Creating healthy movers for life: Increasing physical education in early years

Chris Wright
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Figures released this summer by the Government showed that 4,000 hours of PE and sport have been cut in state-funded secondary schools in the last academic year. Physical activity throughout childhood is vital to building the foundations of health in adults. Chris Wright, head of wellbeing at Youth Sport Trust, discusses the importance of proper physical education in early years to create good habits for life, and shares tips for how practitioners can include more physical activity in settings.

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