The early years are a crucial time for children’s development. One in five children are already overweight or obese before they start school and only one in ten children aged two to four meets the UK Chief Medical Officers’ physical activity guidelines for this age group. This section outlines the ways in which Active Essex provides opportunities for parents and children to achieve a more active daily life.

Bike to School Week, Healthy Eating and Child Safety

An important message for Essex schools from our Public Health and Healthy Schools Team Subject: Bike to School Week, Healthy Eating and Child Safety Date: June 2019 Issue: No. 6 The Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service (ECFWS) supports children, families, schools and communities to… Read more »


Case Study Templates

Available to download are both the Women and Girls and Early Years Case Study Templates.


Small Grants Big Impact Report

Last year saw our Small Grants for education have a great impact on schools and pupils across the county. Please see our Big Impact impact report for more details.