in a fun, friendly and safe environment.
Disability Top Tips Factsheet (PDF, 384 Kb)
Some simple reminders in relation to disability awareness that will help you think more inclusively when developing delivery plans for your organisation.
LSE Guidance Form (MS Word, 108 Kb)
This guidance form is derived from learning presented in the “Spotlight on…Learning to Engage Low Socio-economic Groups” .
It is intended for organisations designing coaching programmes that aim to engage low-socio economic groups in sport and physical activity.
Coaching awareness top tips streetgames (PDF, 388 Kb)
Making coaches aware of people from deprived communities that can often be marginalised, and are not given the same opportunities as everyone else to access positive experiences in sport delivered by high quality, trained coaches.
This resource is about how to retain participants and continue to keep them engaged in sport in areas of high deprivation.
Giving sports providers ways to engage with BME communities that often face disadvantages and social exclusion due to several factors.