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Latest News | October, 2019

Latest News

Here you can find the latest news about what's happening in and around Active Dorset. If you want to browse through past news posts, use the month buttons below.

October, 2019

Summary of Dorset Primary PE & School Sport Premium 2018/19

Summary of Dorset Primary PE & School Sport Premium 2018/19

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:50

In Dorset schools, the 2018-19 mapping of the Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) premium is very positive.

Tags: Primary Sport Premium, school Sport

The Whole School Approach Project

The Whole School Approach Project

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:45

Since May 2017, Public Health Dorset has been working with the Dorset Head Teacher Alliance (HTA), to design and develop a project which builds on the strong evidence for physical activity improving attainment, achievement and emotional wellbeing.

Tags: Public Health Dorset, Whole School Approach, school sport

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:36

Promoting the health and wellbeing of pupils and students within schools and colleges has the potential to improve both educational and health and wellbeing outcomes.

Tags: Public Health England, Schools, colleges, physical activity, school Sport

New Physical Activity Guidelines Released

New Physical Activity Guidelines Released

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:54

Guidance to help health professionals, policymakers and others working to promote physical activity, sport and exercise for health benefits.

Tags: CMO Guidance, Physical Activity, Physical Activity Guidelines

3G pitch nearing completion

3G pitch nearing completion

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:01

The carpet is being laid on the new 3G football facility situated at Winton & Glenmoor Academy/Slades Prk

Tags: Bournemouth, Slades, Slades Park, activedorset

ATP Pitch  update

ATP Pitch update

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:25

The shared football facility at Slades Park managed by Winton & Glenmoor Academy and Active Dorset is due to be completed in November

Tags: Bournemouth, Slades, Slades Park

Majority of UK’s over-65s are not active enough

Majority of UK’s over-65s are not active enough

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 11:53

Research announced today, on International Day of Older Persons (Tuesday 1 October), has revealed that more than three quarters of over-65s do not hit the recommended exercise targets. This is despite the warnings that sedentary behaviour is linked to... Read More »

Tags: Age Is Just A Number, Everyone Active, International's Day of Older Persons, Physical Activity