National Play Day

To play – engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation Playday – the national day for play – took place on the first Wednesday in August. It was a celebration of children’s right to play, and a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children’s lives. This year, the campaign theme was All to Play For, highlighting the importance of building …

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Stronger Together

We know that women frequently come into contact with a range of professionals during pregnancy and following childbirth, but research has shown that there is a lack of clear and consistent physical activity information which often lead to women turning to informal sources for guidance or stopping activity completely.​ ​We also know that inactivity during pregnancy puts women …

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Thousands of children compete in the annual Cornwall School Games

More than 2,500 children and 50 schools came together on Friday, Juy 1st to take part in the annual Cornwall School Games supported by Whirlwind Sports. The summer games were hosted this year at Poltair School in St Austell and enabled hundredsof primary and secondary students the opportunity to showcase their sporting abilities incompetitive school …

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CSG – student update

After this morning’s inspiring opening ceremony, 2,500 competitors, aged 5 to 15,  are vying for gold across all manner of sports, from bowls to gymnastics. We spoke to three teachers who were running events: Gymnastics, based in the main hall, has four schools competing. Miss Milward said: “Competitors are scored separately based on the quality …

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Cornwall School Games Online Student Takeover

The Cornwall School Games is live from Poltair School in St Austell, today, July 1, 2022. Students are taking over Active Cornwall’s online channels, reporting live from the event. Here’s their first blog! This is a massive event with around 2,500 students and around 50 schools taking part. Activities include tri-golf, cricket, softball, rounders, dance, …

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