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Active 30:30 Tri

We are in danger of imploding as a society and letting down a whole generation of children. It is only adults that stop children moving. If children don’t move, inflammation increases and the chances of acute disease increases… starting with the hardening of the arteries which is speeding up the aging process in children as young as six years-old. We need to create a new norm for children where sitting is limited and movement is encouraged at school and at home to improve their quality of adult life and create healthy happy active learners. We know that children’s long-term involvement in physical activities that have variety, fun and different intensities is better for creating active habits and improving cognition and health. To create an active school culture we have to integrate movement into the school day and not just as a bolt-on physical activity. This will mean considering and ‘nudging’ children along this continuum from standing up (sitting less) and increasing their activity levels throughout the day (moving more). Active 30:30 Tri is a resource providing practical ways in which to plan 15, 10 and 5 minutes of physical activity of different intensities throughout the school day. Additional copies of the poster can also be downloaded from this page. If you would like a hard copy of this resource then please contact [email protected] and subject to availability we may be able to send one out to you.

Athlete Mentor - Liz Johnson - Resilience

A webinar with Liz Johnson Paralympic Champion Swimmer Covering - Habits & Heath, Concentration, Motivation & Hydration

Athlete Mentor - Rachel MacKenzie - Improving Wellbeing

A webinar with Rachel Mackenzie World Thai Boxing Champion. Covering - identifying habits and behaviours which support positive physical and mental health

Athlete Mentor - Rachel MacKenzie - Wellbeing for Primary

A webinar with Rachel Mackenzie World Thai Boxing Champion. Covering - learning to deal with stress, fear & worry. Ways to calm down & feel relaxed.

Athlete Mentor - Toby Garbett - The Importance of Being Active

A webinar with Toby Garbett, Olympian and two-time World Champion rower. Covering - the components of fitness, how to get fit and stay fit

Athlete Mentor - Vernon Samuels - Raising Aspirations

A webinar with Vernon Samuels Olympic Triple Jumper Covering - experiencing what better feels like

Boys Mental Health

For the last 15 years, the Youth Sport Trust has been driving change in the area of gender inequalities with a much-needed focus on girls. Providing girls with equal access and opportunities to the life-changing benefits of PE and sport is crucial. However, have we left the issues of boys’ disaffection, wellbeing and achievement behind? That is the key question that Youth Sport Trust Lead Health & Wellbeing Schools and Head Teacher Ambassadors have been asking us.

Brief Summary of evidence linking physical activity and school sport to academic attainment and wellbeing

We welcome the interest in this research and believe there is an evidence pathway linking children’s participation in physical activity and school sport with academic achievement and wellbeing (see diagram below). We are currently collaborating with Professor Clough to extend the study he conducted with HMC into state schools to assess the relationship between sport, wellbeing and achievement further.

Building on Active 30:30 For Physical Health Top Tips

Top Tips for building on active 30:30 for physical health by Neil McAvoy deputy Headteacher and PESSPA Programme Director, Clavering Primary School

Building on Active 30:30 For Physical Health Webinar

Webinar for building on active 30:30 for physical health by Neil McAvoy deputy Headteacher and PESSPA Programme Director, Clavering Primary School

Class of 2035

The Class of 2035 is a landmark policy and research report which explores the role that PE, sport and physical activity can and should play in young people’s education and development. Through detailed insights from young people and over a year of consulting with experts across sport, health and education, the report shines a light on challenges facing young people today and maps out the long-term trends which could emerge following huge disruption to young people’s lives during the pandemic.

Communities of Practice - Inclusion Webinar

All About Autism e-learning and Sport Sanctuaries to support learners attainment in school with Jon White, Inclusion Lead, Clare Mount Specialist Sports College, The Wirral Overcoming barriers and active Alternative Provision with John Mansfield, PE Teacher, Phoenix ark Academy, Grimsby PE Interventions with Lesley, Byrne, Head of PE, Slated Row School, Milton Keynes