Cornwall Healthy Movers

Healthy Movers aims to increase children’s self-esteem and wellbeing, and develop their physical literacy skills, which all help children gain a better start to their life.

The project was delivered in 24 early years settings in Cornwall between April 2019 and March 2020. A variety of research activities were conducted to help understand the impact of the programme from all key stakeholders.

Over the course of the programme, 23 settings maintained high engagement, working with over 979 children and 52 practitioners. In addition, 305 parents attended 36 Stay and Play sessions.

Overall Views of Healthy Movers

  • 100% of practitioners rated the overall experience of Healthy Movers as ‘good’ or ‘very good’
  • The YST Healthy Movers Staff were seen as integral to the success of the programme
  • In one setting the programme has been identified by Ofsted as supporting the setting to contribute positively towards children’s health and wellbeing.

Cornwall Healthy Movers

Here you can download the full report.

Published on 1 October 2020