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Active Travel, inspired to cycle
17th September 2021


Capitalising on the support and enthusiasm for cycling that the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain has had on the Cornwall communities, Active Cornwalls Project Officer Karen Edmond wanted to ... read more...

Cornwall to host Tour of Britain
1st September 2021

Active Cornwall Project Officer, Karen Edmond, is working to raise the profile and benefits of cycling in the county. This year Cornwall is hosting the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain. ... read more...

Children and Young People brought together again to celebrate the Virtual Cornwall School Games
5th August 2021

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Further restrictions meant that, sadly, the Summer 2021 face to face Cornwall School Games events could not go ahead. However, with the success of the Virtual Cornwall School Games, we were still ... read more...

Mental Health Awareness in Sports & Physical Activity
28th July 2021

By Rahul Mittal (University of Exeter Business School), Rob Harrison (Active Cornwall) and Richard Sharpe (Public health Cornwall) Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity Mental ... read more...

Sport for Climate Action: extra time being played
22nd June 2021

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The G7 Summit recently held in Cornwall sought commitments from the G7 nations towards climate action. What has this got to do with sport you might ask? Apart from the Prime Minister promoting the ... read more...

Primary PE and School Sport Premium
18th June 2021


It was announced today that the Primary PE and School Sport Premium will continue for the next academic year 2021/22 and that any underspends from previous years can be carried forward to July ... read more...

#ThisGirlCan It's time to choose you
8th June 2021

Active Cornwall supports This Girl Can Week to inspire women in Cornwall to return to activity after lockdown Taking place from 12th-19th June, the first-ever This Girl Can Week celebrates how ... read more...

Child Protection in Sport Unit produce a new animation to help anyone involved in delivering sport or activities to children and young people
8th June 2021

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It shows the difference between child protection and safeguarding in a sports setting and looks in more depth at how children and young people can be further protected beyond their time at ... read more...

New leisure facilities safeguarding checklist
8th June 2021


The Child Protection in Sport Unit has recently worked in partnership with the Ann Craft Trust to develop a safeguarding checklist for the leisure sector. The checklist has been developed to ... read more...

Active Cornwall's May Bulletin
24th May 2021

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How we have all had to dig deep to respond to the restrictions imposed on both our home lives and work lives. I certainly found being furloughed from an active role really difficult. For many ... read more...

Webinar: Embedding Active Travel into your School Agenda
19th May 2021

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Listen to this webinar about embedding Active Travel into your school agenda. The webinar includes information about what an active travel plan is, the benefits of active travel and how you can ... read more...

Time2Move Holiday Programme Application Form Now Open
10th May 2021

The summer holidays are looking brighter for children and young people in Cornwall thanks to an exciting partnership. From July, Cornwall Council, and Active Cornwall will join forces to deliver ... read more...

New safeguarding in sport animation
5th May 2021

A new animation launched by the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) is helping more people to understand what child protection and safeguarding mean in a sports setting. The video, which ... read more...

HPCF Press release
23rd April 2021

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Active Cornwall have been working to distribute the Healthy Pupils Capital Fund (HPCF) to primary schools across Cornwall. This funding was administered through Cornwall Council and Active ... read more...

Cornwalls Celebrating All Things Active Travel
23rd April 2021

Active Cornwall are working with National Partners to encourage and bring opportunities for schools, and for families to think about Getting Out and About using bikes, scooters, and trikes more. ... read more...

Cornwall Council have joined forces with Active Cornwall to lead the DfE Holiday Activity and Food Programme for Cornwall
6th April 2021

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Cornwall Council have joined forces with Active Cornwall, to lead the DfE Holiday Activity and Food Programme for Cornwall. This programme is aimed at countering the triple inequalities facing ... read more...

Active Cornwall Blog 5: Return to play after 84 days away
29th March 2021

Womens football

I'll keep this short as there is sport to be played! Lace up your shoes and boots! It's been a while but outdoor sport is back in time for the longer days as we begin British summertime. And it ... read more...

Extension to Primary Sport Premium March 2021 deadline confirmed by DfE
16th March 2021

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Today the Department for Education have confirmed that they will be contacting primary schools to let them know that they have extended the 31st March deadline for spending the Primary PE and ... read more...

Active Cornwall Blog 4: Encouraging Play, Active Travel and Swimming
15th March 2021

Tim Marrion

My name is Tim Marrion and I lead on our Children, Young People and Families portfolio here at Active Cornwall supporting children, their families, community providers and schools to ensure ... read more...

BETTER School Swimming
11th March 2021

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Do you use a GLL Better Cornwall Leisure Centre for your school swimming or would like to? If so GLL are delivering a webinar on Wednesday 24th March from 4pm to 5pm for all schools that use their ... read more...

Holiday Activity & Food Programme
11th March 2021

Holiday Programme

As schools will be aware the Department for Education has not funded schools to provide Free School Meals vouchers over the school holidays since the Summer 2020 holiday. However, for the ... read more...

Active Cornwall Blog 3 - The Roadmap Out of Lockdown Draws Near
1st March 2021


We all welcomed the government announcement on Monday 22nd February as it signposted a return to some normality to the activities we are all passionate about. The roadmap sets out the earliest ... read more...

The Big Pedal 2021 is back and extra flexible!
23rd February 2021


The Big Pedal 19th - 30th April 2021 Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK's largest inter-school cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting challenge is back for 2021. Now in it's 11th year, Sustrans Big Pedal ... read more...

Over 7,000 children from all over Cornwall get active in lockdown 3.0 through the Cornwall School Games
11th February 2021

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"The recent Lockdown Virtual Games has been a great way for pupils to engage in physical activity during Children's Mental Health week." Julie Ponting, School Games Organiser for East Cornwall ... read more...

Active Cornwall Blog 2 - Opportunity to gather knowledge, grow your skills and motivate the people you coach
10th February 2021

Rob Harrison

Hi my name is Rob Harrison and I am the Workforce Lead at Active Cornwall. Now is a great opportunity to gather knowledge, grow your skills and motivate the people you coach to stay active, ... read more...

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