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Sitting down in class limits academic performance and negatively impacts on children’s health

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/exercise-physical-activity-headteachers-naht-children-obesity-a8336586.html Children should do exercise in maths and English lessons to help them learn better, headteachers are to  be told.   Taking part in physical activity in class can help young people to retain facts and boost their academic results, according to Bryn Llewellyn, a former school leader from Yorkshire. School leaders will debate a motion calling for “physically active […]

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Guidance Childhood obesity: a plan for action Updated 20 January 2017

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 […]

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