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Physical Activity and Mental Health in Young People – Making the Connection

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Physical Activity and Mental Health in Young People – Making the Connection

The Local Organising Committee for the Staffordshire School Games would like to invite you to an event that will explore the relationship between physical activity levels in young people and the positive effects that this can have on their mental health and offer some practical ways that we can use physical activity to influence this increasingly important agenda.

Date: Wednesday 13th February 2019

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Entrust, Stafford

Cost: Free

Please see the programme below:

Welcome and Opening Address:

Simon Ascroft – Head Teacher, Biddulph High School and Chair of the Staffordshire Local Organising Committee

Key Note:

Caroline Siddell – Director Via Vita Health Ltd & The Sunday Times PE Teacher of the Year 2009

Caroline leads on wellbeing for all PiXL schools nationally and has created a huge framework of health and wellbeing resources, mental health ambassador training programmes and staff wellbeing programmes. She has lead successful mental health campaigns and developed employee resources and toolkits for the workplace.

Workshop 1:

Practical ideas of how to use physical activity to improve mental health in Primary School Pupils

Ian Pickles, imoves

imoves work across the UK to support teachers to become more confident in getting their children active and to educate them on the benefits they will see as a result; not just fitness levels but also academically, behaviourally and an improved mental health too!

Workshop 2:

Practical ideas of how to use physical activity to improve mental health in Secondary Pupils.

Caroline Siddell

Please note, Sport Across Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent (SASSOT) will be taking photographs/videos at the event. The images may be used for our publications or on our website. We may also use the image on our social media related pages (Facebook and Twitter).

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