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Sport England relaunch nationwide campaign to keep people active during new restrictions

Sport England relaunch nationwide campaign to keep people active during new restrictions

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 13:47

Sport England is bringing back the now award-winning national campaign Join the Movement to inspire people to stay and get active during the new national restrictions. Read More »

Support children’s mental health through movement with the new stormbreak website

Support children’s mental health through movement with the new stormbreak website

Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:08

Stormbreak have recently launched a new interactive and engaging digital platform to support children and the trusted adults they work with. Read More »

Latest Active Lives Report Published

Latest Active Lives Report Published

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:53

It shows the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on activity levels. Read More »

Primary PE and Sport - Gathering Local Insight

Primary PE and Sport - Gathering Local Insight

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:06

Active Dorset have been asked by the Department of Education (DfE) to get in touch with primary colleagues this half term, to gather local insight about what PE, physical activity and sport looks like for you at the moment and how you spent your Primary PE and Sport Premium funding last year. Read More »

Sport England release Autumn and Winter Activity Toolkit

Sport England release Autumn and Winter Activity Toolkit

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:19

Sport and physical activity deliver immediate mental health and social benefits, while having a long-term positive impact on our physical health. Getting active in the way that's right for us –and planning how we're going to keep going through the colder, darker months –will help us cope with the ongoing impact of coronavirus restrictions. Read More »

New online resources launched by DfE to boost children's physical activity in schools

New online resources launched by DfE to boost children's physical activity in schools

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:13

A new online platform featuring inspiring videos and resources for schools launched by DfE, helping pupils stay active and healthy during the school day. Read More »

Support an older relative or friend and move more together with Age UK’s free online seated exercise classes

Posted: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:49

Lockdown has been a difficult time for some as daily life has had to change meaning some habits will have been lost or made harder to complete. As we have started to see restrictions lift, many people are recognising the health benefits that moving more can bring, and it is all about finding something that works for you. Equally, you may have concerns about an older relative or friend that needs some motivation to move more post lockdown, you can support them to get active by taking part in Age UK's online exercise classes together. Read More »

Better Health campaign to encourage Dorset residents to kickstart their health

Better Health campaign to encourage Dorset residents to kickstart their health

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:54

The latest Public Health England campaign, Better Health, was launched on Monday 27th July to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment and to focus on kickstarting our health – to get active and eat better. Read More »

Be a part of the regional network on Mental Health and Physical Activity

Be a part of the regional network on Mental Health and Physical Activity

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:16

The first Mental Health and Physical Activity Network meeting was held in June with 30 organisations across the South West involved. Read More »

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