World leading in the physical literacy and physical activity rates of our young people, building the foundation to start active and stay active.
Physical activity is a vital aspect of child development, helping to improve health and wellbeing and contribute to young people’s academic and cognitive development .
Schools have been shown to be a key setting for helping develop young people’s skills and competencies to become active for life .
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