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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

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

Getting the nation moving every day is essential. We know that there is a strong link between attainment and educational outcomes and the health and wellbeing of pupils. At a personal level it's fun and sociable – and helps people stay physically and mentally well.

In July this year, Public Health England published updated guidance for schools and colleges. This resource brings together key guidance and policy documents on increasing physical activity alongside local examples, which has been produced to support schools and colleges, develop and implement effective evidence-based approaches utilising eight key principles.

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