Children & Young People

Active Children Conference

Learning and development event to help give Oxfordshire children an active start in life.

The 2019 Oxfordshire Active Children Conference focuses on how schools and early years settings can effectively use their resources to have a positive impact on the attainment, health and wellbeing of children.

Friday 22nd November 2019.

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

Only 21.2% of children in Oxfordshire meet Chief Medical Officer guidelines for Physical Activity.

Below you can find an overview of the physical activity levels of children and young people in Oxfordshire:

Josh Lenthall

Josh Lenthall

Senior Strategic Relationship Manager

Active Oxfordshire

Josh joined Active Oxfordshire in Summer 2016, in the role of Youth Sport Officer, coordinating the Oxfordshire School Games and delivering events on behalf of Active Oxfordshire. Since then Josh has fulfilled the role of Youth Sport Manager and now leads on the Children & Young People work of Active Oxfordshire as well as Safeguarding.

Before joining Active Oxfordshire, Josh worked in delivering Physical Education and coaching to young people across the Thames Valley.

Favourite Motto: Aude Sapere – Dare to be Wise

Hero or Heroine: As a Welshman growing up in rural Devon, Scott Gibbs' try in the 1999 5Nations to prevent an England Grand Slam gave me a few months of bragging rights.

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Steph Hall

Steph Hall

CYP Manager

Active Oxfordshire

Steph Hall – Children and Young People Manager
Steph joined Active Oxfordshire in October 2018 as the new Children and Young People Manager to deliver Sport England funded programmes. Steph's expertise lies in volunteer and event management where she has worked for the past 10 years in various roles and areas. Highlights have included recruiting volunteers for film premiers in London, the London Marathon and organising Countywide sports days for elderly residents living in Care Homes. Steph has always been a passionate sports player and sees the benefit that sport and physical activity can have, both physically and mentally. She is really looking forward to working with children and young people to enable them to be more active and make a real difference to the lives of those living in Oxfordshire.
Favourite Motto:We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Hero or Heroine: My mum. Full of energy, selfless and never gives up, she is my heroine!