• Healthy schools initiative has 'come to a halt'

    Delays to the launch of the government’s proposed healthy schools rating scheme have left schools “in the lurch”, according to children’s health charities. The scheme was first mooted in the government’s childhood obesity action plan in 2016, and had been supposed to be up and running in schools by last September. But ministers say delivery

    7.00 Jul. 1st, 2018 | News

  • Government plans a review of children's physical activity at school

    Schools’ efforts to engage their least active pupils in physical activities will be reviewed by the government as it embarks on the second phase of its childhood obesity plan. The first phase, published in 2016, promised a ‘healthy schools’ rating scheme for primaries, and a new interactive online tool to help schools plan at least 30 minutes of

    19.12 Jun. 25th, 2018 | News