On 24 October 2017, the government released details of the allocation for the PE and sport premium as well as updated guidance for how schools can spend the funding. As part of the government’s Childhood Obesity plan, the government are doubling the PE and sport provision in schools, from £160 million to £320 million a […]
The Fit and Healthy Childhood all-party parliamentary group has demanded a comprehensive review of the role that physical activity takes in the fight against obesity. Its report, published 16th October 2017, is intended as a blueprint for the form that physical activity takes during early years and primary schooling. The new report on children’s health and wellbeing […]
Use #FitnessDay to get and keep your primary school moving – Enjoy your way to a healthier and fitter life.
#FitnessDay is on 27 September 2017. With just a week to go all UK Primary schools can get involved for free with Fitt-in.co.uk. This easy to use online tool gets primary school pupils moving in the classroom. All you have to do is select a video, press play and follow along. Start your free trial […]
DfE Confirm the Doubling of the Primary PE & Sport Premium from September 2017 On 17th July 2017 the Department for Education confirmed that the Primary PE & Sport Premium will double from September 2017. The Secretary of State’s announcement on school funding, includes a section reconfirming the commitment to doubling the Primary PE & […]
Fitt-in – moving primary schools across London Previous winner of the Sport Technology Innovation Fund, Fitt-in, launch during National School Sport Week, helping primary schools across London and the UK get active National School Sport Week is a celebration of everything that is great about PE and school sport and Fitt-in is one of the organisations helping London’s […]
Extract from the Government’s Childhood obesity plan (January 2017): Today nearly a third of children aged 2 to 15 are overweight or obese and younger generations are becoming obese at earlier ages and staying obese for longer. The burden is falling hardest on those children from low-income backgrounds. Obesity rates are highest for children from the […]