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£320 million investment announced as Primary PE and Sport Premium continues

£320 million investment announced as Primary PE and Sport Premium continues

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:03

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is delighted following yesterday's (5th July 2020) announcement by the Department for Education confirming the continuation of the Primary PE and Sport Premium for the 2020/21 academic year.

The announcement of a... Read More »

Tags: Education, Herefordshire, Investment, PPSP, Worcestershire

New insight to support pregnant women and new mums to become physically active

New insight to support pregnant women and new mums to become physically active

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:23

Following the expansion of our This Girl Can programme to focus on antenatal and postnatal physical activity, Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is thrilled to publish the first insight findings.

Pregnancy is a time in women's lives that is associated... Read More »

Tags: Antenatal Activity, Herefordshire, This Girl Can, Worcestershire

Primary PE and Sport Premium Award Winners Announced

Primary PE and Sport Premium Award Winners Announced

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:55

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Primary schools recognised through Primary PE and Sport Premium Awards 2020

Awarded by the Department for Education, the Primary PE and Sport Premium fund aims to increase the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Herefordshire, Primary PE, Worcestershire

We are proud supporters of Loneliness Awareness Week

We are proud supporters of Loneliness Awareness Week

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 16:57

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is proud to support Loneliness Awareness Week, running from 15-19th June 2020.

Loneliness Awareness Week is a campaign developed by The Marmalade Trust in a bid to raise awareness of loneliness and encourage people... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Loneliness, Social Isolation, Worcestershire

Worcestershire’s Virtual School Games Get Underway

Worcestershire’s Virtual School Games Get Underway

Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 10:46

Children across Worcestershire are being encouraged to keep active this month, participating in a host of sporting challenges.

We know that school life is very different now. Parents have become teachers; lessons are delivered online and breaktime has... Read More »

Tags: School Games, Worcestershire

Be active, stay well and support a friend this May

Be active, stay well and support a friend this May

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 12:31

During the current crisis it's never been more important for everyone to stay physically active, mentally well and to support our friends.

Mayathon is a new campaign which encourages members of the public to buddy-up (virtually) with a friend, supporting... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Mayathon, Worcestershire

Worcestershire Summer School Games: Coronavirus Update

Worcestershire Summer School Games: Coronavirus Update

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:37

Worcestershire Summer School Games Events

Due to the current national recommendations, continued school closures and the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 situation, we have taken the unfortunate decision of cancelling Worcestershire Summer School Games... Read More »

Tags: Worcestershire

It's National Gardening Week

It's National Gardening Week

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:13

Gardening is proven to have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing and, as we spend more time at home, the benefits are more prominent than ever before.

According to the Chief Medical Officer, adults should aim to complete 150 minutes per week... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, National Gardening Week, Worcestershire

This Girl Can Returns... With a Twist

This Girl Can Returns... With a Twist

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:27

This March, females across Herefordshire and Worcestershire were encouraged to unleash their inner beginner as the 'This Girl Can' campaign returned to the region.

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire teamed up with 13 schools and activity providers... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, This Girl Can, Worcestershire

"My pregnancy journey during COVID-19"

"My pregnancy journey during COVID-19"

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:48

This was never how I imagined my first pregnancy would be. After my 12 week scan I already couldn't wait to see our baby again at 20 weeks but so much has changed between that time. The next appointment to look forward to was my 16 week check up, which... Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, Pregnancy, Worcestershire