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    A free tool for primary schools to increase
    physical activity levels for every child

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    At least 30 minutes of physical activity should be
    delivered in school every day for every pupil

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    Pupils with better health and wellbeing are
    likely to achieve better academically

Welcome to the Active School Planner

a tool for primary schools to track and improve physical activity levels in their pupils

Activity Heatmap Tool

A self-review tool to look at where and how the school is increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour in pupils

Activity Tracker

Use the Active Lives: Children and Young People survey to measure physical activity levels in your school.

School Improvement

Evidence that explains the link between increased physical activity and improved educational outcomes

Signposting and guidance

Find guidance and best practice to continue to make improvements to your provision

Physical Activities Library

A growing body of practical ideas submitted by active schools

Active School Report

An action plan to support your school's progress towards becoming an active school

Why it matters

Physical activity improves physical, social and emotional health & wellbeing
Children should aim to do at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day to achieve the full health benefits
4 out of 5 children are not active enough, contributing to increased inflammation, obesity and other non-communicable diseases

Active pupils perform better

Brain function Improves
Behaviour Improves
Attendance & school engagement Improves
Academic results Improves

Helping schools plan for 30 active minutes a day for every pupil

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