SINePost e-bulletin, February 2014

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The SINePost ebulletin is produced each month by the Somerset Intelligence team at Somerset County Council as part of its role in collating, analysing and disseminating data and research. It draws attention to the latest facts, figures, reports and analysis on Somerset. Links are provided to source material should you wish to find out more.
This month’s edition includes:

  • Free School Meal take-up: Research indicates that the proportion of Somerset pupils who are eligible for Free School Meals but do not claim them is above national and regional averages.
  • Childhood Obesity: Latest figures indicate that levels of obesity in Somerset have fallen in Year 6 pupils and have remained static in Reception Year.
  • Active People Survey: The proportion of adults who regularly participate in sport or active recreation is increasing, although there are notable variations in terms of people’s age and socio-economic status.