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Ambition 2 -Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing

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Holistic PE and School Sport programmes will recognise the natural fit between physical activity and wider aspects of a healthy lifestyle. They will seek to develop pupil's appreciation of the importance of leading a healthy life and provide them and their parents with the knowledge to make positive decisions. As well as education, well developed schools will; 1) take practical steps to shape their physical environment, 2) set aside dedicated time for physical activity, 3) implement travel to school plans, 4) encourage healthy eating, 5) support staff to lead healthy lives.

Healthy schools Cornwall Healthy Schools supports schools to improve health and wellbeing for pupils, staff, parents and carers. Schools can work to gain Healthy School status by using the on-line self-evaluation tool.

Heartly Lives Cornwall is a free service run by Cornwall Healthy Schools to support schools throughout Cornwall improve health and emotional wellbeing for everyone in their school community.

c4l Change 4 Life Sports Clubs have been created to help schools increase physical activity levels in less active seven- to nine-year-olds. The clubs strive to create an exciting and inspirational environment for children to engage in school sport. Additional Change 4 Life resources can be found at

energy club Energy Club encourages children aged 4-11 to play and learn about healthy food choices through fun, physical activities. Sports Leaders UK will provide certificated training and support for leaders and staff at primary schools to prepare them to deliver sessions.

BikeBring Bikeability into your classroom and train pupils to cycle safely with a range of games, interactive discussions, creative ideas and lesson plans - all designed to get the whole class inspired to get on their bikes.

FISThe food in schools primary training programme provides teachers with an excellent opportunity to enhance and develop their knowledge, skills and understanding about food and cooking in the primary curriculum. 


GoNoodle engages 14 million kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. Available for free at school, home, and everywhere kids are!


PHIZIFIT Phizifit is an online program for children's personal development which helps promote positive physical and mental wellbeing. They are a cross-curricular at school and home-learning resource where children attempt active challenges to earn rewards.