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Cornwall School Games - Supporting the Sowenna Appeal
17th June 2019

The Sowenna Appeal

Cornwall School Games sponsored by the University of Exeter are pleased to announce that our chosen charity for 2019 is The Sowenna Appeal. The Sowenna Appeal is raising money for the FIRST mental ... read more...

Miles for Minds
22nd May 2019

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As many of us are looking forward to a summer of BBQs and beer gardens, Active Dorset's Operations Manager Gary Head is shaping up for the physical challenge of a lifetime. Over the course of six ... read more...

New research: Challenge non-disabled people's perceptions to change reality for disabled people
22nd May 2019

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New research released by Activity Alliance shines a light on non-disabled people's attitudes on inclusive activity with disabled people. Although the results show welcoming signs of improvement, ... read more...

SHEU Participation Request
3rd April 2019


Cornwall Healthy Schools previously asked all schools in Cornwall if they would be interested in participating in the next round of the SHEU Survey. We are now finalising details for those schools ... read more...

800 Pupils Gain Important Life Skills in the 2019 Cornwall School Spring Games
3rd April 2019


On Thursday 28th March 800 pupils from primary schools across Cornwall arrived at Newquay Tretherras School and Newquay Sports Centre to compete in the Cornwall School Spring Games, sponsored by ... read more...

Introducing Active Partnerships
26th March 2019

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The network of County Sports Partnerships have announced the launch of a new brand name 'Active Partnerships'. Established as a nationwide network nearly 20 years ago, the Partnerships have ... read more...

Healthy Movers - Encouraging Young People in Cornwall to Move More
22nd March 2019

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Cornwall Sports Partnership (CSP) funded by Public Health Cornwall and working with the Youth Sport Trust (YST) launch Healthy Movers in Cornwall to encourage young people aged 3 to 5 to move ... read more...

Cornwall Lead the way Nationally in Competitive School Sport
26th February 2019

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This winter has seen over 4000 young people take part and compete in their very first Cornwall School Games area qualifiers across 8 categories in 4 different sports. 500 young people in 44 teams ... read more...

Education Secretary sets out vision for character and resilience
20th February 2019

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Damian Hinds sets out in a speech that character and resilience are as important as academic achievement Character and resilience are as crucial to young people's future success as academic ... read more...

Play Builds Children
20th February 2019

Play Policy

The Children's Play Policy Forum believes that play is a powerful builder of happy, healthy, capable children. The benefits of play extend to families, communities and society. The fun and ... read more...

Sports Minister Mims Davies calls for increase to school sport levels
13th February 2019

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Only 17.5% of children meet recommended guidelines for daily activity levels according to research. Sport and physical activity must be put "on a par with reading and writing", says Sports ... read more...

Mencap and Sport England join forces to help people with a learning disability to get active in Cornwall
31st January 2019


• People with a learning disability are nearly twice as likely to be inactive, twice as likely to become obese, and have shorter lifespans then the general population • Mencap and Sport ... read more...

Help Close the Loophole in the law that's putting 17 year olds at risk.
10th January 2019


Right now, there's a loophole in the law that means some adults who hold a position of power over a young person such as a sports coach, a youth worker and a faith group leader can legally have ... read more...

GLL Supporting Today's and Tomorrow's Athletes
20th December 2018


GLL Sport Foundation Applications Open 20th December 2018 In 2019, GLL - the UK's largest charitable leisure social enterprise - is set to support more than three thousand athletes, through its ... read more...

Crime and Youth Justice Tackled Through New Partnerships
13th December 2018

Some of the organisations involved in the Criminal Youth Justice Day

On Wednesday 21st November, over 25 people from different sport and physical activity organisations and also Crime and Youth Justice Organisations in Cornwall came together to ensure ALL young ... read more...

Cornwall set to have more autism friendly leisure centres
11th December 2018


Leisure centres in Cornwall can now assess whether they are autism friendly and how they can improve to receive an autism friendly status. The Autism Spectrum Team at Cornwall Council has ... read more...

Landmark Report Reveals Children's Activity Levels for the First Time
7th December 2018

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Around 3 million children (43.3%) lead active lives nationally, doing an average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day, compared to 44.4% in Cornwall.Among active children, only the ... read more...

Safeguarding in Sport remains top of the agenda in Cornwall
22nd November 2018


On the Evening of Wednesday 14th November and during the day of Thursday 15th November over 50 people from different sport and physical activity organisations in Cornwall came together to ... read more...

Achieving whole school improvement through physical activity, pe and sport
21st November 2018

Time 2 Move

For the third year running, Cornwall Association of Primary Heads (CAPH) and the Cornwall Sports Partnership have teamed up to celebrate primary schools who are delivering excellent practice in PE ... read more...

It's National Safeguarding Adults Week!
19th November 2018


Its National Safeguarding Adults Week and here's how your sport or activity club can get involved. The National Safeguarding Adults Network are launching the first ever National Safeguarding ... read more...

Get Set - Youth Engagement Programme
30th October 2018

Get Set

Get Set is the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association's youth engagement programme. It was originally created as the official London 2012 education programme, to deliver ... read more...

Almost 300,000 More People are Active
15th October 2018

Active Lives Adult Survey

Results from the Active Lives Adult Survey May 17/18 shows inactivity rates are also beginning to improve Almost 300,000 more people are doing 150 minutes of activity a week according to new ... read more...

Entries Open for Community Sport and Recreation Awards
4th October 2018

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Aquila Burgess, Project Officer at the Alliance explains why you should enter this year's Community Sport and Recreation Awards, with cash prizes and national recognition up for grabs. Our annual ... read more...

Secondary Schools to benefit from up to £13.5 million investment in workforce skills
28th September 2018


Free training is now on offer to 17,000 secondary school PE teachers to help foster a more positive attitude to physical education. Up to £13.5 million is being invested by us in a teacher ... read more...

Parents in Sport Week 2018
13th September 2018

Parents in Sport Week 2018

When is it? 1-7 October 2018 What is it? A national awareness raising campaign, Parents in Sport Week is a chance to showcase your organisation or club's creativity and build positive ... read more...

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