FIT FOR SCHOOLS

DIGITAL CAMERATHE 'Fit for Schools' programme runs in line with the government agenda of promoting healthy living and being active in accordance with the national 'Fit 4 Life' campaign.

Argyle Community Trust deliver a multi-faceted sports programme as well as a football programme, which educates young children on the importance of living healthy and active lifestyles.

The multi-sport/football programme is also used as a tool to educate children in areas of growing government concern, helping to tackle issues such as childhood obesity and healthy living. The programme, which will be delivered as an addition to the existing National Curriculum' will aim to improve young children’s existing levels of health and fitness, whilst further developing physical literacy and core fundamental movements.

The objectives of the programme are as follows:

  • To improve health and well-being
  • To use sport as a tool to teach transferable life skills
  • To offer high quality provision as a means of sustaining life-long participation
  • To offer a large range of activities using qualified coaches
  • To introduce the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle
  • A multi-skills programme, aimed specifically at Key Stage One children
  • To offer a large range of different sports at Key Stage One and Two, including football, netball, basketball, athletics, cricket, tennis, rounders, hockey and digitally fit sessions.
  • Cross curricular activities linked to health awareness
  • Classroom activities related to health and well being

About

Argyle Community Trust is the official charity partner of Plymouth Argyle Football Club and helps over 30,000 people every year achieve their goals through sport. The trust supports some of the most disadvantaged, disabled and talented people across Devon and Cornwall.

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