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.
Information and guidance pages for providers and practitioners working in the early years and childcare sector in Essex: http://dnn.essex.gov.uk/eycp/Home.aspx Information on Children’s Centres in Essex: http://dnn.essex.gov.uk/eycp/ChildrensCentres.aspx Find your local Children’s Centre: www.essex.gov.uk/fis
Active Essex Anti-Bullying leaflet – a resource specifically for young people
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 »
England Athletics are delighted to provide further details of a new athletics programme called funetics which introduces the fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing. What is funetics? Funetics is a fun and inclusive programme, created by England Athletics to help 4-11 year old children across the country to learn, develop… Read more »
Congratulations on your involvement with our School Games event. We hope your pupils had a great time. Please feel free to download, edit and distribute the participation certificate to all involved. We look forward to seeing you again at our next competitions.
Congratulations on your involvement with our School Games event. We hope your pupils had a great time. Please feel free to download, edit and distribute the participation certificate to all involved. We look forward to seeing you again.
A record number of over 600 pupils from 55 Essex primary schools have competed in the Active Essex Summer School Games. The games, which took place at the Basildon Sporting Village, saw parents watch on as their children took part in a wide range of… Read more »
For more information on School Games competitions, festivals and activities please contact the School Games Organiser in your area: SGO Area SGO Name Email Telephone Brentwood and Shenfield Fiona Arnold email@example.com 01277 219131 West Essex Marcus Cattel firstname.lastname@example.org 07872 869660 Saffron Walden Jackie Coleman Jcoleman@swchs.net… Read more »
Summer School Games 2018 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/albums/72157692816846900 Special School Games 2018 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/albums/72157695444675562 Summer School Games 2017 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/albums/72157684703013224 Special School Games 2017 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/albums/72157685089230293 Summer School Games 2016 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/sets/72157671691506440 Summer School Games 2015 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/albums/72157657534670302 Summer School Games 2014 https://www.flickr.com/photos/activeessex/sets/72157645714346775
The Essex Special School Games were launched in 2015 and are organised and run in partnership with the Multi Schools Council (a group of pupils from both primary and secondary special and mainstream schools). The event is run parallel to the Essex Summer Games, offering…