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Children & Young People

Physical Activity interventions

South Oxfordshire Food Education Alliance (SOFEA) are delivering Table Tennis and Fitness sessions for their cohort of young people at their warehouse in Didcot. Read about the impact of these interventions here:

Mental Wellbeing

Boxing for Wellbeing was delivered by Oxfordshire MIND in 7 schools during 2018. This infographic gives further detail of the programme and the benefits to the young people involved:

PE and School Sport

The Oxfordshire School Games is a year round programme of sport and physical activity delivered by School Games Organisers and Active Oxfordshire:

Insight

Sport England has released key findings from Active Lives Children and Young people surveys about children's attitude towards physical activity.

Below are some resources that may help deliverers shape their practice to meet the needs of young people

A useful insight into the views of parents, children and school staff on healthy eating.

Sport England Youth Personas

Sport England is working with YouthSight to delve into the personalities, behaviours, attitudes and aspirations of young people.

From this research Youth Sight have created Under the Skin, which breaks down young people into six key personas. By understanding these various groups deliverers will be better equipped to meet the needs of young people through physical activity

Oxfordshire County Council: proactive
targeting of schools

Oxfordshire County Council's Public Health team has joined forces with Active Oxfordshire, to help target schools that may need further support in increasing physical activity for their pupils

Child Health Profiles 2019 Public Health England

PHE has published the Child Health Profiles pdfs which present data across key health indicators of child health and wellbeing. The profiles provide an annual snapshot of child health and wellbeing for each local authority in England and sit alongside an interactive version which is available for both local authorities and CCGs. They are designed to help local organisations understand the health needs of their community and work in partnership to improve health in their local area.

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One You

One You

A Campaign brought to you by Public Health England

Change 4 Life

Change 4 Life

These days, 'modern life' can mean that we're a lot less active. With so many opportunities to watch TV or play computer games, and with so much convenience and fast food available, we don't move about as much, or eat as well as we used to.

Sugar Smart
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Sugar Smart

WHAT IS SUGAR SMART?

SUGAR SMART is a campaign run by Sustain. We help local authorities, organisations, workplaces and individuals to reduce the amount of sugar we all consume.

Anyone can pledge to become SUGAR SMART – from councils and schools to restaurants, hospitals and independent companies.

Oxfordshire Mind

Oxfordshire Mind

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure that anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support.

If you're struggling with your mental health, you're not alone: 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives.