Cornwall Healthy Schools Award: Physical Activity

To facilitate 30 minutes of physical activity a day, encourage the development of active lifestyles, and educate students about the importance of physical activity and its benefits to general wellbeing, including mental health.

Criteria for the Physical Activity Section

Successful coverage of this area must include information on the following sub-objectives:

  1. How you increase the confidence, knowledge and skills of school staff in physical activity

  2. How you raise the profile of PE, sport and physical activity across the school community

  3. How you encourage all pupils to engage in a broad range of physical activities

  4. The opportunities that are available to pupils to be active, both inside and outside of the classroom

  5. Promotion of active travel

  6. How you consult with pupils to establish their thoughts and feelings about physical activity and how you act upon this

To complete the physical activity section of your submission please head to the Register to become a Healthy School page to access your Healthy Schools Award toolkit.

*Please note that all four themes need a completed review in order for a school to attain Healthy School Status.

Characteristics of best practice: Physical Activity

You may use these characteristics to help guide your review and/or plan stages of the accreditation process.

If you need any further support around the Award process, contact us.