Children and Young People

Active Derbyshire works with organisations and schools across Derbyshire to help get young people active.

We work with School Sport Partnerships and the Derbyshire School Sports Association on different programmes.

All of our work is guided by the Young, Active, Healthy Framework, the Derbyshire physical activity strategy for young people.

Resources during Covid-19

The impact of COVID on children and young people has been vast and wide-ranging, and schools are seeking to understand and then act on the specific needs of their pupils.

Active Derbyshire and Active Notts has produced 'Recovery and moving on with COVID' which includes case studies collated in November and December 2020 following the first lockdown and after pupils had been back in school for a couple of months.

The detail and learning incorporated in the case studies may prove useful as schools look to rebuild pupils' confidence, sense of belonging and wellbeing, and schools may wish to consider how some of the learning from these schools could be used to help inform their own plans.

To help schools prepare for pupils' return to school, the Youth Sport Trust have shared some principles and ideas for school staff to consider around the role of PE in helping young people re-engage with the school environment and overcome some of the challenges COVID-19 has brought.

Supporting Young People to be active

In response to COVID-19 the School Games Organiser Network and Active Derbyshire worked together to create a programme of activities to help keep children active at home or at school during the spring and summer terms.

Further details of the resources which are still available are here.

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