Health, Wellbeing & Attainment

  1. The Power of an Active School – Dr William Bird video clip.  Are your pupils physical and emotionally healthy? Does this have an impact on their attainment and achievement?
  2. Active children means active minds – Youth Sport Trust 24th March 2017
  3. What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity (HM Government 2015)
  4. HM Government released it's long-awaited Childhood Obesity Strategy 'A Plan of Action' in August 2016.  The attached document outlines the government's plan to significantly reduce childhood obesity by supporting healthier choices.
  5. PE 'Cinderella subject' for too long, says report  A study by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood says PE has for too long been the "Cinderella subject" in UK schools.The status of physical education in schools needs a "radical shake-up" and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says.  See the full report below.
  6. The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment: A briefing for head teachers, governors and staff in education settings.  A Public Health England publication, November 2014 (see below)

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