The Daily Mile

We are delighted to be part The Daily Mile national initiative, supporting schools to get children fit for life and fit for learning, by encouraging them to run or jog for 15 minutes every day in their schools or nurseries. The Daily Mile is a physical activity initiative which promotes social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing, as well as fitness. It takes place outside in the fresh air during the school day at a time of the teacher’s choosing. Children run in their school clothes and no special kit or equipment is required. Ali Cope, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Daily Mile coordinator said; "It is a profoundly simple but effective concept, which any school can implement complete

Active Families

Active Families is a new programme funded by Sport England to be delivered in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The project aims to get famil

One in three children 'not active enough'!

Children and young people in our area are among the most active in the country, however there are still worrying figures emerging. According to a recent report published by Sport England in December 2018: - less than 1 in 5 children across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are meeting the guidelines of more than 60 minutes of physical activity every day. - a third of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough children are not even doing 30 minutes a day. Being active is not just a way of staying fit. It is so much more than that in relation to your child’s health. Children who don’t get enough physical activity are at a greater risk of becoming overweight or obese and therefore more prone to longer term

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