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:
- SOFEA Case Study (PDF, 408 Kb)
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:
- Boxing For Wellbeing Infographic (PDF, 250 Kb)
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:
- Oxfordshire School Games 2017-2018 (PDF, 447 Kb)
Sport England has released key findings from Active Lives Children and Young people surveys about children's attitude towards physical activity.
- Active Lives Children (PDF, 139 Kb)
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
- Proactive Targetting On Schools (PNG, 193 Kb, 409x523)
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.