Here at Together Active, we understand the impact that knowledge and insight can have on ensuring that physical activity opportunities are effective to support local people. However, it can be tricky to make sense of all the data and research.
Whether you need statistics to highlight a need or some insight that you can apply to your physical activity sessions, our hub will be able to provide you with the relevant datasets to arm you with the right knowledge to demonstrate needs and impact.
Using insight can benefit you in a variety of ways including:
In order to help you along with your insight, research and data gathering ventures, we have produced an Insight Log which lists a variety of resources that can be used to support you! Whether you are looking to develop your strategy, design your programmes or simply have an interest in a particular topic, please click the link below to access all the resources available on the log.
Please note: Together Active does not hold responsibility for the information published in the resources.
Together Active also provides access to a variety of national, countywide and local resources that are bespoke to sport and physical activity. Please follow the relevant link below to access these resources!
Released on a biannually basis, Sport England (in partnership with IPSOS MORI) produce data reports on activity levels across the nation. The information is collected and shared from a national level down to local authority levels.
Below are the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent summaries for both Adults (16+) and Children and Young People (Years 1-11).
Sport England have produced a resource which combines both data and research on demographics, health inequalities and socio-economic deprivation with statistics on physical activity and sport. Please follow the link below to access the portal.
Does the insight I have gathered demonstrate the full picture?
This is the question that you need to consider whilst trying to use insight effectively. The following questions should help you to achieve this:
At Together Active, we are committed to supporting clubs, organisations and community groups in capturing appropriate and effective insight as well as understanding how this can be applied to initiate and co-ordinate sport and physical activity provision.
Our Developing Insight and Shaping Policy service offer holds a plethora of opportunities to access bespoke support in all these ventures. Please see below for the details of our offer: