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Volunteers wanted to pilot PD course

Public Health England (PHE) in partnership with The Open University is calling on the early years workforce to engage in the first presentation of its new online physical development (PD) course that can be joined from Monday 27th July.

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The KidsRights index report 2020

Some interesting and timely material here. The consequences for children of lockdown and living through a pandemic are clearly stated.

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Play in the pandemic rapid review

An interesting and timely ‘rapid review’ by the PEDAL research centre in Cambridge on the impact of quarantine and restricted environments on children’s play and health outcomes.

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78% of UK children failing to meet recommended fitness levels

Fit For Sport, the UK’s leaders in engaging and educating children and young people through physical activity, have revealed that a worrying 78% of primary school pupils across the UK measured through their Healthy Active Schools System (HASS) are failing to meet the recommended fitness levels for their age group.

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CMO Special Obesity Report 2019

The usual focus on food and nutrition that underplays the vital importance of physical activity in addressing weight issues.

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