Why work with us?

We have a passion for turning research into meaningful insight. With our experienced and dedicated team of analysts and mixed method researchers, each member of our team has a unique skill set that together brings added value to the clients we support.

We are a leading authority on research into the impact of PE, sport and physical activity on the wellbeing and life chances of children and young people.

We work across the public, private and voluntary sectors to conduct sound research and provide thoughtful insight and practical recommendations.

We can help you...

  • Understand the wider PE, physical activity and sport landscape for young people
  • Design your research with you to enhance your knowledge and understanding, be it understanding participation, better youth insight into motivations and barriers or testing new ideas
  • Deliver research, analysis and insight
  • Translate findings and advise on how to use and implement them
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and impact of your projects and programmes
  • Disseminate what works
  • Influence policy and practice.

Youth voice

We put young people at the heart of what we do. Our delivery experience, reach and networks enable us to talk to and work with a huge range of young people as part of our research offer.

Our reach and networks

Our networks give us a broad reach of engagement for research and insight, through delivery networks, our influencing relationships and research partners.

Work with our Research and Insight team Details
By commissioning us and working with us, you are supporting us to achieve our mission to improve children’s lives and their futures. We are always open to new partnerships and collaborations, and are actively seeking to develop a ‘Research Hub’ which helps the sector evidence its impact. If you would like to join us as a research partner or work with us on a particular project, do get in touch.

Research and Insight Hub

We offer research, analysis, insight and evaluation services to organisations with an interest in the wider children and young people’s sector.
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Research and Insight services

We offer a wide range of research and insight services to help you build your knowledge, explore ideas, test your hypotheses, analyse the evidence and deliver a deeper understanding to inform your work and shape next steps.
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Evaluation and Impact

We have over 20 years’ experience of delivering effective evaluation services to assess the effectiveness and impact of project interventions at all stages of the implementation cycle.
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