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Physical And Emotional Well-being Should be New Focus For PE

Physical And Emotional Well-being Should be New Focus For PE

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:39

As National School Sport Week takes place next week, 26th-30th June, the Youth Sport Trust's Chief Executive, Ali Oliver, says PE is changing, as schools across the country get set to take part in the week-long celebration of school sport.

Tags: School Sport, Youth Sports Trust

Ping! bounces back to Bournemouth & Poole

Ping! bounces back to Bournemouth & Poole

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:30

It is GAME ON as the Ping! street festival is back in Bournemouth & Poole to serve up a fantastic summer of free outdoor ping pong.

Tags: Ping! Bournemouth & Poole, Table Tennis

School Travel Health Check (STHC)

School Travel Health Check (STHC)

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:23

The STHC analysis service is interested in how children travel to school and how far they travel to get there.

Tags: Active Travel, Health & Well-being, Physical Activity, School Sport

Working Together to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Working Together to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:09

The National Children's Bureau has recently released a new report to help agencies understand how they can work together to reduce childhood obesity and improve health outcomes.

Tags: Health, Obesity, School Sport, Well-being

New health and wellbeing facilities open at Stokewood Leisure Centre

New health and wellbeing facilities open at Stokewood Leisure Centre

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:13

A partnership project to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre, Bournemouth has completed.

Tags: BH Live, Health, Well-being

Dorset Summer School Games – SEN Schools Super 6 Athletics

Dorset Summer School Games – SEN Schools Super 6 Athletics

Posted: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:25

Four schools, Beaucroft, Westfield, Winchelsea and Yewstock, competed in the Dorset Summer School Games – SEN Schools Super 6 Athletics Wednesday 7th June 2017.

Tags: Can Do, School Games, School Sport, Super 6 Athletics

Get set for Celebration of Food Week with free resources and prizes from Get Set to Eat Fresh

Get set for Celebration of Food Week with free resources and prizes from Get Set to Eat Fresh

Posted: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:07

Get Set to Eat Fresh, the healthy eating education programme for 5-14 year-olds from Team GB and Aldi, is set to support schools during Celebration of Food Week (June 12th-16th) with new resources and special prizes.

Tags: Celebration of Food Week, Healthy Eating, School Sport, get Set to Eat Fresh

Over 1,200 students to participate at the Dorset Summer School Games Finals

Over 1,200 students to participate at the Dorset Summer School Games Finals

Posted: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:02

On Wednesday 28th June Bryanston School will be hosting the Dorset Summer School Games Finals 2017. Over 1,200 students will participate in a range of competitions, including cricket, equestrian, and rounders.

Tags: Dorset School Games, School Sport