Childhood Obesity Plan Local Engagement Event

Childhood Obesity Plan Local Engagement Event

Venue: Plymstock School [Lecture Theatre]

Date: 25th April 2018

Time: 16:00 PM - 17:00 PM

Deadline: 25th April 2018


‘Achieving 60 active minutes for every child’.  Delivering 30 active minutes in school and influencing 30 active minutes beyond school every day.

Course description

The local engagement event will support schools to increase physical activity throughout the school day to boost health and academic achievement for their students. It looks at how schools can:

1] meet the requirements of the government’s childhood obesity plan

2] develop their understanding of the evidence and research underpinning active approaches in schools

3] learn how to use the free Active School Planner to increase daily activity and reduce sitting time for every child

4] explore solutions to boost wellbeing and achievement by building 30 active minutes of physical activity into the whole school day and influencing 30 active minutes beyond the school day.


By the end of the workshop, delegates should be able to:

• advocate why high levels of physical activity across the school day lead to healthier and more effective learners

• reflect on how effective their current provision is at promoting physical activity throughout the school day

• know how to reduce sedentary behaviour and embed physical activity in their school

• plan their journey to becoming an Active School

The workshop will run from 4-5pm, delegates can arrive from 3.30pm for tea and coffee, networking and to contect their laptops to the wi-fi. Booking is via the events section of the PSSP website;

Pre-course activity

Prior to attending the local engagement event, each delegate should:

 1] Register on the Active School Planner and spend 10 minutes exploring the site (

 2] Download the 10 Quick Wins resource from the Active School Planner (found in the Physical Activities Library) and bring this to the training event

 3] Bring a laptop or tablet (wherever possible) to work through the Active School Planner tool

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Rob Wright.


Rob Wright

Rob Wright
School Games Organiser

Telephone: 07812771859
Email: [email protected]

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